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Affligem Noël - Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem

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553 Ratings
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Ratings: 553
Reviews: 339
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 37
Gots: 41 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Bierman9 on 12-18-2001

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Ratings: 553 | Reviews: 339
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A: Beautiful translucent ruby red with a light tan head.

S: Cherry, ginger, and nectary orange in the nose.

T: Cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, cherry, orange, ginger, very christmasy and tasty.

M: Medium bodied and smoothish.

O: Delicious. It has that orange flavor to it that (along with the season's spices, of course) is characteristic of Belgian winter/Christmas ales. This is one of my favorites of the style and from the brewery.

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A-pours a medium brown color with an off white head
S-fig raisins brown sugar and brandy
T- dark fruits greet the palate with a brandy wood taste,next brown sugar and plums mixed with cherries all mixed with a spicy hoppy finish
M-full bodied with medium carbonation fruity and spicy
O-great winter ale with a little alcohol heat great dark fruit and spice flavor

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Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a crimson color with good clarity when held up to light with vision of slow moving bubbles coming up through the glass. Layered lacing as the beer was drank.

Smell: Bananas, toffee, bready malts, spicy yeast, and warm boozy alcohol.

Taste: Bananas, cherries, toffee, creamy, bready flavor, spicy yeast, nice warm alcohol, and mild bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Silky, creamy, smooth, full bodied, sipper, nice warm booze, and low carbonation.

Overall: A nice brew for this Nor'easter coming our way. Good to be inside with this tasty brew.

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A- deep amber with ruby accents. Short lived beige head, which fades to a thin ring if foam that leaves sheets of lacing on the sides of the glass.

S- brandy soaked figs and raisins, brown sugar, dried plums, dried cherry.

T- figs, brown sugar, dried cherries, and the finish shows some alcohol and a spicy hop presence.

M- full bodied, light prickly carbonation.

O- fantastic, absolutely fantastic.

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Affligem Noël from Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem
91 out of 100 based on 553 ratings.