Brewed by Brouwerij Het Anker
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Mechelen, Belgium


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RATINGS: 896   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Origin: Gouden Carolus Hopsinjoor completes the taste pallet of the gamma Carolus-beers. Name: "Hopsinjoor" is a wordplay to for one thing the several hops which were used, and on the other hand the typical character of Mechelen of Gouden Carolus: the figure "opsinjoor" is intertwined with the history of Mechelen (see: www.opsinjoorke.be/Opsinjoorke/opsinjoor.htm). Kind of hops: 4 types of hops are used: Golding, Spalt, Hallertau and Saaz. These hops were fractioned at several times in the cooking process in order to keep a maximum of aroma. Regarding to taste we can say that the beer has a gentle, but nevertheless bitter aftertaste. Gold-yellow colour. Hoppy aroma. 50 IBU / 18.6 Plato

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pringao_Toribi (225) - Oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 8, 2014
Very interesting beer, pour with strong yellow an enormous foamy white crown, plenty of hop to floral aromas, tastes great and strong, with fruity to hoppy flavours, the alcohol is almost indetectable (even with its 8%) Great beer

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ibrubeer (81) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Draft. Define Belgian aroma and flavor right off the bat. Not much hoppiness, despite being called a Belgian IPA. Good, smooth beer though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (3458) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 29, 2014
Bottle: Pours cloudy, light gold-amber with a creamy, off-white head. Light fruit, sugar aroma. Taste is very light...sugared fruit, yeast...a slight herbal hoppiness. Very soft and smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1538) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 26, 2014
Draft at Eulogy. Very cloudy blonde pour with a large frothy white head. Lots of soapy foam. Feels like a fuzzy Trippel. Grapefruit pith. Honeycomb. Orange bananas. Bamboo shoots. Chanterelles. Not uninteresting but missing anything extraordinary.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skoisirius (1580) - Earth, Washington, USA - APR 25, 2014
Have had a few times over the years. A nice Belgian style IPA offering, with floral citrus, sweet and bitter notes. Great carbonation. Not their best, but tasty!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
melush (526) - SPAIN - APR 23, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en La Birra. Color dorado. Sabor a levadura, ligeramente citrico y amargo. Bastante carbonatada.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bonkiedeaap (244) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2014
Bottle from Bert’s Bierhuis in Utrecht. The beer has a gold-yellow color and a light tinted large head, with a lot of bubbles. The aroma contains a lot of herbs, with tones of coriander. Further flowers and a hint of oranges. The taste is full and strong also dry with tones of walnuts. The finish is soft, with a nice bitterness from the hops. They’ve done a good job with this beer, it reminds me a little of triple beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ppils (124) - - APR 9, 2014
Bottle. A golden hazy beer. Aroma is yeast, spicy and hop. Taste is spicy, fresh and a nice bitter finish. A really good balanced beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KombatAle (114) - New Brunswick, CANADA - APR 6, 2014
330 ml bottle. Nice orangy colour with persistent foam. Very spicy and flowery herbal nose. Balanced very well between hops and malts, refreshing and nicely drinkable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Renobob (576) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 3, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Couleur jaune trouble. Nez citronné que mon retrouve au palais. Beaucoup de houblon.

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