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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

888 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 888
Reviews: 535
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 56
Gots: 58 | 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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4.34/5  rDev +4.3%

Quite possibly one of the best Christmas beers around. A deep mahogany with prominent beige head. Lots going on here: dark Belgian candi sugar, dark ripe fruits, hints of dates, brown sugar, and well balanced holiday spices. Very mild cocoa in the finish. Flavors are quite well pronounced, yet delicate and complements one another. Rich mouthfeel with ample carbonation. A beautifully crafted beer perfect for a cold winter night.

DmanGTR, May 02, 2014
Photo of Dirty_Island
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Dirty_Island, Apr 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

atrocity, Apr 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Keith_R, Apr 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Durandal_777, Apr 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

mnredsoxfan69, Apr 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

SoupKitchenBeerSnob, Apr 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

OriolesFan1008, Apr 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

jborg, Mar 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

NikD, Mar 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

mikefuski17, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of KTCamm
4.43/5  rDev +6.5%

Champagne bottle poured into a Duvel glass. 2/7

Pours medium dark brown, light on the bottom, darker on the top. Thick 1/2 inch white foam, fluffy. Sweet candy cherry nose. Fruity too. Smooth belgian yeast taste that expands. Strong carbonation. Cola background. Nutty. Touch of booze mixed in.

KTCamm, Mar 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

letshaveanother, Mar 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Iamjeff6, Mar 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

nakedninjaturtle, Mar 07, 2014
Photo of JamieDuncan
4.81/5  rDev +15.6%

Picked this beer up on clearance in February, guess they were clearing it out. Wonderful looking beer, thick and rich looking with great head, exactly what I would look for in a great beer. And then the smell, just as great. Then wow, tastes just as great. Could be a little more interesting but very smooth and tasty. Tastes maybe 5.5 max and is 8.5, wow. Excellent. Overall a great beer that is a must try and one I will looking to pick up again.

JamieDuncan, Mar 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

windypete, Mar 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Hypersomnia, Feb 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

VeganUndead, Feb 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

DeanCHS1980, Feb 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Lazaro, Feb 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

Lehighace06, Feb 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Jah_Json, Feb 11, 2014
Photo of Flounder57
4.26/5  rDev +2.4%

11.2 oz bottle was poured into a chalice.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger off white head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a dark crimson color with a little vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Nice lacing all the way down the glass.

Smell: Spicy yeast, clove, caramel, raisins, prunes, figs, sweetness, cherry, toffee, belgian candy, and a little orange.

Taste: This beer tastes as good as it smells. A little booze too folks.

Mouthfeel: Silky smooth, medium to full bodied, a little booze, medium carbonation, a little dry, a little chewy, and quite the sipper.

Overall: You can't go wrong. Corsendonk comes through as top notch once again.

Flounder57, Feb 11, 2014
Corsendonk Christmas Ale from Brouwerij Corsendonk
93 out of 100 based on 888 ratings.