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Christoffel Nobel Dry Hopped Bramling Cross

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Formerly brewed at Sint Christoffel Bier
Style: Strong Pale Lager/Imperial Pils
Breda, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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Note: Differs from the original Nobel only by a small round white sticker on the back of the bottle stating: "Speciale Editie: Dry Hopped Bramling Cross"


1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
HonusWagner (1423) - Florida, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Pretty gross, but an interesting tick. Has that supercharged sweetness/booziness I expect of Euro strong lagers, but it’s this weird medicinal flavor that I cannot take more of. Worth the 3 bucks or so I spent, if only to remind me how much I hate this style.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Franksv6 (215) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2014
Golden beer with a nice white head, medium carbonation. Taste is fruity, spices, malts and hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (4017) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - FEB 19, 2014
Bottle 33cl from Henrik thanks, a cloudy golden beer with medium head. Nose is fruity, raspberries notes and fresh oranges. Aroma is sweet, medium malty, nutty and very fruity on orange and apple touch, kind of diacetyl. Finish is bitter with a long duration.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (1186) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - FEB 8, 2014
Hazy yellow/golden with a nice white head. Aroma of bready malts, fruits, spices, hops. Flavour is similar, with a slightly bitter sweet aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SVD (595) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 24, 2013
Bottle thanks to Countbeer !, Best before date was May 2013... dark cloudy beer with a medium white head, aroma is strangely enough some liquorice, a trace of hops, taste is buttery and slightly bitter, don’t kow if this was supposed to taste like this but it was drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thompson (323) - - OCT 13, 2013
Bottle shared with Benzai at Cafe Buitenlust, Oirschot. Yellow color, small white head. Aroma has malts, hops and citrus. Tastes about the same. Medium carbo and body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2268) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2013
Quite similar to the normal Nobel, just with a slightly different touch due to the Bramling hops.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DavidWoodruff (390) - Windsor, California, USA - SEP 20, 2013
Pours a hazy orange with a small off white head. Aroma is of citrus and spice. Malt , spice and alcohol and wood. Very different from any imperial pils I have had - much stronger and has some fruity ale-like components.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kappldav123 (5030) - GERMANY - SEP 17, 2013
Bottle looks really good. Beer in the glass very zippy, huge head. Starts strong, intense spicy, fine hoppy, dry background. Also some alcoholic-woody notes. Finish a bit unbalanced, fruity like lemon and grapefruit. Not too drinkable. Okay.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OllieBBommel (1109) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 2, 2013
Bottle@home, 33cl. Head: creamy white foam. Colour: clear yellow golden. Aroma: hops.Taste: medium bitter. Palate: dry, smooth, oily, bitter finish, low CO2. Overall: very nice


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