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Our 2022 Big Beery Advent beers revealed

Baron Brewing Boxcar Brew Co Burning Sky DEYA Donzoko Drop Project Duration Brewing Elusive Brewing Finback Full Circle HBBAdvent Kees Newbarns Pastore Brewing & Blending Polly's Brew Co Pressure Drop Simple Things Fermentations St Mars of the Desert Sureshot The Beak Brewery Track Brewing Co Utopian Verdant

Our 2022 Big Beery Advent beers revealed

Beer #24 - Simple Things Fermentations Belgian Christmas And so to our Christmas Eve beer, the cherry on the top of our HB&B advent. Simple Things Fermentations is a small Glasgow brewery doing great things. Here in South London, STF may not have the instant name recognition of, say, a Verdant or a DEYA, but the quality of the beers speak for themselves - every one's a winner. When founder Phil kindly sent us a sample of this Belgian-style Christmas ale, we knew we'd found our Christmas Eve beverage. Lightly hopped, this is packed with all those classic Belgian flavours we love...

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The Big 2021 #HBBAdvent Mega Thread!

Alpha Delta Belgian IPA Boxcar Brew Co Brick Brewery Burnt Mill DEYA Donzoko Double IPA Drop Project Duration Brewing Elusive Brewing Floc Brewing gipsy hill HBBAdvent Imperial Stout IPA Kees Lager Moersleutel Newbarns Pale ale Pastore Brewing & Blending Polly's Brew Co Pressure Drop Rivington Brew Co Sour St Mars of the Desert Stout The Beak Brewery Track Brewing Co Verdant Villages

The Big 2021 #HBBAdvent Mega Thread!

#HBBAdvent Beer 24: Newbarns Barrel Aged Plain Dark Beer Strong Export Stout IT'S CHRISTMAS! HAVE A BLOODY GOOD ONE, Y'ALL, WHATEVER YOU'RE DOING, HOWEVER YOU CAN. WE LOVE YOU XXX       #HBBAdvent Beer 23: St Mars Of The Desert Koel It Jingly Bells IPA Jingly bells, jingly bells Koelship IPA! O what fun it is to drink On a dark December day The Deptford shop is feeling festive today, Toby and Taylor’s impromptu Christmas playlist has been flinging between the sublime (The Waitresses, Jona Lewie) and the melancholy (Sufjan Stevens, Bright Eyes) to the absurd (William Shatner). SMOD’s...

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Fundamentals #105 - DEYA x Do Nothing Mud Pale Ale

Collab DEYA Fundamentals Matthew Curtis Pale ale

Fundamentals #105 - DEYA x Do Nothing Mud Pale Ale

Beer, as a beverage and as a culture, is forever changing. From the styles of the beers we drink, to the flavours they possess, and the places where we enjoy them; it’s a scene that’s forever adapting to the wants and needs of the people who enjoy it. But the people – by which I mean the demographic – who drink beer also changes too. At least that’s what we’re supposed to believe. Beer has, since the end of the start of the industrial revolution, and increasingly so following the onward march of capitalism after the Second World War, been framed...

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Our 2020 HB&B Big Beery Advent Calendar revealed

Anspach & Hobday Boxcar Brick Brewery Burning Sky Deep Creek DEYA Drop Project Duration Brewing Elusive Brewing Fork Brewing Left Handed Giant Lervig Makemake Neon Raptor Newbarns Pilot Polly's Brew Co Pressure Drop Signature Brew Siren Craft Brew St Bernardus The Beak Brewery Utopian Verdant Villages

Our 2020 HB&B Big Beery Advent Calendar revealed

24. Anspach & Hobday The Pfeffernusse Stout A&H says: Based on the German Christmas biscuit of the same name, the Pfeffernüsse Stout brings together a rich, malty stout with the perfect blend of festive spice. Ginger and cinnamon dominate the nose with biscuity malts and warming spices joining on the palate. We say: Merry Christmas everyone!     23. Brick Lingonberry & Sloe Sour Brick says: A heavily-fruited jammy modern sour ale, fermented with our house Lactobacillus and Kveik yeast and conditioned on Lingonberry juice and Sloe puree. We say: HB&B and Brick couldn't be much more closely linked, from being Jen and...

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Fundamentals #52 – DEYA Dust My Broom Pale Ale

DEYA Fundamentals Matthew Curtis Pale ale

Fundamentals #52 – DEYA Dust My Broom Pale Ale

Although my preferred taste for modern IPAs sits firmly in the West Coast camp, I am still a huge fan of the softer, juicier – and of course, hazier – iterations of the style with their origins in the north east of the United States. (Although, those who, like me, remember the days of “London Murky” back in 2012, could argue that their origins are equally rooted in Bermondsey, South London.) Done well, a New England IPA is a thing of beauty. The mouthfeel should be pillowy and full, while the flavours should be bright and juicy, the tiniest smattering...

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