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De Ranke Père Noël - Brouwerij De Ranke

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De Ranke Père NoëlDe Ranke Père Noël

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BA SCORE
86
very good

329 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 329
Reviews: 215
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.86%
Wants: 3
Gots: 11 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Ranke visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stcules on 12-04-2001)
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.58/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

11.2 oz beer poured into a tulip glass.

Appearance: The beer poured a one finger head that has reduced to a thin puffy layer. it is hazy orange brown color with some clarity and signs of carbonation coming up through the glass. Some lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: fruitiness, bready malts, yeasty esters, earthiness, spiciness, Belgian candy.

Taste: boozy, bready, Belgian candy, bitterness

Mouthfeel: Smooth, low to medium carbonation, medium bodied, a little chewy, and a bit booze to warms things up.

Overall: Average and good BSPA. Enjoyable, but there are others that I would go to first.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2012 00:52:26 | More by Flounder57
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Poured from 750 mL bottle into snifter. Paper wrapper says best before end of 08 20 18. Bottle cap says expires 10/08/18.
A: Pours a murky golden-orange hue with a massive 4 inch rocky white head. Excellent retention and decent lacing.
S: Orange zest, spicy and grassy hops, mild grapefruit, melon, pear, honey, and white pepper. Quite deep and complex.
T: Strong white pepper followed by herbal and grassy hops (more bitter than I was expecting). Fruit hits later with delicate pear, light citrus, and a hint of melon.
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De Ranke Père Noël from Brouwerij De Ranke
86 out of 100 based on 329 ratings.