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Kasteel Winter - Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

85 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 11.67%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Zach136 on 10-29-2013)
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Pearlstreetbrewingco

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

02-13-2014 23:12:48 | More by Pearlstreetbrewingco
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oberon

North Carolina

4.01/5  rDev -4.5%

Bottled on 7/13/2013.Pours into a chalice a beep roasted chesnut brown with burgundy hue,a slightly fizzy light beige head atop.Aromas of plums,chocolate,spiced phenols,and a bit of must but all cometogether quite well,I pick up faint burnt toast in there as well.Yeasty on the palate but not over the top in the phenol department,chocolate,hard toffee, and spiced cake flavors along with some plums,the spiced notes linger in the finish.This is a warming spicy beer that's perfect for winter sipping.

12-12-2013 21:32:22 | More by oberon
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cbozInTheMitten

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

01-05-2014 01:50:02 | More by cbozInTheMitten
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henryclay_

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

05-10-2014 15:11:03 | More by henryclay_
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mikejonze

Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.8%

02-27-2014 22:22:37 | More by mikejonze
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wehttam

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +19%

03-13-2014 01:34:31 | More by wehttam
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DarrellK

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

12-29-2013 22:20:00 | More by DarrellK
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HankFinkel

Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev +1.9%

A great surprise! Bountiful flavors of coffee and chocolate. Fabulous mouthfeel, like a rich creamy porter, which adds to the intense flavor. Great pairing with any of your favorite sweets, I had mine with some salted dark chocolate caramels. Can't wait to pickup a couple of more bottles to help with my New Years Eve celebration.

12-21-2013 00:57:22 | More by HankFinkel
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GMUPatriot_inKansas

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

02-15-2014 03:01:41 | More by GMUPatriot_inKansas
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Keith_R

Georgia

4/5  rDev -4.8%

11-02-2013 20:43:26 | More by Keith_R
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miltm

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

06-22-2014 23:59:12 | More by miltm
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bigaddy

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

12-24-2013 14:58:47 | More by bigaddy
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monketeeth

Florida

3.46/5  rDev -17.6%

A- Attractive brown color with very nice lacing.
S- Starts out with some slightly burnt toast and coffee. After warming, turns more toward toffee and ground dried fruit.
T- Smoky, Toasty dried fruit and a bit of coffee. Nothing really jumps out but a nice blend of flavors. Alcohol of 11% is well hidden.
M- Lots of carbonation, maybe a bit too much and a bit watery for the style.
O- A tasty brew but not excellent like many of the others from this brewery. Would drink it again but I wouldn't seek it out.

12-14-2013 03:16:24 | More by monketeeth
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vwbus7

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +19%

06-26-2014 02:06:17 | More by vwbus7
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cindyjeffsmith

Georgia

4.41/5  rDev +5%

appearance: A relatively hazy reddish brown. Nice tan swath of a head and messy lacing. Handsome brew.
smell: Wow, lots happening. Roasty, delicate coffee, subtle spice and fruit, touch of semi-sweet chocolate. Well done. Quite a nose.
taste: Very nice again. Much like the nose. Subtle but full of flavors. A hint of sour in the finish.
overall: Quite a brew.

11-27-2013 23:22:50 | More by cindyjeffsmith
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Beer-A-Lot

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-21-2014 14:16:43 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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largadeer

California

4/5  rDev -4.8%

01-28-2014 00:15:27 | More by largadeer
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DerrickW

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

11-23-2013 17:17:28 | More by DerrickW
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metter98

New York

4.09/5  rDev -2.6%

A: The beer is clear but very dark red in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high beige colored head and left a thin head that nearly continually covered the entire surface.
S: Moderate aromas of nutty malts and toffee are present in the nose along with bits of coffee.
T: Like the smell, the taste is a little nutty and reminds me of amaretto along with notes of toffee and coffee in the background. Little if any alcohol is perceptible.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very unique compared to other Belgian Strong Dark Ales as it doesn't have and flavors of dark fruits. It makes for a nice after dinner drink to sip and savor.

01-01-2014 23:09:14 | More by metter98
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MaillardRx

Kansas

4.51/5  rDev +7.4%

Bomber into a wide mouthed wine glass

A: Good auburn, kind of a deep copper color. The head dissolves quickly into simply a tender, white meniscus along the interior of the glass. Little to no lacing here

S: It smells like a sweet coffee shop, notes of fruits, nuts and rum. As it warms up, it starts smelling like root beer too!

T: Candied fruits, rum, brandy, licorice, port wine, a hint of cocoa, coffee notes permeate as it warms up

M: Effervescent at first pour, but the carbonation is tamed over time and temperature

O: A real treat. I thoroughly enjoyed this beer. The alcohol is barely palpable, but very delicious.

01-21-2014 15:38:37 | More by MaillardRx
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Dreamer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.8%

12-15-2013 01:07:38 | More by Dreamer
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rrski198

Georgia

5/5  rDev +19%

01-02-2014 01:53:44 | More by rrski198
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fehrminator

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.8%

04-06-2014 19:05:33 | More by fehrminator
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sblanton83

Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.8%

03-04-2014 18:34:04 | More by sblanton83
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

02-09-2014 19:02:53 | More by JamieDuncan
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Kasteel Winter from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
93 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.