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

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RATINGS: 93   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.


inkubuzz's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
inkubuzz (15) - - JAN 4, 2013
Buenisima cerveza. Me encanta para el día a dia. Hubo un tiempo en que decayó, pero los batches nuevos han estado excelentes. Color rojizo. Espuma moderada. Cuerpo medio. Buen aroma. La madera se siente suave. Las maltas caramelo se notan. No es una cerveza para beer geeks, pero es muy rica para comer en la noche, me gusta con cordero, rissotto con alguna carne, incluso con sushi como tempura queda muy bien


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 (10337) - 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 (262) - 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 (15) - 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 (135) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dermi (948) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 27, 2015
75 cl, bottled. Pours clear red with a nice beige head. Aroma: Condensed milk, toffee, malt. Nutmeg. Taste: Quite sweet, some acidity. Balanced bitterness. Sweet spices, chervil. Very interesting flavours. Generally a bit too sweet for my liking, but it works. Palate: Medium body, some carbonation. Hints of alcohol, not much. Maybe more nutmeg and vanilla, spices anyway, in the end. Some smoky flavours, too. Very interesting, indeed.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (2592) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2015
Aroma: intense caramel, molasses, bourbon, fruity. Appearance: clear, dark brown, small, creamy, off-white head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: sweets continue, bourbon, vanilla, bread and intense caramel malts again, soft carbonation. Overall: quite a beautiful English Strong Ale, excellent bourbon flavours. Bottle from a Chilean friend.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AlfredoGarcia (225) - Santiago, CHILE - FEB 20, 2015
Spicy smell with dark amber color, almost deep blood red. Practicly no foam. Surprisingly very good woody strong taste, bitter and a little salty. The body is strong and fulls your mouth. Better than most Kross (the cheap ones usually suck), but not has good has the Lupulus.


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