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Sint Christoffel Bier
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Pilsener
Breda, Netherlands

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 640   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
petibear (53) - - OCT 29, 2012
hazy in appearance, yeasty aroma, quite bitter with a fine long bitter finish. feels quite strong.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
budedou (430) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - DEC 20, 2014
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 (3390) - 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 (221) - 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 (2595) - 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 (945) - 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 (571) - Ząbki, 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 (135) - 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 (2464) - 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 (350) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TtV (126) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Somewhat hazy yellow with a nice white top. Not sure if this alias does justice because it tastes more like pilsner than blonde beer. A very good pilsner though, but the double hopped leaves just a bit too much bitterness in the aftertaste. Still a very nice beer.


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