Category Archives: Kemker Kultuur

Kemker Schätzken

Brewery: Kemker Kultuur (Brauerei J. Kemker)
Country: Germany
ABV: 6.3%
Style: Belgian Saison
Other Notes: Dinkelbier edition

Brewer Description: (from bottle in German) Fruchtiges Dinkelbier mit feiner Säuer, in Bordeaux-Fässern gereift.

(translated to English) Fruity spelt beer with fine acidity, aged in Bordeaux barrels.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.74
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.5

Intro: A 750ml bottle, with a best before date of 1st November 2020. Poured into a Holy Mountain tulip glass.
Appearance: A hazy golden dark orange colour with a big three finger white head that dissipated fairly quickly but left lots of lacing.
Aroma: Sour, lemon peel, honey, bready malt, farmhouse funk, with notes of peach and apricot on the finish.
Taste: Light to moderate sweet and sour, bready, lemon peel and zest, farmhouse notes, with a touch of pepper spice.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate but spritzy carbonation.
Overall: Not sure I’m getting much of the Bordeaux barrel, but still enjoyable.

Kemker Prumen

Brewery: Kemker Kultuur (Brauerei J. Kemker)
Country: Germany
ABV: 4%
Style: German Berliner Weisse

Brewer Description: (from bottle in German) Weisse nach Berliner Art mit Stromberger Pflaumen. Lebendige Brauspezialität fermentiert mit unserer Hauskultur aus Saccharomyces, Brettanomyces und Milchsäurebakterien.

(translated to English) White Berlin style with Stromberger plums. Lively brewing specialty fermented with our house culture from Saccharomyces, Brettanomyces and lactic acid bacteria.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.11
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.9

Intro: A 750ml bottle with a best before date of 31st October 2020. Poured into a Holy Mountain tulip glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy golden colour with a one and a half finger white head that dissipated fairly quickly and left only sparse lacing.
Aroma: Tart, raspberry, plum, prunes, with notes of lemon and wheat.
Taste: Lightly sour, tart, plum, plum skin, mixed berries, lemon, and a touch of salt.
Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with moderate to high carbonation.
Overall: A nice refreshing and easy drinking Berliner Weisse.