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

bottled
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RATINGS: 370   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
After the blond and brown version, the brewery made a third type of beer: the 'Bloesem Bink' (Blossom Bink). Its a beer of high fermentation, unfiltered and not pasteurized, with secundary fermentation in the bottle. We brew this seasonal beer every year in the same period (spring-summer). The ingredients are: five types of malt, one belgian type of hop, brewing liquor, yeast, honey from Sint-Truiden and syrup of pears from Vrolingen. It tastes fruity with a lightly sweet character and a long fruity and bitter aftertaste. The alcohol content of this springbeer is 7,1% vol.alc.

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ysok02 (1262) - Mons, BELGIUM - JAN 24, 2017
Robe brune, fine mousse, peu persistante. Nez sur la prune, le miel, le malt, peu complexe. Bouche lattaque assez simple, frache, bulle fine, moyennement longue mais manquant de complexit. Une bire curieuse. difficile analyser.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gurthnar (5350) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 6, 2016
Tap at Delirium Cafe. Very strong fruitiness in this one. Relatively well attenuated, but still leaving a moderate body. Drinks well. Good one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MisoW (3434) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 6, 2016
On tap at Delirium Tremens cafe, Brussels. Pours brown color, beige head. Aroma of chocolate, burnt sugar, raisins. Taste is sweet, raisins, chocolate, burnt sugar.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cuso (8165) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 6, 2016
<o>Tap at Delirium. Brown color with huge beige head. Aroma of sweet malt, candies, caramel. Taste the same. Too much on sweet side for me, for being really enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fajry (1839) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 6, 2016
Včap Delirium Cafe. Tmavo jantrov farba. Vňa karamelu, prezretho ovocia. Chuť sladk, jemne karamel, prezret tropick ovocie, troku belgick kvasnice v pozad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mateuszk (2505) - Poznań, POLAND - SEP 29, 2016
Bottle. Pours amber, almost clear with big white head. Red fruits, berries and caramel notes, sweet finish. Medium body, moderate carbonation. In overall maybe bit too sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nutjes (582) - Heestert-Zwevegem, BELGIUM - SEP 3, 2016
Proefglas op Bloesembierentasting van H.O.P. in t Rusteel te Gullegem U: Helder kastanje bruin met zeer dunne crmekleurige schuimkraag. G: Karamel, wat kruiden en licht fruitig. S: Zoete smaak van karamel, kandij en honing. Licht bittere afdronk. M: Medium body en carbonatie.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hopverdju (951) - BELGIUM - SEP 2, 2016
Kastanjebruin bier met dunne witte schuimkraag. Geur: karamel, boter, honing. Smaak: gist, bitter. Medium volmondig. Matige koolzuurprikkel. Afdronk: iets zurig - zoetig, honing.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
edgallow (3932) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 15, 2016
Bottle pours red with a white head. Aroma of pears, honey, yeast and floral. Taste is pears, honey and caramel.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PanMarek (352) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2016
Initially strong malt / caramel aroma but elements of tart fruit (cherry) appear. Pours murky reddish with thin foam. Cherry tartness is mild, strongly balanced by the malt. Medium body, light fizz. Good hops notes in the background.


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