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RATINGS: 1374   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Previously 8.1%

On the palate this silky smooth ale is predominantly malty, with smoky, spicy and citrusy notes, and a long, lingering finish that is lightly tart and malty.

Editor’s note: Sold as both Corsendonk Christmas Ale and as King’s Blue in Norway.

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klipper13 (9) - SPAIN - JAN 22, 2017 does not count
Bought from birrabox. Pours a dark brown color with a medium head that lasts for 1,5 min. Medium carbonation. Aroma has some alcohol and a hint of citrus, not very good for me. Great body. The taste is complex, spicy. The aftertaste has some bitterness and a bit of swetness. Very good beer overall.

3.8
g_georgiou (591) - CYPRUS - JAN 15, 2017
Slightly hazy brown body with a thin beige head. Aroma is pleasant dried fruit, some spice, orange peel. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter. Medium body, soft carbonation, oily texture.

3.5
gyhallmanti (592) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 11, 2017
25cl bottle at home. Pours a dark brown colour with a big soapy beige head which slowly recedes to a thin layer on top and leaves a fair amount of lacing. Aroma of dark malts, spices, prunes, candy sugar, raisins, berries. Taste is fairly sweet, light bitter with a sweet and warming finish. Notes of spices, liquorice, thyme, rosemary, caramel, raisins, prunes, dark malts. Texture is creamy, medium bodied with moderate carbonation

3.5
DrSteveBrule (52) - - JAN 7, 2017
750 ml from Monastery Greetings (Belgian-Style Ales). Pours a dark brown with a lingering tan head. Aroma isn't pungent but still complex with spices, roasted grains, and yeast. Taste is surprisingly light for the color. Spicy with some roastiness. Mouthfeel is light and effervescent but has a long, spicy, toasty aftertaste that sticks around. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
MattMex (21) - ITALY - JAN 7, 2017
One of the few Christmas Ale, I have found in Italy...Cereal malt and a spicy taste, are the principal caracteristics. Full body and a lightly brown color. Good!!!

2.7
txspartan (1085) - Berchem, BELGIUM - JAN 2, 2017
Sweet, licorice and sadly some metal aromas. Head lasts a while with large bubbles. Dark chocolate, sweet red fruits and metal flavours.

3.7
drmet (997) - GERMANY - DEC 30, 2016
L: -pours a hazy ruby red with a medium,foamy,beige head -low carbonation visible S: -Earthy,Plums,Rose Hip,Sweet,cooked Potatoes,Cherries T: -fruit Syrup.Earthy,Raisins,cooked Potatoes,Figs,Plums F: -medium to high carbonation -light to medium body -faint Alcohol noticeable O: A solid Winter Ale.

3.7
Capa (3336) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - DEC 27, 2016
Deep brown with a tall head. Dark, non-roasted malts, dark fruits, a healthy dose of spice but not overwhelming, sweet crystal malt, rice fig/raisin/plum finish. Hearty and well balanced.

4.2
RoyDeSmet (12) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 25, 2016
Medium to full bodied beer: light creamy texture, lively carbonation. Fresh, light-sour with hints of apple syrup. Well-balanced.

3.8
Msdrbeat (780) - East Lansing, USA - DEC 24, 2016
On tap at Crown. Pours brown with white lacing. Very malty and smooth. Bit of grape taste.


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