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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Interpretation of French/Belgian Biere de Noel (Christmas beer). Blue Mountain Barrel House’s Blitzen is a dark ruby-hued ale fermented with Rochefort Trappist brewery’s signature yeast. Light notes of dark stone fruits blend with the subtle spiciness of the yeast to produce a well-balanced 7% alcohol delicious seasonal beer.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
maxwelldeux (3885) - Everett, Washington, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown color with a thick frothy off-white head. Nose has a hint of sweetness with some malty and spicy notes to it. Taste has the same, with the addition of some sour dark fruit notes to it.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EHSRanders (1832) - Tjele, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle. Brown colour with small creamy off-white mostly lasting head. Aroma is roasted malt. Sweet spicy flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hallinghansen (2120) - Odense S, DENMARK - JAN 11, 2015
Bottle. Brown body with a medium offwhite head. Dark fruit, raisins, malt, yeasty notes, molasses. I like it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hombrepalo (1882) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 7, 2015
6oz pour at Churchkeys D.C. Pour is a murky brownish with a small white head. Aroma is some apple cider and vinegar. Flavor kinda redeems itself. A nice toffee showing itself first then comes a nice raisin and dark fruit. Finish has some fruit and brown sugar.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mmahut (1202) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle. Dark amber body, low white hea. Aroma has nutty profile, evident strong alcohol. Taste has high bitterness, mostly earthy, sweet yeast profile. Body is full, high carbonation. Interesting profile, but little bit less balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benfi (596) - DENMARK - DEC 30, 2014
Clear amber pour with chestnut highlights and ring of near white head. Yeasty belgian style nose and a distinct spiciness in the flavor. Fruity, like dark cherry and molasses.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martinrumsam (557) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle dark brown with reddish hue. Tan head Aroma is dark fruits and some caramel and bread. Taste is slightly sweet with some dark fruit and caramel with a slight tartness offsetting the alcohol. Full carbonation. Not bad

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teddybeer (2388) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 13, 2014
Dark brown color with a frothy tan head with good retention. Aroma has notes of caramel, dark fruits, and some yeasty hints. Flavor is slightly sweet, yeasty, burnt sugar and ripe plumbs. Slightly sweet final with medium duration.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
mario_giri (83) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 10, 2014
Degu @erzbierschof. Sofort Sojasauce :) , Caramell. Kaffe und Karamellim Mund, muffig. Ausgewogen, malzig-süss, wenig bitter, gäbige Säure, aber es "Chällerlet". Nein.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilverfoX (470) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2014
nice fruity raisin aroma, dark red with white lacing, tastes like some find of sour christmas pudding port rather than a beer, its ok

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10526) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Dense Light Brown head. Aroma. Fruits, Spice, berries. Flavour. Berries. Sweetness, caramel, yeast. Medium bodied. Ends full of berries and Spice.


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