Brewed by Dubuisson
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Pipaix, Belgium


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RATINGS: 1217   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
This is a sweet beer with a pleasant flavour of hops. Indeed, for Bush de Noel, the brewer uses a traditional process which consists in placing hops flowers in the vats where the beer rests for four to six weeks by which time it will have reached full maturity, giving it a very distinctive taste. In the U.S the label generally reads Scaldis Noel.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (2574) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - NOV 17, 2012
330 ml bottle. Pours a dark mahogany with medium head of big bubbles that dissipates quickly. Aromas of brown sugar, malts, and golden raisins. Alcohol taste very present and distracting. Bitter for a winter beer. Flavors of toasted malts, raisins/dates, and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen2 (2289) - NORWAY - NOV 29, 2015
Shared bottle at DSJT at Cardinal 08.11.15. Pale copper. Small off-white head. Sweet aroma of dark caramel. Similar and heavily sweet taste. Not bad. Quite balanced. Belgian sugarly sweet. Low drinkability.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tomekboniek (322) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 25, 2015
Butelka. Barwa herbaciana, brunatna, klarowna. Piana niska, szybko opadająca. Aromat intensywny, estrowy, herbaciany, kwiatowy. Wyczuwalne śliwki, morele. W smaku podobnie, złożony smak suszonych owocůw, toffi, słodycz z lekką nutą kwaskowości. Goryczka średnia do wysokiej, niezalegająca. Wysycenie średnie. Bardzo treściwe, pełne. Alkohol świetnie ukryty, rozgrzewający przełyk. Niesamowicie zdradzieckie, na ktůre należy uważać. Klasa!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
josanguapo (517) - SPAIN - NOV 24, 2015
From elcervecero. In Teku glass. Watching Narcos 1x06. Great aroma and taste, like candy for children. The high ABV isnt much appreciable. Little foam that completely dissipates very quickly

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
tekstr1der (225) - New Hampshire, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Hard to believe thereís a more-premium version of this out there. This is right next to Roch10 in my book. Pours murky reddish-brown with lasting, clingy brown foam of the tinniest bubbles. Aroma is sweet, with ripe plum, raisin, caramel. Flavor is the smell translated, almost entirely. Nice and sweet, with some yeasty goodness amongst the candied fruit. Finish is slightly sweet, but very clean overall. Is there alcohol in this? Remarkably hidden at 12%.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
strap (614) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - NOV 21, 2015
deep red amber pour with a quickly dissipating white head. nice fruity aroma. cherry and some dark fruits. sweet up front with spice on the end. a well balanced, very flavorful christmas brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rubin77 (328) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 19, 2015
F: average, off white, not long lasting. C: clear, dark red to dark amber. A: malty, caramel, molasses, some fruity, hint of grassy hops, yeast, spice, raisins, plums, some banana apple ďjamĒ, hint of alcohol. T: medium to complex body, average carbo, malty, dark fruity, some plums, raisins, dates, alcohol warming, caramel, toffee, sweet cherries, brown sugar, very decent bitterness, quite dry finish on the palate, delicious, hmmm..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weihenweizen (2498) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - NOV 17, 2015
Refrigerated 11.2 oz. brown bottle, best before 2017, poured into a Reappist glass. Clear Crimson with medium beige head. Aroma is dark candy sugar, medium body, well carbonated, and thick small-bubble lacing. Taste is dark candy sugar, some fruit (mostly plum), some spice (mostly cinnamon), and some booze.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (8432) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2015
Bottle @ Home. Pours dark brown with a fading tan head, loads of lively bubbles. Aroma of sweet malt, candy sugar, dried fruit, wood, light spice, alcohol. Flavor is rather sweet, malty, candy sugar, dried fruit, caramel, boozy. Medium body, very high carbonation, sweet finish with lots of warming alcohol. 121115

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
markextrae (2512) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2015
backlog rating. like all the bad beers you forget abour. clear amber to light brown colour with a off tanned head. nose of sweet burned caramel, spices, candy sugar, and alcohol. dark dried fruits, earthy plums, and alcohol spice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StilleStorm (1217) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2015
DWFADSJT; Bottle 33cl. Poured clear dark brown with a fading, frothy, off-white head. Nose is shy to moderate, toasted malt, caramel, light yeast, spice, light wood and spice. Taste is moderate to heavy sweet and light bitter with a warming, spice, candy dried fruit, light chemical lasting finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily to creamy, carbonation is soft to avarage.

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