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Brewed by Dubuisson
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Pipaix, Belgium

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RATINGS: 373   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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).


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4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
iamqueensblvd (247) - , Iowa, USA - DEC 18, 2011
cherry vanilla oak and a nice sourness all greet my palate. dark brown pour with persistent tan head. one of the few beers i could actually feel the heat of the alcohol in if i take too large of a sip. This beer took my palate in so many different directions...gotta retry this one a few times to try to get a better handle on it.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bierenjoyer1 (96) - Illinois, USA - JUN 26, 2016
750ml bottle, age 2014, from Bier Tempel, Brussels. Dried dark fruits, red wine, rich. Pours medium brown with a slight white foam. Taste of rich thickness but not thick, if you will, again dark fruits, maybe caramel, s bit of red wine dryness, with some oak back notes with Belgian yeasts, some phenolics. The finish is clean. I will buy this beer again.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Muggus69 (2004) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - JUN 25, 2016
750mL corked & caged bottle from Beer Cartel. It must be said - this beer has majesty before even sampling - an amazing bottle, a placard full on info, an just amazing appearance before a deep copper body is presented. Aroma exudes ripe fruits, dried fruits, burnt caramels, typical phenolic & esters! Body is unbelivably strong but works so well - wow!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
vincentvega72 (325) - Terneuzen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2016
Amberkleurig bier met fijne witte schuimkraag. Intens aroma. Geur van pruimen, vineus, beetje cognac. Licht alcoholisch, diepe volle smaak van kandijsuiker, caramel, eik met lekkere zoete afdronk. Topdrankje.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
murran (538) - - MAY 21, 2016
Pours a dark amber body with a medium head. Nice malty aroma with a fruity feel. Rich and well balanced taste with a nice fizzy fruityness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerViking (3915) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2016
75cl bottle, pours a deep red-brown, aromas of cherries and strawberry, rich and dry-fruity, dry-sweet body with light astringent esteryness, bitter fruitiness with touches of dry wood. Gorgeous, especially now it’s aged a year.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1550) - - MAY 3, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark amber brown color. Aroma and taste are red wine, oak, some sweet malts.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fkoolen (867) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - APR 21, 2016
UPDATED: APR 21, 2016 75cl bottle at home, cuvee speciale 2014. Beautiful murky amber, cloudy, slim offwhite foamy head. Rich red vinous nose and taste, cherry, caramel, spices like cinnamon, nicely but just mildly tard: Flanders brown/red, but more carbonated and alcoholic, luxurious. Lingering fruity finish. Lively carbonation (champagne-like), good body, dry mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kauge (1451) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 18, 2016
Bottle - as Cuvée Spéciale 2014 - from Beerexpress when they were still residing on Gonsiori street (was I think € 24), shared with Mait. The bottle design is different, more traditional than the one pictured. BB 16.12.2017. Pours not very attractive coppery brownish, opaque. No head. Lovely, slightly vinegary aroma of oak, unripe red grapes, whitecurrants and gooseberries. Tastes sweet and sourish bitter, red wine, woody and ripe stone fruit flavour, cherry stones... Medium body, crisp carbonation, sticky palate. 100/100? Naah.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tide (2763) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 13, 2016
Bottle from Beergium. Copper color, white head. Sour/bitter taste with citrus, tart, sour apple, a bit of red wine, oak and ripe fruits. Sour/bitter finish with citrus, sour apple, red wine, ripe fruits and caramel. Excellent brew.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
alex_leit (1745) - Minsk, BELARUS - MAR 23, 2016
Bottle. Reddish amber color, creamy foam. Aroma: sour, cheese, barrel, wine, fruits. Taste: sweet, wine, fruit, vinegar, apples, home-made wine. Great.


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