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Advent Beer Calendar 2013: Day 4: Gritty McDuff’s Christmas Ale

For today’s beer pick we visit New England and a brewery with arguably one of the best names ever: Gritty McDuff’s. Gritty’s was founded in 1988 as a brewpub in Portland, Maine, (the first brewpub in Maine since Prohibition) and since then has expanded to two other locations, Freeport and Lewiston/Auburn. Among other seasonal specialties they of course brew their eponymous Christmas Ale. Our Christmas Ale is a robust E.S.B. (Extra Special Bitter) full of holiday … Continue reading →