Kulminator | Antwerpen,
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Kulminator
World Class based on 371 ratings
Type: Bar

Vleminckveld 32
Antwerpen, Belgium 2000 [ print map ]
32 32 45

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Hours: Monday 8pm-12am Tuesday-Saturday 16pm-12am Sunday closed


Mayor: huineman (5) | Taps: 9 | Bottles: 800+


Kulminator

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Beer Available At Kulminator (arranged by most recent)
Aarschotse Bruine (Huyghe) 41, Eylenbosch Kriek 90, Malheur 12 98, Mikkeller 40 Smaragd 100, Struise Black Albert 100, Vleteren Blond 12° Oak Barrel Aged 79, De Dolle Stille Nacht Special Reserva 2005 100, Van Den Bossche Buffalo Grand Cru (Barrel Aged Pauillac) 94, Struise Black Damnation II - Mocha Bomb 100, Anker Boscoulis (...-2009) 35, De Dolle Oerbier Special Reserva 100, Mikkeller Black Fist 96, Struise Black Damnation IV - Coffee Club 100, Struise Aardmonnik / Earthmonk 99, Timmermans Oude Lambiek 83, St. Louis Premium Peche 25, Struise Cuvée Delphine 100, Mikkeller George! Barrel Aged (Bourbon Edition) 100, Struise Pannepot Reserva 100, Mikkeller 黑 / Black 98
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371 reviews for Kulminator
 Ambiance  87%
 Service  80%
 Selection  96%
 Food  66%
 Value  86%
 Overall  90%
 Rating  100%
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90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
madthom8  (126) Kingsbridge, England | January 21, 2010
Visited October 2009. Leafing through the beer list makes me sad. So much beer, so little time, I guess.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
Olvadur  (1) | January 16, 2010
Located on a quiet streed not so far from the "Green Market" and therefore centrum is this golden gem of the beer world. Owned by an eldrly coulple that stand them selfs in the bar. Price is known to be exellant as you are paying similar prices for a 5-10 year old flask beer as you are paying for a pint in centrum. The only thing to watch out for is that this pub is not good for allergic people as cats roam the place and the dust from the storage/cellar can get the best og one. The beer selection is on the other hand wonderful :) I was in there a couple of year ago and bought a bottle of 37 years old brewery that had retired before I was born. Both having a good selection on draft and the widest selection of both europeean and international beers this is one you will not forget as long as you may live. Kulminator is like Rome. One you have been there you are always wondering when you will be able to go there again.
98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Misticbeer  (22) Rome, Italy | December 30, 2009
The most impressive bar in the world. Great vintage selection, very nice price, wonderful ambient. My personal paradise beerbottle place! Have to try!
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
erway  (41) Albuquerque, New Mexico | November 30, 2009
The single greatest beer bar in the world bar none. Nothing comes close...Seriously. Come with a full stomach and a WHOLE lot of EU cash cause they don’t take cards and to try and do this cheaply misses the point entirely.
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
BarrelRoller  (10) | November 10, 2009
Classic world-class belgian beer bar...Thank you Dirk and your wonderful wife. Not a huge draft selection but plenty of bottles to keep busy with. Did 8 year verticals of Chimay blue and Orval and finished with a vintage Goudenband. A few others might have slipped onto the table but if you travel to this area stop and enjoy. Truly a great beer bar!
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 3/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 15/20
rutilius  (10) Buonconvento, Italy | October 31, 2009
Very nice pub. Impressive selection and rarities in menu. To Try, to try, to try!
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 3/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
gyllenbock  (208) Stockholm, Sweden | October 27, 2009
Visited on a Saturday evening in October 2009. Fantastic place about 20 minutes walk from Antwerpen-Centraal railway station. Kulminator is not a big place, about 45 seats or something like that. The beer menu is huge, it was not easy to decide what to order. I drunk Chimay Bleue 2000 and 1994, Pannepot Vintage 2005, Belle-Vue Kriek 1995, Courage Imperial Russian Stout 1983, Gueuze De Troch Cuveé Chapeau 1999 and finally a Westvleteren 12 from 2004. The beers did not cost much. Chimay Bleue 1994 was 10 Euro, the Westy did cost 12 Euro. I also had a cheese platter, no other food was available except for potato chips. The owners, Leen and Dirk were friendly and helpful, their English was quite ok. Quite smoky inside, and cats were running around inside the bar. It felt almost like visiting some old relatives, the bar was full of old beer commercials and plants. Really worth a visit!
94
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
BombsGuide  (18) , Italy | October 17, 2009
One of the best pub in the world! Selection is simply amazing... beers from 80s, 70s still drinkable and enjoyable! Food is not the best but acceptable...
86
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
pivnizub  (504) Bochum, Porúří, Germany | September 18, 2009
Gorgeous place ! I guess all is said about this well known cafe....... Nothing to add!
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
rosenbergh  (595) Tampere, Finland | September 16, 2009
Amazing place! Incredible selection of beers from 1970’s (tasted 1979 Hoegaarden) to today. Quite cozy and interesting decor. It wasn’t smokey but some cats (animals) were socialising with us. I wasn’t that impressed because of my allergy... Anyway the bar is absolutely worth visiting. We also met fellow ratebeerians there.

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