Corsendonk Apple White Beer is a compact, creamy beer with a lingering froth. With aromas of yeast and apple, it is mild on the palate with well-balanced bitterness and hints of apple. It is excellent as an aperitif or as a thirst-quencher. This top fermented White beer is brewed with water, pale malt, hops, yeast and apple juice. It is spiced with coriander, orange zest, and licorice, and is unpasteurized. Deep golden in color and naturally cloudy, this bottle-conditioned white beer is fresh, crisp and exceptionally refreshing.
|Founded in 1938, the Priory of Corsendonk in present-day Oud-Turnhout comprised a rather important brewery and malt house. The Corsendonk monks famously brewed the beer as a contemplative practice. After the Austrian Emperor Joseph II shut down the Priory of Corsendonk in 1784, the brewing of Corsendonk beer changed hands throughout the course of a century. From 1982 onwards, the Corsendonk beer regained its fame and the simplicity of the packaging acts as an emblem of the middle ages and Corsendonk’s rich past.
Since its regain of fame, Corsendonk beer has been traditionally brewed in the craft breweries of Du Bocg in Purnode in the Belgian Ardennes. Corsendonk can boast the label “Brewed and Bottled in Belgium” and is brewed exclusively with all natural ingredients, which include: pure water, malt, hops, yeast, and herbs (coriander, dried orange rind, and cinnamon). Bottled Corsendonk is fermented twice; the first fermentation takes place in the brewery’s fermentation tubs, and the second fermentation is in the bottle itself.