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

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RATINGS: 863   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


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
paulvanpelt (292) - Reusel, - JAN 7, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2014 Troebel, geel/lichtoranje met hele grote, vlokkige schuimkraag. Duidelijk aroma van hop, gist, citrus. Beetje zoet brood in de neus. Bitterheid overheerst in de smaak, licht zurig, zeer licht zoet. Nasmaak is vooral bitter.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
melush (273) - SPAIN - APR 23, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en La Birra. Color dorado. Sabor a levadura, ligeramente citrico y amargo. Bastante carbonatada.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bonkiedeaap (208) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ppils (51) - - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KombatAle (77) - 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

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Renobob (453) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 3, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Couleur jaune trouble. Nez citronné que mon retrouve au palais. Beaucoup de houblon.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosskie (320) - NETHERLANDS - APR 3, 2014
Opaque, golden colour, nicely translucent. Frothy head. I smell pears, apples and mandarins, some citric sourness. Hints of honey. Taste is bitter-sour with a dry finish. Extremely fizzy, very dry and with a sour astringent finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJoer (569) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 29, 2014
Cloudy golden colour medium foamy white head, creamy honey herby menthol smell, medium to high carbonation medium peppery bitter honey hints a bit malty some citrus

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wimpyjoe (2983) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2014
Keg @ Marble, Thomas Street, Manchester. Cloudy peach coloured with a thin head. This is a fruity wheat beer with a good nose.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
williamstome (756) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Gold pour, small white head. Lemony spicy aroma, flavor of lemon, grass, hops and spice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingstoni (1345) - FINLAND - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle. Hazy golden color with a huge foamy white head. Aroma of yeast, hops, wheat and apricot. Bitter and slightly sour taste. Medium body.

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