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Holiday Beers have arrived!

Rare and Limited Holiday Beers

Our holiday beer order has finally arrived. All but two of these beers are exclusive to The Bayou and I am pretty sure we might be exclusive on the other two as well. Supplies are extremely limited (only 24 of a few of them, I won't tell you which) so don't wait too long before trying them.

Beer Name Country ABV Size Price
Ølfabrikken Kloster Jul Denmark 8.0% 650 ml 15-
Ølfabrikken (The Beer Factory) is a small experimental brewery on the vibrant Danish beer scene. Kloster Jul is a hoppy Christmas Ale brewed with large quantities of American Chinook hops and wonderfully spiced with coriander and cinnamon.
Mikkeller Santa's Helper Belgium 11.0% 750 ml 21-
An 11% Belgian quadruple style ale. Delicious with big flavors of cookie dough, chocolate, figs and spice. The addition of actual cocoa powder makes this one incredibly special.
De Ranke Pere Noel Belgium 7.0% 330 ml 9-
The De Ranke brewers make small batches of what many consider the best specialty beers of Belgium. Their beers are robust and flavorful, and famous for their massive hoppiness. Pere Noel has a gorgeous cellar aroma with a distinctive hoppy dryness. A true Champagne of beers.
Serafijn Christmas Angel Belgium 8.0% 750 ml 22-
A tiny Belgian brewery wedged into a crowded garage on a quiet street in a small Flemish town. Started by an ex music teacher, Achilles Van de Moer, makes simple, honest beers and takes as his symbol the Seraph, a six-winged high angel of heaven.
A hearty amber brew, well-balanced and warming with just the right spirit.
Jenlain Noel France 6.8% 750 ml 19-
This holiday beer comes from Brasserie Duyck, in the tiny agricultural town of Jenlain, in the northeast of France, quite near the Belgian border. Famous for their Saison style Farmhouse ales, Jenlain's holiday beer has a rich full sweetness with a tinge of orange peel. A great dark holiday ale.
JDeschutes Abyss USA 11.0% 651 ml 20-
Ranked #4 on's Top Beers on Planet Earth. The Abyss has huge depth and an amazingly rich and complex character. Full of licorish, molasses as well as coffee and roast, this 11% alcohol beer is one not to miss.
Deschutes Jubel 2010 USA 10.0% 651 ml 20-
This remarkable beer has been brewed only twice. Once in 2000 and again in 2010.
Originally created when a clumsy burglar didn’t realize the weight of his stolen keg of Jubelale. He dropped it outside to freeze in the season’s sub-zero temperatures - only to be discovered the next morning by Gary Fish, Deschutes Brewery's owner. More than half the liquid in the keg had frozen and the remaining beer was a very cold, highly concentrated “Jubelale on steroids.” It was so good that the brewers set about recreating it (minus the freezing part) coming up with an annual “Super Jubel” that is aged in Oregon oak pinot barrels.
Struise Tsjeeses Belgium 10.0% 330 ml 14-
A deep blonde abbey-style trippel that has been aged for 8 months over different stone fruits. Once you try one you too will say “Tsjeeses, what a beer”.
“Don't f**k with the Tsjeeses.” --Coen Brothers, Big Lebowski
Thirez Bière de Noël Belgium 6.0% 330 ml 8-
A beautiful red-gold wheat beer, with quite subtle all-spice and orange peel added. A slightly tart and quite refreshing festive brew. Champagne for the true beer lover.

Ridgeway Holiday Beers

The Ridgeway Brewery is named for the oldest road in the British Isles and Europe, running nearly 100 miles, past that other ancient landmark, Stonehenge. It is now only passable by foot.

Bad Elf UK 6.0% 500 ml 9-
Old England meets the new world in this strong, warming winter IPA.
Very Bad Elf UK 7.5% 500 ml 10-
A Special Old Ale brewed from a 1795 recipe using specially-grown ingredients.
Seriously Bad Elf UK 9.0% 500 ml 10-
An English Double Ale with a bit of Belgian character. Unique for the U.K.
Criminally Bad Elf UK 10.5% 500 ml 11-
A boffo Barley Wine. Same basic recipe as Thomas Hardy's Ale.
Insanely Bad Elf UK 12.0% 330 ml 9-
Billed as an Imperial Red Ale this is a gorgeous and tasty beer.
Warm Welcome UK 6.0% 500 ml 9-
A stronger brown ale with more hops than you'd expect.
Santa's Butt UK 6.0% 500 ml 9-
Strong porter. The original name for porter was Entire Butt, meaning the whole barrel.
Pickled Santa UK 6.0% 500 ml 9-
Amber, spiced Christmas Ale.
Lump of Coal UK 8.0% 500 ml 11-
Liquid consolation for a depressing holiday. Considering how bad you have been, this 8% bittersweet chocolate stout is more than you deserve.
Reindeer's Revolt UK 6.0% 500 ml 9-
A golden amber, hop-accented, English “winter warmer” brewed without spices.

What the hell are you doing still reading this?!?!? There are beers to be consumed!

Hiring Host/Hostesses!

The Bayou is ready to hire 2 host/hostesses immediately. Shifts will consist of weekend and weeknight shifts.

If you or someone you know would make a good fit then come down or send them down.

Here is an Application Form you can fill out before coming down.

Lagunitas Hop Stoopid Just Arrived

Good beer news! We just received 5 cases of Lagunitas Hop Stoopid. 22 oz of full Double IPA hop goodness.

Here is what the brewer has to say about their beer:

For those mornings when you have to cut right to the chase, this is the one. Sure to blast through just about anything still lingering from the night before, this mouthful of Hops and huge rich Malt has a gaurantee built right into the name!

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