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Beer Advent Calendar – Day 7: Three Floyds Alpha Clause presented by Chris Drapeau

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To celebrate the Holiday Season, and have teamed up with beer bloggers around the country to host the third annual beer bloggers advent calendar. This is the season of sharing and we intend to share our love of beer with you.  31 Bloggers Bloggingclick here for the running list of beers/bloggers.

Let’s see who is spreading holiday cheer today!

Blogger: Chris Drapeau
Blog Name: Total Brewtality via
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Beer: Alpha Klaus Christmas Porter
Brewery: Three Floyds, Munster Indiana

Beer Details:

  • Style: Porter
  • ABV: 7.5%
  • IBU: 38

Commercial Description:
Alpha King’s festive cousin. A big American Christmas Porter brewed with English chocolate malt, Mexican sugar and of course, tons of strange American hops. Cheers!


Why I selected Aplha Clause Christmas Porter:

I’ve been on tour with my band since late October and I’ve been privileged enough to play in the great state of Indiana again. I try to acquire 3 Floyds beer whenever we come through.

I highly enjoy the Alpha King and was anxious to try it’s “cousin” Alpha Klaus Christmas Porter. Very nutty and chocolaty flavor up front, slightly boozey in the middle, into a rather hoppy and dry finish. Very impressive porter.

Happy Holidays from the Road!


About 2Beerguys:

I travel the world, shred guitar, drink craft beer… And I write about it on! Catch my band Thy Will Be Done on tour and come drink beer with me!

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About Three Floyds Brewing Company:
Three Floyds Brewing Company LLC was founded in 1996 by brothers Nick and Simon with their father Mike Floyd. The original brewery was built by Nick and Simon in a run down warehouse located in Hammond, Indiana. The first beers brewed by the brothers were designed to be a departure from the fairly bleak craft brewing scene in the region. Nick and Simon brewed intense balanced beers that were and still remain “not normal” by conventional standards.

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