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De Koninck - Brouwerij De Koninck NV

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De KoninckDe Koninck

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BA SCORE
82
good

472 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 472
Reviews: 315
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.06%
Wants: 11
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Koninck NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 11-26-2000)
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joedon

Minnesota

4.08/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is my "old standby" beer for European bars. I'll order De Koninck if the other offerings don't seem so great.

Color is sort of a reddish-amber with a lot of haze. Great tan head with lots of lace.
Very malty aroma with a bit of fruit and phenols.
Characteristic Belgian ale flavor. Very earthy-yeasty with nice malt and hop balance.
Really easy drinking and pleasant on the tongue. Don't think I've ever seen this on tap in America but it's quite ubiquitous in Amsterdam.

Serving type: on-tap

08-04-2009 22:27:14 | More by joedon
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Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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Pennsylvania

3.76/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Amber beer with a thin lip of foam. Looks good in its own glassware.

Musty Belgique maltiness, brown apple flesh, sprite acidity, and darker grains. Not bad.

Amber twist to a Belgian Pale. Follows the nose with apple and pear, but picks up some drier bitterness and herbaceous hops toward the finish. Tasty and simple. Mouthfeel is carb-light, but still good. Great swish. Drinkable as hell.

Serving type: on-tap

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New Brunswick (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a De Koninck chalice at Beelow's.

This tap has been here too long without me partaking of its contents. Time to rectify that. It pours a hazy rusted tawny topped by a half-finger of faded khaki foam. The nose comprises rye bread, light ruby red grapefruit zest, Belgian yeast, a hint of clove, and a few drops of maple syrup. The taste brings in more of the same, along with some mild grass and flowers for the sake of it. The body is a lithe medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a sorta/kinda drying finish. Overall, a nice little BPA, nothing to write home about, but if you're here and need a bit of Belgian-ness, it's here for you.

Serving type: on-tap

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De Koninck from Brouwerij De Koninck NV
82 out of 100 based on 472 ratings.