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Brewed by Brasserie St-Feuillien / Friart
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Le Roeulx, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1042   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer has a generous head - compact and firm. Its slightly brown colour is the result of the roasted barley. It has a dark ruby brown colour and a very intense aroma. The aromatic herbs and spices used greatly enhance its delicious smell. This beer is full-bodied with a smoothness that is the result of the synergy of caramelized malts, carefully controlled fermentation and long cold storage. St Feuillien Cuvée de Noël has a very subtle bitterness that is the dominant flavour in this harmonious ale that strikes a perfect balance between all the different ingredients.

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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
erickok (5688) - Leuven, - JAN 20, 2013
Copper brown body and yellowish kaki head. Lots of spices, cinnamon, red apple, clove and sweet crusty bread. Lively carbonation, sweet start but more roasted malts and bitterness later on. Warming body, ending not too long but rich in flavour. Very refined and just enough spice. Tasty for for sure, although it could even be richer. (33cl bottle from Cave Gambrinus)


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SeniorZozo (1458) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 20, 2017
@ Budapest, Csakajosor // Pours dark red amber with rich head in of white. Taste is also fruity with yeast and light sour. Palate is rather short but sharp with even some bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
john44 (2660) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2017
Bottle. Amber Brown. Sweet & aromatic, tangy, fruity (oranges & dark fruits) & spicy Christmas ale. Aromatic herbs & spices. Caramel malty & vanilla. Low bitterness. Warming alcohol. Fruity spicy caramel malty dryish finish. (2008)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
murran (596) - - FEB 4, 2017
Pours a redish brown body with a large beige head. Aroma of sweets and dried fruits. Taste is rich of malty flavours but foremost raisins. Very nice and well balanced.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
caribou43 (800) - Lausanne, SWITZERLAND - FEB 4, 2017
I bought this bottle at amstein and I drank it in family yesterday in Lausanne. In my opinion, it is a pleasant beer. The color is brown and orange, brown and white foam. The carbonation is average. The taste is sweet, malty, bready, good notes of apricot candy sugar, some hop. For a Christmas edition, there is maybe a lack of ginger bread, good one.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenL8 (117) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 27, 2017
Nice Belgian Christmas ale but slightly overrated. Aroma is very sweet and sugary. Taste is sweet and Belgian (candi sugar). Finish is very nice, sweet, bitter and loads of toffee. Average Belgian with a very nice finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jorn69 (2880) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JAN 27, 2017
Tasting @ Havregatan 20170127. Bottle (750 ml) from Belgolådan. Malty and spicy, caramely and yeasty, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry, malty and spicy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gaultier (1639) - SWEDEN - JAN 27, 2017
Beer tasting @ Jorn69 27/1-17. Bottle from Belgolådan. Malty with dried fruits and spices. Body is medium, the finish is malty and spicy.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stifler84 (39) - Klippan, SWEDEN - JAN 27, 2017
Beer tasting at Jorn69, Havris, Ängelholm 170127. Bottled from Belgolådan. To malty and to much singel note.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fillepolo (778) - SWEDEN - JAN 27, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 27, 2017 Beer tasting @ Jorn69. Bottle from belgolådan. Pours a amber colour beer with a medium head. Dried fruit with malt, yeast and caramel. Dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
roldano (120) - - JAN 20, 2017
Espuma beige marroncita bastante esponjosa, marrón cobrizo con destellos rojizos apreciándose algunas burbujas brotar, aroma a fruta madura, sabor con notas dulces y regusto sabroso y permanente.


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