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De Koninck Cuvée

Formerly brewed at Brouwerij De Koninck (Duvel-Moortgat)
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Antwerpen, Belgium


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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
The "Cuvée De Koninck" is a delicious top-fermentation ale. It is brewed from the best barley and natural hops. Originally called "Cuvée Antwerpen 93", brewing has continued by popular request from ale-lovers and it has been renamed "Cuvée De Koninck". Best served in its own special glass at 9°C.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (39787) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2008
Bottle as "Cuvée Antwerpen 93". Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy / fizzy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, vintage, sherry notes. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. (141207)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (36244) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2008
From tap at De Heks, Deventer. Pours almost clear and golden orange to amber with a lacing white head. Solid phenolic aroma. Mild malty flavoured with a mild caramel to toffee base flavour. Smooth light finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (30935) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 23, 2004
An unclear red beer with a small fast disappearing head. The aroma is sweet with notes of fruit and berries. The flavor is of fruit, cowberries, and hops. A nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2005
(Bottle 33 cl) Born as "Cuvée Antwerpen" when this city was the cultural capital of the EU in 1993. Hazy, dark amber - not much head. Very soft mouthfeel, some caramel and spices. And also some typical De Koninck fruitiness. A bit like what you would expect if you took the standard De Konick and added another 3% alcohol. Nice one. 260695

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (23987) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2005
Bottled at RBESG 2005. Orange coloured with an off white head. Aroma of dried fruits and wood. Flavour of wood with some sweetness and notes of fruits and dried fruits.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (21755) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2004
Bottled. Clear deep amber. Sweet. Brown sugar and caramel is dominant. The mouthfeel is clean and rounded, interruptedby a slightly spicy, hoppy finsih with some bitterness. Flawless, quite pleasant but fairly middle-of-the road, as far as Belgian ales are concerned.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dedollewaitor (14838) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2009
75cl bottle @ DHVL. 1993 Vintage. Pours amber/reddish with a small creamy white head and lacings. Aroma is heavily oxidized. Sweet mouldy, caramel and cellar. Quite rotten with some tart cherry notes in the end. Over the hill . .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (14519) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 27, 2008
Draught, 8.0%. Clear grey brown colour. Good stable creamy tan head. The flavour is sweet, a little sugary. Thin for ABV.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (13601) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 24, 2002
On tap at the White Horse, Parson’s Green...dark amber; sweet, very malty; candyish notes. Maybe it was just the change of pace from all those English beers, but I liked it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (12427) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 16, 2003
(330ml bottle): Clear amber with small tan head. Aroma is minimally sweet, some grassy, light raisin/cherry. Taste is mildly sweet, cherry, caramel, not much of a finish. Watery medium body, alcohol well disguised.

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