De Koninck Ale ( Belgium )

De Koninck Ale is an amber beer with a short-lived head and a malty nose. The maltiness is also predominant in the flavor, which has only minor notes of bitterness, along with light hints of roastiness and cinnamon. For many years, it was the brewery's only product and remains the favoriite beer of hometown Antwerp.

De Koninck
Established in 1833, De Koninck is the only brewery in the city of Antwerp. The brewery has been renovated, expanded and modernised several times over the years but the pride, passion and craftmanship of the original brewmasters has not been affected. Today, five generations later, the Van den Bogaert family maintain this noble tradition. De Koninck beers are full bodied top fermenting ales with velvety smooth flavourscan be found all over the world. They include the original beer De Koninck (5% alcohol) and its two younger, stronger brothers Cuvée De Koninck (8% alcohol) and the blonde Antoon (6% alcohol) all are brewed and bottled on the banks of the River Schelde.

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