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RATINGS: 1207   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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On the palate this silky smooth ale is predominantly malty, with smoky, spicy and citrusy notes, and a long, lingering finish that is lightly tart and malty.

Editor’s note: Sold as both Corsendonk Christmas Ale and as King’s Blue in Norway.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
warrior (213) - Mt. Wolf, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 31, 2004
Roasted malt aroma with some nutmeg? or other spice in the aroma. Dark ruby brown color witha nice tan head. Roasted malt flavors with some nutmeg spice and some slight smoky falvor. The flavors hide the alcohol content, I would've never guessed this to be a 8.5% beer. A decent beer that was brewed very well.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SubstanceT (1092) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 23, 2004
dark brown with medium brown head. Wheaty with some definate malts in the nose. Very wheaty and yeasty in the taste. Not bad overall, but I just dont like wheat

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alcoholist (570) - Peoria, Illinois, USA - JAN 23, 2004
Dark amber color. Nose is spicy and yeasty. Flavor is wheaty with malty notes. Finish is acidic.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - JAN 23, 2004
'Course-I'm-drunk Christmas Ale. Okay, bad. Fortunately the beer was much better. Bubbly head over orange/brown body. Berries and chocolate in the aroma. Carbination. Flavor hints of milk chocolate. Very good drink.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartinKubert (862) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2004
Very dry and strongly spiced. Loads of cinnamon, ginger, coffee and some notes of oak in the aroma. Very nice light brown creamy head. Nice flavor of christmas-spices. Very nice but strong and demanding brew.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Shag (2623) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - JAN 13, 2004
Aroma is cherries, oranges, raisins, and alcohol. Appearance is a very nice brownish red color. Flavor is very chocolately. Some wintergreen mint and spiced plums. A sort of grainy and very sweet aftertaste. An Andes Mint in a liquid form. A tad too sweet but its one fine cold weather beer. Groovy!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sloth (2516) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - JAN 10, 2004
Medium size tan head, good retention and lace. Mahogeny colored. Spicey nose, citrusy, minty. Medium body. Malty brown ale flavor with a good spice addition. A very tasty brew. Finish is medium dry.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kumite56 (471) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - JAN 8, 2004
I enjoyed this beer. Nice dark mahogany color with a large off white head. Aroma is strong with yeast, anis and malt. Flavor has the alcohol well hidden. Slightly sweet and well balanced inthe finish. I would purchase this beer again and for me this is the acid test of palatibility. Check it out.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evinal (48) - Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 8, 2004
Dark Amber in color. Aroma is a little horsey. malty , fruity not as sweet and fruity as the brown ale. Still good

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rockinout (966) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JAN 7, 2004
8.5oz bottle from gift set. Dark brown, nutty, dark fruits, chewy, medium bodied. Smooth, not sweet but fruity.


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