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Bink Blond - Brouwerij Kerkom

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BA SCORE
86
very good

112 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 10.76%
Wants: 8
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Kerkom visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 03-26-2003)
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Reviews by silenius:
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silenius

Illinois

4.18/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Brought back from a trip to Belgium.

Pours a darker cloudy orange with a nice two finger head. Little lacing and small head retention.

Smell got better with time. Started out very lightly floral - almost imperceptible. As it warmed the beer segued into a sweeter caramel smell with some very light hops in the background.

Taste starts as a nice balance between a bright and sweet malt flavor and a hop bitterness. The hops ultimately win out in the end.

Mouthfeel is very good with the carbonation adding a refreshing character while being smooth.

Very drinkable beer. Not too complex. Good for party drinking.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2005 23:32:39 | More by silenius
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Bink Blond from Brouwerij Kerkom
86 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.