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De Dolle Stille Nacht Reserva 2010 - Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers

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De Dolle Stille Nacht Reserva 2010De Dolle Stille Nacht Reserva 2010

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

152 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 152
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 79
Gots: 60 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
De Dolle Stille Nacht aged in Bourdeaux wooden barrels for 25 months.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 12-13-2012)
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -41.9%

07-18-2013 03:21:31 | More by DonFrap
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ajzy

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -36%

05-14-2013 15:54:47 | More by ajzy
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largadeer

California

3/5  rDev -30.2%

03-26-2013 19:07:45 | More by largadeer
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Hugonaut13

Illinois

3/5  rDev -30.2%

08-11-2013 16:16:35 | More by Hugonaut13
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mattafett

Iowa

3/5  rDev -30.2%

04-02-2013 02:04:58 | More by mattafett
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Brabander

Netherlands

3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

05-10-2014 13:54:17 | More by Brabander
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

3.38/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

pour is hazed ruby red with orange edges and a foamy off white head. Nose is a mixed malt, caramel, burnt brown sugar, and light musk, some tart green apple, hint of wood and faint touch of red wine. Taste still has a touch of that burnt caramel, a touch papery, green apples provide a pleasant taste mid palate, yeast bill behind, faint oak and maybe a touch of juicy red wine and a hint of tartness. Body is heavy, soft carbonation, very smooth and easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2013 17:50:09 | More by cpetrone84
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leschkie

California

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

01-09-2013 15:15:17 | More by leschkie
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kscaldef

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

11-11-2013 02:24:02 | More by kscaldef
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

06-28-2014 11:48:38 | More by djrn2
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

02-10-2013 02:45:10 | More by acurtis
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Seaba

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

02-28-2013 14:36:25 | More by Seaba
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BuckTuckian

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

04-30-2014 12:31:26 | More by BuckTuckian
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claspada

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

12-07-2013 02:00:48 | More by claspada
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FullObs

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

04-30-2013 15:22:05 | More by FullObs
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Prost76

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

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Sean9689

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

01-14-2013 17:29:52 | More by Sean9689
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davewlfpckfan29

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

12-01-2013 04:28:59 | More by davewlfpckfan29
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Jeffo

Netherlands

3.88/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Got this one from the brewery back in January. I've had quite a few bottles/samples since then, but finally getting around to reviewing a bottle I drank alone while on vacation in France.

From a 750 into a wine glass
Aged in Bordeaux barrels for 25 months
Wet cork on this one

APPEARANCE: Pours a one finger, medium looking, off-white head with decent retention. Head quickly fades to a full foam cap. Clear amber orange in color with medium carbonation evident. A wisp remains until the end leaving some decent lacing down the glass.

SMELL: Pale malts, tart lemon aromas, some green apples, red wine and some deifnite oak on the nose. Bold and interesting for sure.

TASTE: Pale malts with some green apples, red wine and lots of tart lemon at the swallow. Bold finish of oak, red wine, tart lemon and some malty sweetness as a base. The green apples and red wine give this flavors of champagne for sure. Some alcohol lingers on the palate as well. Interesting for sure, and you can definitely detect the regular Stille Nacht under all the fun.

PALATE: Medium body and medium levels of carbonation. Semi-creamy on the palate, goes down okay with a bit of a scratch at the swallow and finishes slightly dry. Could be a little smoother. Oddly enough, I left ¼ of the bottle in the fridge over night and it smoothened out really nicely.

OVERALL: After going though a few of these, there is definitely some bottle variation. Some of them are champagne-like, such as this one, while others are more tart and fruity. I'm not sure how to tell which bottle is which without opening them, but all the bottles I've had with wet corks have been more champagne-like. Anyways, they've all been enjoyable in their own way, and I hope to continue to enjoy this beer into the future. Great stuff. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2013 15:49:42 | More by Jeffo
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dogfishandi

New York

4/5  rDev -7%

08-17-2013 17:03:33 | More by dogfishandi
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GRG1313

California

4/5  rDev -7%

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AxesandAnchors

Oregon

4/5  rDev -7%

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oline73

Maryland

4/5  rDev -7%

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rodkin

New York

4/5  rDev -7%

03-10-2013 22:22:49 | More by rodkin
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drewone

California

4/5  rDev -7%

12-15-2013 00:58:02 | More by drewone
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De Dolle Stille Nacht Reserva 2010 from Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers
95 out of 100 based on 152 ratings.