De Dolle Stille Nacht | Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers

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De Dolle Stille NachtDe Dolle Stille Nacht
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers
Belgium
dedollebrouwers.be

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Alcohol has gone from 8% to 12% in recent years due to better yeast performance; according to Kris Kerteler.

Added by Todd on 03-25-2001

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Avg:
4.12
pDev:
12.14%
 
 
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Photo of sweemzander
4.07/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

11.2oz bottle poured into a tulip. Bottled in 2010.

(A)- Pours a cloudy orange color. Some whispy white froth and lace.

(S)- A nice mellow yeasty lemon and banana. Some clay-like earth in there too. Even bits of biscuit and orange citrus in there too.

(T)- A big burst of bubbly citrus (orange, lemon, white grape, and pear). Plenty of earthy yeast and biscuit bits.

(M)- An enormous carbonation level; way too high actually. Though after that, there are some nicely integrated flavors in this. At the same time, I was shocked to see what the ABV level of this was; 12%?! sure fooled me!

(D)- A solid little beer. If the carbonation level was not so robust, this would get top marks for the style, though I bet this is just divine with a few years on it.

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Photo of dgilks
4.29/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy, bright orange colour with a big, rocky, white head. Decent head retention.

Massive vinous, alcoholic, fruity aromas with stone fruit notes and good spicy hop and phenol character.

Sharp, fruity BSPA with lots of coriander and yeasty, stone fruit esters. Big and bold.

Medium body with moderately high carbonation. Very good.

A delightful, fruity pale Belgiam with highly exaggerated yeast flavours. Excellent.

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Photo of Kshock
4.67/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- hazy golden color with a decent head retention. Nice lacing on the glass. Nice presentation.

S- very mellow but intricate aroma of Belgian yeast and spices. Can't quite pinpoint the spices but it is very nice.

T- great Belgian characteristics with a hint some warming spice. Very unique and subtle. I'm real enjoying this beer.

M- fluffy med body, lots of carbonation. Great clean finish. Very dry.

O- kick ass!!!

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Photo of hooliganlife
4.32/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

vintage 2001-2003 (unsure of exact date)

pours a deep vivid ruby copper with little to no head. appears very still. some light clingy carbonation at the bottom of the glass. oddly, it leaves light lacing.

sweet, boozy, deep dark cherry, dark fruit. some light vanilla.

very rich and sweet up front. lots of dark fruit with subtle hints of tobacco and leather. tastes like a rich port wine. alcohol is very subtle.

very thick, almost syrupy. smooth and velvety.

time has treated this very well. at $4 a bottle, i will get more.

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Photo of FosterJM
4.31/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

868th Review on BA
Bottle to Piraat Tulip
12 oz

2010

Purchased from Craft Wine and Beer, Reno, NV

App- A orange, hazy yellow beer with some yellow highlights. A huge three finger head with amazing sheen and cling down the sides.

Smell- A little bit of pear, yeast and spice. On a huge whiff, got a touch of citrus. Very aromatic and layered.

Taste- Oh boy! Big amounts of spice and yeast and citrus. Wonderfully layered and blended to create a great flavor profile with a lightness from the pale ale but assertive with the ABV. Very bold and works well.

Mouth- A medium bodied beer with a medium carbonation level. A bit spicy and thick. Needed to come down just a tad.

Drink- This was a damn good beer. Enjoyed it a lot and will have to wrangle a few more bottles for the holidays.

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Photo of MoreThanWine
4.71/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured a 1 1/4" white head. Hazy light apricot colored body. The smell is very complex and fruity - dried fruit, pineapple, fig, citrus, light malt. The taste includes all the above plus spices like ginger, and some molasses. Medium weight body and a substantially long finish. It's a powerhouse of a pale ale packing the punch of a quad. Amazingly the 12% alcohol is well hidden among all the flavor so watch out, it will sneak up on you.

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Photo of PEBKAC
2.89/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Received a bottle of this from a friend. Apparently, I was an incomplete person prior to this experience. We had it on tap, but he swears something was off about it. Bottle is about two years old, give or take 2-3 months. Stored in the fridge for one year. Yeah, I'm lazy.

Poured into an Ommegang anniversary glass. An inch of off-white, head sizzles rises & falls in a handful of seconds(though a constant ring of froth remains). Slight, slight gusher. Decent amount of sediment made it's way through as a result. Cloudy, dark, unfiltered cider color/consistency.

Starts off smelling of honey, grape must & raisins. Brandy-ish. Some subtle grapefruit/lemon rind. Muddled. Acetone; Hot.

