Tag Archives: Christmas Beer

Fyne Ales Christmas On The Beach (5.2%)

Oh dear. I hadn’t noticed until I’d opened, poured and taken me first mouthful, that this is brewed with Kiwi Fruit. I’m allergic to Kiwi Fruit. Honestly. They make me sick. And that’s a shame because from my single big … Continue reading

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BrewDog Hoppy Christmas (7.2%)

Hoppy Christmas is a single hop IPA, the hop in question being Simcoe. It’s not a bad IPA either, but then we should be able trust BrewDog to get their IPAs right. Right? As a Christmas beer, however, it’s totally … Continue reading

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Hawkshead Brewery Jingle Fells (4.5%)

What really jumps out at me from this beer, rather than the coriander and cinnamon, fennel, ginger and caraway, cloves and nutmeg is the addition of beech smoked malts. Don’t get me wrong, all that spicy goodness is there in … Continue reading

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Bad Co. Brewing & Distilling Elf Juice (5.1%)

A very Christmassy Spiced Ale packed with ginger and nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon and vanilla, Elf Juice pours a deep Ruby red and smells of chocolate and mulled wine. But then that’s not really a surprise is it? The malting is … Continue reading

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Sadler’s Brewery Reigndeer (5%)

I really like Sadler’s. Just because you can get their beer in Asda and Aldi and the like doesn’t mean you should ignore them. Take this beer as an example. Pouring a rich copper, the smell is toffee apples and … Continue reading

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