“Merry Christmas ya filthy animals…”
The Christmas season is upon us, and Bissell Brothers Brewing Company out of Portland, Maine, is bringing back its seasonal fan favorite, Angels with Filthy Souls. On the record, if you think the name does not fit the holiday spirit, just watch the “Home Alone” films…but just the first two.
Angels with Filthy Souls really is the perfect representation of Bissell Brothers. Going a slightly different course by brewing a porter over the conventional winter stout, this beer is anything but conventional.
Making great use of their New England terroir, they use two barrels of Sawyer Farms maple syrup per barrel of beer. The beer then takes a slumber for a full year in bourbon barrels before being packaged and sold. The end result is a toasty, roasty, but slightly sweet and boozy porter to enjoy the holidays with.
“…and a happy New Year.”