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


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RATINGS: 934   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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.

tsetlock's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tsetlock (66) - Hartland Twp, Michigan, USA - DEC 26, 2008
Copper red body with a dense white head. Aroma has a warming alcohol feeling . Also some hint of fruit in the background here. Flavor is sweet malt, candy sugar, citrus and herbs. A full bodied beer with a complex taste of Christmas.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fritz123 (1417) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - SEP 13, 2015
Pours a deep brown with almost no head. Aroma is strong anise, prune, caramel, cola. Taste was very cola sweet, anise, prune/raisin. Low carb, very sweet, and sticky. Medium body. Not my fav by far.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (4351) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - AUG 22, 2015
8/16/2007 3:46:00 PM Bottle from BierKoning. Plum colour. Sugary. Sweet. Lots of fruit flavours. Roast. Spicy. Caramel and toffee tastes. Sweet, fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nazbion (143) - Tübingen, GERMANY - AUG 16, 2015
Pours dark brownish red with beige head. Aroma of spices, licorice, candy sugar. Taste is very sweet and light bitter finish. Medium body. Too sweet for me, but its a nice one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
llucmaduell (64) - barcelona, SPAIN - AUG 10, 2015
A large crevesa! Elaborate, complex, with a great evolution in the glass with a marvelous journey in the mouth. A beer made with great professionalism honest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thorongil2 (1862) - , Ontario, CANADA - AUG 7, 2015
(tap) bright reddish amber colour with a small beige head; aroma of sourness, wet wood;hint of anise; thick palate; balanced flaovur with a long, light bitter-sweet finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarkoNm (1813) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUL 28, 2015
Pours a brown color with coppery undertone, topped with a beige colored head. Malty aroma, caramel, some fruity notes (dark and gentle), slight yeasty feel. Taste is malty, sweet with some caramel. A bit yeasty and some final bitterness. Highly carbonated and some presence of alcohol. Strong one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
meireteixeira (170) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - JUL 26, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2015 Cor marrom clara, turva. Espuma boa, bege, cremosa e persistente. Aroma intenso de malte, frutas vermelhas, caramelo e álcool. Paladar bem condimentado com toques cítricos, frutado e de caramelo. Altamente equilibrada. Retrogosto marcante e alcoólico. Excelente!!!!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
TorbenJensen (1295) - Valby, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2015
The Belgian St. Feuillien may not be the best Christmas beer, but its alcohol of 9%, compiled with the large bottle of 75 cl. and again summed up the most often available at reasonable cost, making it an attractive Christmas beer that I can really only recommend. It has rich caramel, tingling alcohol, sweet fruit notes and a comfortable hoppy bitterness. Easy to drink, very intoxicating and pleasing to the eye.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jamaty (1443) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 10, 2015
Bonito color de vino rosado tirando a cereza y bastante transparente. Espuma muy consistente y cremosa. Aroma a frutas rojas y caramelo. Muy rica en la boca, con caramelo, uvas, canela, especias… Buena carbonatación y cuerpo medio. Muy bebible y agradable, pese al alcohol, que no obstante está ahí… calentando el conjunto. Muy sabrosa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suurjuust (1946) - ESTONIA - MAY 13, 2015
Brown beer, medium beige head. Nose is yeast and fruit, some malt notes, spice. Flavor is dried fruit, roasty notes with caramel, sweetness, dried fruit, spice notes. Can hardly detect the alcohol. Tastes pretty christmas-y. Nice.

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