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Our first seasonal beer

Now we are over a week into October, we feel it’s safe enough to mention our Christmas beer without being shouted at.

Taking inspiration from a conversation with a friend, we wanted to do a seasonal beer but stay away from the anything with spices.

Not everyone likes mice pies or Chrismas pudding, so what else was popular around Christmas?

How about a nice Black Forest Gateaux?  So we set about to create a recipe with this in mind.

The base of the beer is a fairly traditional oatmeal stout with an extra touch of chocolate malt.

Added to this was cherry and almond to bring it all together to produce our Black Forest Stout.

This luxuriant stout is now available from the brewery directly. So if you’d like to be one of the first to try it out, please get in touch.