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Affligem Noël - Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

526 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 526
Reviews: 333
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 34
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 12-18-2001)
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Neil-Schimka

Illinois

4.52/5  rDev +10.8%

08-31-2014 23:26:49 | More by Neil-Schimka
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GeorgeCarroll

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

08-27-2014 14:49:05 | More by GeorgeCarroll
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craft_is_king

California

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

08-24-2014 19:34:05 | More by craft_is_king
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

2.94/5  rDev -27.9%

$ 8.99/11 oz draft tulip at Uno’s in Exton.PA
Aroma faint of spice and cherries
Head – virtually none, off white, fully diminishing to 1 mm broken layer
Lacing poor – few small islands of small bubbles
Body red, clear
Flavor very sweet spicy cherry cough syrup, alcohol; no hops, no diacetyl
Palate full, syrupy, soft carbonation

Appearance 3, Aroma 2.75, Flavor 3, Palate 3, Overall 2.9375. Final weighted score: 2.9375
Cough syrup from Christmas on tap the following August.

08-24-2014 01:49:19 | More by Ozzylizard
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LeerDayne

California

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

08-03-2014 19:51:32 | More by LeerDayne
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rob99er

California

4/5  rDev -2%

07-26-2014 23:29:04 | More by rob99er
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RDW

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

07-13-2014 22:27:01 | More by RDW
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bowzer4birdie

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

07-11-2014 18:03:25 | More by bowzer4birdie
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KAF

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

07-07-2014 03:29:52 | More by KAF
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gmcsierra91

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

07-06-2014 00:33:56 | More by gmcsierra91
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Sparky44

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%

07-05-2014 20:03:47 | More by Sparky44
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hurshybear

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -2%

06-26-2014 18:02:14 | More by hurshybear
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

06-03-2014 19:30:53 | More by ramrod666
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Noelito76

New York

3/5  rDev -26.5%

05-26-2014 12:03:21 | More by Noelito76
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NVP12345

New York

4.45/5  rDev +9.1%

A - A deep, cloudy brown-red. Medium-sized head that dissipated quickly. Lots of sediment in this one, I thought my glasses might have been dirty.

S - Subtle, sweet.

T - Hard-hitting, the fig/cherry/plum similar to their dubbel mixed with cinnamon, cloves, spices. Initial sweetness gives way to lasting bitterness. Delicious.

M - Fully carbonated, medium- to full-bodied. Typical Belgian.

O - I really enjoyed the Affligem Dubbel and Tripel, and once again they have impressed. Right up there with my favorite Belgian Christmas, the St. Bernardus. Would gladly purchase this beer again, maybe even go out of my way to seek it out.

05-13-2014 03:07:26 | More by NVP12345
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micropale

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

05-11-2014 21:22:49 | More by micropale
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beer64nut

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-01-2014 01:48:26 | More by beer64nut
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PorterLambic

Florida

4.24/5  rDev +3.9%

I gotta learn to pour better. I poured this gently, I thought, down the side of standard pint glass. Didn't tip it but my other hand was full. Well, I received a glass of foam for my trouble. I won't hold it against the beer.

Pours a dark, somewhat clouded, medium brown, lighter than maple syrup but not by much. A well formed, 2 finger high, tan head develops. Good retention, settles evenly to about 1/2".
Smell is malt, wood, miscellaneous fruits, a hint of hops. Very good balance.
Taste is malt, wood, a mix of light & dark fruits, some alcohol and hops. Great balance and nicely complex.
Medium bodied, light but tangy effervescence. A bit of warming develops after the temperature comes up some and some of the liquid goes down. Reasonably smooth to drink if not smooth across the tongue. A really fine brew.

04-30-2014 01:28:03 | More by PorterLambic
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NWHopinator

Oregon

4/5  rDev -2%

04-04-2014 20:02:23 | More by NWHopinator
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Element1290

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

03-19-2014 12:04:22 | More by Element1290
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Taologic

California

4/5  rDev -2%

03-07-2014 05:32:14 | More by Taologic
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ToddHolder

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%

03-02-2014 21:30:00 | More by ToddHolder
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ketan324

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2%

02-26-2014 16:19:11 | More by ketan324
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V3XX069

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

02-24-2014 03:24:44 | More by V3XX069
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CJRubes

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2%

02-20-2014 23:36:18 | More by CJRubes
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Affligem Noël from Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem
91 out of 100 based on 526 ratings.