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Brewed by Brasserie des Sources (formerly: de St. Amand)
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux, France

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
After the positive reactions of our customers toward Bellerose Biere Blonde Extra, we have brewed this special version. It has a ruby colour and undergoes generous hopping (It is Christmas !) to obtain even more surprising flavours. Completed with festive dry hopping Bellerose de Noël makes a true gift, a biere ruby EXTRA.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TEJA (1525) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 24, 2015
Bottle from Systembolaget, Sweden. Rather short head. Clear red-amber color beer. Dry spicy aroma. Spicy taste with a low sweetness and some caramell and a small bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (21835) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 22, 2015
Bottled. Brown colour with a big fluffy slightly off-white head that leaves lace. Aroma is sweet malts, some wooden and resiny notes along with some ripe fruits as well as some spices. Flavour is very similar with also some slight yeast and mild alcohol notes to it. Rather than disturb, the alcohol sweetness actually gives the beer a nice little kick.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zekada (375) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - FEB 14, 2015
Bottle from systembolaget. Pours Amber with a small white head. Nose is bland with some sweet malts and alcohol. Taste is sweet with caramel and malts together with some spices. Palate is a bit oily and easy. Overall a pleasant beer, though no blockbuster.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (3554) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle from Appellation Wines. Appearance - deep amber with a decent head. Nose - grass and pineapple notes. Taste - mountain herbs, lemon pith and booze note. Palate - close to medium bodied with a lean but concentrated middle section and a dry tangy finish. Overall - makes me think a bit Biere de Garde, a bit saison. Kept my interest.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SandB (33) - SWEDEN - JAN 10, 2015
Dracks till julbordet, passade lite sådär. Rätt lätt, lite spritig men samtidigt även kryddig. Fruktig som ett veteöl eller saison. Ett bra öl som är trevlig att dela på.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (3139) - FINLAND - JAN 10, 2015
Tap@bishops folkungag. Brown clear. Malty, slight woody vinous, clove cinnamon spicy nose. Med bodied, soft smooth. Nutmeg, clove, med spiced, malty brown. Feels like a traditional ale, or something medieval. Not really my thi, vevn tho the ale itself is clean, well made.

-- bb

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Garlic_of_Doom (541) - SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2015
Pours amber with a thick beige head. Aroma has mostly hops and Belgian yeast. Taste is sweet, spicy, quite a lot of hops, cereals/malt and some soapy note. Medium body, high carbonation, smooth and round.
Pretty much a "Meh" beer for me. Nothing special, nothing bad.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zacgillbanks (2888) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle from Trembling Madness, York. A dark amber coloured beer that pours with a large foamy head. It has a sugary sweet citrus and toffee flavour, vanilla, cloves and cinnamon with a slight tart and creamy almond finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7501) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle at home. High fluffy and long lasting white head. Clear and good loooking amber body. Sweet and mild apple pear straw aroma. Sweet apple pear flavor with a dusty note but otherwise quite quaffable with little hops bitterness, low carbonation and a long sweet finish. Alcohol nicely subdued. Very well balanced and a pleasant and nice surprise.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
wihlan (388) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2014
Flaska från systemet - fruktig arom med toner av jäst. Bärnstens färgad klar med vitt skum. Storsötma som bryts av en tydlig kort beska. Kryddig i eftersmaken och lite karamell.


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