Brewed by Kross Microbrew Beers
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Curacaví, Chile


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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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The best way of celebrating our anniversary was to create a new beer. After 5 years Kross 5 was born. It’s a strong ale that has the peculiarity of being the first Chilean beer matured in oak, as well as being bottled in a unique format. It’s a very versatile beer capable of accompanying different dishes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (7179) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 8, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein leicht trübes dunkelbraunes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig fruchtig, blumig, würzig. Geschmack stark malzig, fruchtig, Gewürze, blumig.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (1759) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 21, 2014
Bottle. Thx Tim for sharing. APPEARANCE: clear dark brown beer, small stable beige head. NOSE: wood, caramel, liquorice, herbs. TASTE: nice aftertaste, starts too sweet, coffee and chocolate aftertaste. Like dobbel bock! Vanilla.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (4555) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 17, 2014
11/I/14 - 75cl bottle @ JorisPPattyn’s place - BB: X/2014, bottled: 31/X/13 (2014-33) Thanks to Juan Antonio for the bottle!

Note: maybe I should’ve let it age a bit longer, would probably even have been better!</br/> Clear cola coloured beer, creamy irregular light beige head, unstable, bit adhesive. Aroma: bit sweet, yeasty, some banana, caramel, toast, bit nutty, hay, some cow fodder, little sourish. MF: soft carbon, meidum body. Taste: bit sweet start, caramel, pretty sugary, lots of dried fruits, bit yeasty, soft bitterness, sweet mocha. Aftertaste: little hoppy, mocha, some caramel, bit yeasty, soft bitterness, hoppy touch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorisPPattyn (7887) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JAN 12, 2014
Small cream-white head over copper-chestnut beer, clear. Sourish-chocolate, lactic acid, bit oakey, pickles. Sweet, chocolate, wood, cocoa, but a tad sweet. Wood returning in force at every sip, even with fresh vanilla-oak. Very slick, well-bodied, even syrupy, alleviated by both CO² and other acid. Txs, Tim! Gets an extra point for hailing from Chile, for chrissakes! Too sweet Oud Bruin, with a bit of Doppelbock thrown into.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheJvd (835) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2013
Bottle shard by Abijen at Borefts 2013, thanks! Pours hazy amber with almost no head. Aroma of caramel malts, bit musty. Tast is mostly the same. Medium body and carbo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn (4647) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2013
Bottle shared at BBF’13 by Abijen, thanks! Clear amber-brown colour, off-white head. Aroma of sweet malts, oak, vanilla, amber malts, sweet nuts. Flavour is sweet, malty, light fruity, oak, vanilla, toast, bittersweet malty finish. Medium-bodied. Decent stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (3980) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2013
Sampled from bottle @ Borefts ’13, thx to Abijen. Brown, caramel colour with a small off-white head. Smell caramel, malts, corn, barnyard and some vanilla. Tastes caramel, malts, vanilla and barley. Medium body, fizzy carbo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (1432) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2013
Pours a brown beer with a good white head. Smells bit bourbon, vanilla. Tastes vanilla coffee. Average carbo, thin body and a sticky texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrHangover (2456) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle shared bij Abijen @ Borefts 2013. Pours a clear amber beer with a thin, off white head on top. Aroma is malty, oaky and there is a slight funky, butter-ish note to it. Flavor is about the same, with some alcoholic presences and spicy, herbal touches. Short, medium sweet finish. Not too impressive, funny countrytick though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Countbeer (4393) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2013
Bottle @ Borefts 2013: Thanks Abijen: Small creamy foamy head on top of a clear amber colored beer. Aromas of honey, cream, oat, corn, some grains. Flavours of cream, honey, malts, bitters, hint of butter scotch, nuts and hay. Aftertaste is a mix of oat, corn, cream, light bitter. Low carbo, soft mouthfeel, medium bodied and a creamy texture.

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