Brewed by Brouwerij Kerkom
Style: Belgian Ale
Sint-Truiden, Belgium


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RATINGS: 349   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
After the blond and brown version, the brewery made a third type of beer: the 'Bloesem Bink' (Blossom Bink). Itís a beer of high fermentation, unfiltered and not pasteurized, with secundary fermentation in the bottle. We brew this seasonal beer every year in the same period (spring-summer). The ingredients are: five types of malt, one belgian type of hop, brewing liquor, yeast, honey from Sint-Truiden and syrup of pears from Vrolingen. It tastes fruity with a lightly sweet character and a long fruity and bitter aftertaste. The alcohol content of this springbeer is 7,1% vol.alc.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (8407) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2014
"scores for this all over the place. #2200 started out a fairly average yeasty belgian ale for me, but as it opened up, the honey came out more, and the pear became noticeable in the aroma and flavor, which is why i bought it. no aspect quite an 8, but high 7ís...a little pricey for a "good" beer thouhgh."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
McWorta (1205) - LUXEMBOURG - SEP 11, 2014
Amber coloured with a fast fading head. Noses of malty raisins, bread and fruity. Retronasal one gets the honey and pear sromas. Lightly lively with a light body. Shows fruity honey hue sweetness developping a sweet somewhat slick texture with some acidity. The finish ends with a light fruity yet hoppy snap with the fruit sweetness lingering.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anfractuosity (283) - - AUG 9, 2014
Quite a nice beer, smells slightly strange to me, but tastes very nice............

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mikske79 (1353) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 3, 2014
Ziet er goed uit maar smaakt spijtig genoeg niet zo. Smaakt naar chemische troep. Tegenvaller

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (3884) - BELGIUM - JUL 30, 2014
The beer that is intended to celebrate the well-known horticulture around Sint-Truiden, with pear syrup and honey added to the mash. Creamy beige head, colour reddish brown with amber hue. Malty aroma, chocolate, caramel, fruity indeed with the pear syrup clearly present - and fitting in nicely. Fruity taste, honey and again the pear syrup adding sweetness and mellowness, malty, finishing in a lightly toasted and hoppy bitterishness. I like this quite a lot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alusmamuts (1253) - LATVIA - JUL 28, 2014
Mild sweet yeasty aroma. Brown a bit cloudy with light light brown cap. Well balanced caramel bitter and sweet taste with some sourness on the tongue sides.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
POLK (2219) - HÝrning, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2014
Reddish color with a little foam. Despite 1.5 years to BB date did it taste old :-(

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (16065) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle. A hazy, dark amber to light brown beer topped by a small, off-white head. The aroma has quite a lot of oxidation, with bready caramel malts, acetone notes, fruityness and a touch of dried fruits. Canned pears. Itís lighlty sweet on the palate, with white sugar, canned fruits, a generic fruityness and some caramel. Bread and some bitterness. Acetone, bitterness, fruits and dried fruits in the finish. Not very good, still nice in a way. Donít like the acetone. 140717

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Meilby (10326) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ geokkjer
Pours slightly hazy brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, toffee, honey, pear and sugar. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long caramel, toffee, sugar and fruity finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Geokkjer (7048) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle. Pours amber with an of--white head. Aroma of malt, canned pear, honey, caramel and fruitiness. Flavor is sweet and malty with some pear,caramel and honey. Medium to thin body, average carbonation.

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