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Brewed by Jopen
Style: Belgian Ale
Haarlem, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 317   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.


Plovmand's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6838) - 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


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Franksv6 (452) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - MAY 21, 2015
Unclear golden beer with a small white cup, light carbonation. Taste was bitter, sweet malt little citrus and some fruit. Slight bitter aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cerbier (413) - - MAY 12, 2015
0,33l Flasche. Dunkelgelbes naturtrübes Bier mit kleiner Schaumkrone. Fruchtige Aromen, werden im Geschmack bestätigt, angenehme Hopfenbittere.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
StueyD (1378) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2015
A mid amber coloured beer with a thick and frothy white head. A strong vinous alcoholic aroma, with a pithy hoppy aroma in the background. Dry mouthfeel. The taste follows on from the aroma with the strong, boozy, vinous flavour, grapey fruit that brings in the pithy, citrusy hop flavour. Once this settles there is a mildly sweeter suggestion of malt, bready and yeasty, with this and the fruitiness, gives a fruit loaf type taste. The finish continues with the fruity and the bready elements.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SNL (386) - - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle. Hazy light Golden, small White head. Not much Nose, sweet malty taste, with a slightly bitter finish. Average carbonation, medium Body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (3535) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Draft pour. Pours a bright yellow with a white head of foam. The aroma has sweet hoppy, grassy notes. Taste is mildly bitter, with a nice sweet background. Medium body and medium carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (4779) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2015
Poured light to medium amber with an off white head. Aroma of sweet fruit and light yeastyness. Light to medium body, flavour is moderately sweet medium bitter.
Earlier Rating: 6/21/2013 Total Score: 2.5
Poured a murky straw with a thick, lasting head. Aroma of zesty fruit and soft malt. Medium body, flavour of the aroma, a bit musty with a dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (5112) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 2, 2015
(Bottle, 0.33 l - BB 11/06/15, at Viisi Penniä, 20150502) The beer poured golden and lightly hazy. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had fruitiness, Belgian style yeast and spiciness. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, spiciness, Belgian style yeast, grass, herbalness and bitterness. Aftertaste was yeasty, hoppy and bitter. A brew approaching the very annoying sorachi ace characteristics. If I really tried to ignore that I managed to find a Belgian style brew with decent hop bite.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WizMGM (2) - - APR 24, 2015 does not count
Lekker hoppig bier, met en lichte citrus nasmaak. Gek genoeg blijft het schuim nooit staan. Gelukkig goed verkrijgbaar.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arve_Christian (3765) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 11, 2015
On bottle at Gollem Cafe, Amsterdam. Golden orange color, ok foam. Medium aroma intensity; tropical fruits, hops, citrus and some malt. Medium body & complexity. Good bitterness & balance. Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HammerTroll (734) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 1, 2015
Cloudy yellow color with minimal white head, nice little crumbs floating around. Extremely weird aroma, taste is malt and booze, quite alcoholic for 6,5% ABV, some sourness and sweetness. Medium body, lively carbonation. Slightly bitter notes in the finish. Overall it’s not so bad, but aroma ruins it.
(0,33l bottle)


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