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Tongerlo Christmas

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Brewed by Haacht
Style: Belgian Ale
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maarten1993 (377) - - DEC 25, 2014
Drank with Thierry, Marijn and Cedric 25-12-2014. Amber blond beer. Peculiar bitter and rich taste. Though taste is a bit weak, in the background.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ruigo (1270) - PORTUGAL - DEC 23, 2014
33cl bottle. Clear amber colour with a thick white head. Peach, yeast and caramel in the aroma. Average carbonation and medium body. Taste is a bit boring more on the sweet side. Overall, a nice beer but hardly for Christmas.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SNL (311) - - DEC 16, 2014
On tap. Clear caramel color, small White head. Sweet malty Nose, malty taste, with a slightly bitter finish. Medium body, soft carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (2464) - BELGIUM - DEC 15, 2014
Tasted many years ago, so this rating is from old notes; amber coloured, hazy beer with medium thick, yellowish white head; yeasty and caramelly, some peachy and slightly orangey fruitiness, sweetish, malt sweet with spicy hints and mild herbal hop bitterish finish, a bit metallic. Didn’t like it that much and this is not what you’d expect from a Belgian Christmas ale, but it’s about time for a re-rating now that Christmas is coming - hopefully it has improved meanwhile.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6739) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle from Aeon Liquors. Spicy, somewhatnhoppy nose, grass, lemon, sugar, orange. Hazy orange-brown with a medium tall head. Sweet, biscuity, lemons and orange, bit metallic, decently prickly and bitter finish. Not so special or particularly Christmasy, but ok.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2410) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 11, 2014
Bottle from Asahiya served in a chalice type glass. The nose is bready, a bit fruity & spicy but has a rough grainy character to it. It pours a clear amber with a soapy off-white head. The body is med-light with a rough round carbonation. The taste is fruity but with a metallic malty caramel edge to it. Average.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hednom (35) - Messelbroek, BELGIUM - DEC 9, 2014
Bottle at home, Amber with white top, good beer but nuthing special at all, expected more from a christmass beer

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Syfher (116) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 3, 2014
Bottle of 25 cl, in a Trappist Glass. Nice beer, but not a very special one. So we’re in front of a heavy taste beer, but with no spice in. Try it, but don’t pay for it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjik83 (661) - - NOV 26, 2014
33cl flesje via Mans, Margraten Alcoholpercentage van 7% Uitgeschonken in Grimbergen glas Uiterlijk: robijnrood/amber kleurig met kleine schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: abrikoos, zoetig, fruitig, Belgische gist Conclusie: niet zo kruidig als normaal bij een kerstbier, zou niet zeggen dat het zo'n type bier was zonder het te weten. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PeatyPete (398) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 14, 2014
Amber coloured beer with extreme foam production. Light aroma of cane sugar and malt. Taste is sweet malt. A bit like barley wine.


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