Brewed by Brasserie St-Feuillien / Friart
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Le Roeulx, Belgium


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RATINGS: 860   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Also sold as ’St Feuillien Spéciale’ in the USA. This beer has a generous head - compact and firm. Its slightly brown colour is the result of the roasted barley. It has a dark ruby brown colour and a very intense aroma. The aromatic herbs and spices used greatly enhance its delicious smell. This beer is full-bodied with a smoothness that is the result of the synergy of caramelized malts, carefully controlled fermentation and long cold storage. St Feuillien Cuvée de Noël has a very subtle bitterness that is the dominant flavour in this harmonious ale that strikes a perfect balance between all the different ingredients.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - NOV 28, 2004
Bottle shared with mkobes, maibockaddict & egajdis. Reddish brown color with nice sized head, which didn’t hang out too long. Taste is banana, malt with some port flavors and sweet caramel. Nice yeasty spiciness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Syd (921) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 27, 2004
2004 Vintage - 750 pours a beautiful deep amber red with a monster beige golden head and Belgian lace. The aroma is of dates and spices. The flavor is roasted, sweet, dark fruits, cinnamon, slightly yeasty, and banana. The palate is perfect BSA richness with a superior cleansing attitude that hits in the end. Overall, fine beer and a good one for my 500th rating.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MaiBockAddict (1497) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - NOV 27, 2004
750 ml bottle. Brownish orange, tan head. Musty appley carmel clove aroma. Thick chewy carmelly banana malt with slight prune and raisin flavor. A touch of sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
egajdzis (5365) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 27, 2004
Poured a ruby red color with a small, tan/orange head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of nuts, caramel malt, spicy clove, candy sugar, butterscotch, and banana. Taste of spicy cinnamon, caramel, nuts and yeast, finished sweet. Soft and round mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pi2za (18) - DENMARK - NOV 25, 2004
Nice head lasting for a little time, nice flavour with some bitterness. It is 9% without getting the taste of gasoline you would get in other beers of the same strengths No doubt a classic christmas-beer!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
motelpogo (6743) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 20, 2004
bottled. reminded me a lot of abbaye des rocs. rich purple brown colour with a fair sized head that lasted. aroma of plum, cookies and cream with some frangelico and even muscat. ridiculously lush texture, no real sign of alcohol. plenty of earthy spice in the finish, like german xmas biscuits. great stuff

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TBone (12816) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 20, 2004
Bottled (BB 09/2006)
Dark brown with good cloudy brown head, some lace. Malty, ashy nose. Sweetish, fruity medium-bodied malty body. Warming aftertaste. Good dessert for christmas meal.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11218) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2008 Cloudy red, brown beer with a big bubbly, off-white, short lived head. Malt, orange and berries in the aroma. Has a pleasant bitterness in the flavour with a litte metallic note, and it has way too much carbonation for my taste. One year old: More pleasant carbonation? Same aroma. Fruity, toffee, spicy flavour, in excellent balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13676) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2004
Bottle. Dark chestnut colour. Big creamy head. Malty, sweet aroma. Malty, sweet, spicy and peppery flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lachesis (757) - St Idesbald, BELGIUM - NOV 15, 2004
At ’t Brugs Beertje in Bruges. Dark brown beer with reddish shine and with a ivory colored head. It has aroma’s of soft spices, molassas, brown sugar, light roasted malts and a mistical touch of herbal and vegetal hints like sage, basil, thime and anise. It has a smooth attack with touches of burned caramel, dried fruits like plums, dates,figgs and again this herbal effect in the afthertaste. It ends with a medicinale hint of pectorale sirup.

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