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Brewed by Jopen
Style: Belgian Ale
Haarlem, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Until the end of 2008 brewed by Huyghe. Until 2006 brewed by Van Steenberge. Jopen Hoppenbier is a double hopped three grains beer. This blond beer contains 6.8% alcohol and is replicated from the city recipe of 1501. Jopen Hoppenbier is a refreshing beer with a light malty start and a long bitter aftertaste. It has been brewed since 1994 from barleymalt, (unmalted) oats, wheatmalt and Saaz and Brewers Gold hops.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6323) - Helsinge, - NOV 16, 2012
Bottle. Pours mostly clear golden with a medium white head. The aroma is spicy yeast, fruit and hops. The flavour is dry and light bretty with notes of fruit and citric hops. Dry hoppy finish. Nice! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
POLK (2155) - Hørning, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2014
A little too bitter Belgian inspired ale. Feels light prune-like and strong.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (1387) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2014
330ml bottle, leftovers from Clutch tour. Pours golden yellow, big foamy head. Perfectly nice blond, not too flavoursome or hoppy and not getting as much bitterness as I was warned. Soft creamy texture, lightly sweet, and refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
androman (319) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 26, 2014
30cl bottle @ home from Melger’s, Haarlem. Slightly hazy golden yellow color, big creamy white head, goo lacing. Aroma fresh fruits, apple, caramel, quite hoppy. Taste light to medium sweetness, medium hoppy bitterness, slightly acidic. Medium body, creamy texture, average carbonation, quite long bitter finish. Refreshing, good, simple, easy beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenH (2199) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle. Pale hazy yellow with white head. Resinous aroma with caramel and honey. Taste of honey and pine. Decent

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1723) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear golden, dull, sweet toffee, light zesty spice, juicy fruit, toffee.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14082) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 20, 2014
bottle at home june 2014 ... golden amber ... thin white lacing ... soft funk bready nose ... sweet yeasty fruit ... zezty peppry orange ... light oaty ...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PietS (21) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 18, 2014
Nice appearance, very good aroma’s: sweet and a bit herbal. The taste adds a nice bitter touch. Fresh beer, easy to drink. Would certainly reccommend it!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GSAP (475) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2014
Aroma van meloen, blikje ananas en stro. Smaak gaat zoetig, maar ook kruidig verder, met bittere afloop. Alles begint fris en aangenaam, maar wordt wat donkerder naarmate het vordert. Voornamelijk de bitterheid met venijnige assmaak blijft hangen.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VincentKabel (152) - Haarlem, NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2014
The beer wich started it al for this relatively young brewery. A golden hazy colour with a medium white head. Medium Carbonation. Malts and the typical Jopen Bitterness dominate this beer. There isn’t much else but for a slight citrus hint. Pretty nice beer, but when you’re used to the Jopen beers this one might get a little boring. A very nice beer.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
eelco (33) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 31, 2014
Smell is light, sweet, yeast, pleasant enough. Taste is dry, bitter, but there’s a faint hint of soap somehow. It’s very high carbonated, bit to much. But I wanted a refreshing beer for today and it is quite refreshing, easy drinker.


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