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De Dolle Stille Nacht - Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

797 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 797
Reviews: 488
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 88
Gots: 92 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Alcohol has gone from 8% to 12% in recent years due to better yeast performance; according to Kris Kerteler.

(Beer added by: Todd on 03-25-2001)
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deadonhisfeet

Kentucky

4.41/5  rDev +5.8%

2012 bottling. Poured into a Lost Abbey Teku. The pour is very clear and has a lovely coppery-gold color (rather dark for the style). It sports a nice white head of fine foam. Decent retention for such a strong beer. On the nose I get some fruit notes, primarily apples and pears, as well as a little bit of clove.

Medium-full bodied with a nice, creamy feel and a fruity, complex flavor. Up front are loads of rich malty notes, fresh apples, pears, and bananas. At mid-palate I get allspice, ginger, and clove. It doesn't overpower the fruitiness, it just complements it. In the back of the palate is a hint of pepper and a pleasant alcohol warmth, both of which linger nicely.

Oh wow - this is one terrific beer! Rich malt, fresh fruit, baking spices, and warming alcohol all come together perfectly. Anyone who thinks Belgian Strong Pale Ales have to taste like Duvel is in for a shocker if they try this. If I come across another bottle of it, there's not way I'm passing it up. Highly recommended.

02-23-2014 20:24:29 | More by deadonhisfeet
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Hypersomnia

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

02-23-2014 04:19:12 | More by Hypersomnia
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THEOPTIMATOR88

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

02-22-2014 22:00:40 | More by THEOPTIMATOR88
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.1%

02-22-2014 20:34:29 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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braican

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

02-22-2014 01:42:00 | More by braican
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Maillard

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

02-18-2014 10:05:59 | More by Maillard
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Snowdog

Ohio

5/5  rDev +19.9%

02-14-2014 23:11:16 | More by Snowdog
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ortie

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

02-13-2014 01:21:37 | More by ortie
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CDCNAM

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

02-12-2014 06:07:09 | More by CDCNAM
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

02-09-2014 13:21:12 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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sfore8

Netherlands

5/5  rDev +19.9%

02-05-2014 17:17:10 | More by sfore8
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M1A2

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.1%

02-04-2014 16:37:55 | More by M1A2
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scott2269

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

02-02-2014 21:00:48 | More by scott2269
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

02-02-2014 01:26:55 | More by JakerLou
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Dylanjf

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

02-01-2014 20:06:06 | More by Dylanjf
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ThreeFishes

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

01-30-2014 03:51:34 | More by ThreeFishes
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Schmoog

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

01-29-2014 19:17:37 | More by Schmoog
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jnardone235

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

01-26-2014 04:06:53 | More by jnardone235
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danielfda

Italy

5/5  rDev +19.9%

01-25-2014 22:10:37 | More by danielfda
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Rick778

California

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

01-24-2014 04:39:06 | More by Rick778
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sneaks2210

New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

01-22-2014 02:04:55 | More by sneaks2210
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Griffith

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

01-21-2014 02:47:31 | More by Griffith
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BostonPhilly

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.1%

01-19-2014 19:38:25 | More by BostonPhilly
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babaracas

Florida

4.1/5  rDev -1.7%

Pours a hazy reddish orange with fast fading dense white head; streaks of lace on the glass. Smell: pear, buttered toast, caramel, mild spiciness and floral note, dried apricot. Taste: soft pear, white grape, red delicious apple, spice cake and caramel, spicy with sugary pale backing. Fullish bodied, creamy into pillowy carb. Tasty.

01-15-2014 06:10:03 | More by babaracas
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bram325

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

01-06-2014 14:40:20 | More by bram325
De Dolle Stille Nacht from Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers
93 out of 100 based on 797 ratings.