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Brewed by Brouwerij Kerkom
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Sint-Truiden, Belgium
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sebletitje (7027) - Enghien, - JUL 1, 2013
Bouteille 33cl, BB 05/2017. Sérieusement, si on se veut de faire une IPA on n’estampille pas cette dernière d’une date de péremption de 4 ans. Bref. Couleur dorée-orangée, col épais crémeux blanc. Arôme présente ce bouquet houblons neutres euros avec un bouquet belge distinct. Pointe herbacée pouvant rappelé le thé vert mais qui reste assez distincte. Palais reste plus centré sur les malts qui prennent, malheureusement, le dessus sur les houblons. Me semble plus à une belge pale ale avec ce côté foin-herbacé. Amertume citronné s’immisce péniblement en toute fin de bouche avec une chute qui continue à donner le beau rôle au malt. Ça reste correct, mais pour une IPA, l’occasion est légèrement ratée.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Houtmankutkop (28) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2014
Appelsapkleur, witte kraag. Zoetige geur. Zeer zachte koolzuur. Licht kruidige en zoetige smaak. Na het zoete komt beetje bij beetje het bittere bovendrijven Niet IPA genoeg voor mij...wel lekker genoeg. Om daarna weer wat anders te proberen. Net vrouwen....

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JefVerstraete (1764) - Ghent, BELGIUM - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle from Elie. Many thanks. Golden colour, white foam. Malty body with hoppy aftertaste. Some strange off flavours but not a bad beer. Easy drinkable. Ok. Not really an IPA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wekker84 (1690) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JAN 4, 2015
bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts spicy citrus and some hops flavor malts spicy citrus fruits some earthly and hops in the finish

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GuideDogSaint (603) - Xiamen, CHINA - FEB 18, 2015
330ml bottle from Corner Bar Beijing. Pours hazy golden orange with a dissipating white head. Intense hoppy aroma with Belgian yeast Bitter sweet finish. I like it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Douberd (2814) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JAN 30, 2015
(Kerkom Hopverdomme) Bottle 330 ml at home, served into a tulip, ABV 7% Clear body, orange in colour, with a tall white head, good density and retention. Light lacing left behind. Aroma has floral notes, belgian yeast, light perfume, some sugar, light fruity notes of peaches. Taste is moderate bitter but the bitterness builds up on the aftertaste. Light peaches and apricot, floral notes, again yeast. Medium thin body with good carbonation. Seems strange at first but you can get used to it quickly, only the bitterness is a bit too much at moments.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
cmc619 (455) - California, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Last in Bink tasting series. Seeing more and more Belgian IPAs these days - and some, like this one, I think are a nice foray into the style, but still catching up to their English and American forebears. True gold, decent white head. Hop aroma is there but not prominent. A bit too sticky and overbitter for my taste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TorbenH (901) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2015
amber, hazy, white foam, resin, floral, herbs, medium body, sticky, average carbonation, bitter, medium sweetness, very bitter,

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
OllieBBommel (1158) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 28, 2014
33cl bottle@home. Appearance: cloudy yellow orange with off-white head. Aroma: different citric hops, vague malt and yeast. Taste: sour and bitter-sweet. Palate: medium sour bitter-sweet finish, medium carbonation. Overall: ok.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
berntholer (1157) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - NOV 30, 2014
ivorywhite head quite dense leaves lacing. orange blonde colour. aroma is very estery, tripel like, sugarsweet, boozy, peach, lemon, honey. taste is like aroma very tripel like, spices ends with an unpleasant and very pronounced bitterness. lacks balance and not an ipa imho. bottle 33cl / bbf may-2018 (an ipa with the potential of aging for 4 (?!) years, hmm

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Vaiz (3617) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle at home. Hazy orange pour, thin white head. Aroma of unfermented sugars, floral hops, spicy and slightly fruity. Flavor is quite sweet, spicy and messy. Unbalanced and harsh.


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