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St. Feuillien Cuvée De Noël | Brasserie St. Feuillien

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331 Ratings
St. Feuillien Cuvée De NoëlSt. Feuillien Cuvée De Noël
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie St. Feuillien
Belgium
st-feuillien.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by NeroFiddled on 10-22-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,309
Reviews:
221
Ratings:
331
pDev:
10.5%
Bros Score:
3.35
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
14
Trade:
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3.85/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.11/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of JayKay412
3.25/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.36/5  rDev -16%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.85/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Saigon (bottle)

I am neutral on this beer.

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Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.18/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Pegasus
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Cloudy, deep amber brown in color, with a large, dense off-white head, which retains superbly. Thin, glass-coating lacing adorns the glass walls. While I cannot see the carbonation through the haze, masses of fat bubbles decorate the glass walls.

Aroma: Massive aroma of vinous alcohol, sweet caramel, toasted malt, bitter apples , pears, cinnamon, and nutmeg. The alcohol is quite notable in the aroma.

Taste: Opens with a wave of sweet alcohol, dark malt and bitter apples, as the taste progresses, there is a subdued wave of caramel, spices , cinnamon and ginger. Later the taste becomes extremely sweet, mostly from the alcohol. Finishes with sweet alcohol and a bit of herbal hoppiness.

Mouth feel: Smooth, sot, very pleasant.

Drinkability/notes: Very nice, although I wish it were a bit more over-the-top.

Presentation: Packaged in a 750 ml Belgian bomber with a cork and cage, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

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4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

330ml bottle, poured into La Chouffe tulip.

A: Dark ruby, bronzy in colour, looked thick without being opaque, medium slightly tanned head, pretty good head retention.

S: Cherry, molasses.

T: Fig, prune, grape, brown sugar, some cherry which faded before any sourness could kick in, something made me think of mouse. Kept the booze under wraps.

M: Light texture, moderate carbonation.

O: Good beer to accompany a heavy meal on a cold day, does what its supposed to.

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3.17/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not as good as I expected

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4/5  rDev 0%

Outstanding good Christmas beer for the colder day at the end of the year. Had it from tap which made this beer really enjoyable. Some nice spices which makes this beer very drinkable.

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3.9/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Brown-reddish colour, with huge head that leaves a good lace and crown. Smell of dark fruits, spices, nutmeg, licorice, cinnamon and almonds. Medium body, good carbonation. Taste is similar to the smell: spices, licorice, almonds, dark fruits.

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev 0%

A - Clear dark copper. Forms a nice frothy, even head. Looks awesome.

S - Upfront is a red-berry oriented fruitiness, quite unlike other Belgians I've tried. I get redcurrant, strawberry, raisins and even ginger! Really exciting esters. Also comes with hints of acidity. Malt foundation is fairly low key and/or integrated with the fruity smells.

T + M - When you start to drink it you can definitely notice a high level of carbonation, after a second that berry profile starts to dominate the taste. Body is smooth and of a really fitting medium profile.

O - A good beer, don't know if I would call it a belgian strong dark ale though. It's nice to taste esters that go in a different direction then I've had before, however, for me the malt backbone is a bit too weak, and the beer just a little bit too one dimensional.

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

01/15/14 From bottle at Rattle n Hum, NYC. This stuff doesn't mess. Should be in those little barrels they hang around the St Bernard rescue dogs. Bracing. Spicy hits that great spot between bitter & sweet. Catch it if you can.

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St. Feuillien Cuvée De Noël from Brasserie St. Feuillien
Beer rating: 4 out of 5 with 331 ratings
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