743. St. Bernardus Christmas Ale

743. St. Bernardus Christmas Ale

I had a bottle of this at a birthday dinner for a friend at the Publick House.

Beer Stats:
Brewery: Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
Alcohol: 10.00%
Serving: Bottle, 750 mL
Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale, BJCP Style Guide

Appearance (3.5): Pours a hazy-brown with a beige head that thins to a film.

Smell (4.0): Subdued, some dark fruit, malts and a light spiciness.

Taste (3.5): Sweet malts, dark fruit, a nice alcoholic spice, and a light bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel (3.5): Full-bodied, carbonation is a little high.

Drinkability (3.5): Too sweet and spicy.

Overall (3.6)

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