My article on six UK winter/Christmas beers that are currently available at the LCBO has been posted as part of this week’s issue of Gremolata. As you can see in my crappy photo montage to the right, the beers covered include Belhaven Wee Heavy, Fuller’s Vintage Ale 2006, Greene King Strong Suffolk, Samuel Smith Winter Welcome Ale, St. Peter’s Winter Ale & Wychwood Bah Humbug.
I might follow this up with a blog post next week reviewing a bunch of local holiday beers, assuming I get a chance to try them all between now and then.
Along the same theme: Jon at The Brew Site has been making “Advent Beer Calendar” posts to his blog since the beginning of the month, featuring a different winter/Christmas beer each day. He started with Anchor Christmas Ale on December 1st, and most recently wrote up the very tasty sounding Young’s Christmas Pudding Ale. Unfortunately, very few of the beers he’s covered are available in Ontario, so I’ve had to use my imagination to play along. Sigh.