Advent Beer Calendar 2015: Day 11: Brooklyn Winter Ale

For today’s Advent beer pick I’ve gone a little old school and selected a beer from New York’s Brooklyn Brewery: their Brooklyn Winter Ale. This is a rich, Scottish-style ale brewed to 6.1% abv with a malt bill that just sounds delicious: Scottish Floor-malted Maris Otter, English crystal malts, Belgian Aromatic … Continue reading

Advent Beer Calendar 2013: Day 17: Brooklyn Winter Ale

Today’s Advent beer pick comes to us from New York and the venerable Brooklyn Brewery, established in 1988 and not only an award-winning craft brewer but also the first (I believe) to expand into Europe (Sweden to be exact, as announced at the beginning of this year). Their Winter Ale … Continue reading

Brooklyn Brewery building a new brewery… in Sweden

Now this is a bit unexpected: Guess what? We’re building an 8,000 barrel brewery. In Stockholm, Sweden. Influenced by both American and Swedish brewing traditions, the brewery is a partnership between Brooklyn, D. Carnegie & Co. and Carlsberg Sweden. The brewery will be built in the landmarked Luma Factory buildings … Continue reading

Advent Beer Calendar 2011: Day 22: Brooklyn Winter Ale

Today’s beer pick comes from New York’s venerable Brooklyn Brewery: Brooklyn Winter Ale. I’ve been looking forward to including Brooklyn Brewery in the Advent Calendar since 2006, when I featured their Monster Ale barleywine; they are one of what I consider to be the “Old Guard” of American microbreweries and … Continue reading