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Yule - Boom Island Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

29 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 29
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 15.67%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boom Island Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: yamar68 on 12-30-2012)
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Reviews by Scotchboy:
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4.05/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Corked & caged 750ml from laymansbeerfan (thanks!), one year old, popped & shared on Thanksgiving and poured into a pint glass.

A: Extremely effervescent, slightly cloudy. Body is dark brown and opaque, with tons of tan head. Soapy lace coats the glass.

S: Big, dark malty tones, very fruity with notes of apple and clove, allspice and some nutmeg. Belgian yeast pokes through too...very fruity overall.

T: More of the same, lots of BSDA qualities with malty notes and even some caramel, apple skins, plum, and holiday spices. Alcohol heat is darn near invisible.

MF: Full bodied, yeasty and a bit chalky on the finish.

O: A really good holiday beer in my opinion, a nice age to enjoy it. Malty, fruity and spicy.

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3.85/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of pat61
4.35/5  rDev +13.6%

Slightly overripe fruit with a dash of spice on the nose over a suggestion of fruit cake.
Pours brilliant deep dark brown with a dense 3" foamy light tan head.
Fruit cake, spicy palate with toffee and caramel notes, prune, dried fig and a dash of anise lead the palate to pleasant bitter hop finish.
Very rich and creamy with a medium full body and above average effervescence.

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4.05/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Muddy dark chocolate brown with a healthy dose of creamy burnt latte head that leaves thick drapes of carbonation across the glass.

Caramel malts, cherry bark, molasses, almond, some milk chocolate, brown sugar, really damn smooth given the ABV.

Much better than the few reviews I've seen have indicated. The cherry and raspberry flavors are pushing tartness on the tongue... some cinnamon, more brown sugar, it finishes long and truly Belgian. Fruity yeast and sweet dark malts make for a wonderful aftertaste. No real discernible alcohol character.

Tasty.

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Black currant flavors were extremely sour. This is the second time that I've had this beer and both taste like they could be infected but I have been assured by each sender that they were not as they drank bottle from the same purchase.

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Yule from Boom Island Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.