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Gouden Carolus Noël / Christmas - Brouwerij Het Anker

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Gouden Carolus Noël / ChristmasGouden Carolus Noël / Christmas

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BA SCORE
89
very good

724 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 724
Reviews: 451
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 15.48%
Wants: 24
Gots: 49 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Gusler on 11-24-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.76/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of mr-jj
4.19/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On draft at Trails End. Nitro.

Pours a dark brown with a nice tan head. A very pretty nitro beer. Smell is quite nice - Christmas spices, dark fruits and booze. Very appropriate for winter. Flavor is similar to the nose with lots of sweetness, dark fruit and booze. Body is lighter than expected, with nice carbonation.

Overall, a very good beer that I enjoyed a lot.

Photo of M_J_Z
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Had this on draft last night. I enjoyed it. 3.75-4. It didn't blow me away but it was tasty. Very solid for the style. Definitely something I'd order again, though this isn't my favorite style and I'm not overly crazy about Belgian beers.

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1/5  rDev -74.6%

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1.5/5  rDev -61.9%

Photo of timontheroad
3.83/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured a dark reddish brown with a sparse tan head that faded immediately to a thin film. The aroma is sweet, with lots of licorice, some dark fruit notes and some spiciness. The taste is licorice and more licorice, with some cherry, raisin, figs, and kind of a "winey" taste. The mouthfeel is medium to light, with a bit of alcohol burn, very little carbonation. It seems like there's a lot of different flavors in this beer, but they aren't melded well. Not the best Christmas Ale out there, but a solid drinker nonetheless.

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2.12/5  rDev -46.2%

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4.76/5  rDev +20.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -30.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.11/5  rDev +4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.88/5  rDev +23.9%

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4.32/5  rDev +9.6%

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4.16/5  rDev +5.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.17/5  rDev +5.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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2/5  rDev -49.2%

Brown and not bad flavor going down. However, licorice aftertaste is terrible. I feel like I'm drinking Jagermeister. No thanks.

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3.32/5  rDev -15.7%

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4.6/5  rDev +16.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Gouden Carolus Noël / Christmas from Brouwerij Het Anker
89 out of 100 based on 724 ratings.