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

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RATINGS: 330   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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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.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Swaroga (1400) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 7, 2013
33cl bottle. Brown with small head. Nose : burned caramel, sugar, honey, maple sirup, peers, cooked fruits. Sip : oily with low carbonation. Cloying sweet with strong caramel. Develops fruity and woody aromas. Gets a bit dry and still sweet.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
traviskurowski (21) - - JUL 5, 2013
Draft. First fruit/veg beer & very impressed. Dark red/amber complexion, hazy. Aroma notes of carrot, cherries. Same carries over into palate. The 7% alcohol helps carry the underlying sweetness. Very recommended. Can't wait to try more of this style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bartholo (21) - BELGIUM - JUN 17, 2013
Sweet smell of "perensiroop" with a hint of honey a bit roasty, minimal head. Taste not too sweet, rather malty. Sticky palate. OK beer but not great

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zer0 (1132) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 4, 2013
Bottle. Orange color. Very fruity, malty, honey on the nose. Taste is honey, malt, little bitter and some fruits. Better than the blond.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Xstream (166) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 4, 2013
Very smooth and easygoing beer. Floral, sweet malt, honey, pear. Body is very creamy & smooth. Syrupy and a little sticky. I kinda like this beer ;)

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BarossaLuke (540) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 29, 2013
Amber colour, crystal clear, canít possibly beer bottle fermented with that clarity. Fruity "belgian" type aromas with faint honey but I donít get the pear that much. Was very effervescent and head no head retention at all.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hansen (6783) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2013
Amber coloured with a faint red note. Hazy. Has a white head, medium duration. Malty sweet aroma with faint floral notes, sweetness. Flavor starts sweet too, some yeasty notes, light bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zita (4806) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2013
sweet bread,amber, hazy, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long nice finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
SVD (603) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2013
33CL bottle at Home, Brown Reddish colour, small white head, I canít taste honey in it(too bad I like that), this beer once again confirms, beer with fruit in it I like it or I hate it, this one is not one I like.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Trappist1 (527) - Diest, BELGIUM - MAY 5, 2013
Zoetig, vooral de perensiroop komt door, honing minder. Het fruitige karakter mis ik compleet, proef zelfs licht ijzer. Plakkerige nasmaak


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