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Brewed by Brasserie de Cazeau
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Templeuve, Belgium

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RATINGS: 191   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Tournay de Noël" is a dark red beer brewed with 5 malts and 3 hops that give a range of complex aromas. Its alcohol rate reaches 8,2%: your best friend for the winter !


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TrefwoordPunk (797) - Leiden, - DEC 18, 2012
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a clear brown with a medium but fading tan head and an aroma of sweet malts, ripe red fruits, toffee, milk chocolate and herbs. The taste is mainly malty, not too sweet and with a medium complex spiciness and bitterness. There’s a bit of sourness in the finish. Just a nice beer, but not too special to me.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RW80 (544) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 8, 2014
33cl Bottle Appearance: eddish brown with a creamy beige head Aroma: Dark aroma of malt, caramel and roast with a hint of chocolat, and some dark fruits. Taste: Sweet flavour of caramel malt with some sweetsourish fruity notes (Grapes ?) with some spices, Finishes with some nice chocalate bitteness, soft carbonation, medium body, oily texture. Good brew but it’s not your typical Belgian Strong Ale.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
corkyrory66 (528) - BELGIUM - JAN 4, 2014
Splendide étiquette, comme toujours dans la série des Tournay. Cette bière de Noël titre à 8,2 % abv, et est constituée de 5 malts et 3 houblons. Couleur quasi noire. Clarté nette (en transparence bien sûr). Bulles fines partout et vives. Mousse café crème qui nappe bien. Arômes de terre noire, tourbe, viande grillée, sureau, avec une pointe de poivre noir et de vin de noix. 1ère bouche au volume soyeux mais très puissante sur un café turc, du chocolat noir à 80 % de cacao, des truffes au chocolat noir. Arrière-bouche de malt torréfié. 2ème bouche plus équilibrée, plus pleine, quasi dense. Arrière-bouche superbe, intense. 3ème bouche très ronde sur des fruits mûrs et des malts noirs complexes. Arrière-bouche très complète. La longueur commence avec un équilibre magnifique, puis développe la complexité. La levure est forte, construite, belle. L’alcool fait parfaitement son travail, en progression constante, et avec un apport de chaleur mais pas exagéré. Très bien. La finale est attendue et ne déçoit pas : cette bière a encore des choses à vous démontrer à ce moment-là. Magnifique. Conclusion : très grande bière de Noël, avec du caractère certes, mais d’une part ce n’est pas interdit en hiver, et d’autre part elle s’inscrit très bien dans la lignée des Tournay.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mmahut (909) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 31, 2013
Pours in dark amber with low head. Aroma is caramel, nutty, earthy. Taste is sweet, nutty with low bitterness. Body is flat, full with medium carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Plovmand (6320) - Helsinge, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours reddish brown with a creamy beige head. The aroma is hoppy and dark fruity with light spicy and yeasty notes. Lighter orange notes. The flavor is quite yeasty with nice dark caramel notes and ripe fruit. Alcohol well hidden. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EddyBeer1 (849) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 19, 2013
Brun acajou, effervescence faible, col beige tombe vite. Malts caramel légèrement torréfiés, un peu aqueuse, amertume un rien réglissée et petite présence de fruits noirs. Pas vraiment une bière de Noël...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
77ships (3592) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - DEC 16, 2013
33 cl. bottle sampled @ Kerstbierfestival Essen 2013. Darker amber with a tanned head. Nose is sweet sugar, caramel, sticky malts, sweet coffee & Christmas spices. Sweet herbal taste, touch bitter bark, coffee, candy sugar, sticky malts, touch cake, light hops & cloves. Fuller body. Pretty nice stuff here.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
berntholer (801) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - DEC 16, 2013
light beige yellowish head disappears with lacing. brown colour. aroma yeasty, pepper, bit boozy, candysugar, cheesy hops. aroma more cheesy hops, bit wry, wood, roasted malts. aftertaste nice bitterness. despite the cheesiness i really liked this one, almost like an x-mas ipa :) bottle 33 cl @ kerstbierfest 2013

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (2796) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - DEC 15, 2013
Pours very dark , amberbrown . Good white head Smells spiced Taste is bit bitter, very earthy , some spices . Nice

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EdwinLitzau (320) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2013 Donkerbruine kleur met een dikkel laag beige schuim. Ruikt nogal zoet, speculaaskruiden. Smaakt bijzonder goed, iets te zoet.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
20107589 (304) - randers, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2013
licorish aromas, but also a yeasty aroma. fine darkbrown color but with a shortliving fine head. a great bitter taste, and a fizzy palate that function well with taste and aroma.


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