Bush De Noël Premium | Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl

Bush De Noël PremiumBush De Noël Premium
133 Ratings
Bush De Noël PremiumBush De Noël Premium

Brewed by:
Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl

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

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

BBE 2015 on bottle. Best By End of 2015 maybe?

A: Pours a rich dark red/brown. Tall and effervescent very light brown head. Head fizzes out fairly quickly, very light lacing left behind. Decent head retention at least.

S: Very sweet, loaded to the gills with candi sugar and dark fruits. Raisins and grapes I'd say. Maybe even some generic berry aroma. Brown sugar and some dark bread in there too. Some indistinct spices, nutmeg and cinnamon?

T: Whoa, loaded with spices. Way more than the nose indicates. Loads of nutmeg, cinnamon, maybe allspice? Cloves in there too. Heavy belgian candi sugar and dark fruits but the spiciness really dominates here. Back end is all dark sweetbread with a huge amount of nutmeg and allspice and cloves. Even get some of that spicy black pepper in there.

M: Heavy and sweet but not overly so, on either front. Nice and buttery smooth.

O: Big christmas-style spicebomb belgian. Mouthfeel is great, you would NOT expect 12% from this one. Smooth and drinkable despite the high ABV and the heavy spiciness. Spiciness was a bit over the top for me, obscuring the "normal" BSDA flavors but still delicious.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Despite a high abv, this beer is very drinkable. Very complex, like a strong Belgian usually is, lots of sweet caramel without being too sweet, and just the right amount of heat. This beer goes perfectly on a cold winter night. Very tasty and bold. A winner.

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Bush De Noël Premium from Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 133 ratings
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