overall
100
100
style
Brewed by Dubuisson
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Pipaix, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 406   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Like the Brasserie Dubuisson’s renowned Scaldis Prestige, Scaldis Prestige de Nuits is aged in oak barrels for six months. But Prestige de Nuits is made of Scaldis Noel aged in Bourgogne barrels from the world famous "Nuits St. Georges" vineyard. The result is an ale of extraordinary complexity and depth.

Bush de Noël, ripened for 7 months on wine casks from Burgundy (Nuits-St.-Georges).

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4.1
Leighton (21239) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2016
Bottle shared in London - big thanks to beersiveknown. Pours lightly hazy golden-brown with a dense, frothy off-white head. The aroma has some lightly tangy fruits, orange, bread, berries. Medium sweet flavour with a nice, light acidity that cuts through the body, some further orange, melon, pale bread. Medium to full bodied with massaging carbonation. Warming finish with restrained tang, some lemon, tangerine, a little orange peel, light woody dryness. Great balance overall. Well and drinkable.

3.8
Rasmus40 (20643) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Vintage 2010. Hazy reddish amber with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, red wine and wood. Flavor is quite sweet, moderate bitter and moderate acidic. Dry, moderate bitter and moderate acidic finish. 250615

4.2
fiulijn (20492) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 6, 2009
<i>Tasting at Papsoe</i>
Hazy dark amber color; small creamy head. The ageing in the wine barrels left a nice fruity and sour aroma, vinous and woody, very light chemical products, light alcohol. Good body strength, some sweetness but not cloying, caramel flavor with some fruiteness; together with the alcohol they create a paint remover feeling. At the end the alcohol starts warming. The aroma is wonderful, the flavor is good.

2.9
Koelschtrinker (20398) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 1, 2011
Intensiv hefiger Antrunk mit übertriebener Alkoholigkeit. Dies überrascht, dennd as Bier ist ansonsten eher mau und zeigt, abgesehen vom Antrunk, keine weiteren intensiven Aromen. Minimal nussig, hier noch wenig hefig. Schlichter Abgang mit wenig Süße. /9/9/9/fl/9

3.6
Theydon_Bois (19494) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2016
Bottle split at Bespin, big thanks to Beers I’ve Known and Leighton, 08/12/16. Hazed reddish amber with a decent light beige covering. Nose is earthy fruit rinds, nutty, woody, red wine tang, spice, fruit loaf. Taste comprises fruit rinds, spice, rising alcohol, sharp boost, red berry linger, sharp fruits, toffee, spice, light red berry rasp, soured fruit tang. Medium + to full body, fine carbonation, warming alcohol in the close. Decent strong ... drinks below the ABV.

4.3
rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 4, 2012
75 cl bottle, thanks to sebletitje. Somewhat hazy copper/amber beer with an offwhite head. Sourish vinous aroma, fruity, quite evident oak, leather aroma, dry woody, some red wine, berries, apples, grapes, figs,some almond, biscuits, notes of vinegar, sweetish, cork, red berries, acidic, hazelnuts and some brown sugar. Oaky flavor, vinous, some alcohol, vinegar, berries, hay notes, almond, red wine, vanilla notes. Great beer, just a little too much alcohol showing to take it all the way to the top. Woody finish, leather, berries and alcohol.

4.1
harrisoni (18578) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2009
Bottle at the Spotify tasting. Barrel aged funk. Pretty good in mouth. Lovely toffee and subtle toasted nutty woodiness. Some decent fruit. Very good and a lot better than I was expecting.

4
saxo (18301) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich fruits, red wine, wood, malt, caramel and hops. Nice and fruity. Very well balanced.

3.7
TBone (17530) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 25, 2011
Bottled 750ml (BZ, vintage 2011)
Deep ruby-brown color, small off-white head. Aroma is a bit sour, tart, cellary, oak, red wine/tannines, some fruits. Medium to full-bodied. Flavor has Belgian yeasty fruityness, toffee and then evident tannines, red grapes from Burgundy barrel. Alcohol - of course - but much less than in normal Bush-beers. Complex brew.

3.8
chrisv10 (17427) - DENMARK - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle, 13% 2010 vintage. Slightly hazy dark amber with tiny head. Aroma is malt, caramel, toasted, yeast, little candy, oak, wood and wine. Flavour is malt, caramel, toasted, red wine, sweet, slight over carbonated, oak, little wood, little dry, notes of brett and medium bitter.


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