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Brewed by Brouwerij Kerkom
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Sint-Truiden, Belgium

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RATINGS: 402   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Beside the ‘Bloesem Bink’, you can also enjoy a second seasonal beer, the ‘Winterkoninkske’. This beer is, just like the others, unfiltered, not pasteurized, with secundary fermentation in the bottle. The ‘Winterkoninkske’ is the ideal beer to make a cold and chilly winter evening pleasant. The ingredients are: seven types of malt (among which rolled oats), two belgian types of hop, brewing liqour and yeast. Our winter beer is a dark and heartwarming beer with a pure, sugary flavour and a long, bitter aftertaste. The alcohol content of this heavy beer is 8,3 % vol.alc.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EddyBeer1 (840) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 24, 2013
Brune rougeâtre très foncée, effervescence légère, mousse brune tombe très rapidement. Malts légèrement torréfiés, amertume réglissée mais pas trop, notes de moka, un rien épicée et fruitée juste comme il faut. Bien équilibrée et assez subtile.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1274) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2013
Pours black with no head. Aroma is caramel, rye bread, honey, liqourice, brown sugar. Taste is honey, caramel, rye bread, liqourice, cloves, spices. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ktwse (1872) - SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2013
Pours dark brown to black with medium thick tan head. Aroma of spices, yeast, basement, earth. Taste is earthy and yeasty sweet with light bitterness in tve finish. Body is medium and creamy with soft to average carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shark_Pants (149) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 22, 2013
In between a dark sweet Belgian strong ale and a porter in style, possibly because it's a fairly fresh bottle. Enjoyable for me because I like both styles. The sweet dark candied fruit taste mixed with the dark roasted malts & dry light bitter finish works somehow and creates quite a decent beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
timmwillum (63) - BELGIUM - NOV 3, 2013
Præcis som navnet siger. Rigtig god, men meget mørk og tung øl. Sød med rigeligt lakrids. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (3586) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 27, 2013
33 cl. bottle sampled @ Bierkaffee ’t Middelpunt in Zolder. Likely vintage. Thx! Dark chestnut, woody, touch black with little mocha head. Nose is full of chocolate, dark fruits, BE yeast, touch syrup, hint esters, lovely & soft, everything you could possibly want. Taste is thick chocolate, lots of ripe & soft BE dark fruits, syrup, chocolate, cake, syrupy, caramel, warming, toffee, hint boozy even. Substantial but easy to drink. Truly impressive within & outside of its style, stellar brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
notalush (4788) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle - dark purplish red - label states it is brewed with juniper, and it sure is evident in the aroma and flavor - aroma is earthy juniper, raisin, plum, fig - fairly soft and full in the mouth - flavor is sweet, but with balancing bitterness and earthy juniper and twig/bark flavors - notes of licorice, plum, cinnamon - finish is fairly dry, with strong lingering licorice root flavors - nice cold weather beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Erzengel (2396) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - OCT 6, 2013
Tiefdunkle Farbe, süßlich-dickflüssiger dunkler & leicht scharfer Geruch! Der Antrunk ist vollmundig-süßlich, dunkel. Zum Hauptteil kommt eine sehr angenehme röstige trocken-malzige Note hinzu, wahrscheinlich auch durch das Hafermalz bedingt, dessen Verwendung ich sehr gut finde. Der Nachgeschmack ist lang anhaltend, dickflüssig, malzig-schwer, Karamell, Toffee, dunkle Trockenpflaumen, aber auch für meinen Geschmack etwas zu süßlich!! Ganz leicht alkoholisch. --> trotzdem ein sehr leckeres Bier!! --> A 13 / Sü 12 / Ng 13 / Ges 13

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
portableparty (1909) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - SEP 30, 2013
bottle. Pours dark brown mahogany with a nice sudsy foamy khaki head that slowly settles to a film and collar. Aroma has figs some clove little chocolate and nuts, some spice too. Taste has some cherry chocolate and clove with a soft vanilla flavor as well as nuts roasted malt and spice. Palate is medium/full with a nice carbonation and warming finish.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3130) - Radom, POLAND - JUL 14, 2013
Bardzo smaczne zimowe piwo, prawdziwe sezonowo warzone w zimie. Rozgrzewajaca nuta i alkoholowy finisz. W zapachu ciasteczka korzenne i gozdziki, troche cynamonu. W smaku lukrecja slodki karmel i rozgrzewajace zaraz po przelknieciu. Piwo bardzo ciemne i prawie czarne z lekkimi tylko przeswitami czerwieni. Wielka piana.


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