Taste is upfront with macerated grape skins & honey. Middle turns quite malty, almost like graham cracker. Combo of slick & grainy textures that the subtle carbonation can't cut through. Oxidation is just peeking through. Slight leafy/vegetable thing on the sugary finish. Not as hot as it smelled.

Not in the mood it seems.

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Photo of mrfrancis
3.95/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Poured from the bottle into a stemmed glass. After two years of cellaring, Stille Nacht displays a hazy golden hue with a surprisingly volatile, billowing whitish head.

S: Huge, intense aromas of ripe citrus, spices, fiery alcohol, and candy sugar are present on the nose. I can only imagine how overpowering the scent would have been had I sampled this beer fresh.

T: Nearly overpowering notes of orange, lemon, candy sugar, star anise, fennel, and tart yeast caught me by surprise. Has this beer mellowed at all? Finishes with a wallop of alcohol, spice, and citrus on a warming, mellow fade.

M: Stille Nacht retains its full body after ageing. In the mouth it feels weighty and substantial. Very filling.

O: I like this beer, but would like to see a little more balance. I'm not sure I could have handled it fresh. Well-done, but a little overpowering for my taste.

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Photo of evanlarkin
3.87/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Port City pint glass.

Appearance:
First off, let me say that this is HEADY. I haven't even poured the whole bottle yet. I've got just over 4 fingers of head here, just waiting for it to simmer down so I can pour the rest.
The color is more or less the same as a mango juice, but slightly less opaque. Hazy for sure, with little yeasties floating around.

Smell:
Bananas and cloves all around. Slightly spicy on top of that, with some orang citrus lingering around in there too. A pretty well-balanced aroma if you ask me.

Taste:
Gotta say, this doesn't taste anything like it smells. Citrusy, okay, but far more lemon flavor than orange. Some alcohol heat pierces the flavors as well. Belgian yeast is running all over the place, and some hints of sourness are there too. Extremely complex, and fairly difficult to describe in an appropriate order.

Mouthfeel:
Extremely high carbonation. So high that it's hard to get a really good idea of what you're tasting at first. Other than that, medium body.

Overall:
I would put this on the "good" side of Belgian beers for me, which is significant, but because they aren't normally my bag. It's definitely tasty, and I like the complexity. My only real complaint is the alcohol heat, making me think that I might have liked the 8% version more.

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Photo of Reagan1984
4.37/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Cap says Bottled 2010xx
Actually brought this back from Portland, OR on my last trip. Guy at Belmont Station said it was awesome and not readily available. Took his advice. We’ll see. Frankly, never looked on the shelf here in Boston, but we have De Dolle.
The head is VERY aggressive. Fills the glass and then stays forever. The head has so much structure that not only did it rise out of my tulip glass, but it seems to be able to curl around the rim and defy gravity. Lightly haze light amber color. Lots of sticky lace. Definitely a good looking beer. Ddoes take 5 plus minutes to pour the bottle..(keeping the sediment in the bottle for later)
The aroma is just absolutely fabulous. Very complex, very fresh, sweet candied sugar, honey, tons of light fruit, maybe some grape. Fantastic!!! (hoping flavor lives up to this!)
The fruit in this beer just explodes in your mouth. Definitely starts with some spiced candied sugar, some ginger and other spices. A touch of yeast and then this juicy fruit flavor. A sense of honey here as well. Nice layers of light toasted malt. The combination of yeast notes and hop bitterness in the finish is great. Very complex. This is where I say, you can play in this glass for quite some time.
Thank God you can spend a good deal of time with this since it’s 12%. ABV is very well hidden, although you get a sense that something is up. Definitely don’t pound this one. I think it would pound you back. I’d love to grab a few more of these and let them cellar. Think I’ll look. Very nice beer.

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Photo of Crittervision
4.97/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I can't remember the last time I was so head over heels about a beer. 

Two bottles from 1999 on two separate occasions at Kulminator. The first on 12 August 2011. The second on 19 August 2011. 

First bottle pours dark amber with a thin blanket and thick ring. 

Smell is so luscious. So sweet. Sugary prunes. Indescribable sweetness. Nutty caramel. Dessert wine. 

Taste is sweet as well. Very mildly vegetal. Dry tobacco, port or sherry. Slightly tart, but sweetness dominates. Dessert. Woody. Sweet syrupy dust (hmm?). More porto. 

Appropriately creamy mouthfeel. Mind-blowing. 

Would gladly drink an other. 

