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Castelain Ch’Ti Cuvée de Noël Blonde

 (RETIRED)
overall
40
38
style
Formerly brewed at Castelain
Style: Bière de Garde
Benifontaine, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip

bottling
unknown

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This special beer is rich in density and hop. It will warm up the body and spirit in the end-of-year holiday season.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
thewolf (10785) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2011
Bottle, bought @ LIVA, Kolding.
Clear golden with a super-nice, staying, creamy white head. A truly perfect looking blonde. Aroma is sweetish, citric, doughy. Light herbal. High carbonation, lightish mouthfeel. Flavour has some pilsner-feel to it at first, citric and sugary, but redeems itself with an okay malty sweetness with a finish with a light vinious finish. Average, but truly pretty.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (10781) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2011
Golden with a lasting white head. Grainy malt aroma with faint earthy and spicy notes. Sweet malty flavour with fruity character and a touch of spice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theis (12770) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2011
Bottle at EB Julebrygs Smagning. Clear golden - white head. Apples, phenols, berries, light malty, peppery, yeasty, gunpowder, light sweetness, fusel.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmgreenuk (3580) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2012
Bottle shared with Deanso. Poured a clear copper colour with a thick white head and broken lace. The aroma is strong and malty. The flavour is pretty much the same. The palate is weak and the aftertaste watery. This beer lacks body and flavour.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dixen (1465) - Flagstaff, Arizona, USA - JUL 27, 2005
Sweet and yeasty nose, some spices. Golden colored body, small white head. Flavor of sweetness and yeast.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
madsberg (9651) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2005
Bottled: Golden coloured. Clear. Off white head. Sweet, malty and candyish aroma. Soapy, spiced, light citric flaovur. Is alcoholdense in the end. Thin bodied.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Skinnyviking (6383) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2011
Bottle. Low and quickly disappearing white head. Mild sweet and yet spicy flowery aroma. Flavor likewise mild sweet and spicy but also has some grassy and hoppy notes. Alcohol well hidden. Low carbonation. Short aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Habanero (2173) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2011
Bottled. Pours deep golden with a nice off-white head. Nose of caramel, fruit and spicy notes. Sweet flavor of caramel, spices,fruit and brown sugar. Medium bodied, watery to oily texture and average carbonation. Ends up more dryand with a little bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sayravai (4667) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 27, 2004
(Bottled) Golden lager color with a very small head. Very mild aroma with a hint of sweet fruitiness and alcohol. Sweet, honeyish flavor with a silghtly alcoholic feel and almost no hops. Medium-bodied, sugary and alcoholic palate. A paler, lighter and less interesting version of the brune. Reminds me of the Estonian strong lagers.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sunevdj (3090) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2007
On tap. Pours a clear golden with a white head and some lacings. Smells a bit of honey. Sweet and malty with strong honey flavors. Slightly lagerish. Light bodied and slightly waterish. The finish isa boring lagerfinish: bitter with a hint of sourness and some gunpowder hops.


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