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Brouwerij Kerkom
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Sint-Truiden, Belgium

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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extra strong dark beer


Palme's rating

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Palme (3604) - Bergen, - AUG 31, 2012
0.75l bottle shared with BelgBeerGeek @ Kulminator. This one is a hard to see through- amlost impossible actually and itís colored near black with a medium sized and lacing beige head. The aroma has sweetness, chocolate paper, dark malts, syrup and fruity blackberries. All in all quite a complex and really nice aroma. Hard for me to tell what genre this beer is classified as but itís definitely really really tasty! Packed with sweetness without being sweet, dark, hazelnutty and malty, boozy dipped biscuits with sugar on top and raisins on the side. This was an extreme tasty brew. Thanks for the tip Vincent! 02.06.2012


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (6577) - Brier, Washington, USA - MAY 24, 2015
750, corked, bailed, and foiled. Pours a heavy dark ebony with a loose and creamy dark tan head that goes away. Big smoky dark complex nose, lots of dark pitted tree fruit but in a fleshy way rather than a sweet way. Creamy thick body with soft carb. Smoky, fruity, slightly tangy mid palate, showing sweet campfire and some tangy fruit notes. Long earthy fruity finish. Very interesting.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nealblind (1007) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - MAY 11, 2015
dark as molasses some dark head. Aroma leather wood, malt. Tastes licorice, fudge, bourbon barrel. coffee, sherry. dark rum. dark char. fruitiness. very little bitter roast finish. mid body creamy drying alcohol finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (5619) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle at the Jim goes to Malaysia tasting, Den Haag. Poured a clear dark brown with a thin broken light tan head. The aroma is rich liqourice treacle. The flavour is moderate sweet with a rich sweet malt, alcoholic bitter palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314 (4779) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2015
Poured deep dark brown with a tan ring. Aroma of sweet fruit and soft malt. Medium body, flavour is smooth booze, sweet berries, light liquorice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (6629) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle shared thanks to jmgreenuk. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of cheesy malt, caramel, fudge, milk chocolate. Flavor is heavy sweet. Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (6376) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2015
bottle sampled @Jim is going to Malaysia tasting. Very very thin off white head. Clear deep burgundy pour. Lots of alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3744) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle at Jim leaves for Malaysia tasting @ ABCBeers. Dark brown pour. Aroma of sugary malts, caramel, slightly fruity and a bit spicy. Flavor is quite sweet, some spices and very well balanced. Nice Belgian brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dEnk (4181) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle @ tht. Aroma is yeast, molasses, liquorice. Flavour is caramel, chocolate, molasses and some yeast. Okay.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Salmaneser (51) - BELGIUM - FEB 27, 2015
75 cl fles @ Landgoed Den Oker, Zomergem. Aroma wordt gedomineerd door de geur van whisky, bier is dan ook gerijpt op whiskyvaten. Daarnaast voornamelijk chocolade, die ook sterk doorsmaakt. Verder hinten van rozijn, drop, brood, ... Zeer donker, zoet, stroperig bier, weinig bittere afdronk. Best lekker, maar meer dan 1 glas zou ik er niet van drinken.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Torrefacto (847) - Madrid, SPAIN - FEB 27, 2015
Aromas de burbon, chocolate y maŪz. Cuerpo denso con inicio dulce achocolatado, nuevamente burbon y final de amargor medio tostado.


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