Brewed by De Plukker
Style: Belgian Ale
Poperinge, Belgium


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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2015

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

[ As De Plukker Rookop ].
Unclear medium to dark brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, sweet malt, candy, moderate yeasty, spicy yeast, phenol notes. Flavour is moderate sweet with a long duration, sweet malt, candy, brown sugar, yeasty. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140809]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (2820) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - FEB 4, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2015 75cl bottle from Poperingse Bierfestival 10/2014, brewed 05/2014. Dark acajou-brown pour with again a luscious cap. Rich earthy aroma of caramel roast, bread crust, fragrant fresh bread, an inkling of strawberry and meadow hops. Taste is a well-balanced mix of all that, surprisingly dry and rich. Popering hop bite with great character in the finish. Nice Flemish Dunkel!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (37013) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2014
75 cl bottle. Pours hazy brown with a small off white head. Fruity, wineous and toasted malty. Smooth caramelish and åhenolic. Toasted malty. Bitter and dry roasted finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RW80 (1464) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 5, 2014
330ml bottle. Apperance: Dark brown color. with a small of white head. Aroma: Malty roasty caramel, with a a light licorice tone in the back. Taste: Malty caramel sweetness upfront, some cinnamon and alcohol Medium to Full body. Taverage carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (6504) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2014
Bottle shared at the RBESG 2014, grand tasting 09/08/2014 Moncada Brewery. Aroma is floral hop, ginger nut biscuit, ginger snap. Murky red / caramel coloured pour no head. Flavour is orange peel, caramel malts, light spices. Palate is fairly light, moderate carbonation. Meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (3674) - BELGIUM - OCT 3, 2014
The first beer made by a company which grows hops organically and apparently the name was taken from a beer brewed up till the sixties. Thin light beige head, very dark brown colour. Aroma of pear, fondant chocolate, a whiff of coffee, grassy hops, walnuts; dried fruits in the taste, chocolatey and nutty maltiness, light roasted coffee bitterness in the end along with herbal hop bitterness. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jfb (4853) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 24, 2014
(bottle) hazy brown colour with a frothy light-beige head. aroma of paint thinner and powdered sugar, with a hint of herbal hops, some light mint and gletschereis. flavour is more powdered sugar and caramel, quite sweet, with some more gletschereis and yeast. medium- to heavy-bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markoijelena (1429) - Belgrade, SERBIA - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle 0.25l from De Hopduvel beer shop Ghent Belgium.Pour it dark brown color.Taste of roasted malt and coffee.so strange for this style it looks like stout.Good one

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (20445) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle @ RBESG Grand Tasting. Pours a hazy amber brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma. Fruity malty spicy caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (11526) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle. dark brown color. malty roasty caramelly aromqa with a hint of licorice. Malty sweet, roasty, slightly alcoholic flavor with licorice, cinnamon and caramel. Hints of pear drups. Full bodied. Tasty beer, certainly not bad.

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