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

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RATINGS: 359   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
After the blond and brown version, the brewery made a third type of beer: the 'Bloesem Bink' (Blossom Bink). It’s 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.


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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Xstream (227) - - 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 ;)


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (3611) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUN 16, 2016
Clear dark ruby, tanned lacing foam head. Fruity aroma, but less so in taste. Amber beer like with pear nnotes. Nice. (Velp 201606)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thanatosti (1425) - Culemborg, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2016
33 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ van Rooij, Culemborg. Hazy light brown with an off-white head. Malty aroma with some caramel, red fruits and honey. Taste is sweet. Nice round body and soft carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sdmmb (1617) - USA - MAY 20, 2016
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought from Malting Pot in Brussels. Amber fruity beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
paulvanpelt (496) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - APR 29, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 1, 2016 Amberkleurig, licht nevelig, licht beige kraag. Aroma van appel, kers, pruim, honing, bloesem, mout. Smaak is vooral zoet, met een licht zuurtje op de nasmaak. Lichte tot medium body, waterig, maar filmend.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (8285) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2016
33cl bottleshared with kermis. Medium white head. Clear amber pour. Slightly sweet. Some caramel

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (9879) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 25, 2016
Bottle shared / road soda. Clear dark amber with a medium tan head. Aroma of malt, caramel, toffee. Flavour is over moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EdKing (2343) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2016
On draft in Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Clear red beer, thin white head. Nose is floral, rose water, barley sugar, strawberry, toffee and caramel. Taste is sweet, honeyish, barley sugar, toffee, floral, roses. It’s quite sweet, just short of cloying, syrupy.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (3479) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 8, 2016
Bottle. Aroma is malty, sweet, bit of something floral. Caramel and nice floral element. Good stuff. Honey.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (2332) - - MAR 7, 2016
Bottle shared, thanks Jay. QUite honey forward with lingering notes of wild flowers, pear juice, bready mouthfeel, gentle sweet finish. Pretty decent stuff, quite an interesting brew with some local terroir ingredients.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
willisread (2169) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 7, 2016
Bottle shared at "Tokyo Ratebeer Dark Tickers of The World Unite or AJB tasting volume 1" event. Thanks Jay! Honey with some floral notes along with brown sugar and bready, raisin bread like malt character. Hides the 7.1 fairly well with average carbonation and a medium body. More honey as it warms. Some apple and pear notes on the palate as well. Sweet, but not cloying. Finish is sweet with some light hop bitterness.


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