Advent Beer Calendar 2012: Day 24: Samichlaus

It’s Christmas Eve and the final day of the Beer Advent Calendar for 2012! Today’s pick is one of my favorite Christmas beers and a perfectly suitable beer for Christmas Eve: Samichlaus from Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg in Austria. “Samichlaus” means “Santa Claus” in the Swiss-German dialect of Zurich where the beer … Continue reading

Advent Beer Calendar 2011: Day 1: Samichlaus

Welcome to the first day of the Beer Advent Calendar for 2011! This year’s Christmas season starts out with a bang as today’s selection is only the strongest lager in the world: Austria’s Samichlaus Bier, a 14% abv Doppelbock (Quadrupelbock?) brewed once a year on December 6th, Saint Nicholas Day, … Continue reading