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Old 08-22-2008, 02:31 AM   #1
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Finally got my Holiday Ale together. I was starting to panic there. Should be a nice change. I usually throw down with a spcied beer but this time i added some orange zest and honey, in addition to the traditional spices. The flavor will be pretty intense, but it should mellow over the next three months nicely. I noticed a lot of the brewers on this site like those in their xmas brews so I figured it was time to experiment and learn a little something from the masters.

Anyone got something new for the holidays?

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Old 08-22-2008, 03:07 AM   #2
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I've settled on the Chocolate Hazelnut Porter. Should be a nice yummy holiday brew.

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Old 08-22-2008, 06:34 AM   #3
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Anybody have any good recipes for a spiced winter ale. I'm thinking something like Granville Island Winter Ale (in case anyone has tried it) which has a caramel and vanilla flavour (along with a little bit of other spices). But I'm willing to try others.

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Anybody have any good recipes for a spiced winter ale. I'm thinking something like Granville Island Winter Ale (in case anyone has tried it) which has a caramel and vanilla flavour (along with a little bit of other spices). But I'm willing to try others.
Northernbrewer.com has a pretty nice one if you look under extract specialty kits. I'm making something similar for Christmas this year
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Old 08-22-2008, 05:35 PM   #5
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I bought a kit for a clone of Youngs Double Chocolate Stout for my Christmas beer. I was thinking about a porter, but I got ahold of a bottle of Youngs while overseas this spring and was blown away. Had to brew it.

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Northernbrewer.com has a pretty nice one if you look under extract specialty kits. I'm making something similar for Christmas this year
http://www.northernbrewer.com/docs/kis-html/1581.html
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