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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Interpretation of French/Belgian Biere de Noel (Christmas beer). Blue Mountain Barrel Houses Blitzen is a dark ruby-hued ale fermented with Rochefort Trappist brewerys signature yeast. Light notes of dark stone fruits blend with the subtle spiciness of the yeast to produce a well-balanced 7% alcohol delicious seasonal beer.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (47622) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2014

Bottle 750ml. corked.

Clear medium to dark amber - red brown color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, candy, moderate yeasty, yeast. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, yeast, fruity, candy, light dark fruit. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20131229]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (43361) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
75 cL bottle. Pours hazy brown to orange with a thick off white head. Aroma is toasted and caramelish. Smooth malty, caramelish. Lingering fruity and mellow caramelish. Light bitter and mellow fruity finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (36537) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2014
Bottled. An amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and bread. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, over ripe fruits, caramel, and bread, leading to a dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (27375) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2014
Bottle at Ungstrup. Clear orange-red coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, bread and dried fruits. Fruity flavour of caramel, bread and dried fruits. Sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (25619) - Malm, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle @ Ungstrup. Pours an amber color with a longlasting off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma with weak yeasty hints. Fruity malty spicy yeasty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty finish.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (23631) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 23, 2017
Draft at the source. Clear maroon amber color, tan head. Aroma of spiced plums. Taste is sweet spiced dark fruit. decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (19371) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Clear dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light yeasty. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 291213

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (17970) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, malt, yeast and hops. Little sour.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (16587) - DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown with big beige head. Aroma is malt, yeast, dark fruits, caramel and a little candy sugar. Flavour is malt, caramel, yeast, dark fruits, little plume, medium sweet, little candy sugar and a little bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (15141) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle shared by Dutchdrebus and me @ weekly tasting. A bit unclear red brown color, full sized off-white to beige head. Smell malts, lightly yeast, raisins, herbs or spices. Taste malts, herbs or spices clearly, some raisins, yeast. A bit sweet-bitter in the finish. Hmm Im not convinced but its decent.


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