Tag Archives: Eel River Brewing

Christmas in July: Climax Noel

My local Whole Foods still has bottles of Eel River Brewing‘s Belgian Christmas beer, Climax Noel, in the cooler (albeit on sale) so I picked one up to review this week. According to the label it’s a Belgian Imperial Red Ale, 9% alcohol by volume, and is certified organic. Appearance: Nice clear amber-red color (“auburn” from my wife), bright with a lively thick head. Smell: Sugary-sweet nose with a cherry-like fruit note. Juicy. Some sherry-like … Continue reading →