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Bush De Noël - Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl

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705 Ratings

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Ratings: 705
Reviews: 431
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 26
Gots: 45 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Andreji on 12-08-2001)
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

kylehay2004, Dec 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

BKBassist, Dec 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

nyrblue2, Dec 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

wattoclone, Dec 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

DrumKid003, Dec 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Boone757, Dec 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

GreesyFizeek, Dec 20, 2013
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5/5  rDev +24.1%

revooner, Dec 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

bigbluebeerguy, Dec 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

jmjwolfman, Dec 19, 2013
Photo of LiquidAmber
4.28/5  rDev +6.2%

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a hazy medium to dark coppery amber with a half finger fine ivory colored head with great retention and pillowy lacing. Rich aroma of caramel malt, dark fruit, brown sugar, Belgian yeast and spicing. Wow, flavor is sweet caramel malt, pear, light and dark stone fruit, sweet syrup, bready Belgian yeast, cinnamon and clove; both warming and a bit boozy, almost reminiscent of a fruit liqueur. Sharp bitter finish with residual sweetness. Medium, creamy body. A warming, sweet, intensely flavored dark strong ale with all the Belgian spicing and yeast elements expected. Perhaps a bit on the boozy side, but if approached as a strong, but tasty sipper, perfect for the holidays. Definitely a candidate for aging to mellow out the alcohol.

LiquidAmber, Dec 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

mc4z, Dec 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

BubalooBrewMaster, Dec 17, 2013
Photo of Braheem
4.98/5  rDev +23.6%

Really like this dark ale. It pours a deep dark orange with particali floating about from the re-fermentation. I love a good strong dark Belgium and this beer is no exception.

This beer is so smooth and well carbonated it's far to easy to have one to many...there is some boozy warmth to the taste and feel but that's what makes it a perfect winter warmer.

Overall an awesome beer, look forward to picking this up next x-mas season.

Braheem, Dec 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

StoutItOutLoud, Dec 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

campfirebrew, Dec 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

ejimhof, Dec 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Luiz0930, Dec 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

PJHOY, Dec 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

kscaldef, Dec 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

This is your classic Belgian strong ale, and to me a beer that is versatile beyond just the Christmas holiday. 2013 vintage drinking well immediately. dark rum color to it, with an active but short lived cream colored head. I smell a ton of dried fruit and booze in this, alcohol soaked raisins and plums come to mind, as well as a classic dried cherry sweetness. the malt is darker, but not black at all, caramel and amber, bready in taste, with very little real spice flavor in this at all, just a prominent Belgian yeast strain and then the booze. its not as complex as some, but its put together well and allows the yeast to be the star here. I think this has range all through winter, regardless of when the holidays are. if its cold out, this is a fine winter warmer. it finishes a little sweeter than I want it to, which makes it a bottle to pass around. well carbonated though, and one of those beers you sort of appreciate that the booze level isn't hidden at all. a reminder of the season.

StonedTrippin, Dec 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

mte1972, Dec 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

DBosco, Dec 11, 2013
Photo of drpimento
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Served at a good temperature with a large, foamy, frothy, cream-colored head that settles slowly, and good lacing. Color is a clear medium honey amber. Aroma is malt, candy sugar, caramel, spice, yeast. Flavor's like nose, sweet, then bitter, followed distantly by tang mixed with the candy sugar, yeast, and suggestion of hop. Body is good but carbonation a little weak. Finish is like flavor, strength is there, good quaffing.

drpimento, Dec 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

csustar001, Dec 10, 2013
Bush De Noël from Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl
90 out of 100 based on 705 ratings.