Christmas Slaapmutske – Browerij Slaapmutske (Belgium)


Christmas Slaapmutske, 7.4% ABV, 33cl., (Melle, Belgium)

  • Style: Belgian Ale
  • Taste: Brown sugar dark prune/date malty sweet cola thick body
  • Where I got it : Brewery Creek / Vancouver
  • How much: $4 (after 10% off) CAD – 33cl., December 2012
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: 50/50, pretty standard

Visual: (Cellared for 3 years). Pours muddy brown-reddish with a very small dissipating head, ringed micro retention, lots of steady streams.

Nose: caramel brown sugar, prune/plum. (lvl-5)-pungency

Attack: crisp-slick

Mid-palate: background light subtle sour, (lvl-6-sweetness), toasted malt, brown sugar, prune/date

Finish: cola malty soft sweet finish.

Summary: Pretty standard malty dark fruit Belgian ale, good body, good balance, good drinkability – All around good, nothing too spectacular.