Brew 87 : I’m Dreaming of a Red Xmas

Special Christmas Beers eh?? Well, generally breweries produce strong stouts and porters for the festive season, but I tend to do them all year round! And considering recent beers of mine have been the 8 Grain Imperial Stout and Quintanilla Imperial Honey Porter, either side of 7% abv, I’d have to go some to produce a special dark beer for the festive period.

So I decided to brew a seasonal red, using Best Red X malt from BESTMALZ in Germany, using a liquid Irish Ale yeast. I designed a seasonal label, and Mrs Watsons Brewery came up trumps for that little something extra….