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Brewed by Brasserie Saint Germain (Page 24)
Style: Bière de Garde
Aix-Noulette, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip

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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
(Translation from French):
A seasonal beer, brewed for the winter months, the Cuvée de Noël is a cordial and convivial amber beer.


mrhoppy's rating

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mrhoppy (1289) - Santa Clara, California, USA - APR 21, 2012
Some of these French beers are really good. The aroma is fruity and sweet, with a touch of honey. A medium bodied Biere de Garde. The malts are caramel, fruity and sweet. The hops are earthy. Nice balance. Slightly sweet. A very drinkable. Goes great with a meal.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JanEric (1127) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2015
Botle bought atthe Winterbierfestival Hoogeveen,. Dark amber, lots of carbo, small head. Aroma is sweetish, herbal. Dito taste. herbs and sweets again, some vanilla. NIce but not that specific, some caramel too.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
freretoc (1134) - Besançon, FRANCE - JAN 12, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 33cl à la brasserie, brassin 2013, couleur ambrée, peu de mousse et effervescence moyenne, une bière avec une attaque très maltée, caramel, grillé et une petite pointe de fumé en fin de bouche.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Renobob (1186) - Besançon, FRANCE - JAN 11, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Bière ambrée foncée. Malts bien présents. Biere trop légère et trop aqueuse. Dommage.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
zacgillbanks (3204) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle from La Cave D’Emeraude, Dinard, Brittany, France. Dark copper coloured with rich red fruit, vanilla and cinnamon flavours followed by a spicy almond and rich creamy currant and burnt toffee finish. Excellent!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tricksta_p (1961) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2014
Aroma of bready malts, caramel, herbs, sugary notes, raisins. Flavour is sweet, a bit too sweet for my taste. Overall unimpressed.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RW80 (1291) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 21, 2014
75 bottle shared at the Winterbier Festival at Hoogeveen. Appearance: Brown color with a very small White head. Aroma: Fenolic, light malts, nuts, spices Taste: medium sweet light bitter, nuts spices and some caramel and light malts Taste medium sweet light bitter. Soft Carbonation medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (23579) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2014
Draught at Taphouse. Clear orange colored with a small white head. Fruity aroma of caramel and Christmas spices. Sweet and fruity flavor of caramel, cookies and Christmas spices. Spicy finish.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
stouby (4067) - Holbæk, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle at Carsten. Slight hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma strange fenolic, light malty. Flavor light sweet, spicy and skunky. Medium body. Strange.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CTKlubben (85) - randers, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2014
Nutty aroma, clear soft Brown color with a small White head. Taste medium sweet light bitter. Average Carbonation medium bodied

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chrisv10 (12658) - DENMARK - NOV 7, 2014
Tap @ FairBar. Clear dark amber/brown with small beige head. Aroma is malt, caramel, yeast, spices, spicy and toasted. Flavour is malt, caramel, toasted, medium sweet, spices, spicy, medium sweet, hop and a little bitter.


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