RateBeer
Home >
Chile


Kross 5

overall
86
95
style
Brewed by Kross
Style: English Strong Ale
Curacaví, Chile

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

Para celebrar nuestros 5 años como cervecería creamos una cerveza que combina ocho tipos de malta y cinco variedades de lúpulos. Es la primera cerveza chilena madurada con roble americano tostado, proceso que agrega una textura y aromas sorprendentes. Kross 5 tiene un color rojizo potente y notas a avellanas, toffee, vainilla y caramelo.

Maltas Especiales: Caraambar, Caramunich, Rubia, Carafa Especial, Tostada
Lúpulos: Glacier, Goldings, Mount Hood, Horizon, Cascade


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (3198) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 17, 2016
On tap at KrossBar in Santiago . Sweet bubblegum and so w Christmas nutmeg spice notes. Quite nice and strong without being boozy.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KevinCartes (3) - Los Angeles, CHILE - JUL 14, 2016 does not count
330 ml bottle from Jumbo Los Ángeles. Aroma is very sweet and reminds caramel and chocolate. Also, it has some notes of floral smell. A beer with a strong and pronounced roasty flavor. Light foam as a result of the low carbonation. It needs a flavor less toasted, more balanced.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
chrisnmn (9) - NEW ZEALAND - APR 9, 2016 does not count
Excellent Chilean anniversary special beer. I believe this was brewed as an end of thebyear gift from the brewery to their private clients, but the reception was so good they decided to brew it to the general public, and im happy they did. This is not an all ocassion brew, more like a 'dessert' type thing, after a meal. Enjoy at roon temperature to get all the oakiness dried fruits and alcohol this beer has to offer. Highly recommended

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Yayita (49) - - JAN 18, 2016
An attempt at a sopphisticated high gravity belgian style ale. Ends up being an over the top concoction of beer adjuncts that don’t blend well.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (10888) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 3, 2016
Hits the style. Good oaking. Tad almost astringency. Dark golden, lasting head. with some rum taste. Good drinkability.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
millanelosua (1) - Florida, USA - NOV 2, 2015 does not count
Excelente Cuerpo, color ambar intenso, con suaves toques de caramelo, el amargo justo del lupulo seleccionado a la perfeccion y una espuma que se ajusta a las necesidades fe una gran cerveza. 100% Recomendable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
didierlewallon (282) - ponferrada, SPAIN - OCT 31, 2015
. Una cerveza de color ámbar con una buena espuma. El aroma tiene notas de malta , caramelo y lúpulo. El sabor es dulce, con notas de malta, caramelo , alcohol, madera con su toque de amargor.excelente cerveza.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ccostoya (22) - Santiago, CHILE - OCT 26, 2015
Little aroma of licorice, esters (?) and alcohol. Taste goes in the same line. Defficient and poorly adapted to the style

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
carlosruiz24 (4) - CHILE - OCT 26, 2015 does not count
una cerveza aromática y muy "sabrosa", se nota el tostado y acaramelado lo que le dan un buen cuerpo y una complejidad muy agradable en boca.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
MohaBeer (194) - Lima, PERU - AUG 28, 2015
Ambar intenso con ligera opacidad, buena espuma y adherencia. Presenta trazos de brett, establo, láctico, sulfuro de hidrógeno, acidéz moderado, malta maltoso caramelo moderado bajo, ésteres a nuez, lúpulo cítrico. En boca malta maltoso moderado, tibieza alcohólica. Final ácido y frutal. Con bastantes descriptores no adecuados. Parece estilo lambic.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50