384/2202) Home: 2017 Bridge Street Holiday Ale by Crazy Mountain Brewing Company of Colorado, U.S.A.: **; 6.5%, 22 ibu; brewed with maple syrup and spices; powerful ginger nose; spiced gingerbread flavours; lingering herbal after taste;
385/2203) Home: N'Ice Chouffe by Brasserie d'Achouffe of Belgium: **1/2; 10%; a Donker Winter beer brewed with invert sugar syrup, thyme and curaçao; sweet, dark honey nose; rich, sweet, sugary flavours, dried fruit, warming alcohol;
To my delight, McChouffe is (temporarily) available in Ontario. Neither is part of the Advent Calendar. They are both the wrong size to begin with but beyond that either would be a good addition.