Christoffel Werelds Winterbier

 
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Formerly brewed at Sint Christoffel Bier
Style: Belgian Ale
Breda, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Beer of the month November 2005 in the ABT beerbars in Holland. Rob Martens designed this beer, as he was the winner of the beer-tasting championships 2004.

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MMR (833) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2012
Not to keen on this beer which I tried at the bokbeer festival in Amsterdam last week. Very bitter.

3.4
MPA (999) - Amager (form. Nørrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - JUL 30, 2011
Bottle (from the november 2005 RB-tasting at Dixens place - notes have been damaged by flooding of my basement, but this was such an insane tasting for me as I was new to such massive tastings, so I gave up on the detailed notes quite early).

3.5
JRock72 (605) - - NOV 18, 2010
Same big bottle as pictured. Pours big head that fades quickly. Unfiltered. Overall easy drinking, not too much flavour.

4
Metalchopz (3472) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 26, 2010
Purchased a long time ago, around Christmas at the LCBO, and comes in a beautiful white ceramic 2 Litres bottle with a swing top. Wow... still good after all that time. Pours a golden-brown colour that is clear at first and gets hazy as you pour more. Great foamy-soapy white head that stays a while and creates patchy and chunky lace. Very nice smelling brew with the usual Pils nose and notes of citrus and hop with a touch of honey. Lovely tiny bubble carbonation with a refreshing winter mouthfeel. Magnificent taste of a pilsner with some nice grain, grassy hops and even hints of coffee in the aftertaste. A very well-balanced brew that I would love to try again... but not sure if they are still making this one (or if it will ever come to Canada again). A nice winter pils with a little punch that is nicely spiced.

2.8
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2010
Taster at DØE-meeeting, Aarhus Syd, DK. Jar, 170310. Brown with no head. Aroma of fruit and yeast. Flavor is sweet cane sugar with notes of esters. Unpleasant palate.

3.5
pootzboy (1784) - Kitchener, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 20, 2008
2 liter swing top growler: Decants an unfiltered murky honey gold with a massive rocky head that settles to a 2 finger lacing cap that lasts the drink. Nice nose: caramel, fruits spices and some woody earthiness. Bight fruity spicy character with a wonderful earthiness..dries up in the finish. Not overly complex but like a mellow fruity version of Orval. A welcome winter warmer.

2.5
Sammy (12596) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 20, 2007
Price probably discourages many from trying this one. It is a beutiful ceramic mug, and the ladies can think up some uses for it-planter? The beer itself is light mouthfeel and colour, fizzy carbonation, and drinkable. Some spices to a Eurolager would be one way to describe it.

3.2
hagisu (42) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 11, 2007
I have had this "winter" ale on a few occasions in the past couple of years and each year the flavour is a little different. Its hoppy and pleasant to the palate. The aroma has hints of fruit, the finish is nice and balanced.

3.6
tomthompson89 (1982) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 27, 2007
very nice beer good golden amber colour of coarse unfiltered, good head. sorta fruity nose, with some nice hops, sweet flavour, good bitter dry finish.

2.5
Boutip (6483) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 3, 2007
2 Litres jug: Poured a medium amber color ale with a small bubbly head with minimal retention. Aroma of light caramel malt with dry hoppy finish. Taste of semi-sweet caramel malt with light spices mix and some weird dry hoppy finish, which doesn’t, really fits in. Body is somewhat watery with some very low carbonation. I’m glad I tried it but this is a very poor from a usually great brewery.


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