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Brewed by Boelens
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Belsele, Belgium

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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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3.2
larsga (7656) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2014
Lasting huge beige head. Clear deep brown body. Vinous honey aroma with apple and spice notes. Dry-sweet spicy honey taste with apple notes. Mid-to-full body. Mildish mouthfeel. Dryish spicy honey aftertaste with buttery notes. Nice, vivid, drinkable. (0.33l bottle from the brewery.)

3.4
vtafro (7444) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 20, 2014
(backlog) Bottle at a tasting at maxxdaddy’s, As Santa bee. Hazy brown pour with tan head. Spice, yeast, sweet malt, and other belgian tones.

3.4
larsniclas (7217) - Billdal, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2008
Bottled. Hazy amber. Small, off-white head. Roasted aroma from peat and some peanut-notes. Sweet and malty, a bit strange flavour. Peat, some tar and honey.

3.7
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2005
a sim rate: (bottle from Bier Circus, Croydon) One of the best aromas I’ve smelt in a long time... mostly liquorice. Thick palate. Red wine and sweet honey taste. Beautiful hazel-red colour. Plum in the aftertaste. I always keep the very last bit as a honey shot right at the end. I poured it in and it looks like solid mud!! It’s almost not even liquid. Sediment would be a completely different rate on its own. Pure honey. Absolutely glorious!

3.3
mike_77 (7085) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2011
Santa Bee: Aroma is very spicy and warming. A spice dominant flavour akin to a mulled wine. Quite smooth taste, low gas level. Good beer but a tad too spicy for me.

2.3
swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 29, 2011
draft at Blue Monk, Buffalo. Pretyy wierd shit, brown pour, really sour tart. Hard to figure if it was supposed to be like that?? Pretty much drain pour & i like sours

3.7
KnutAlbert (6791) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 16, 2014
Bottle from the brewery as Santa Bee. Dar. Candy sugar, nutmeg, the honey in this is not very prominent. Burned sugar, flowers, soot. Complex, highly enjoyable.

3.2
Holmen1 (6465) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUN 1, 2013
Flaske fra Belgisk Bryg: flott skum som det ofte er på belgiske. Aroma som minner om umodne kirsebær. Smaken bringer også tankene i retning av sure kirsebær. Lett munnfølelse, og de 8,7 (iflg. etiketten, ikke 8,5 som RB sier) vitaminene er slett ikke sjenerende til stede. Kort ettersmak. Hva den har med julen å gjøre, kanskje skal den være en motvekt til den fete julematen?

4.1
nuplastikk (6452) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 21, 2008
11.2oz Santa Bee bottle purchased in Belgium. Dark, thick, brown-amber color. Sweet with a honey-candi sugar finish. Mellow and drinkable and smooth for 8.5%. A very well-balanced Belgian Christmas Ale. I really have enjoyed all of this brewery’s honey beers, and this may be my favorite yet.

3.9
thedm (6319) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 9, 2004
The DM & Hotstuff’s European Honeymoon trip beer number 38. This bottled brew from the ’t Brugs Beertje pub in Brugge poured a medium sized head of fine to medium sized long lasting off-white colored bubbles that left behind a uncarbonated transparent dark brown colored body. It had a mild vinous aroma and a strong vinous malty palate that smoothened in the finish. Very good flavor. Goes down very easily.


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