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Christoffel Werelds Winterbier

Formerly brewed at Sint Christoffel Bier
Style: Belgian Ale
Breda, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Beer of the month November 2005 in the ABT beerbars in Holland. Rob Martens designed this beer, as he was the winner of the beer-tasting championships 2004.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkobes (2142) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - FEB 15, 2006
On tap at Sputyen. Deep copper in color with a nice tan head. Malty and hoppy aroma. Sweet tasting. Malty flavor Caramel notes. Medium bodied. Sticky. Finish is sweet and bitter. Smooth. Nice beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Metalchopz (3094) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 26, 2010
Purchased a long time ago, around Christmas at the LCBO, and comes in a beautiful white ceramic 2 Litres bottle with a swing top. Wow... still good after all that time. Pours a golden-brown colour that is clear at first and gets hazy as you pour more. Great foamy-soapy white head that stays a while and creates patchy and chunky lace. Very nice smelling brew with the usual Pils nose and notes of citrus and hop with a touch of honey. Lovely tiny bubble carbonation with a refreshing winter mouthfeel. Magnificent taste of a pilsner with some nice grain, grassy hops and even hints of coffee in the aftertaste. A very well-balanced brew that I would love to try again... but not sure if they are still making this one (or if it will ever come to Canada again). A nice winter pils with a little punch that is nicely spiced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tomthompson89 (1979) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 27, 2007
very nice beer good golden amber colour of coarse unfiltered, good head. sorta fruity nose, with some nice hops, sweet flavour, good bitter dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (12561) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - NOV 9, 2005
Tap, Café het Pleintje Hengelo. Caramel and licorice in both aroma and flavor. malty sweet flavor with some roasted malt. Soft bitter aftertaste. Peppery and fruity (apple, mango). Tasty and likeable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pootzboy (1691) - Hopville, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 20, 2008
2 liter swing top growler: Decants an unfiltered murky honey gold with a massive rocky head that settles to a 2 finger lacing cap that lasts the drink. Nice nose: caramel, fruits spices and some woody earthiness. Bight fruity spicy character with a wonderful earthiness..dries up in the finish. Not overly complex but like a mellow fruity version of Orval. A welcome winter warmer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JRock72 (605) - - NOV 18, 2010
Same big bottle as pictured. Pours big head that fades quickly. Unfiltered. Overall easy drinking, not too much flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
caesar (6678) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2005
Tap at ’t Arendsnest. Cloudy brown color, medium off-white head. Aroma of roasted malt, some rye, bit caramel, some hop. Bit bitter taste, roasted malt. Full body, slightly bitter aftertaste. Decent beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbrus (4990) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2006
On tap at Winterbierfestival. Aroma of caramel and molasses bad not too strong. Hazy, redish brown color, beige head, good lace. Starts of bitter but gets sweeter, light spices, herbal, caramel, apple. Medium body and light sticky.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
skortila (5334) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2006
Tap, PRZH Winterbierfestival. Aroma of caramel malts. Hazy, brown coloured with an off-white beige head. Taste is sweet and bitter, roasted caramel malty and fruity (oranges). Slightly sticky brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MPA (974) - Amager (form. Nørrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - JUL 30, 2011
Bottle (from the november 2005 RB-tasting at Dixens place - notes have been damaged by flooding of my basement, but this was such an insane tasting for me as I was new to such massive tastings, so I gave up on the detailed notes quite early).

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