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

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RATINGS: 339   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (12601) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2011
bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. aroma is sweet, candis sugar, malt, spices. flavour is dry, sweet, candis sugar, malt, caramel, hop, spices. Nice/OK beer.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (12572) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 30, 2008
750 corked & caged bottle from Sonoma Wine Exchange. BB 06.09.08 Aromas of medium dark plum and caramel. Brilliant garnet copper color with tiny bubbles and a beige head. Almost medium body with slightly fizzy carbonation. Flavor is much like an amber - lightly sweet, lightly roasted caramel. Not a great deal of bitter, but arguably enough. The bitter tends to accumulate so the brew tastes better with time. Something of a light, clean and refreshing winter ale.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12301) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 7, 2005
(750ml bottle) Pours a clear reddish brown body with a large rocky head. Aroma of caramel and fruit. Yeast flavor with some spices. Soft mouthfeel. A little thin and mild flavored compared to other Belgian winter ales.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12277) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 15, 2003
Clear copper body with small beige head. Aroma is candy sugar sweet, malty, some raisin. Taste is candy sugar sweet, some raisin, finishes dry and herbal hoppy. Medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (12032) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 13, 2009
Bottle from Belmont Party. Poured hazy brown color with an average frothy off-white head that was lasting and produced fair lacing. Moderate nutty malt and yeast aroma. Medium body with flat carbonation. Moderate spicy sweet&sour flavor with medium sweet & sour finish of moderate duration. Very refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11804) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2006
Dark copper with a fluffy off-white head. Malty aroma with some spice and brown sugar. Fruity sweet flavour with a bit of acid.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11552) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2005
A very powerful taste and aroma that is based on chocolate and roasted barley. Not particularly bitter, but neither as sweet as some spicy beers tend to be.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (11533) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2005
Nice citrus aroma, excellent creamy head and amber colour. Long flavour finish. This beer was 5 moints over due, but that might be a good thing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11516) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2012
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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (11352) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 28, 2009
On tap at Falling Rock poured a clear dark reddish amber with a lasting creamy light amber head. Aromas of toffee, cherry, plum and light carmel. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of toffee, carmel, dates, plum and light spice with a smooth lingering fruity finish.


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