Beer Advent CalendarAdvent Beer Calendar 2016: Day 7: Mahr’s Bräu Christmas Bock

For today’s Advent beer calendar selection we travel to Bamberg, Germany, to visit the award-winning Mahr’s Bräu. While Bamberg might best be known Rauchbier (smoked beer) in the world, Mahr’s focuses on classic German styles; recently they collaborated with Sierra Nevada Brewing to brew this year’s version of Sierra Nevada’s Oktoberfest. So … Continue reading

Beer Advent CalendarAdvent Beer Calendar 2016: Day 2: Noël des Géants

For day two of the Advent beer calendar we travel to Belgium to Brasserie des Géants, in Wallonia, the French speaking half of the country, to seek out their Christmas beer (that is imported by Shelton Brothers for the U.S.): Noël des Géants. “Géants” in French means “giants” and the town of Irchonwelz … Continue reading