Beery Christmas – day 6: Spectaculoos sweet stout by WhiteFrontier

It’s actually been two whole days since I had this beer by now; December is a busy month.. There’s generally several social engagements per week, there’s getting everything ready for Christmas (I spent a good chunk of last weekend gift-shopping, wrapping and writing cards, today we’re going to get a tree, and I still need…

Beery Christmas day 4 and the Haarlem Winter beer festival

Today I visited the Haarlem winter beer festival here in the Netherlands, and while they definitely had some good beers it was pretty much an HSP nightmare. I had kind of envisioned a Christmas market type of atmosphere with different stalls out in the open air, between which you could wander and sample various beers….