Day 8 – Caramel Coconut Cookie Pastry Stout

It is Day 8 of the Craft Beer Advent box for December 2022.  Our eighth beer is a Caramel Coconut Cookie Pastry Stout, which is brewed by Angry Chair Brewing out of Waunakee, Wisconsin.  This one we found at Provisions in Boyne City.  The smell is very pleasant and the coconut flavor is definitely there. …

Day 7 – Founders Brewing – French Toast Bastard

It is Day 7 of the Craft Beer Advent box for December 2022.  Our seventh beer is French Toast Bastard, which is brewed by Founders Brewing out of Grand Rapids, Michigan.  This one we found at Provisions in Boyne City and we are sure glad we picked up more than one bottle!  The vanilla, cinnamon,…

Day 6 – Bean Flicker S’mores

It is Day 6 of the Craft Beer Advent box for December 2022.  Our sixth beer is Bean Flicker S’mores, which is brewed by Odd Side Ales out of Grand Haven, Michigan.  Not quite sure where I had picked this one up at.  At 4.5%, this is a lighter beer and there is no bitterness…

Day 5 – Founder’s KBS – Maple Mackinac Fudge

It is Day 5 of the Craft Beer Advent box for December 2022.  Our fifth beer is another KBS – however, this is the Maple Mackinac Fudge , which is brewed by Founders Brewing out of Grand Rapids, Michigan.  We couldn’t remember if we had tried this one or not, so we picked up a…

Day 4 – Founder’s KBS – The Original

It is Day 4 of the Craft Beer Advent box for December 2022.  Our fourth beer is KBS, which is brewed by Founders Brewing out of Grand Rapids, Michigan.  If you haven’t tried one of the KBS imperial stout that is aged in bourbon barrels, it is worth giving a try at least once.  This…

Day 3 – Dragon’s Milk Triple Mash

It is Day 3 of the Craft Beer Advent box for December 2022.  Our third beer is Dragon’s Milk Triple Mash which is a 2022 Release from New Holland Brewing Company out of Holland, MI.   I am not  certain if I had picked this up at Meijer or somewhere else… It is definitely a sipper…

Day 2 – Speedway Stout – Double Fudge Edition

It is Day 2 of the Craft Beer Advent box for December 2022.  Our second beer is Speedway Stout, Double Fudge Edition which is a Special Release from Alesmith Brewing Company and based out of San Diego, California.   This beer was picked up from Provisions out of Boyne City, MI.  The aftertaste is absolutely amazing. …

Day 1 – Luna Coffee Stout

It is Day 1 of the Craft Beer Advent box for December 2022.  Our first beer is from Hinterland Brewery, which is based out of Green Bay, Wisconsin.  This stout is 5.8% ABV and you can definitely taste the coffee.  This is not too bitter at all.  If you are a coffee lover, whether you…

Day 24 – Utopias Barrel-Aged World Wide Stout

Who out there is familiar with Sam Adam’s Utopias?  We weren’t until recently and if you happen to see this 4-pack, it is worth every penny.  I was trying to find the last few beers to fill our advent box and saw this 4 pack, which I thought was a certain price.  At checkout, it…

Day 23 – KBS Maple Mackinac Fudge

On Thursday, December 23rd our beer of the night is the highly acclaimed KBS, which is a flavored stout – this one is Maple Mackinac Fudge.  Founder’s Brewing out of Grand Rapids, MI is who brews this. This imperial stout is with mackinac fudge coffee, maple syrup and chocolate aged in oak bourbon barrels.  As…

Day 22 – Gotta Get Up To Get Down

On Wednesday, December 22nd, our beer of the night is a coffee milk stout ale with coffee.  This is called Gotta Get Up To Get Down and is brewed by Wiseacre Brewing Company out of Memphis, TN. At 5% ABV, this is a great milk stout.  You can definitely smell and taste the coffee flavor,…

Day 21 – Solera

On Tuesday, December 21st, the beer of the night is Solera, which is a foeder-aged ale. Who else is a Dragon’s Milk fan? This beer is brewed by New Holland Brewing Company out of Holland, MI. For a Dragon’s Milk beer, it is good – however, we like the original a lot better.  This one…