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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, and bottled the following year. The name itself means “Santa Claus” and in my opinion is one of the quintessential Christmas beers around. “Samichlaus” beer … Continue reading →