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Bink Winterkoninkske | Brouwerij Kerkom

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3.9/5
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191 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Kerkom
Belgium
brouwerijkerkom.be

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Winter

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Added by stcules on 12-28-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,566
Reviews:
133
Ratings:
191
pDev:
11.54%
Bros Score:
3
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
13
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 191 |  Reviews: 133
Photo of unclekeith
4.09/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mschantz
3.93/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Plus dark red brown with a sliver of brown head that sticks around a bit. Nose is plum, molasses, over-ripe banana. Flavors include rich date, slight prune and anise with very little bitterness. Sweet finish left me smacking my tongue against the roof of my mouth.

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Photo of bigbluebeerguy
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lmaduells
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of Carmack
4.15/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of mattfancett
3.7/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of NoetheMatt
3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of erbu
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of hoppymcgee
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of crosenkrantz
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of CheapBeerBuzz
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of AnitaBrewski
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of gwiedman1
3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of 3SH33TS
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of tbryan5
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of leodarko
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

cool Belgian holiday dark here. inky dark brown in color without much head. hardly any light penetrating. the nose is dark fruit, plums and dates and all, dried and sweet, rich brown sugar dark malt and spicy Belgian yeast. the beer is thicker, and its got enough body to hold all these flavors, which alternate and interweave in quite a flattering way. earthy and a touch of smoke as it finishes instead of a residual sugar bomb. a tough brew to drink a lot of, but nice and complex, and different from so many holiday brews. outstanding stuff overall, and it ages well. not quite as epic as their grand cru version, but a lovely winter seasonal.

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Photo of Chico1985
3.82/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pour is very dark red, only noticeable translucent when held to light. A tan head rests up top and retains as a thick ring.

Belgian yeast, caramel, spice, dried fruits and some cocoa in the scent.

Taste is also focused on dark fruits, caramel and molasses with a light yeast character. Decent spice level, some hops, chocolate, some toastiness, really quite sweet overall.

Good MF, lowish carbonation but silky smooth, not much alcohol.

On the sweet+simple side of Belgian darks but pretty tasty. A nice winter/dessert beer.

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Photo of impending
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of 77black_ships
4.75/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

33 cl. bottle sampled @ Bierkaffee ’t Middelpunt in Zolder. Likely vintage. Thx! Dark chestnut, woody, touch black with little mocha head. Nose is full of chocolate, dark fruits, BE yeast, touch syrup, hint esters, lovely & soft, everything you could possibly want. Taste is thick chocolate, lots of ripe & soft BE dark fruits, syrup, chocolate, cake, syrupy, caramel, warming, toffee, hint boozy even. Substantial but easy to drink. Truly impressive within & outside of its style, stellar brew.

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Photo of sonorb7
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of mrfrancis
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Rwalford74
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Bink Winterkoninkske from Brouwerij Kerkom
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 191 ratings
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