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


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RATINGS: 975   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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

paulvanpelt's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
paulvanpelt (404) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
craftbeersweden (365) - SWEDEN - AUG 31, 2015
Best before 2017-03-12
ABV: 8.0%

It pours hazy, light yellow, with a huge, three finger high head.

Nose: Banana, Belgian yeast, citrus, orange, pear, apple, pineapple, hops and grass.
Taste: Grapefruit, banana, apple, grass, Belgian yeast, caramel malt and honey.
Body: Medium body and carbonation. Smooth feeling. Very refreshing!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MelvinKalksma (141) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2015
Aroma:Hops, fruit, yeast, banana, citrus.Appearance:Turbid yellow/gold beer with a steady foamy white head.Taste/Palate:Sweet thanks to the fruit, carbonation, grass, citrus, hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gurthnar (3175) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle. Almost clear yellow colour, lots of stable head. Quite tame and balanced aroma, spicy. Taste also nicely balanced. Relatively high bitterness, balanced with spicy peppery notes. Good, not groundbreaking though.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Paladares (102) - Madrid, SPAIN - AUG 10, 2015
Botella. Ámbar claro turbio. Bien de espuma. Aroma muy frutal. Cítrico y algo de fruta tropical. En boca, fabulosa. Una explosión de aromas y sabores. Floral, clavo, frutal... es difícil apreciar sabores concretos pero el conjunto es redondo y equilibrado. Un toque final amargo completa una cerveza excepcional. De las mejores que he probado hasta ahora.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarauderSky (28) - - AUG 2, 2015
The aroma is fantastic. The taste isn’t bad either. I would like to try some of their other offerings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Achel (205) - GREECE - JUL 18, 2015
Pours a slightly hazy pale golden color with a longlasting white head. Has a fruity yeasty fresh hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy yeasty flavor with hints of citrus. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish with some hints of citrus in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (2693) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2015
750ml bottle. Beermerchants. Hazy, straw colour. Thin, dense, lasting, bright white head. Looks great. Vanilla toffee malts. Banana. Clove. Taste is sweet, and oily, greasy bitter. Palate is oily, and soft. A bit foamy. Finishes long, oily, herby bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mmahut (1521) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 9, 2015
Pours is very hazy yellow body with high frosty head. Aroma is yeasty, banana, light pineapple. Taste has high fruity bitterness, medium wheat sweetness. Body is medium with very high carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gopherfan99 (961) - CROATIA - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle; pours hazy gold with an off white head; aroma is citrus fruits, yeast, and spice; taste is light sweet with yeast and citrus; finish is light bitter with some hints of spice; very good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
electrotype (395) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 29, 2015
Je suis un amateur de la poivrée Carolus Tripel (qui est de retour au Québec, yeah!) alors je suis très curieux de goûter une de ses semblables... C’est plus délicat, plus léger que la tripel. Il y a malheureusement moins de profondeur aussi! Ça semble vouloir tirer sur la fraicheur du citron et le corps approuve en étant bien vivant. Malgré la description, les houblons ne sont par contre vraiment pas si présents que ça. Je ne détecte que très peu du fruité ou de l’amertûme en général procurés par ceux-çi... Peut-être faut-il boire cette bière très fraiche? Bref, rien de vraiment fantastique, mais quand même une bière raffraichissante que je boierais régulièrement sans problème.

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