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St. Feuillien Cuvée De Noël - Brasserie St. Feuillien

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St. Feuillien Cuvée De NoëlSt. Feuillien Cuvée De Noël

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

283 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 283
Reviews: 207
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 9
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie St. Feuillien visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 10-22-2002)
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Reviews by ROMER79:
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ROMER79

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Th pour was a bubbly chestnut brown with a two finger tan head. Caramel, candy brown sugar, and fruits were present in the smell. It had a caramel, candy sugar taste with a alcohol after note. It is easy to drink but carbonated a little strong. Refreshing on the palate with a tiny bit of after burn kick.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2008 02:39:31 | More by ROMER79
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-23-2014 23:56:49 | More by DrBier
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bowzer4birdie

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-11-2014 18:05:48 | More by bowzer4birdie
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Joshmistake

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-17-2014 12:31:13 | More by Joshmistake
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Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-28-2014 23:45:23 | More by afsdan
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a very hazy very dark reddish brown in color with light to moderate amounts of active visible carbonation along the edges of the glass, significant amounts of large particulates in suspension, and some amber highlights. The beer has a finger tall foamy beige head that reduces to a medium sized thick patch of medium bubbles surrounded by a very thin film covering the majority of the remainder of the surface of the beer and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate to strong aromas of caramel and toffee malt sweetness with moderate notes of brown sugar and dark fruit (raisins). Light aromas of spices (cinnamon and clove).

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of slightly sweet caramel and toffee malts with a moderate presence of brown sugar. There is a moderate presence of dark fruits (raisins) and moderate amounts of spices (cinnamon, clove, and allspice). Light amounts of bitterness in the finish which does not linger for long.

M: Slightly heavier than medium bodied with heavy amounts of carbonation. Slightly prickly on the tongue.

O: Really nice holiday spice flavors really complement the dark fruit flavors of the BSDA. Very easy to drink but it is obvious this is a big beer and quite enjoyable. Best sipped slowly and would probably be great while sitting by the fireplace on Christmas Eve while waiting for the fat man to come visit.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 00:32:03 | More by dbrauneis
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metter98

New York

3.93/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: The beer is hazy and very dark brown in color. It poured with a quarter finger high off white head. It is hard to see through, but it appears that particulates of yeast are floating near the bottom of the glass. The head died down, but left a thin layer of bubbles that mostly covered the surface and left a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of dark fruits and clumped Yeast are present in the nose.
T: Just like the smell, the taste has flavors of yeast and dark fruits along with some hints of malty sweetness.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate anud has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer has lots of yeast in the taste, but also has nice amounts of dark fruits in the smell and the taste. No alcohol is perceptible.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 00:29:41 | More by metter98
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GetTheYayo

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

05-03-2014 02:29:50 | More by GetTheYayo
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KJ2013

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

04-27-2014 19:58:15 | More by KJ2013
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superspak

Michigan

4.1/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle into signature chalice; 9/2007 date on the cork. Pours very hazy dark reddish brown color with a 1 finger fairly dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of raisin, prune, fig, caramel, toast, toffee, brown sugar, brown bread, molasses, clove, light chocolate, herbal, and toast/yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good complexity and balance of dark/bready malt and fruity/earthy yeast ester flavors; with good strength. Taste of big raisin, prune, fig, caramel, toast, toffee, brown sugar, brown bread, molasses, light chocolate, clove, herbal, floral, and toast/yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of raisin, prune, fig, caramel, toast, toffee, brown sugar, brown bread, molasses, light chocolate, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Damn nice complexity and big robustness of dark/bready malt and fruity/earthy yeast flavors; with a great malt/yeast ester flavor balance and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a smooth and moderately creamy/slick mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent Belgian strong dark ale. All around great balance and complexity of dark/bready malt and fruity/earthy yeast ester flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2014 04:33:08 | More by superspak
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-16-2014 14:17:56 | More by Fettpopps
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Croatia (Hrvatska)

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Rihup

Illinois

5/5  rDev +24.4%

03-03-2014 02:55:47 | More by Rihup
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alienlifeforcecube

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

01-03-2014 23:06:34 | More by alienlifeforcecube
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jandadeboer

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

12-30-2013 18:49:16 | More by jandadeboer
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MaevaS

France

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

12-29-2013 19:30:06 | More by MaevaS
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stealth

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-28-2013 04:07:19 | More by stealth
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JTuomi

Finland

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

12-26-2013 18:27:48 | More by JTuomi
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StJamesGate

New York

4.01/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Surprisingly pale cherry amber with egg challah-yellow foam head that rims like mad.
Baked apple, spice, petrol, and ginger cake nose - deep.
Fruitcake malts, some poached pear esters, mild yeast spice, and grassy hops to end.
Cola finish and cherry stone linger.
Medium, round, smooth, chewy.

Shows lighter than expected, but nothing missing as far as flavor. Solid all arounder. No burn, yeast is under-, fruit and cake both - can't fault is as last beer of Christmas night.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2013 22:05:44 | More by StJamesGate
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GRUUMSH

Belgium

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

12-25-2013 12:42:50 | More by GRUUMSH
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supermeniscus

Netherlands

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-22-2013 19:59:47 | More by supermeniscus
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qubit

Germany

3.7/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Beautiful amber color; luscious head.
Slightly alcholic on the nose. Pleasant mouthfeel.

Overall, a very good beer but nothing that stands out and says "pick me!".

I'm going to put a bottle down and try it next year, then I'll re-review.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2013 13:13:14 | More by qubit
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nittoh

Japan

3.29/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Aroma: Phenolic, spicy aroma.
Appearance: Amber color, head is huge.
Flavor: Sweet. Spicy flavor is dominant. Sweet finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium-full body and alcoholic character. A little bit hot.
Overall: Sweet spicy Belgian ale. Too sweetness destroys total balance.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2013 03:32:53 | More by nittoh
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samEBC

Belgium

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

11-30-2013 21:58:45 | More by samEBC
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bsp77

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving glass: Poured from tap into Tulip.

Appearance: Very cloudy orangish-brown with not too much head (but it was from tap and I didn't see the pour).

Smell: Hard to pinpoint, but I am getting traces of overripe fruits, raisins, butterscotch, fruitcake and spices.

Taste: Like the aroma, this is a wide mix of notes that mostly work well together but make it hard to describe. Plum, raisin, butterscotch, fruitcake, coconut and licorice all seem to be in there. The finish is lightly spicy and even a little cognac like.

Feel: Medium to full body that is smooth and chewy. Carbonation is lower than it would be if from the bottle.

Overall: This really does have a Christmas vibe going on. I like it.

Serving type: on-tap

11-23-2013 13:55:40 | More by bsp77
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St. Feuillien Cuvée De Noël from Brasserie St. Feuillien
90 out of 100 based on 283 ratings.