Sigma Brewing Co – Murry Chrimmus
Over the last few years, Christmas in July has really caught on in the craft beer scene. Over the last three years, I have made it a point to have a Christmas beer sometime around July 25th. This year Sigma Brewing’s Murry Chrimmus was my beer and it really hit the spot. Believe it or not, I actually liked this better than Murry Fuggin Chrimmus, the barrel aged version.
Murry Chrimmus is an Imperial Porter with Cacao Nibs and Vietnamese Cinnamon. Murry Chrimmus clocks in at 12% ABV. Had I not known this before tasting the beer, I wouldn’t have guessed it was over 10% ABV. I expected the beer to be more boozy, especially after having Murry Fuggin Chrimmus. It was very smooth and well balanced. After doing some reading on different types of cinnamon, and finding out that Vietnamese cinnamon is the strongest type of cinnamon, I thought it might be too strong. It was not. Like I said, very well balanced. My bottle was about 9 months old.