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Corsendonk Christmas Ale - Brouwerij Corsendonk

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Corsendonk Christmas AleCorsendonk Christmas Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

885 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 885
Reviews: 535
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 56
Gots: 57 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Corsendonk visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 11-22-2001)
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Elfastball7

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-20-2011 00:19:57 | More by Elfastball7
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Delaware

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Illinois

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12-21-2011 03:13:45 | More by fergster75
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United Kingdom (England)

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California

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02-01-2012 07:44:59 | More by EddieG28
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matthewwiley

Alabama

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03-07-2012 16:41:28 | More by matthewwiley
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murraymj

Ohio

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-26-2011 02:38:20 | More by murraymj
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wsfletch

Louisiana

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10-29-2012 03:47:26 | More by wsfletch
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csrbv

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-31-2011 12:41:58 | More by csrbv
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Dasa1044

New York

5/5  rDev +20.2%

Picked this up as a Christmas gift, and shared gift with the happy recipient!

Pour: Dark brown, almost black. Not as thick as expected building a nice head.

Nose: Subtle spices, and mildly hoppy smell. Very pleasant.

Taste: Much lighter taste than the alcohol content would suggest. Definitely a surprise. Lot's of great flavors to discern. Cloves, Cinnamon and nuts.

Mouthfeel: Very smooth, not thick at all, very lively carbonation.

Overall: It really made the perfect Christmas gift. A beer to savior.

12-27-2011 15:55:17 | More by Dasa1044
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bigdaddypolite

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +20.2%

11-19-2011 02:45:39 | More by bigdaddypolite
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kayrex

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.2%

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Chetti

New Jersey

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bradklingel

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.2%

11-17-2011 19:07:41 | More by bradklingel
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soxandbeer

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.2%

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greg4579

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-06-2011 00:55:50 | More by greg4579
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kstokem

New York

5/5  rDev +20.2%

Had Corsendonk Christmas Ale on draught at Mahar's Pub in Castleton-on-Hudson just before Christmas. It was offered at $5 for 10 oz. or $10/20oz. I started with a 10 oz. but had to follow it with a second 10 oz. It was one of those "oh I have the perfect beer for me" evenings.

Unfortunately, this beer is seasonal. I went back after Christmas and it was gone. Mahar said he was trying to obtain another keg. It was being searched for among the diminishing stock of Corsendonk Christmas Ale in the Albany/Capital Region, NY.

I hope to check in with Mahar tomorrow to see if he was successful in getting more.

If you come across Corsendonk Christmas Ale
on draught, don't drink it, save it for me.

I have had Corsendonk Christmas Ale in bottles a few times before and it is great that way too, but to my mind, no beer is better in the bottle than it is when you can get it draught style. I did however, recently purchase 2 750ml bottles so I could enjoy the Ale sometime later this year.

I recommend the Mahar's Pub in Castleton on Hudson, NY. It is a small neighborhood off-shoot of the long term, well established Mahar's Pub neighborhood pub on Madison Ave. in Albany, NY. Both Mahar's are serious places to drink a huge international variety of great beers.

01-18-2011 20:49:00 | More by kstokem
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reeemer

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-30-2011 02:35:32 | More by reeemer
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talkingpoints

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +20.2%

The one beer that I just absolutely love!!! A great brewery that produces the Monk Brown Abbey Ale has stepped it up a notch with this seasonal offering. This dark beer is not renowned for its hops(which are on the light side) but for its maltiness. It is a thick and rich beer with flavors and spices pouring out. You don't really have to think hard about this one but rather just sit back and sip that 750Ml of magic malt. this should be the favorite seasonal offering of any Guiness drinker. Once again. Wow

12-30-2004 16:55:43 | More by talkingpoints
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taigor

New York

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-16-2011 13:30:49 | More by taigor
Corsendonk Christmas Ale from Brouwerij Corsendonk
93 out of 100 based on 885 ratings.