HB&B Blog — Full Circle

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 Beer Lover's Table: Eggnog Latte Cookies and Full Circle Brew Co Parkin at the Moon Imperial Stout

Beer Lover's Table Claire Bullen Full Circle Imperial Stout Newcastle Stout

The Beer Lover's Table: Eggnog Latte Cookies and Full Circle Brew Co Parkin at the Moon Imperial Stout

As an American, I generally look forward not to mince pies every December, but to Christmas cookies. Why stick to one treat when you can have a rotating cast of four or five? Who needs to eat that many raisins and dried fruits in one sitting? (If you are going the mince pie route, at least do yourself a favour and deep-fry ‘em, and serve with plenty of brandy cream.) This year, I had the pleasure of adding a brand new recipe to my rotation: these eggnog latte cookies, inspired by an Instagram reel from Justine Snacks. These cookies really are...

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Fundamentals #124 — Full Circle Brew Co Half Nelson IPA

Full Circle IPA Matthew Curtis New England IPA Newcastle

Fundamentals #124 — Full Circle Brew Co Half Nelson IPA

I love it when breweries kick on, especially when this involves releasing a beer that comes out of nowhere and knocks my little cotton socks off. One brewery to do that recently has been Newcastle’s Full Circle, which has hoisted itself up from the role of a newcomer, making an effort to assert its presence, and now feels like it’s deservedly taking a place as one of the most exciting young brewing prospects in the UK. I’ve been writing about beer for more than a decade and during this time I’ve seen the number of UK breweries more than double....

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