Winterkoninkske (Winter King)

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


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RATINGS: 476   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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.

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FrankZappa7 (567) - GERMANY - OCT 24, 2017
2017-10-24 - ,33 L Flasche
Dunkelbraun - schwarz - beigr Schaum.
Aroma: Rosinen, Toffee, Trockenpflaume.
Antrunk: Malzig, süß, Karamell, bitter im Ausklang. Gut

Sissio (1761) - Orsenigo, ITALY - OCT 2, 2017
bottle @ home
winter warming belgian strong ale, dried peers, plums, dessert wine, caramel, nuts, biscuit, speculas biscuit
licorice finish, dark chocolate, licorice, raisins, hint of burned wood, belgian yeasts

TtV (470) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2017
Bottle 33cl. Deep black, little carbonation. Fine office white top that fades quickly. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, brown sugar. The taste is mildly sweet at first with a sour undertone. The taste develops in a chocolate bitterness and ends in a long lasting bitterness with hints of coffee, coffee and alcohol.

TomHendriksen (881) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2017
Fles geprobeerd met LiekevdV. Het is een donkerbruin bier met een bruin schuim. Het heeft een bittere smaak van gebrand mout, koffie en kruiden.

anstei (2664) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - MAY 8, 2017
Bottle at Erzbierschof Monday Club, 2012 vintage. Pours hazy darkest brown. Aroma is strong sweet malts, candy, roasted dark malts, caramel, dried figs, booze. Boozy warming palate, still caramel flavours and candy. Very good!

lkowalkowski (528) - POLAND - MAR 14, 2017
Barwa ciemna, piana beżowa, niezbyt trwała. Aromat średnio intensywny, palone słody, karmel, kakao. Dosyć słodko. W smaku przyprawowe, nie za słodkie. Alkohol delikatnie wyczuwalny.

Zilverenmaan (302) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - FEB 21, 2017
Brown sugar, some alcohol, a hint of chocolate, smells syrupy, tastes oily with thick mouthfeel. A bit watery, it’s balanced and definately not a boring uncomplex brew but tastes somewhat "unbonded".

Rubin77 (2653) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 13, 2017
F: thin, brown, quick gone.
C: dark brown, hazy.
A: malt, chocolate, cocoa, raisins, molasses, candy, light red vine, hint of coffee.
T: malt, chocolate, dark desert cherries, cocoa, candy, raisins, dark fruits, vinous, full body, low to medium carbonation, very nice winter warmer beer, 0,33l bottle from Prik & Tik ABC Drinks in Leuven.

Wixie (674) - BELGIUM - JAN 15, 2017
Dark brown liquid, average, light brown head. Aroma of malt. Medium body, strong carbonation. Taste is sweet, bitter.

Scopey (15862) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2016
Bottle at level 42, thanks to Wingman. It pours dark ruby - brown with a thick tan head. The aroma is very spicy, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, treacle, toast and earthy roast. The taste is sweet, sticky, treacle, festive spice, candi sugar, sugared plum, Dandelion & Burdock, alcohol, ginger and dried fruits with a dry, spiced finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. A pretty ok spiced Belgian strong. Couldn’t drink too much of it though.

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