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De Molen Op & Top (Amarillo)

Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Bitter
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Our flagship light bitter ale dryhopped with Amarillo. Lots of fruit like orange and grapefuit mixed with grass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (6985) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 1, 2015
330ml bottle from Appellation Wines. Pours clear golden amber with a thick white head. Aromas of orange peel, light resin, some sweet malt. Taste is light orange, light caramel. Thin finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (4124) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 21, 2015
Bottle from Appellation Wines. Appearance - golden amber with a nice head. Nose - loads of malt and citrus. Taste - grapefruit, biscuits. Palate - light bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - a decent session ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nihtila (1927) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 20, 2015
Bottle from Appellation wines. Pours slightly hazy amber with beige head. Nose is caramel malts, citrus, grain. Tastes orange, grass, grapefruit, grainy malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drmet (424) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - AUG 14, 2015
L: -pours a cloudy amber with a small,frothy,white head -medium carbonation visible S: -oranges,tangerines,grapefruit,toaste malt,faint spices T: -oranges,tangerine,slightly grassy,toasty,finishes clean F: -medium carbonation -light,watery body O: For some Reason De Molen gave this dry-hopped Bitter a 2 yr shelf life. My Bottle was 20mts old and the hops had clearly faded. Fresh it’s probably great, but as it is it’s merely decent

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bawelt (129) - Lyon, FRANCE - JUL 21, 2015
Légère, agréable. Le houblon amarillo est décidemment un bon parti pour le houblonnage à sec. Manque éventuellement d’un peu de corps et de richesse aromatique pour être vraiment remarquable. Elle reste équilibrée et maîtrisée.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vinivini (769) - BELARUS - JUL 19, 2015
Coudy orange, tall frothy head, stays not for long. Nose of tropical fruit, blossom, raisin. Light to medium body. Dry flavour with hoppy fruit. Medium bitterness. Long hoppy ending.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
guiroul33 (255) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle 33cl from Le Barboteur, @ home. Hoppy, bitter, notes of fruit and caramel. Refreshing.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_leit (776) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle. Little hazy, light amber, excellent foam. Fine hop aroma: tropical fruit, floral, a little citrus and pine. Taste: clean, citrus, fruit, light malt, good hops bitterness. Pleasant and refreshing ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SHIG (4011) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle thanks to my buddy Chris: Poured a huge carbonated white head with copper color. Aroma is nice citrus fruit with mild hops. Taste is nice bitter hops citrus fruit and light malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gangstergafje (337) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - MAY 1, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 3, 2015 The beer has a beautiful orange color with a soft white foam head. The beer is very cloudy. The color is like an IPA or Pale Ale. The smell is really sweet and full of citrusy hop flavors of the Amarillo. The smell is really refreshing. Unfortunately the taste is less great. The citrusy sweetness of the Amarillo, which is clearly present in the smell, is almost not present in the taste. There is a lot of bitternes, almost to much. In the finish however there is a little of the citrusy sweetness of the Amarillo hops.

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