Hop Verdomme | Brouwerij Kerkom

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Kerkom
Belgium
brouwerijkerkom.be

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer is a response to the very bitter beers that are brewed worldwide. The description IPA is not here for India Pale Ale but for Incredible, Powerful & Amazing . Instead of mostly American hops we use 7 Flemish hopping from the Flanders Fields.
Obviously we taste a beer that is very bitter here but one that does in " balance "is so drinkable and is inviting to the next ....

Added by beerdrifter on 07-08-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
38
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.44
pDev:
12.79%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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Photo of trdtercel92
3.75/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.62/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of safaricook
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Continental hop aromas. Spicy, grassy. Not pungent. No cat pee. Just pleasant. A bitter kick but not too much. Belgian malt sweetness. Hoppy Belgian ale. Ok but not great.

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Photo of ManforallSaisons
3.87/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beerpirates
3.73/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mercarood
3.98/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
3.41/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of patre_tim
3.63/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Copper with swirls of rusty yeast within like hurricane from a satellite. Topped with 3 fingers of yellow beige head.



S: Pineapple candy, pine, light black pepper.



T: Citrus, turpentine, pineapple, gold, light pine, big dull bitter finish.



M: Thick and syrupy with lots of foamy carbonation.



O: Ok as in an 8 out of 10 Belgian IPA. Love the picture of Jesus drinking beer with his disciples on the label. Got in Kunming, drank here April 16th, 2015.

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Photo of PlutonowyManiek
3.77/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Yellow, amber, slightly turbid.
The head of a large fine bubble with a few larger holes. Glass paints quite a long time.
The aroma of tropical fruits are very faint floral notes and hop.
The taste, however, is a big hit of bitterness (80 IBU) and for the moment there are touches of fruity, floral and something like dried tobacco. Each sip of sour ending to finish a raise. Gentian, which Verdomme Hop is its backbone is dry, grassy, long, long and long.
Behind and slightly pulls. To sum up, cool IPA has helped me digest disputes dinner.

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Photo of dcmchew
3.67/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of samEBC
3.41/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of simoen
3.74/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

mooie ipa heel verfrissend na een dagje Limburg

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Photo of Evil_Pidde
4.15/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of olradetbalder
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of Anatole
3.75/5  rDev +9%

Photo of mattfancett
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of lgmol
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.28/5  rDev +24.4%

Photo of josvemden
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of DrBier
3.75/5  rDev +9%

Photo of justinm4bama
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of Stinkypuss
3.71/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazed golden color with a white soapy froth that has excellent retention. The aroma is full of estery, Belgian yeast and earthy, herbal hops. The yeast has a bit of fruityness like peach or pear.

In the taste, more of the fruity, lightly spicy yeast and hops coming in with more spicy herb, pine, and citrus. There are elements of damp hay, bubblegum, white pepper, and chai tea from the hop/yeast interaction and the European pale malts used in brewing.

Smooth, medium to full bodied ale with a good medium-high level of carbonation. The finish is relatively clean and moreish if anything.

Overall, this is a really smooth Belgian IPA that has a lot more yeast character than American versions of the style. It takes away from the hops alittle bit, which is fine with me but may put others off. Just a hopped up Belgian pale.

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Photo of smcolw
3.53/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Nice three-finger head that settles slowly and in a rocky fashion. Webby, clumpy lace. Dark gold with a yeasty haze.

Low hop nose for the style. More sour than anything. I smell faint green olives and light Belgian yeast.

Sour malt flavor in the beginning but there's a strong black pepper-like hop bite in the swallow. Bitterness lasts a long time through the aftertaste. Belgian yeast flavors throughout the tasting. Good body with an elevated level of carbonation.

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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