Glazen Toren Saison Christmas
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Brewed by Kleinbrouwerij De Glazen Toren
Style: Saison
Erpe-Mere, Belgium
Serve in Tulip


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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
Based upon the regular Saison, but at 16.5 ° Plato, instead of 14.5°. Only 20 hl bottled.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (42843) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2008
Bottle @ Kerstbierfestival 2007 in Essen, BE. Unclear medium to dark yellow color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy yeasty and hoppy, grapefruit, sour sweet, fruity. Flavor is moderate sweet, light bitter and moderate sour with a average to long duration. Body is medium to light, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (151207)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (39114) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2007
From bottle, Kerstbierfestival 2007 in Essen/Belgium. Pours hazy yellow with a lacing white head. Slight fruity and malty aroma. Flavour is mild sweetend and with a mild yeasty note. Finish is slight bitter and lingering yeasty with a mild bitterness into the finish. Solid yeasty and mild spiced brew. Lovely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (33459) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2008
Bottled at Kerstbierfestival 2007. An unclear orangey beer with a lazing off-white head. The aroma is very spicy with coriander and cloves being most dominant. The flavor is sweet matly with strong notes of spices - again cloves and coriander, but also light notes of alcohol, leading to a dry spicy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (24496) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 19, 2007
Bottled@Kerstbierfestival, Essen. Hazy yellow colour, small white head. Aroma is cellar, fruits and yeast along with some mild earthy and woodenness. Flavour is the same in a perfect balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koelschtrinker (15819) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 17, 2011
Kerstbierfestival 2007 Von diesem Bier wurden lediglich 20 hl gebraut. Herber Antrunk, etwas bitter, in Teilen fruchtig. Eingeschränkte Hefigkeit, etwas alkoholische Bitterkeit im Nachgeschmack, kurz vorher steigt die Hopfigkeit stark an und wirkt etwas übertrieben, zuletzt kräuterartig. Test vom 20.12.2007, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 12,8,9,10,-,8 - 8,89

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (15325) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2009
75cl bottle. Trade with TheWolf. Thanks. Pours a hazy orange with a large egg white fluffy head. Hay, yeast, grass, hops, fruity, spices/herbs, coriander, orange, vanilla, funk. Super crisp, refreshing and smooth. Lively carbonation. Well balanced and really tasty. This brewery can do no wrong!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (12554) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
hazy yellow with a big and lasting white head. Yeasty aroma with pineapple and other tropical fruits. Yeasty and fruity flavour with a hint of grassy hops in the finish. Very full bodied to the point of being slightly cloying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (11953) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - FEB 3, 2009
Speciaal eindejaars bottle 2008. Pours a huge head. Blonde. Flowery citric aroma with hints of cream. Firm flowery hopbitter flavor with hints of citrus, coreander and vanilla. A pleasant and tasty beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewolf (11881) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2009
Bottle @ ZBF 2009.
Pours hazy yellow with a slight green hue. Nice, staying, frothy white head. Soft carbonation, lightly malty with some sweet spices; ginger and coriander. High carbonation but still a good, frothy mouthfeel. Flavour is great, good malty sweetness, coriander, pepper, ginger and vanilla mixing in well. Very elegant beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (9146) - Ursel, BELGIUM - DEC 16, 2007
Good whipped egg-white head, very muddy beer with a greenish bathtube shine. Spicy nose, but all the spices blending well together, so as none comes out. Maybe a bit citrus & juniper berry. Sweet-sourish taste, hint at coriander and citrus. Soupy, perfumey, coming on stronger warming up. Rather creamy MF but alleviated by a very present carbonation. Medium bodied. Please, Jef, go easy on the spices. An excellent beer doesn’t need to impose itself.

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