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Brewed by De Plukker
Style: Belgian Ale
Poperinge, Belgium

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Rookop is a brown, top-fermented ale that is not sweet, with coffee in the flavour and a fine, mild bitterness. Rookop used to be brewed in the St-Joris brewery in Reningelst, Belgium until 1963 when the brewing activities stopped. The brewery was restored back to its original condition in 2012 and now functions as a meeting centre for families with children. We were asked to bring this famous beer back to life. Since the original recepy could not be recovered, a brand new beer was developed.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9710) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle shared at the RBESG ’14, Grander Tasting @ Moncada, 09/08/14. Murky mahogany brown with a moderate beige covering. Nose is earthy, toffee, brown bread. Taste comprises mellow fruit, earthy, spice, fruit cake. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok Belgian offering.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (3947) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: RBESG 14 Grand Tasting.
Appearance: Dark amber colour with a small tan head.
Aroma: Sweet malt, banana, caramel.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, caramel, some fruit.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (15840) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
9th August 2014
RBESG pt 18. Moncada. Grand Tasting. Hazy dark amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is light and dry, mild fine carbonation. Light dry malts with tangy caramel. Touch of floralness. Tired dried fruits. Light dry finish. Dull.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (11649) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle shared during the RBESG 2014 London Grand Tasting - Moncada Brewery. Pours cloudy amber with a creamy head. Sweet and bready, with notes of caramel, rich fruits and moderate grains. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Sweet and bready to finish. Not bad.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scopey (7183) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle at RBESG 2014 Grand Tasting. It pours hazy amber-brown with a small beige head. The nose is sweet red berry, caramel, candy, caramel and brown sugar. The taste is caramel, candy, cola, wood, booze, dirt and leather with a hot, alcohol finish. Medium body, fine carbonation and sticky mouth-feel. Hot, sweet and pretty one-dimensional.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlackerMads (1681) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle. Brown with a tan head. Spicy, warming, flowery, black berries. Medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation, medium sweet and bitter. Ok, but not very interesting.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (14020) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle grand tasting RBESG14. hazy dark brown lasting beige head. Its malty. Its drinkable its fine.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hansen (6811) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2014
Brown coloured. Has a light brown head, medium duration. Aroma is sweet, spicy, lightly roasted and yeasty. Flavor starts nice sweet, some fruity notes. Creamy texture.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zita (4882) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2014
light sweet coffee and malty aroma,golden, clear, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, fizzy, nice fizzi and light hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1351) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUL 6, 2014
Bijna zwarte kleur met een volle crème kraag. Ruikt mout, chocolade en iets fruitig. Smaakt bitterzoet, fruitig, hop, chocolade.


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