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De Dolle Stille Nacht - Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

802 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 802
Reviews: 488
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 91
Gots: 94 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

jzlyo, Mar 04, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -34.1%

AlaskanYoung, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of buzzardman
4.66/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Aroma: Sweet caramel, slight belgian yeasty funk.

Appearance: Hazy golden amber, nice one finger off white head, some yeast chunks floating because of bottle conditioning.

Flavor: Sweet tart apple, light raisin in middle, with slight funk on finish. As it warms a brown sugar taste starts to come through and the tart apple fades.

Mouthfeel: Heavy, creamy, drying crisp finish, alcohol warming as i drink. Feels too heavy and thick at first but then quickly balances out with the fresh crisp tartness kicks in.

Overall: Very very good, excellent balance of sweet malt and light tartness, with a hint of funky yeast on the finish. This is one of my new favorites. $6.99 for 11.5floz

buzzardman, Feb 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

IronTom, Feb 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

sanford_and_son, Feb 24, 2014
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4.41/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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.

deadonhisfeet, Feb 23, 2014
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danielfda, Jan 25, 2014
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Rick778, Jan 24, 2014
De Dolle Stille Nacht from Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers
93 out of 100 based on 802 ratings.