2016 Craft Beer Advent Calendar- Day 22

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Only a couple more days until Christmas and right now all I want is to be somewhere warm, like a beach in Mexico.  I wish I was back at Spring Sessions from a few years back where the day was cool but the sun so bright and warm that my friend and I didn’t even realize we were getting burnt to a crisp in April. Ahhh the warmth I remember from that day.

A beach would be the perfect place to sip this pilsner from Double Trouble. Prison Break is light and crisp and refreshing. And only 5 percent ABV.

Cheers to 24 days of craft beer.

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2016 Craft Beer Advent Calendar – Day 16

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The community that is small craft brewers is a tight group. While it may exist competitiveness is light and fun.  As a writer and drinker of all things beer I have had to reach out and communicate with many breweries and each and every time they have been gracious and quick to respond to any of my requests. They are so enthusiastic about their product and at every event they are the perfect people to engage with if you want to learn more about processes and beers.

Some of my favorite exchanges have been with the people over at Creemore Springs. They are doing great things over there and it’s my pleasure to include them in my calendar.  This Lot 9 is light and lovely czech-style pilsner. 4.7 percent ABV and 20 IBUs.

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Beer 101: What’s Your Style? Pilsner

The next post of a series of beer articles breaking down all there is to know about our favorite beverage.  I will now delve deeper into each individual style and over the course of many weeks will introduce you to each and every one.

As I mentioned before I’m no expert. I don’t have any beer sommelier qualifications. All I know is I like to drink beer and I drink a lot of it and I try lots of different kinds. I’ve listened and learned.

Previously… Beer 101: What’s Your Type? , Beer 101: Is that Code? , Beer 101: Does My Beer Just Look Great in that Glass? and Beer 101: No Spitting in a Bucket Here! Beer Tasting

*”Gateway beer to” refers to the style you may want to try if you like this one.

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Next up…..Beer 101: What’s Your Style? English Pale Ales