Noël Des Géants | Brasserie Des Légendes

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Brasserie Des Légendes

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Winter

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Added by HopGoblin on 12-31-2007

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4.02/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.99/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JPowell712
4.34/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Besides being very interested in this beer because of the fact that it is brewed in a medieval castle... This is a damn good beer! It pours a hazy light brown with specs of hops and spices floating around. The color almost resembles an iced tea. Right on the first taste, I noticed the crisp brightness. It is very refreshing and the spices blended work well with the non-filtered brew. Belgium beers never disappoint, this one is very good. The 8.5% alc/vol is hidden well with the almost creamy aftertaste, but it warms you nicely. I would love to drink this outdoors on a cold night. Overall, I would highly suggest trying this one before the cold weather ends.

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4.24/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.4/5  rDev -10.5%

Bottle. Poured a semi-opaque Amber color with a proud head. Smells neutral. A little sweet, a little spicy. Malt forward; no hops. Maybe a bit medicinal. The first sip did nothing for me. The yeast brings a strong bite. The spices aren't overwhelming by any means but they also make me rear back a bit. The second sip and those following after are mostly more enjoyable. I adjust to the flavor and pick out some nuances. Almost like a spiced bread. It's not overly sweet,mwhich is a plus for my palate. The Belgian aspects of the beer aren't all-encompassing. I like that but I am also a bit confused as to what the thesis of this beer is. It's kinda Belgian, kinda spicy, kinda bland. I don't know. The best part of this one is its body and alcohol masking. The Anne Frank of alcohol. I had no idea; this one shiv'd me with its alcohol content. To finish the story, this one was not a beer I would come back to.

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.4/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.36/5  rDev -11.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Pours a hazy amber with sediment and lively carbonation. One finger of fluffy off white head lasts to the bottom of the glass and leaves well defined rings of lace.

S- leafy, peppery. orange peel, coriander.

T- crisp, astringent bitterness. Coriander and orange peel again. Slightly watery finish. Very herbal.

M- light. Active carbonation. Clean and crisp finish.

O- interesting. I was expecting more body from and winter seasonal.

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Noël Des Géants from Brasserie Des Légendes
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 196 ratings