So one week later Leen would pick this one out for me from a list I gave her. Chosen over, among others, 2004 Westvleteren 12. Stille Nacht was what I wanted anyway and she had forgotten I'd already tried it. Lucky me. 

And there is bottle variation. "With taste evolution." Thank the lord for this beer. 

Appearance is a bit different. As every thing will be. A body like brown glass under a half-finger width white head. "Stille Nacht" on the label is bled magenta. 1999! God I can't wait to drink you. 

Smells like whipped eggs and sugar, a buttery vanilla cakey sweetness, with an alcoholic spiciness. 

The taste. Where to begin. I'm glad I'm more sober this time. Heaven. An absolute explosion of only good shit. Root beer, pipe smoke in a basement (old Westmalle Dubbel), cinnamon butter toast, brown sugar cinnamon concentrate, buttered raisin rum macerate, cola. Vegetal flavors (again) make up the most negligible per cent of the taste. Never mind them. Honey and sweet green grapes on the last sip. Good. God. 

Creamy, fluffy, divine. Soft, friendly, comforting. Who is this beer. 

Reading through my notes makes me afraid to try this beer again. I'd be so disappointed to not find god again in a glass of Stille Nacht. 

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Photo of surlytheduff
4.33/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

De Dolle Stille Nacht, late 90's bottle (imported by Wide World Imports, has both a bowtie label on neck and a returns label on back). Cheers to jedwards for helping me get an idea on the date. Served slightly chilled into an tulip. The crown opened with a strong hiss of carbonation, which gave way to a really interesting aroma of fruity yeast. I did a slow pour, leaving the thick sludge of settled yeast in the bottle. Color was golden-amber with a small but pronounced creamy white head. Lots of small effervescent bubbles gave a good indication of well carbed drinks to come. Swirling the liquid left a solid wash of white foam on the sides of the glass. The aroma was a little subdued, but smelled brilliant. Clove, yeast, malt, raisin, a little caramel.

Taste was delicious. Lots of mixed fruit notes, along with standard banana -n- bubblegum. The alcohol was subtle, but provided a nice peppery clove heated finish. Aftertaste was candi-sugar sweet and refreshing.

Mouthfeel was very smooth, with great carbonation. There was a nice slickness to it. Awesome beer.

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Photo of CwrwAmByth
4.66/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured from a 330ml bottle into a Gulden Draak tulip.

Pours a lovely looking transluscent golden colour, with a huge and lively yet creamy head.

Smells yeasty, with almost a medicinal quality. Reminiscent of whiskey minus the strong alcohol smell.

Taste is purely marvellous, so very complex. I get a fruity hop taste, with added spices and a sort of faint menthol/herbal taste too. An alcohol warmth is there, as is a rich malty caramel taste on the finish. All through it there is a tartness I cannot quite put my finger on.

Overall a fantastic beer. Can't wait to age this one.

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Photo of oglmcdgl
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A late night bottle at brauhaus schmitz. $4.25 nice! Poured expertly by my man Ray.

A- head builds to a good two fingers of white suds that holds for a bit before settling to a cm or so cap and leaves some nice lace. Slightly hazy yellow orange in color with lots of bubbles clinging to the glass.

S- opens up with a crisp fruity funky yeast. Lots of spices and a light sweetness from the malts and some candy sugar.

T- fruity slightly funky belgian yeast on top of some spice and a sweet malt backbone. I'm getting some pears and apples with a interesting melange of winter spices. Yeasty easters that bring a bit of mustiness. Touches of honey and candy sugar.

M- on the fuller side of medium in body with a assertive crisp carb that bring a good lightness to things. Nice driness that lends itself well the sweetness of the flavor profile. Not a bit of heat from the abv

O- de dolle can put together one hell of a brew. As complex as they get and yet accessible enough for the lay person to enjoy. A killer brew and one I'd like to lay down for a few years and see what it does.

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Photo of BobZ
3.45/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

2008 Vintage poured into my Duvel Tulip, should be nice with a little age on it.

Appearance: A bright orange leaving virtually no head at all, few traces of a foam ring either although carbonation is still present.

Smell: Sweet, sweet, caramelized malt and apricot. The malty sweetness is almost overpowering.

Taste: Unbelievable, another barley wine! This beer is nothing like any other Belgian strong pale ale, so I believe it needs its own new category “Belgian Barleywine”. Creamy rich malt, pure caramel flavor with an infusion of apricot. This beer completely hides its 12% ABV, in fact, maybe too much so as it is certainly cloying. Definitely, a malt bomb.

Mouthfeel: Tends to coat the mouth, the tongue, and the teeth with a syrupy film.

