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


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RATINGS: 892   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsniclas (5743) - Billdal, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2004
Bottled Hazy brown with a beige head. Sweet, grassy aroma with marcipan and some toffee. Fine sweetness and nice, warm alko-feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
heykevin (1277) - Decorah, Iowa, USA - DEC 20, 2004
Dark brown with a billowing head. Nice dark sweet aroma, very fruity--plums and figs. Kiss of hops and vaguely spicy. Long rich sweet maltiness. Yeasty and a bit spicy, but no single spice sticks out, could be the yeast for all I know. I really like this.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HenrikSoegaard (10786) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2006 This is a real christmas-beer. Strong head and a magnificent golden colour. This beer is so inviting that you just need to smell and taste it. And you won´t be dissapointed. It smells and tastes just as good as it looks.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skaughty (647) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - DEC 20, 2004
Nice looking cloudy brown pour with a yeasty dubbel nose and a frothy head. The spices keep this dry at first, but can’t contain the sweetness in the finish. The palate holds on to the banana and cloves. A solid winter warmer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrRomero (1976) - Nolanville, USA - DEC 18, 2004
Draft Rich O’s: Poured a clear red/brown. Medium beige head. Alcohol aroma with a hint of maltiness and fruit. Moderate alcohol taste and mild sweetness with a touch of fruit. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TC2642 (265) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2004
Bottle. Massive white head, deep red appearance, oranges and spice in the aroma. Taste wise there was lots of Caramel and spice. A rather pleasant beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aurelius (4379) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2004
An almost wit-like spicy/fruity aroma at times, yeasty, toasted malt. Great label, mostly clear ruby brown with a lingering khaki head. The flavor was surprisingly dry, given the aroma. A peppery spice that I can’t quite put my finger on, tangy acidity and tart fruitiness. Pretty smooth, though it wasn’t as complex as I might have liked for the money. Palate left me wanting a bit more sturdiness as well, but overall very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
biermonk (265) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 14, 2004
Christmas Beer and Cheese Tasting Summit’s Wayside Tavern...Poured an amber color with a smalll off white head...Aroma of sweet malts...Flavor was of caramel malts which dominated much of the beer...Very lightly spiced...a good Christmas offering

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
macdeffe (52) - Århus, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2004
This Ale should be stored for about a year so stock up for the next xmas the year before... Fresh St. Feuillien Nöel is a bit to alcoholic. Aged the the flavours really come thru, the ale is smoother due to no alcohol-sharpness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (5712) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 12, 2004
750 ml bottle - Market Sq Liquors - Tallahassee, Fl. Pours a murky medium brown with a sticky, mocha colored head. Sweet, but not pervasive malty aroma with hints of spice and some raisins. Flavor has some chocolate notes with a brandy-like finish. Some fruitiness in the form of dates make their way in there as well. Mouthfeel is pleasant, not too carbonated - just the right thickness.

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