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Sint Christoffel Bier
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Pilsener
Breda, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 659   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Unfiltered bottle.
Ingredients: Water, Barely Malt, Hops, Yeast.
Christoffel Blond is a bottom fermented golden-coloured beer with a full body, a very balanced taste and a beautiful bitterness due to a generous addition of fresh hop during the brewing-process. The aroma is fruity and has a fresh taste with a pleasant, hoppy finish. After the bankruptcy of the Christoffel brewery in early 2013, brewed at Proef in Lochristi


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GSAP (675) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 6, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 31, 2015 Meest neigend naar pils, maar subtiel op alle vlakken. Mooi granen, steenfruit en gras in aroma, prima prikkelende bitters en mondgevoel in balans. Kraag staat fier overeind, dik en vettig. Verfijnde tussendoor als het wat lichter kan of mag. #2 lichte verse kruiden, geldstukken en wat citrus in aroma. Smaak is bitter met zuur met frisse elementen. Nasmaak blijft bitter. Palate min1

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 20/20
budedou (757) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - DEC 20, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 24, 2015 Wahouuuuh!!! tremendous! Unfiltered and solid head. Pretty malty aroma with some yeast in it. There is a nice bitterness. Just excellent!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 6, 2014
The head is ok, the body blond, a bit cloudy. It smells malty, bottomfermented, dry, fresh, bit hoppy. The taste is yeasty-dry, hoppy, nice malty. Pretty good for a Pilsener!

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Moolesen (442) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 2, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Hazy yellow with a white head. Yeasty nose and some buxus. A bit like a pilsner. Nice full body with a good portion of hops. Quite long bitter finish. Much better flavour than in the nose.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kerenmk (3910) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting in Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks vipinvelp for the bottle! Hazy blond with white film. A little grainy, slightly caramel aroma, sweet with wet grain taste, rather light-bodied, faint malty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (1685) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - OCT 20, 2014
BOTTLE 33 CL from Douberd. Look: hazy straw-yellow, beautiful white creamy head. Aroma: solid German flowery and lemony hops, some malt/honey sweetness. Taste: solid body (maybe to full for a pils - or is it?), pretty sweet with a strong aromatic bitterness and long very bitter finish. Some faint alcoholic/solvent notes showing through. Very good otherwise.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tomekk1978 (1278) - Z±bki, POLAND - SEP 15, 2014
Barwa: złota, wyraźnie zamglona. Piana białą, drobno pęcherzykowa, gęsta i obfita. Aromat: słodowy (zbożowo- herbatnikowy), z wyraźnym akcentem chmielowym (owocowo - ziołowym). Alkohol niewyczuwalny, jest natomiast lekka nuta maślana. Smak: słodowy, dość pełny i początkowo słodki, niestety także lekko maślany. Do tego konkretna, chmielowa kontra z wyraźną goryczką w okolicach średniej (nieco zalegającą) oraz lekko alkoholową końcówką. Piwo z książki "1001 piw, które warto spróbować". Tym razem propozycja holenderska, która od momentu bankructwa browaru w 20013r. jest warzona w Belgii. Nie wiem, jak smakowała uprzednio, ale obecnie nie jest niczym nadzwyczajnym. Jeśli wierzyć przekazom, w porównaniu do wersji oryginalnej goryczka została zwiększona o 7 punktów do 50 ibu, zatem jak na ten styl sporo. Niestety poz tym nie oferuje nic ciekawego. Za tą cenę z pewnością nie warto.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ulysse (402) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 4, 2014
Blond with average top. Wall sticking foam. Strong hop flavor which overshadow the rest.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (4254) - BELGIUM - AUG 2, 2014
Tasted both in its original form and the new ’Proef’brouwerij version. Unusual, unfiltered Pilsener brewed according to the Reinheitsgebot, with a frothy, snow white, sticky head and deep ’old gold’ colour. Elegant aroma of pure pale malts and herbal, complex hoppiness; taste begins softly malty, fruity, then moving quickly towards quite strong, aromatic and herbal hop bitterness. A classic and a good candidate for the honorary title of "best Dutch lager".

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tbopslt (354) - New York, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Not sure about the alias???? A Dubbel is not the same as a blond or pilsner. That being said. Hazy light brown pour with minimal head. Chocolate aroma. Thick tasting. Smooth and full bodied but still drinkable. Nice finish. Enjoyable.


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