Nostradamus | Brasserie Caracole

BA SCORE
90
outstanding
904 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Caracole
Belgium

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-19-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
904
Reviews:
514
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
11.08%
 
 
Wants:
62
Gots:
106
For Trade:
2
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Photo of PhillyOGBeerNerd
4.51/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of papat444
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Photo of sengelha
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gshak
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PGVG
3.89/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FBGordon
4.28/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from draft into a room temperature tulip.

A: Pours hazy brown with with a nice light beige head that maintains well while drinking.

S: Lots of spices evident, almost like a barley wine, with a strong raisin presence.

T: The strong, sweet smells compliment a well-balanced Belgian strong flavor profile, with a pleasant semi-sweet aftertaste and a bit of an alcohol bite.

M: An easy, smooth pull makes this beer surprisingly light across the palate, making it very drinkable despite the big profile in the nose.

O: A nicely drinkable Belgian strong with a noticeable alcohol presence. I don't care for barley wines and my nose warns me about this beer right before drinking, but it's quite light and enjoyable.

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Photo of Wallmane
3.93/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StoutBoi
4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rilesmiles
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of alcohline_trip
4.11/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of silverking
3.78/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Petegrieco
4.07/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Masters
4.07/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MakeMineADoubleJack
3.84/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gutbuster
4.39/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sweffin
3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mnteti
4.4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rivoire
3.49/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IckyT2012
4.14/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Czequershuus
4.37/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of josanguapo
3.46/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

From www.cervezasespeciales.com. maybe my bottle was in bad state, as it was the last one in the shop and its label was a bit damaged. It let down my expectatives, but it wasnt infamous either

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Photo of DamienI
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beastcpa
4.34/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Very tasty QUAD with Belgian/Brown ale elements. Most interesting experience that any one who likes QUUD/Belgian and or Brown ale should try at least once.

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Photo of Skyjmpr
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tdm168
4.02/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nostradamus from Brasserie Caracole
4.06 out of 5 based on 904 ratings.
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