Overall: The score is to style as a "strong pale ale". If it was a “Belgian Barleywine” I would probably bump them up a little. I love De Dolle Brouwers, but this is just not a style of beer that hits my sweet spot (so to say).

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Photo of pitasoup
4.21/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

a: pours hazy orange/amber with a hint of white head. not too much bubbly but there is carbonation.

s: pineapples, belgian yeasts, caramel, pears plums and alcohol as well. faintest metallic and orange peel towards the end.

t: sweet caramel malts, pineapple, peppery yeast, white grapes, perhaps a bit of vanilla. raisins, toffee, banana on the breath. also alcohol and a malt liquor like cloying sweetness on the back of the tongue

m: medium to full body, a bit thick on the tongue, warming as it goes down.

o: delightfully complex, quad-like qualities in a lighter belgian, but by no means a light beverage. a serious sipper, the alcohol is a bit distracting.

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Photo of Swedes21
4.12/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - White head, orange/amber, no carbonation, cloudy, head disappears quickly, mim lacing

Smell - Appricots, sweetness, caramel, almost like a sweet wine, white grapes

Taste - What a punch, smooth then immediate bitter, grapes, vanilla, metallic, bitterness at the end, maybe more almost

Mouthfeel - Increased bitterness, lotsa taste, sweetness found in wines with a 3+ sugar level

Overall - Really enjoyed this beer, SpinRSX shared it with me and it was all it was met to me. Would seak out again for sure.

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Photo of spinrsx
4.3/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz Bottle shared with Swedes21

Appearance – hazy amber colour with a huge size frothy beige coloured head. It’s hard to make out the carbonation level due to the haziness and there is some good lacing. The head lasted for 5 minutes or so before it began to dissipate.

Smell – Malts, grapes, apples, apricots, alcohol

Taste & Mouth - There is an above average amount of carbonation and I can taste apricots, apples, and grapes. I can also taste the alcohol, but not in a bad way if that makes any sense. It finishes with a fruity tart aftertaste.

Overall – It’s been a while since I’ve had a beer that wow’d me as much as this did. The flavours are amazing and the taste is very complex. Pretty much everything about the beer is near perfect and I’d be happy to have this again anytime. This beer falls into the ‘must try’ category for sure.

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Photo of Glory
4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Got a bunch of these Stille Nacht Thanks to Bieropholie private imports. I got the chance to taste one of those in Brugges this summer that dated back to 1983 ! It was awsome. This beer can age very well for years...give it a try !

The bottle I have now is from 2009.
Poured in a tulip glass, the beer is cloudy and orange colored, lots of carbonation rushing out to form a thick white head. The foam just sticks there ! Its unfiltered and non pasteurized. Looks great.

First nose is on candy sugar and dried apricots. Then I get Malted Barley and a metalic aroma as well. The alcohol hasn't melowed in yet and is still pretty strong.

taste is alot on the malt side and that metalic taste is there too. Becomes sweet like candy and marmalade. Finishes with a refreshing acidity on the palate.
The alcohol is quite strong

This beers does change alot with aeration the flavors and aromas will change while you drink it.
a strong 12 ABV worth trying !

Cheers lads

WS

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Photo of mdvatab
4.53/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from .33 cl bottle into Cabernet glass
Bottled in 2010

Aroma: Slightly funky tart aroma w/ a hint of clove-like spice on the end.

Appearance: Very highly carbonated! A dense pillow of 3 fingered mirangue-like off-white foam. Crystal-clear golden body is alive w/ effervescence and has a light tinge of red. Fantastic lacing clings to the side of the glass. I also noticed that the beer inside the bottle also developed a dense layer of rocky foam after I opened and poured it. This is one of the most visually-appealing beers I've ever had!

Flavor: A slight tartness up front yields to light, spicy caramel w/ notes of apple skin, and sweet apple cider. A soft bitterness rounds off the finish.

Mouthfeel: Prickly carbonation stings the inside of the mouth. Alcohol heat creeps through the nostrils and warms the throat on exhale.

Overall: An excellent and complex example of the style. From the funky wild aroma through the spicy aroma and flavor, through the sweet, balanced, and warm finish. This brew is highly-recommended!

