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Brewed by Caulier
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Pruwelz, Belgium

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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bdunhill (250) - Brussels, - DEC 9, 2012
This Belgian Christmas Ale has all the welcoming aromas of Christmas and a dark hazy appearance. It has a nice sweet flavor and a lingering aftertaste.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sigmund (5278) - Tau, NORWAY - NOV 21, 2014
330 ml swingtop bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. Golden colour, clear first, cloudy when the yeast is poured in the end. white head. Aroma of Belgian ale yeast, yellow fruits and spices, white kandij sugar syrup. Medium sweet and quite spicy flavour, noticeable hops. Warming mouthfeel.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gyllenbock (4957) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2014
On tap at Delirium Tap House, November 2014. Hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma and taste of malt, some light hay, citrus and yeast. Also alcohol. Drinkable but nothing special.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gerbeer (1946) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 19, 2014
330 ml swing top bottle. Pours a very hazy tawny yellow with light white head. Aromas of lemon wax, honey, yeast and pears. Flavors of lemon wax and white pepper with medicinal floral notes. Odd.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen1 (2715) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 15, 2014
Fra flaske p Cardinal, DSJT nov-14: nesten helt klar gylden med hvitt gardinskum. En god og fruktig, lett bitter blonde - akkurat slik jeg liker disse. Farlig lett for sitt utslag p Richters skala, her skal man passe seg.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Syfher (80) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 13, 2014
Bottle of 33cl, in a Trappist glass. Good Christmas beer who is blonde. Nice aroma of caramel, casual and "vanilla" appearance (gamers will understand). Great palate, stay in mouth. Oh, and she got a nice white creamy head. One of the good Christmas beers. Just go get it !

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
abemorsten (2883) - Mostery, NORWAY - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle at Cardinal during DSJT 2014. Clear golden body saturated with small particles. White rim. Sugary Belgo yeast and hay on the nose. Sweet and alco warm with wooden tones. Full bodied and syrupy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
eduardovl (929) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2014 330ml bottle poured in a Leffe chalice. A: Pours a cloudy beige color and a huge white fluffy and "alive" head. A lot o noise. Dissipates slowly leaving many lacings S: Smell is very sweet and yeasty. Mallty too. Very pleasant. A bit spicy. Quite fruity T: Taste is the best part. Sweet upfront. Fruity. Caramel, honey, caramel malts. Earthy yeasts. Delicate bitter aftertaste. Hints of oxidation M: Creamy heavy body. Lots of carbonation. Sweet upfront, bitter aftertaste like a good Belgian should be O: Absolutely good beer. Very drinkable. Belgian to the bone [ BA Review @ 3/8/2012 ]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikske79 (1247) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 6, 2014
Een echte aanrader. Alhoewel het een blond bier is, is het een typisch winter bier met een zeer volle smaak

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DJoer (745) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2014
medium to large foamy white head, golden yellow orange coloured body, fruity yeasty melon honey smell, tipical belgian yeast smell, high carbonation warm medium bitter, herbs some honey, malts hay

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maakun (760) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2014
Hazy golden with massive white head and lots of yeast in the glass (with still a massive deposit in the bottle). Yeast, lemon, light sweet malts, some spices. Taste is mainly sweet with a hint of yeasty bitterness. Medium to full body, lots of alcohol. Decent, but has more alcohol and sweetness than good taste.


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