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Advent Beer Calendar 2012: Day 14: Gouden Carolus Christmas

The Belgian brewers have a strong tradition of brewing up special Christmas beers (bières de Noël), often special stronger ales than the brewery’s usual lineup, and many are spiced to evoke the tastes and aromas of the holidays. (Of course, American brewers have long adopted this same tradition with their own beers!) Belgium is even home to an annual Christmas Beer Festival that is taking place this weekend, in its 18th year I believe, and … Continue reading →