Brewed by De Plukker
Style: Belgian Ale
Poperinge, Belgium


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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
Keikop is een blond bier van hoge gisting dat gebrouwen wordt met 3 verschillende hopsoorten. De combinatie van deze hopvariëteiten geven het bier een subtiele hoppigheid en maken het een prima dorstlesser.

Keikoppenbier is a blond, high fermentation beer brewed with 3 different hops. The combination of these hop varieties give the beer a subtle hoppyness and make it an excellent thirst quencher. "Keikop" is the nickname for the inhabitants of Poperinge, Belgium. This nickname originated in the Middle Ages and refers to their stubbornness. Ons eerste bier is dus een doordrinker met een alcoholgehalte van 6,1%. Momenteel is het enkel beschikbaar in 75cl flessen. Keikop is de bijnaam voor een inwoner van Poperinge. Deze bijnaam vindt zijn oorsprong in de middeleeuwen en verwijst naar zijn koppigheid.

brokensail's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (14045) - San Leandro, California, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Pours a cloudy golden color with a white head. Really heavy on the apple nose. Some straw, light grass, and a touch of yeast. Sweet bready malt on the nose, too. A nice malt sweetness on the palate. Tons of apple, some citrus peel, and floral notes. Kind of bitter, but not awful.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tricksta_p (2422) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle at CASPAR, Arnhem. Aroma of fruits, grass, herbal notes, hay, leaves, hoppy notes. Flavour is above moderate bitter with a dry finish. Body is medium. Pleasant grassy herbal-ish hoppy Belgian Ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alengrin (3684) - BELGIUM - OCT 5, 2015
From a bottle shared by Craftmember. Very thick and rocky, densely lacing, egg-white head, clearly hops-enhanced, over a lightly hazy golden blonde beer. Agreeable aroma of dried hay, field flowers, white pepper, grass, white bread, dried citrus peel, honey, peach, apple peel. Dry, crisp fruity taste, green apple, green plums and orange peel freshness, very bready and yeasty middle phase with soft to medium, minerally carbonation, finishes with noble ’Euro’ hoppiness, grassy, very floral, peppery, hayish and leafy, hiding a slight hint of whisky and lingering breadiness. Old school, but I like this a lot, it feels very fresh, honest and a bit rural, just the way I like my Belgian ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ST247 (480) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - SEP 11, 2015
Bottle @Bierhuyske. Pours clear golden with creamy white head. Hoppy aroma and taste. Light bitterness, bit fruityw

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (4409) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 11, 2015
sample during visit
clean, peppery hop notes, gentle bitterness, leafy, biscuit malts

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Renobob (1337) - Besançon, FRANCE - AUG 24, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Blonde dorée. Palais sur le sucre avec un léger léger houblonnage. Aucune complexité, finale courte. Bof

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2015
From my backlogg: RBESG 2014 in London, Grand Tasting. Hazy pale golden beer with an offwhite head. Malty fruity citrus aroma. Malty floral caramell hay flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PauloAG (251) - BELGIUM - APR 26, 2015
330cc bottle. Pours golden almost orange with a huge frothy head. Citrus and pine hops. Bitter and heavily carbonates. Good beer overall

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (40503) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2015

Bottle 750ml. @ RBESG 14 Grand Tasting at Moncada Brewery, Unit 1 Middle Row, Kensal Town, Greater London, England W10 5AT.

[ As De Plukker Keikoppenbier ].
Unclear matt medium orange color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, moderate hoppy, grass, old hops, light to moderate yeasty, fruit, minerals. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, dusty grass, pale malt, sweet malt - yeast, floral - minerals. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140809]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gerrit59 (8) - BELGIUM - FEB 16, 2015 does not count
Bière blonde forte effervescence, couleur jaune orangée mousse blanche épaisse fortement houblonné raffraichissante.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (6248) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - FEB 7, 2015
25cl, best before 06.2015. The beer starts smooth and fresh. Lots of floral but a bit mouldy hops. Smooth, easy to drink, hints of grain. Fresh smooth floral body. Hints of must. Interesting, but the dusty mould is a bit too much (but I think it depends on the hops used...).

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