The Bruery (Placentia, CA) knows how to celebrate Christmas. Why? They have been releasing a beer in honor of the 12 days of Christmas. (The song.) Year 1 was “Partridge in a Pear Tree.” Last year – “Two Turtle Doves.” 2010 brings “3 French Hens.” Each year the style is different. Each bottle is intended to be cellared until the 12th release in 2019.
This years style:
“The third verse of our ‘Twelve Beers of Christmas’ saga incorporates vinous and oaky notes into a bold and spicy dark ale. 10% ABV.” The formulation consists of 75% Belgian-style Dark Ale and 25% ale aged in French Oak barrels.
Availability: 750 ML/ Champagne Bottles. One time brew.
Arrival: Late October- Early November 2010