Bush De Noël Premium | Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl
Belgium
br-dubuisson.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Unfiltered and Bottle Conditioned version of Bush De Noël, available in 750ml and 1.5 litre Magnums.

Added by TheLongBeachBum on 03-01-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
133
Reviews:
52
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
11.06%
 
 
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Ratings: 133 |  Reviews: 52
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Leaps4e
4.06/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great tasting beer, even better because I got it 50% off. Lucky me!!!

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4.06/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Nice deep brown/amber color with a superior head(basically got an 8 oz bottle and the foam filled the rest of the 12 oz glass).
Smell: Great sweet malt flavor with hints of spice and subtle hops. Very small undertones of alcohol.
Taste: Nice rich flavors of malt and holiday type spiciness. The beer also has a roasted feel to it afterward. The alcohol taste is minimal and actually helps accent the the flavors very well.
Drinkability and Mouthfeel: Very good weight on the tongue but not too overpowering on the palate. Great beer to warm you up.

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4.07/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

BBE 2012. Poured from a 750mL caged-and-corked bottle into my Westvleteren goblet.

Very faintly hazy fire brick liquid topped by an active beige finger which recedes to a lasting smattering of cream and a pearling collar. Delicate slick lacing and copious tears.

Intense aromatics suggest armagnac, tobacco, figs, prunes, leather, brown sugar and nutmeg.

Rich deeply malty palate entry with a wave of sweet stewed fruit and brandy. Fairly complex. Finishes dry, spicy, and crackery with a wave of heat.

Effervescent, soft, and slightly thin for such a big beer.

The flavors seem both denser and more vibrant in this unfiltered version - though the improvements are subtle. Ages quite well!

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4.09/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the corked, caged 750 ml. bottle. 2014 batch enjoyed on July 26, 2015 (Christmas in July).

Gorgeous reddish-amber pour with a lingering tan head. Excellent clarity.

The aroma is of Belgian barley malts, cherry, and a hint of coriander and clove behind the sweetness, which leads the way.

The body is a bit better than medium and reasonably smooth.

The 12% ABV shows up in the taste rather prominently as it warms and burns. Still a nice Belgian malt sweetness and a fruity finish but the booze cleans out my senses. I enjoyed it though.

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4.09/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the bottle, it pours a ruby amber with a moderate head, fading to a ring around the glass. The nose detects yeast and fruit. The mouth gets fruit in the malt and alcohol. Enjoyable and dangerous.

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4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Another premo bottle we cracked at our employee holiday party 6 months ago.

Orange amber body with a frothy white head. The aroma is caramel, toffee, sugar and banana. On the palate its sweet brown sugar, apricot, chocolate, and earthy hops. Texture is syrupy and full. It is dangerously drinkable, the alcohol is hidden well.

Like the Malheur Brut, I liked this beer, but for the money you could buy several bottles that are just as good.

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Bush De Noël Premium from Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl
4.16 out of 5 based on 133 ratings.
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