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St. Bernardus Christmas Ale | Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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St. Bernardus Christmas AleSt. Bernardus Christmas Ale
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4.23/5
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2,201 Ratings
St. Bernardus Christmas AleSt. Bernardus Christmas Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
Belgium
sintbernardus.be

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by seaoflament on 10-23-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#900
Reviews:
711
Ratings:
2,201
pDev:
8.98%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
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4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a murky brown with a decent cap of light tan head that quickly disappears. Almost no lacing is left behavior be. The aroma is fruity and sweet, but think brown sugar and burnt sugar. The taste is much the same with just a little bit of spices. The body is remarkably light and drinkable with just a little bit of carbonation.

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4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: muddy brown, with a bubbly head
S: some fig, some banana
T: some banana, deark fruit and booze
F: very tingly on the tongue, boozy finishing
O: very nice Xmas ale

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

Purchased in Italy. Very dark with lots of bubbles. Can't even tell that it's 10%.

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- pours a firm cola color with ruby hues on the edges where light hits the glass. The foam literally becomes a batch of cake like frosting all over the glass. And it does not go away

S- dark raisins, candied sugar, and Belgian yeast all over. Some cinnamon and nutmeg too

T- good flavor with the dark fruit in the focus. Delicious Belgian components make this a treat.

M- great creamy and smooth flavors. Literally coates the palate with flavor

O- pretty good Belgium brew that has some good flavors. I will always grab one around Christmas time

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Rustico for their Festivus Event.

A: Muddy brown pour with hints of orange. A finger or so of off-white head 4

S: Tons of Belgian yeast and candied sugar, mixed with Christmas ale spices 4

T: I'm impressed by how much this tastes like a Belgian instead of a Christmas ale. Very tasty with the spices stepped up a notch. Sweet and appropriately seasonal. 4

MF: Light to medium body with good carb. 4

O: I liked this, but it didn't overwhelm me. 4

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St. Bernardus Christmas Ale from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 2,201 ratings
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