Brewed by Dubuisson
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Pipaix, Belgium


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RATINGS: 310   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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Like the Brasserie Dubuisson’s renowned Scaldis Prestige, Scaldis Prestige de Nuits is aged in oak barrels for six months. But Prestige de Nuits is made of Scaldis Noel aged in Bourgogne barrels from the world famous "Nuits St. Georges" vineyard. The result is an ale of extraordinary complexity and depth.

Bush de Noël, ripened for 7 months on wine casks from Burgundy (Nuits-St.-Georges).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (8238) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 16, 2009
750ml. Hazy garnet/orange, soft. Lovely nose of prickly lacto and tannic grape skins. Sweaty, musty, salty, peppery, perfume-like. Lovely aroma. Cloying and sugared throughout. Thick and syrupy. Tingly corn syrup overloaded sweetness. Barrel character is lively and peppery, moderate tannins. Too thick, too cloying, but nicely prickly/peppery finishing over an incredible length of time. Later on the nose develops this armpit solvent and perfume sugared red fruit character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2009
Bottle from dranken gees, had at the cads first london tasting. Alround rating: Spicey, sweet, very carbonated, red wine is obvious and interesting, but its lost the rich fruit cake of the presige.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
harrisoni (14140) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2009
Bottle at the Spotify tasting. Barrel aged funk. Pretty good in mouth. Lovely toffee and subtle toasted nutty woodiness. Some decent fruit. Very good and a lot better than I was expecting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ljunkan (530) - SWEDEN - APR 26, 2009
Bottle, thanks to Weine. Hazy amber color, small head. Aroma is fruity with notes of honey, caramel/toffee, some oak and some light funky notes. Flavour is a bit acidic/tart with some oak/wood, some sweeter caramel and honey notes, ending with some warming alcohol. Medium to full body, quite smooth. Interesting one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jerre (2723) - Waregem, BELGIUM - APR 14, 2009
From bottle, 75 cl. 10.04.09. Hazy amber color, with off-white head. Aroma alcohol, citrus, and caramel. Medium to full body. Taste some citrus, woods touch, alcoholic, yeast. Dry.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sayravai (4673) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 10, 2009
(Bottled, 0.75l) Hazy dark red with a smallish, tanned, firm and lasting head. One of the loudest pops ever heard from a beer bottle. Deliciously tart and earthy, very red-wineous aroma with oak barrel, peppery spiciness, cellar. Very fruity flavor with some alcohol presence, some oak barrel, not as tart as the aroma, but with clear red wine notes. Long red wine aftertaste with tannins present. Well hidden alcohol. Yeast brings in even more intense fruitiness, that blends beautifully with the oaky tannins and red wine flavors. Medium body, surprisingly fizzy and carbonated for such a strong beer. A very enjoyable beer-wine marriage.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
xnoxhatex (1305) - Grand Rapids/Chicago, Michigan, USA - APR 7, 2009
Bottle thanks to Kan for sharing. Murky amber with small beige head. Aroma is big barrel in the front with grapes, wild yeast, more pedio than brett, nice malt notes as well with caramel, alc. Medium sweet, flavor is similar to the aroma, really intense, really complex, excelent barrel charecteristic and wild yeast. Medium to full body with active carbonation. One of the most interesting beers I’ve had for a long time, would like a bottle of this to lay down.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 1, 2009
(750ml bottle) Pours a murky amber body with a small white head. Aroma of barnyard, leather, vinegar, and florals. Flavor of yeast, fruit, lacto, and raisins with the alcohol nice hidden for Dubuisson beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - MAR 29, 2009
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. poured a hazy amber with an off white head. aroma of tart cherry, spice, and cinnamon. flavor was right on with the nose. light body and high carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 28, 2009
750ml bottle thanks to shig. appreciate the gesture my friend.... pours a hazy, semi-opaque caramel brown with a moderate white head....aroma of tart oak and vanilla tannins flavors of sweet caramel and lots of dark fruit. tart oak and vanilla with a dry champagne finish. pretty drinkable with a little noticeable booze in the finish. 8/4/8/4/17

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