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Bink Bloesem (Bloesembink) - Brouwerij Kerkom

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83
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117 Ratings
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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 7
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Kerkom visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: feloniousmonk on 12-24-2003)
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Scared to death to enter into Belgian fruit beers, in fear that a diabetic shock is on the brink, Kerkom brewers are careful about those fruit additions and are determined to let the "beer" flavor do most of the talking.

Its dark rusty-mauve character strikes the eye with a ribbon of bright red that pierces the center of the glass to draw the nose right in. And then taken back with utmost fruit aroma, cherry, raspberry, apple, pear and plum all make their presence known, and do so with a musty density of dried oxidized fruit.

Its sweet taste is lightly toasty and spicy regardless of the fortified fruit flavor that's to layer upon the palate in the middle. Peppercorn and caraway offer a tepid balance to the slightly bruised fruit flavor with its sweet and savory medley. But the acidity of fruit and fermentation gives the ale part of the taste a big nod going towards finish.

Sweet and savory to close, the ale is just shy of syrupy but dances on the line of cloying as its ultra sweet lasting impressions seem more of a dessert-like sipper rather than a clean or refreshing choice. Paired with cheesecake and we'll likely have a marriage made in heaven.

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Bink Bloesem (Bloesembink) from Brouwerij Kerkom
83 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.