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Lagunitas Sucks (Lagunitas Brewing Company)

Normally Lagunitas brews their Strong ale Brown Shugga’ for the holiday season, but this year that wasn’t a possibility. Instead of just letting the holidays slip by without being celebrated via beer, they decided to brew a slightly, but still quite good APA/XPA/DIPA .

LAGUNITAS SUCKS HOLIDAY ALE is a one-off winter seasonal with 63% IBUs and a 7.85% ABV.

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10° Below (Scuttlebutt Brewing Company)

10° BELOW was my first taste from Washington’s Scuttlebutt Brewing Company. This winter seasonal is brewed in the Weizenbock style (or as they call it “Imperial Dunkelweiss”), which I found to be rather interesting and original.

10° Below has 22 IBUs and a surprisingly 7.4% ABV.

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Christmas in July!

Theme week is back here at Ales in Comparison, with July’s theme being “CHRISTMAS IN JULY”! I’ll be posting reviews of either Christmas/winter releases or beers that I received as Christmas gifts. Some will be reviews that have been sitting around for a few months and others are beers that I’ve just recently cracked open.

Keeping checking back over the next few days to read all of the “CHRISTMAS IN JULY” reviews!

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Fantôme de Noël (Brasserie Fantôme)

While cleaning out my old phone, I found a review for another Christmas beer. This is for Fantôme de Noël from Belgium’s Brasserie Fantôme. This saison/farmhouse ale is a winter seasonal with a bigtime 10% ABV.

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Gingerbread Ale (Bison Brewing Company)

With the winter season winding down I figured it was time to post all the seasonal reviews I have lying around. So, today I bring you my review for Bison Brewing Company’s organic winter seasonal Gingerbread Ale! This herb/spiced beer has a 6% ABV.

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Back Burner (Southern Tier Brewing Company)

Back Burner is a winter seasonal from Southern Tier Brewing Company.  This Imperial Barley Wine Style Ale clocks in at a hearty 10% ABV.

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Nugget Nectar (Tröegs Brewing Company)

Nugget Nectar is a seasonal brew from Pennsylvania’s Tröegs Brewing Company.  This American Amber ale is available in February and clocks in at 7.5% ABV.

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