La Rullés Noël Du Coeur | Brasserie Artisanale De Rulles SPRL

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Brasserie Artisanale De Rulles SPRL

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Winter

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Added by Fish113d on 04-16-2006

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 5
Photo of Travlr
3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Dark maroon color with a small white head that evaporates quickly and leaves delicate lacing.
S: Aroma of caramel, prunes and light spice.
T: Flavor of dark winter fruits, malt and caramel.
M: Good body.
D: Interesting example of the style, worth trying, but could be more complex.

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Photo of NJpadreFan
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

La Rulles- Nöel

A- Deep purplr red with a smal foamy head.
S- Strong fruits like cherry and plum.
T- Fruits like Plum, cherry, and grape dominate a mellow vanilla caramel malt backbone.
M- Sweet with juicy fruit flavors. Very smooth with no alc. detected.

Overall- Very easy to drink. I detected a whole lot of plum in this one. Tasty!

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Photo of Georgiabeer
4.03/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap at the Brickstore in Decatur, GA. Pours a reddish brown, very murky and with great lacing. The smell is slightly mettallic, sour and a little malty. The taste is sweet and sour with some spice. Tastes like a cross between a gluhkriek and a flemish brown with the spices and fruit more restrained. Some barnyard flavors on the finish as well. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and a little less dense than I'd maybe like.
Interesting, if a little tame lead to good drinkability.

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Photo of Fish113d
3.21/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a wine glass, it pours a dark mahogony color with a thin white shoestring of edge layer forming around the glass.

Aroma is mostly of plums and grapes, but nothing else really hits me here; quite disappointing.

Very tart apples and grapes hit me on the tongue right up front, then a thin carbonated body leads to a bit of bitterness toward the finish. Not very complex taste for a belgian, but pretty yummy.

Mouthfeel is a bit better than average. The tartness and biteyness of it take away a bit from it. A bit of alcohol hits me also toward the swallow.

Overall, this is one I would not bother trying again. I expect better from Belgium really. Actually, wait, maybe I would just because it's not macro beer; I should try this one from home in a bottle.

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La Rullés Noël Du Coeur from Brasserie Artisanale De Rulles SPRL
3.77 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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