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Jopen Koyt

Brewed by Jopen
Style: Traditional Ale
Haarlem, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 437   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Brewed by Proef for Jopen (www.jopen.nl). Until 2006 brewed by Van Steenberge. Koyt is a dark beer with 8,5% alcohol and a warming herbal taste. The reddish-brown Koyt is the strong version of the old gruit beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
markschiedon (398) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2015
Drinking from a 33 cl bottle. A sweet aroma, grains, caramel. The unclear brown beer has a medium brown head. In the taste caramel, sweets, alcohol, coffee, anijs, spices. High carbonated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Joakgust (1179) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2015
Bottle. Hazy brown beer with a large beige beer. Aroma is spicy with notes of cardamom, cloves, herbs and caramel. Flavor is spicy with notes of cardamom, cloves, herbs, caramel and bread. Well balanced but to the sweet side.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mateuszk (1115) - Poznań, POLAND - SEP 1, 2015
Bottle. Pours amber with small head. Aroma is malt, sweet caramel, fruits and some herbal notes. In taste sweet with flavours following aroma. Medium bodied, almost no bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zlotta (444) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 26, 2015
0.3 l bottle from Drankenservice Francoise, bottled in january 2015. Clear, deep red with a thin, frothy, slowly diminishing, tan head. Fruity-malty aroma of raisins, dark cherries, redcurrant, caramel and a bit of alcohol. Sweetish, fruity-malty aroma of raisins, dark cherries, redcurrant and caramel, followed by a short, just slightly bitter finish. Medium body, slightly creamy mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Pleasant, without any highlights.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (5156) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Brown colour with a bubbly beige head.
Aroma: Caramel, liquorice, alcohol, some spices, fruit.
Body: Full body, lively carbonation.
Flavour: Bread, spices, caramel, fruit, malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsniclas (6186) - Billdal, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2015
Bottled from Systembolaget Brown with a small head. Sweet and sugary aroma with Herald notes. Very sweet flavour with caramellized sugar and herbs.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Abrakarl (391) - SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2015
Too sweet and spicy in the wrong way for me. Not bad though, but wouldn’t have it again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RickFifty (759) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - AUG 19, 2015
Murky red-brown color, beige head. Cough drops nose, herbal, mint, anise, brown sugar. Roasted malt taste, sweet, burnt sugar, herbal, anise, cloying. Medium body, soft carbonation, oily texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alteregoo (403) - POLAND - AUG 16, 2015
Beżowa piana nie jest trwała, raczej niska, sycząca i szybko redukująca się do zera. Barwa ciemno miedziana, mętna. W aromacie można wyczuć karmel, pumpernikiel, lukrecję, melasę, a w tle zioła typu eukaliptus, mięta, lipa czy rumianek. W smaku podobnie, lekko słodkie, przypomina z jednej strony miód pitny a z drugiej syrop prawoślazowy lub Tussipect na kaszel, dość gęste, przy tym drobno nagazowane, co sprawia wrażenie kłucia w język. Goryczki praktycznie nie ma, zastąpiona apteczno-ziołową nutą. Alkohol dobrze ukryty. Ciekawe i bardzo nietypowe piwo o degustacyjnym, deserowym profilu. Gęste, treściwe, słodowe i dość wymagające w odbiorze rekompensuje nam to ciekawymi doznaniami, nieczęsto spotykanymi w piwach.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (3832) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2015
Bottle shared at Leighton’s. 8.5% BB March 2017. Hazy dirty dark red, big foamy tan head, light lacing. Aroma is spice, sweet stewed apple, toffee. Body is medium, a bit foamy, soft carbonation and rounded mouthfeel. Taste is sweet caramel, sugary, honey, no real bitterness. It’s alright I suppose - too sweet for me and the herbal flavours didn’t show up as much as I was hoping.

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