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Christmas Ale - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,649 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,649
Reviews: 599
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 132
Gots: 239 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: seaoflament on 10-23-2007)
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3.7/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bkwhoppa66
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NJBeer265
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jtrigonis
4.61/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SlapPalsPodcast
4.56/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A brilliant holiday ale, my favorite, in fact. Rich and complex with tones of delightful spice. Surprisingly easy to drink quickly...though I wouldn't recommend rushing this one.

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4.6/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JoeD15
4.19/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of polopaul20
4.6/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WoostaBia
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of leitmotif
3.63/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.48/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ken_P
4.06/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of charles_walker1980
4.49/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.8/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JackieKu
3.9/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.24/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of MartzMimic
4.16/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at McNellie's OKC. Pours a reddish brown with a fantastically creamy head that hangs around for a long time. Thick, substantial lacing on the glass. It's a bit cold, and I imagine the temperature is keeping the aroma subdued. There's some breadiness and a bit of spice. Lots of dark fruit and spices on the tongue, much like a fruitcake. Sweet toffee on the end, but not a huge aftertaste. It's very creamy, but not overly thick. This is one of the better Christmas beers that I've tried, and I'll certainly choose this one again.

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4.2/5  rDev -0.7%

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Christmas Ale from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
95 out of 100 based on 1,649 ratings.