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Old 12-16-2009, 11:18 PM   #1
Jun 2009
Jeffersonville, Indiana
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Hi there all...Hope everyones Holiday season is going well, but I ask once more of you for some ideas regarding my Holiday Ale (Donners' Party Warmer)...My SWMBO & I felt that as we had spent a ton of time and caring brewing this batch we could gift it to friends and family for Christmas...We thought we could bottle it up and gift it with a nice glass. What do you guys and girls think? Any ideas would be appreciated. Thank you and we wish all of you the sincerest Happy Holidays to you and yours...BTW We felt it came out great...

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Old 12-17-2009, 02:39 AM   #2
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Dec 2008
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Yes, I would be very happy to receive this as a gift. I can PM you my address!

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Old 12-17-2009, 05:35 PM   #3
Dec 2007
Bryn Mawr, PA
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I give big bottles of Christmas ale out to friends. Most of them request more the next year.
Primary 1: Hasty IPA
Primary 2:
Secondary: Soured Golden
Kegged: American Wheat
Bottled: Belgian Golden Ale.
Planning: American Amber

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Old 12-17-2009, 05:44 PM   #4
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May 2008
Albany, NY
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I've done something similar for a family grab bag gift in years past and it's been well received.

I bottled up a 6-pack of a Holiday Hefeweizen we brewed 2 years ago and packaged it up with a pair of nice glasses to go with it. The person who ended up with the gift at the end of the night (who normally drinks nothing but cheap beer in a can) said it was some of the best beer he ever had.
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On Tap --none
In Bottles -- Hard Apple Cider (2009 & 2010 vintages), Apple Ale
Primary -- none
Secondary -- Oktoberfest
On Deck -- English Style Ale

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Old 12-17-2009, 06:04 PM   #5
Feb 2009
Green Country Oklahoma
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I give a small jar of peanuts with my X-mas ale to friends.

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