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Brewed by Jopen
Style: Belgian White (Witbier)
Haarlem, Netherlands
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 288   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed by Huyghe for Jopen (www.jopen.nl). Until 2006 brewed by Van Steenberge. Jopen Adriaan is made as a lighter version of a gruit beer. Gruit is a medieval herbal mixture of which sweet gale is the most characteristic. Brewers used this gruit before hops were introduced. The beer contains 5% alcohol and is also brewed with herbs, but different ones than those used in Koyt. The herbs used in Adriaan contribute in the refreshing taste of Adriaan. The light taste of Adriaan can be compared with Wheat beers (Witbier) as those are made in Belgium and Holland.


Abijen's rating

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Abijen (1498) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, - JUL 3, 2013
Pours a pale golden unclear beer with a good white head. Smells more like a german weizen instead of a belgian white. Bit banana and lemon smell. Taste is boring. Pretty standard belgian white taste. Also some tones of licorice? Good carbo, wstery texture and thin body. Not a bad beer but very average.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DarkElf (3035) - La Jolla, California, USA - OCT 20, 2014
20-Oct-14 (330-ml bottle)
This beer pours a hazy, golden-orange body with a thin, off-white head that fully dissipates. The nose is herbal and savory with some light notes of citrus peel, spices, and bread. On the palate, quite a lot of coriander, orange peel, and other dried herbs with a crackery malt base. The beer is light in weight, low-medium in carbonation, and dry on the palate, but not particularly refreshing. Overall, fun to try but seems pretty insubstantial.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maakun (684) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2014
Bottle. Clear straw with small white head. Lots of yeast, coriander, some nutmeg and cloves. Also a light citrus peel with faint herbal noted. Taste is very light with some sweetness. Medium bodied with watery feel. Meh

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ZodiacM (89) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2014
Een lichtgeel, lichttroebel witbier, geur van mout in de neus, smaak van mout en citrus, een bittere smaak en afdronk. Ik heb lekkerder witbier gedronken, maar ook mindere.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jaimie1 (14) - - AUG 16, 2014
Jopen adriaan witbier is een heerlijk biertje voor met het mooie weer, wek dient het biertje echt koud te zijn boor gebruik

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
fkoolen (328) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2014
On tap @ Jopenkerk, Haarlem. Hazy yellow, white foamy head. Aroma and taste are nicely citrusy, along with soft wheat graininess, a little acidity and banana. Medium carbonation, medium body.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DwarfeD (1043) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUL 18, 2014
30cl bottle at home. Clearish yellow with a medium white soapy head. Light to medium body with ditto carbonation. Sweet with some bitter and sour tones. Grass, citrus and some banana. An ok white beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tderoeck (4861) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 16, 2014
29/VI/14 - 33cl bottle @ Marjan & Jason’s place - BB: 2/X/15 (2014-675) Thanks to Jason for the beer!

Bit cloudy dark blond to orange beer, small creamy white head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: some orange peel, malty, bit grassy, hop, sweet touch. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: fruity, bit sourish, citrus, sour wheat, pretty bitter, orange peel, some orange lemonade. Aftertaste: little bitter, floral, hoppy, orange peel, bit malty, sweet touch.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
androman (441) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 28, 2014
30cl bottle @ home from Melger’s, Haarlem. Cloudy pale color, medium white head. Aroma apple, cereal, caramel, floral, honey. Taste medium sweetness, light citric sourness. Light body, creamy texture, average carbonation, sweetish finish. Not bad.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
msbernac (654) - POLAND - JUN 24, 2014
Bottle Aroma-herbs, fruits Appearance-pale, little cloudy, white foam, Taste-light sweetness, lightly sour, Palate-light body, oily feel, average carbonation, short finish, Overall-nothing special

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevnic2008 (8216) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUN 18, 2014
Pours cloudy golden with a big white head. Aroma of malt, fruitiness, some spicy notes, yeast and coriander. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some citrus


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