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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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (18127) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2012
29th December 2009
ChrisO ’Night Of The Gaylords’ tasting. Slightly hazy amber beer. Thin biscuit coloured head. Slightly malty nose. Dry semi soft palate. Light. A little undefined fruit in the undertone of the malt. Finishes dry with a malty aftertaste. Pleasant enough.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (23502) - 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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RW80 (1274) - 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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miksu (5027) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - DEC 27, 2008
0.75 l bottle. Amber color with fading head. Sweetish aroma with toffee, dark caramel, berries, vanilla, lemon, some tartness, some fruitiness and some musty notes of cellar. Sweetish caramelly, toffeish, musty and slightly metallic flavor with raisins and figs. A bit too sweet and full bodied, the biere de garde aromas and flavors are masked. Although mustiness is typical for biere de gardes, here the musty character is kind of dull.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (8319) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2009
Bottle that I picked up at Carrefour, Citi Europe, Calais, 31-10-09 consumed 04-12-09 Pours clear amber with very thin white head. Initially this a little sweet in the mouth with the alcohol very evident and whilst warming its maybe a touch harsh. Some spiciness, bit of fruit seeped in alcohol, touch of caramel another fairly average beer to end a slightly disappointing beer week. A6 A4 F6 P3 Ov12 3.1

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2010
Bottle 75cl. @ Chris O’s Night of the Gaylords.
Light unclear medium to dark amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel and roasted notes, spicy, moderate yeasty, yeasty fruit. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20091229]

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12268) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2010
(750ml flip-top bottle) Pours a lightly hazy amber body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of pine, florals, grass, nuts, and spices. Flavor of herbs, Belgian yeast, raisins, caramel, dates, light spruce, and grass.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vyvvy (4661) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 5, 2010
Pours hazy orange / amber with a small off-white head. The aroma has the biere de garde maltiness, but is considerably sweeter with an almost candy sugar like presence.& light nuttiness. Medium body that has biting carbonation. The taste is drier than the aroma with a papery aspect interwoven with the aroma traits along with some lemony sourness. The finish has a hint of peach. Okay beer.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maria (10191) - Thisted, DENMARK - JAN 1, 2011
It’s dark golden with a creamy head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, light perfumed fruit and yeast. The sweet flavour has notes of caramel, light fruit, spicy yeast and hints of chocolate. The body is quite full, and it’s easy to drink.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11784) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2011
Amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel and fruit. Sweet caramel and fruit flavour. Pretty well balanced.


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