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Eisenbahn Weihnachts Ale - Cervejaria Sudbrack Ltda

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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Dubbel |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Weihnachts Ale is Belgian Dubble styled Christmas beer with a 6.3% abv.

(Beer added by: soper2000 on 03-01-2005)
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Photo of schiaveto


4.1/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Amber-Copper coloured, good head formation, but not so good head stability.
Well balanced beer, malty and hoppy, with a pleasant presence of fermentation esters and superior alcohols.
A good ale, very drinkable.
Originally a "Christmas" season beer (not for the hot brazilian weather at december), it's currently brewed the hole year.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2006 13:04:12 | More by schiaveto
Photo of Beeryce


3.95/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Brought 2 of these back with me from Brazil and enjoyed one with Christmas Dinner and reviewed the other. Matched well with turkey and ham. Both true to style and strangely different at the same time.

Pours a very thick volumous foamy white head that has little stability and retention, produceing little laceing. The color is a crystal clear amber orange that is very pleaseing. The huge amount of carbonation quickly dissapates.

The nose is very strongly phenolic with alot of the same profile as a hefeweisen. There is an underlying sweet malty character with notes of spice. Characteristic of style there is no real hop profile to the nose.

The taste however is strongly of bitter hops with the malt almost entirely undiscernable. In fact the malt can only breifly be tasted amoung the spice and hop bitterness. The spice is nice but would be better if the malt was more pronounced. The taste does not have much in common with a Dubbel in my opinion. The color is much lighter, as is the malt character and mouthfeel, which is slightly thick and suits the beers as it is.

The drinkability is not real high, but it goes great with food and as a Christmas or Celebration Beer it is as it should be. I would like it better if it was maltier, but still a very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2007 01:44:52 | More by Beeryce
Photo of israelleoni


3.68/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Shows a light brown colour, presenting a good head with no stability. The best word to define this beer is wood. Since the colour to it´s flavour you can remember the wood flavour with some bitterness at the end , don´t forgetting the strong alcoholic presence. I´ve bought a six pack from the website, no problem to finish them in a week.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2007 18:13:39 | More by israelleoni
Photo of vhmf1978


3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

03-16-2014 02:14:08 | More by vhmf1978
Photo of srbcurti


3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

06-10-2013 20:41:05 | More by srbcurti
Photo of FLima


3.18/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Amber color with a two finger head that dissipated quickly.
Light fruity aroma with malt and caramel notes.
Flavor of orange and apple juice, caramel, slightly toasted malts and floral hops.
Light body with good carbonation. Alcohol of 6.3% is better hidden here than in some Belgian ales despite the fact that it is lighter.
Good amber ale, not as complex as some Belgian ones, but still a good local choice. One of the best Eisenbahn options.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2013 00:15:12 | More by FLima
Photo of DoubleJ


3.08/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

It´s almost Christmas, and that means Weihnacht´s Ale. I couldn´t get this on my last trip, but now I have a 12 ounce bottle ready to go, so on to the beer:

Pale toasted orange describes the color of this beer, along with a slightly creamy head that drops to a thin lace. A little toasted malt in the aroma. Rusty grain too. Add a bite of a apple and a small injection of yeast. What you smell is also what you taste, plus a little bit of hops. It´s an okay Christmas beer, but it´s not going to put me in a festive mood.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2009 02:14:13 | More by DoubleJ
Eisenbahn Weihnachts Ale from Cervejaria Sudbrack Ltda
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