podey (488) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 18, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: APR 24, 2013 Draft at BXL East on two different occasions. Pours clear mahogany with small white soapy head that lingers. Aroma is slighlty hoppy with fruit and spice notes. Lovely balanced flavor between the malts and hops.
KansaiBeerLvrs (228) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 13, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. It poured with very little head or carbonation. I found it to be a quite wine like amber beer. Slightly malty & bitter, not bad.
Braudog (5025) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - DEC 25, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Biergarden. Delivered in a goblet, deep mahogany with a firm, airy head. The aroma is darn near wine-like. Drinks with a sweet grape front end, followed by just a swirl of yeastiness. Much sweeter than I expected, but tasty and fun. (#4866, 12/23/2012)
sic1314 (959) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured a golden brown with a small white head. Aroma of caramel malt and red fruit. Medium body, flavour of red fruit, caramel and some spice. Lingering spicey aftertaste.
jmgreenuk (1271) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 16, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft at the Paters Vaetje, Antwerp. Poured a dark golden brown with a thin white head. The aroma is weak but dry and yeasty. The flavour is bitter with liquorice and a slightly metallic aftertaste. It's like a dark malt roasted regular De Koninck. I prefer the original.
deanso (3185) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 15, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at the paters vaetje.
Thick white head. Clear amber pour. Nice enough brew.
jvhemert (247) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 10, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
AROMA: nuts, roasty, pear
APPEARANCE: amber, clear, minimal head, white foam,
TASTE: light sweetness, lightly bitter,
PALATE: medium body, slick feel, average carbonation, bitter, long finish,
OVERALL: good ale with nice balance of aromas, bit slick in palate, could have more character.
Pinball (9655) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
As De koninck Winter, from beer-planet.
clear brown, smooth light brown head.
caramelly, toasty and malty aroma, very faint bitter hoppy note too. faint dried fruits , faint banana. Flavor is dried fruits, banana, bitter malts, malts, faint but well placed flowery hoppy balance.bordering on too sweet, but the bitterness, the flowers, the hops match the sweetness very well.
kraddel (840) - deurne, BELGIUM - AUG 11, 2012
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
damn! wasnt expecting this to be good, realy, but it was ! bought at wijnegemse drankenhal this winter. i ílikeí koninck but i like palm better. and i like palm better than dobbel palm, so, logicaly iíd like this the least.. well its actualy the best. they took all the good caracteristic tastes of a koninck, isoladed it, made it stronger ( dont know WHAT they did but this is what it tasted like to me ) and its absolutely very well done . i wouldnt always drink this but iíve tasted it withoud any regrets and iíl buy it again next year !
i did hear that this years version was good, but last years wastn.. so itís kinda depending on the year i gues...
OllieBBommel (673) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 28, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle@home, 33cl. Head: cream colored foam. Color: red copper. Aroma: some sourt. Taste: hops, some sweet, some bitter, mild. Palate: some bitter, lasting. Overall: ok.