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Old is New Again! 5 ‘New’ Beers to Add to Your MUST Try List.

Happy New Year! What’s old, is new again. Breweries all over the world are investing money in reviving classic style beer styles with great success! This month, expand your beer knowledge and challenge your pallet with these awesome, old-school brews. Gose – (pronounced ‘gohze’) Gose is a 100 year old  beer from Leipzig, Germany with a unique origin. Unlike any …

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What is a Christmas Beer?

Is it a season or a style? First, let’s begin in old Europe. Monasteries celebrated Christmas with Prima Melior, “ahead of the very best”, their brewery’s “best of the best.” Norwegian farmers were required to brew juleøl, Yule ale, for their workers or risk expulsion from their property. British workhouses of the 19th century even relaxed a bit with free …