Angélus De Noël | Brasserie D'Annoeulin

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Brewed by:
Brasserie D'Annoeulin
France

Style: Bière de Garde

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Winter

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Added by thierrynantes on 05-28-2011

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3
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
8.96%
 
 
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Photo of thierrynantes
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer bottle (75 cl.), tasted 1/1/11.

Appearance : medium amber color, with white foamy head (good lacing).
Smell : malty and grassy aromas.
Taste and mouthfeel : caramel and malty flavours, with notes of spices.
Drinkability : a good beer in the French style "bière de garde".

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Photo of ferrouswolf
4.47/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: A hazy deep gold/pale orange color with a good 3/4" off-white head. Bubbled strongly at first but slowed. Not the color I expected for a Christmas Ale.

S: Sweet caramel smell with light fruitiness.

T: CARAMEL, with a wonderful smoothness. Caramel and toffee flavors are somewhat stronger than the malt. Probably a fair amount of candi syrup went into this, but it's certainly tasty. Decidedly sweet; not very much hop aroma or flavor. This is not a beer for hopheads.

M: The mouthfeel matches the flavor well; smooth and sleek without being overwhelming. Carbonation lightens and gives a creamy texture without being overwhelming.

Overall: This is a tasty Christmas beer. Not something you'd want to session, but great shared in small glasses. It's one of those things that I wouldn't want to drink every day, but something I would instead save for special occasions.

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Angélus De Noël from Brasserie D'Annoeulin
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