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Zinnebir Christmas (X-Mas) 2005


Formerly brewed at Brasserie de la Senne
Brussels, Belgium
Style: Belgian Ale | Ratings: 36 | Winter Seasonal | Alcohol: 6.7%
X-Mas Zinnebir is slightly darker and stronger than the year-round version of Zinnebir, with the hop bitterness nicely moderated by a caramelized malt aroma. No spices are used in this or any other Sint-Pieters beer.

DISCLAIMER: Note that this is the 2005 version. The 2006 version of Zinnebir Christmas (which was distributed in the USA) is the same as Equinox. They changed the name after putting labels onto the bottles, but the recipe was already changed.


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