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Brewed by Boelens
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Belsele, Belgium

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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
charlotte (4230) - rødovre, DENMARK - JAN 22, 2012
Bottle.As santa-bee.Dark brownish colour with medium head.Aroma is sweet of sugar,honey,and spices,medium body with nice warming mouthfeels,hint of dried berries and malt.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (5876) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2012
Bottle from Belgisk Bryg as Santa Bee. Dark brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, caramel, spice and fruit.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chrisv10 (11201) - DENMARK - JAN 6, 2012
Bottle as Santa Bee. Dark brown/amber with medium off-white head. Aroma is malt, dark fruit and spices. Flavour is malt, dark fruits, medium sweet, caramel, hops and a little bitter.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
swoopjones (5927) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 29, 2011
draft at Blue Monk, Buffalo. Pretyy wierd shit, brown pour, really sour tart. Hard to figure if it was supposed to be like that?? Pretty much drain pour & i like sours

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Parket (569) - Bruges, BELGIUM - DEC 29, 2011
bottle, on christmas 2011 ’santa bee’. Dark brown colour with foamy white head. Smell: clove, alcohol and sweetness. Taste: overwhelming and overwhelming clove. Sweetness, alcohol, syrup. Ok for some gulps, but gets so monotone. Not the best Xmas-ale ever for sure.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Swaroga (1353) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 18, 2011
Draught @ Kerstbierfestival ’11, Essen. Called SANTA-BEE. Dark brown and hazy liquid. Tanned head. Nose : Spicy, honey. Sip : oily with small carbonation. Sweet start followed by sour and dry coffee with no sugar aftertaste. Quite hoppy. Honey alcohol with USA hops.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
txspartan (966) - Wilrijk, BELGIUM - OCT 2, 2011
Very hoppy for a dark beer. Somewhat of a surprise but not unenjoyable. Bit of a metallic aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
italarican (1481) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - AUG 6, 2011
Bottle at a Max tasting. Pours a hazy iced tea with thin beige head. Vegetal aroma, funky old cheese, a bit of caramel, and a touch of lime. Flavor is syrupy caramel with some club soda funkiness and an odd presence of peas. The finish is dry with more of that off pea quality.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jcwattsrugger (11086) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 6, 2011
750ml-pours a tight foamy head and cloudy copper/brown color. Aroma is musty medium malt, some dark fruit, earthy. Taste is sour dark fruit, musty medium malt, some earthy hops bite, old socks.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
j12601 (6603) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 24, 2011
Bottle at Max’s impromptu tasting. Pours a hazed brown with a thin to medium beige head. Funk, fuzzy musk. Malty and sweet, toast and a touch of oxidization. Toast and bitterness, phenolic notes on the finish.


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