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Advent Beer Calendar 2011: Day 21: Hook Norton Twelve Days

Today’s beer comes from the Hook Norton Brewery in England: their Twelve Days, a festive brown ale billed as a “Strong Ale” (at 5.5% abv that’s strong for English ales). While a nutty, malty presence gives it that warming Christmas character, it also (somewhat amusingly to me) looks the part, according to the Brewery, being the color of “perfect Christmas pudding.” Twelve Days has a dominant malty palate with nutty flavours. The use of roasted … Continue reading →