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Photo of mikesgroove
4.35/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

one of my all time favorite beers, i cannot even count the number of bottles i have drank of this. review is from notes and was a vintage 2008 bottle.

pours out a nice murky color and a light head that is almost non existent, but still manages to produce a light bit of lacing. but the aroma starts to come up with nice touches of banana, apple, pears, light fruits mixed with hearty spices. nicely done. but as soon as you take that first sip it is over. just a wonderful mix of flavors that simply devour the palate. apples, currants, peaches, banana, clove, its all over the map but blended soo well. really just a wonderful beer. smooth finish with a light dryness. what more can you ask for.

overall always one of the best, nice to be able to get it when i want now.

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Photo of Neffbeer
4.47/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: After a fairly slow pour there is a towering two finger white head that displays excellent retention. It forms into rocky white caps and coats the sides of the glass in sticky foam. The body of the beer is a deep golden color with sienna hues.

S: The nose is full of spices, doughy yeast, and caramel malt. Coriander, cloves, and pepper followed by peaches, apricots and apples. The hops are in the background displaying herbal and floral qualities.

T: The fruit is up front with peaches and apples gripping the palate. Spice notes follow with cinnamon, coriander, clove, and a brisk peppery profile. Mid-palate the malts show up and flex their doughy muscles; caramel, toasted bread, and cracked wheat. It finishes semi-dry with a hint of hops and alcohol.

M: The mouthfeel is medium bordering on full. There is a prickly creaminess going on that creates the impression of the beer expanding in your mouth.

O: My favorite beer for the style. I would highly recommend this beer to anyone who enjoys the Belgian art of brewing. Cheers!

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Photo of petacutlasaurus
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Stille Nacht is an unplaceable, awesome beer for me. I think all of De Dolle's beers are like this, to a certain degree, but Stille Nacht does something the others don't. After finishing almost any of De Dolle's beers, I inevitably look back on what just happened with awe, and wonder where that awesome drink I just had in my hand disappeared to. Now that's a high compliment, but with this particular De Dolle beer, I'm happy to find that this statement does not apply. This beer more than any of their others strikes a balance in which I'm perfectly happy to see the drink go, because the last sip comes just when I hope it will. It's just as satisfying as it needs to be. What a great brewery.

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Photo of drumminbrewer
4.75/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled in 2009. I've had it before (and loved it), but it's been hard to find in the Midwest. Thankfully a trip out to Boston and some helpful advice from fellow BA's helped me score 2 bottles of this treasure.

Poured into my Duvel tulip. Deep copper/light sienna. Head retention is ETERNAL! Wow, beyond a BCS. That's a feat. Heavily unfiltered, "floaties" apparent without even holding it up to the light.

Lovely nose. Coriander stands out the most to me, with candied sugar, apricot, fig and red apples. 2 years old and it's obvious, this bad boy has had some time to settle.

First sip is a grain of paradise bomb. Wow! I forgot how refined yet explosive the taste was. Intense, but SO approachable. Wheat, clove, cardamom, banana, peach and apricot all come to mind. No alcoholic burn - bear in mind this is 12% ABV, what a feat. After two sips the boos is apparent (only by the buzz). Eternal finish, sits on the back of my tongue with a light cinnamon touch and oranges. Wow (I know I've said that a few times already). Mild acidity, but enough to know that it had plenty of years left to age.

Medium to medium heavy body. Not overwhelming, but enough so to make this a sipper. Perfectly balanced carbonation, enough fizz to keep flavors releasing while not losing balance.

Overall. ABSURDLY well balanced. This beer has consistently blown me away. I'd say the 09' vintages will still be drinking miraculously through at least 2013 (though most certainly longer under ideal conditions). One of the best Belgian beers I've ever had. World Class.

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Photo of Jayli
4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Acquired from Sinatra716 via Show Someone What You're Made Of BIF so a big THANK YOU goes out to him!
Poured in to my Brooklyn snifter

A: This beer pours a deep hazy copper color with a ridiculous roaky, foamy bone white head. Head holds on for an almost annoying amount of time... yet is just quite gorgeous. Big, huge, sticky clumps of lacing is left on the glass.

S: Nose is spicy - lots of clove. Some fruitiness comes through - pear and apple are the most dominant. Slight yeast and wheat.

T: Taste starts with a butt ton of spice - coriander all up in the face. Oddly, not off putting for its intensity. A nice dose of yeasty flavoring comes through, some lingering coriander and a light touch of clove meet in here. Banana and pear come through in the finish with a just minor hint of booziness. Again, the booziness isn't off putting. It's minor and underlying.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation, light and pirckly, clean bodied.

O: Goes down easy, tasty, not too filling, ridiculously well hidden kick, nice representation of style. This is a nice beer to sit with for a while.

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De Dolle Stille Nacht from Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers
4.12 out of 5 based on 1,047 ratings.
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