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Brewed by Brouwerij De Koninck (Duvel-Moortgat)
Style: Belgian Ale
Antwerpen, Belgium

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RATINGS: 335   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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This special ale has been developed in honour of the brewing in the late Middle Ages when the farmers could not work in the fields during the winter months and therefore had time to devote themselves to brewing ale. Winter Koninck is a deep amber-coloured top-fremented ale with 6.5% Alc. vol. and a full-bodied flavour.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (6165) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2014
Draft at Rootz Winterbeer festival. Pours clear Amber brown with an off white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, light dark fruits and a little yeast. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjik83 (803) - - DEC 12, 2014
Van de tap bij café De Poort, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 6,5% Uitgeschonken in origineel De Koninck glas Uiterlijk: roodbruin met minimale witte schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: donker fruit, bittertje, caramel Conclusie: geen volle smaak, wel redelijk winterbiertje ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (2535) - Hirakata, JAPAN - NOV 25, 2014
Bottle from Sugaya. Sweet dark fruit, candi sugar, gentle spice. Light translucent brown, Some roast, moves to berries, caramel, and spice, with a moderate sweet finish. Very light body for a winter brew. Tasty. Doesn’t hit very hard at any point. Mild and pleasant.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markoijelena (976) - Belgrade, SERBIA - NOV 23, 2014
Draft 0.25l at Christoffel Antwerp Belgium.Pour it clear dark amber color with small white head.Taste and aroma of apple, spices, caramel.Sweet on the end.Ok drinkable

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Alengrin (2885) - BELGIUM - NOV 7, 2014
De Koninck’s answer to Palm Dobbel in a sense, a darker (deep copper), fuller, creamier and sweeter version of the famous ’Bolleke’, with the unmistakable De Koninck yeast and hop bitterish finish. Nothing too impressive.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sissio (805) - Orsenigo, ITALY - OCT 6, 2014
Clear copper, cappuccino Orange head Cereals, yeasts, rotten fruit (banana) Mature fruit, burned caramel, banana peel ending

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Burgers (334) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 30, 2014
Dark amber with a thin white head. Aromas of apples and yeast. Taste slightly sweet with trace of sourness. Mouthfeel fairly thin. Finish quite acerbic.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Icedwarf (566) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2014
Donker bruin bier met weinig schuim. Smaak is kruidig en hoppig met chokolade, niet zoet. Blijft redelijk lang hangen.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (14762) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 26, 2014
Bottle. It pours a clear amber body under a small, dense, off-white head. Rather sugary aroma, brown sugar and a faint spiced touch. Some alcohol too actually. Caramel and yellow apples. Quite sugary on the palate, medium to full-bodied and with a soft carbonation. Bitterness too, at an appropriate level. Bitter, sweet, caramel finish. Well, sure decent, but sort of unbalanced, and far from a winner. 140426

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geokkjer (6298) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 26, 2014
Bottle.Pours amber with an off-white head. Aroma of red apples, malt, caramel, fruitiness and bread crust. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some caramel, toffee, red apples and brown sugar. Medium body, average carbonation.


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