Christoffel Robertus

Formerly brewed at Sint Christoffel Bier
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Breda, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 385   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Christoffel Robertus is a low-fermenting ruby-red beer, brewed in the Münchener-style. It is a malty, fresh beer with a light sweetness. The typical hopbitterness found in Blond, is very lightly present in Robertus. The use of an extensive amount of selected barley gives Robertus the special malty taste and aroma.

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Bill Becker (1916) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - OCT 18, 2017
From Dec 2006

Poured from 11.2 oz swing top bottle(A and 06 were dotted on the label) a cloudy reddish gold with a large head of foam that subsided quickly leaving a fine layer and some lacing.

The smell is very sweet malt nose..smells buttery.

The taste up front is big on the caramel sweetness followed by some hop bitterness midway through and through the finish. Not bad at all and actually, the more I sip, the better I like it.
Try it and see what you think.

Bottom line: A pretty malty sample of the style and if you like malty lagers, this one will surely please you.

gripweed57 (2921) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - APR 18, 2017
From old tasting notes. Cloudy Orange copper color. Huge rocky beige head. Sweet toasted malt nose. Creamy sweetish malt flavor has a wonderful burnt caramel character. Nicely balanced with a dry spicy hop finish. Quite tasty.

hauxe (969) - Butzbach, Hesse, GERMANY - DEC 24, 2015
Rated from old notes. Nauseating sweet smell; tasted milder and dryer than expected. Disappointing. Could be lethal if had in quantity.

TorbenJensen (1576) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2015
The reddish-brown beer foam fine and smells, not much, but still spicy hops and malt. The flavor is excellent sweet and hoppy with a slight tang of something fruity and a lovely sweet caramel taste. The aftertaste has only a little hop bitterness.

Alengrin (5791) - BELGIUM - AUG 2, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 21, 2017 One of the very few Viennese lagers in the Low Countries, unfortunately no longer made nowadays. From old and very concise notes: frothy, off-white head on an attractively deep copper robe, malty, nutty, mildly (dried) fruity, soft floral hoppiness in the finish. Kind of a free interpretation of its style, which made it all the more interesting.

Beerhunter111 (22987) - P´Castle, GERMANY - MAR 21, 2014
Bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, Karamell, fruchtig. Geschmack röstmalzig süß, fruchtig, Karamell.

MarcoDL (5419) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2013
Soft amber beer, tastes indeed a bit German. Malty and only mildly sweet. Bit too subtle.

Beergeek23322 (2643) - Chester, Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2013
September 2010. From bottle. Pours light amber color with a white head. aromas of Malt, caramel, toffee and hops. Light body with a slightly sweet finish.

imdownthepub (15426) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2013
Bottled, 330ml flip top from Crack’d Kettle, Amsterdam. Cloudy brown amber with off white head. Rich malts, fruity with a sweetish caramel flavour, there are notes of sultana and sweet damson. There is a hint of hoppiness for just a little balance. Reasonable beer.

Patrickctenchi (6750) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Deep, earthy brown with a thin tan cap.
Aroma is malt, cola.
Taste is raisiny, woody, yeasty.
Toasted, sweet, burnt sugar/caramel.
Turns a little sour towards the finish.

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