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

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RATINGS: 447   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (11857) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2011
Bottle. Pours an almost clear brown with a small head. Smell dark malts, raisins and a little spicy. Nice bitter finish, medium to full body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11739) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2009
bottle shared by faroeviking clear borwn, large thick brown smooth head. aroma is fresh dark fruits, spices, fresh grapes, caramel. flavor of dark sweet fruits, many spices, figs faint licorice

3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
thewolf (11730) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2007
Bottle. A very murky brown with a small film head. Powerful aroma. Sweet, raisins, dark caramel, some distant chocolate or cocoa. Quite light body - surprisingly so! Flavour is ominated by liqourice and a roasted bitterness with some vanilla and chocolate as well. Disappointing taste compare to aroma.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (11681) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - FEB 11, 2004
Dark redbrown color. Cherry aroma. Malty cherry flavor. Just a touch of roasted malt. Upcoming sourness. Bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (11474) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 30, 2008
Bottle purchased at Liquor Max in Loveland, CO. Pours clear dark brown with an average, fizzy, light brown head, diminishing with fair lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cookie, caramel, straw), average hops (herbs, grass), average yeast (earth, leaves) with notes of plum. Full bodied, creamy texture, lively carbonation, and a chalky finish. Average duration, moderate sweetness, light acidity and bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (11181) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 7, 2005
clear hazy brown colour, little foam, malty, yeasty and nutty, touch of spices, earthy, sweet and medium-bodied, malty and earthy finish

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madsberg (11167) - Søborg, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2006
Bottled. Dark brownish coloured. LIght brown head. Plums, alcohol and some brown sugary sweetness. Flavour of brown sugar, some caramel, light spice and alcohol. Medium bodied. Ends on a plummy alcohol note.

2.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Winterkoninkske (Winter King)
Date: 09/15/2006
Mode: Bottle
Source: Roadtrip

opaque dark rupy red, whispy beige head, frop of lace, nice ripe fig aroma, rich dark fruit flavor, good chocolate, a hint of tartness, a touch of alcohol, strong solvent character,

Aroma: 8/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 3/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 5/20
Rating: 2.3/5.0
Drinkability: 2/10
Score: 4

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10740) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Nice brown pour, tan head. Nice fruity nose, good yeast, sweet cake. Flavor is sweet, fruity, caramel, yeasty goodness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevnic2008 (10533) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - SEP 23, 2012
Caramel and toffee with a little whiff of alcohol aromas. Sweet toffee and caramel flavors. Good!


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