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Kerstvuur (2011-)

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Brewed by Pirlot
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Zandhoven, Belgium

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
All vintages from 2011 and onwards should be rated here. Previous vintages where brewed at De Proefbrouwerij.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RW80 (1826) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 1, 2016
33cl bottle. Appearance: Orange golden light hazy body, with a small offwhite head. Aroma: Malts, hay, apricots, yeast. Taste: Sweetish, light malts, caramel, apricots, peaches and Belgian yeast, some alcohol and a hint of wood rounding it off. Above average body and moderate carbonation. Ok.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jfb (5297) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 20, 2016
(bottle) clear golden-amber colour with a couple of floaties and a frothy white head. aroma of rotten apricots, ethanol and sugar icing, with a touch of cinnamon and floral hops. flavour is mostly caramelized malts and rotten fruit, with a hint of treebark, some chai tee, gletschereis and chestnut honey in the finish. heavy-bodied with lively carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wixie (267) - BELGIUM - MAR 20, 2016
Kempisch Vuur Winter. Hazy golden blond liquid, little head. Weak aroma of citrus. Light body, average carbonation. Taste is bitter and a bit sour.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DJoer (1155) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 6, 2016
Medium white head, golden copper coloured body, yeasty some herbs fruity melon cinamon smell, medium carbonation medium bitter warming some cinamon yeasts malts taste

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
josanguapo (880) - SPAIN - FEB 26, 2016
From cervezasespeciales. In La Trappr chalice. Watching Sons of Anarchy. Fruity. Enjoyable. Not the typical christmas beer. More like a tropical dipa

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bierridder_S (600) - BELGIUM - FEB 2, 2016
29/01/2016 @home - 33cl bottle from brewer. Hazy dark yellow with huge head. Nose is light fruity hops, some sourness. Taste is bitterheid, accents of fruit, sour touch, dry light bitter ending. Nothing like the typical winterbeer and than should be appreciated.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Icedwarf (1134) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2016
Donker geel bier met schuim. Smaak en presentatie is niet als standaard kerstbier, echter zeker niet slecht. Fruitig, krachtig en licht bitter hoppig, licht zoet, kruidig en met iets van abrikoos en citrus.
Earlier Rating: 6/1/2014 Total Score: 3.7
Helder oranje bruin bier met weinig schuim. Smaak is krachtig, bitter en licht zuur, citrus en caramel. Blijft lang hangen, uitstekend bier.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
The_Mango_Kid (36) - BELGIUM - DEC 23, 2015
Bij dit bier is het aroma best overweldigend, een geur die hoge verwachtingen schept. Fleurig en kruidig met een uitnodigend karakter. Het uitzicht is neutraal, beetje amberkleurig, zeker niet donker. De eerste smaak- indruk is zuur, maar niet afstotelijk, eerder complex. Het smaakpallet doet eerder denken aan een cider of iets anders fruitig, zonder echt een fruitbier te zijn. Zeker niet slecht maar te complex om zomaar voor te schotelen. Goed als proeverij voor éénmaal.

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
kraddel (5724) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - DEC 21, 2015
At Kerstbierfestival 2015. Pours clear, dark brown. Small white head. Smell is honey-sweetness. Madeira-like sweetness. Chemical fruityness. Taste is likewise, honey, sweet, chemical, madeira. Very bad !
Earlier Rating: 10/7/2013 Total Score: 3.7
modeste 2013 pours amber, small white head. smell is a bit bourbonish ? is this even barrel aged cause i assume not, so thats weird... taste is sweet, grainy, slighlty sour touch ( intresting) and i do taste a bit bourbon as well, somehow ..

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (33405) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2015
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of fruits, malt, and straw. The flavor is sweet with a alcohol, malt, and straw, leading to a dry alcholic finish.


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