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Brewed by Jopen
Style: Traditional Ale
Haarlem, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 497   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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. Note: this is not a kuit/kuyt!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (5469) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 23, 2016
At joepen Amsterdam, Pours clearish brown with white head. Smell and flavor are Belgian malt, spice, wood, port and plum wine. Finish has tons of complexity and layers. Tasty gruit but wouldn’t want a full glass of this. Small size was perfect

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmoreau (3550) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2016
750 ml. bottle from Chuck via the Rare Beer Club, poured to snifters showing a cloudy, copper color, with a presentable layer of off white head foam, and spots & ribbons of lacing. The nose was pure holiday spiced & herbal cake. Medium bodied, with decent effervescence, the taste was similar to the aroma, added a touch of treacle & sweetness, some alcohol warmth, but waned in comparative expression. Still a tasty treat to share.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ALIBALI (416) - Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, GERMANY - APR 20, 2016
Alles sehr sanft und dezent. Daher kommt das Bier auch nicht so recht in Schwung. Im JOPEN Probierlokal zu Amsterdam vernascht (25cl/4,75).

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cavie (4233) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 16, 2016
Bottle. Murky brownish orange color. Lots of sediment. Tan head. Sweet caramel aroma. Brown sugar. Sweet malty flavor. Light cherries. Easy finish. Very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
artiredbirds (453) - St.Petersburg, RUSSIA - APR 12, 2016
Легкие и незатей& травы. Обожаю травы и традише&

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JDBaker11058 (1819) - Maryland, USA - APR 10, 2016
appearance: cloudy medium dark brown, short tan head quickly fading; no lacing. aroma: caramel, toffee, star anise, brown sugar, herb garden, root beer, vanilla. taste: tastes like a beery root/birch beer blended with cola, vanilla, and toffee. finish: herbal sweetness lasts, along with a bit of caramel and toffee. notes: No hops to this at all, which is of course fine. Tasty and unique. Palate is pretty full. Felt like I was drinking some medicine sold out of the back of a covered wagon in 1800s Wyoming. And I enjoyed the experience. Bottle from the Rare Beer Club.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyhallmanti (229) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - APR 10, 2016
15cl glass at Bierfestival Groningen. bottle was from 2000. bartender poured me the bottom of the bottle which was flat and filled the glass up with a unopened bottle. therefore hte beer had a lot of sediment floating around. has a hazy dark brown colour with no head. aroma of raisins, malts, yeasty, slight dark dried fruits. taste was medium sweet, medium bitter with a slight wine-like sourness. notes of raisins, plums, (red) wine, caramel, malts. watery texture, medium bodied with flat carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JuanFlk80 (89) - SPAIN - APR 10, 2016
UPDATED: APR 10, 2016 Botella 33cl, cerveza con un fuerte toque de malta, poco amarga, mejor según coge temperatura

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eljebi (66) - oviedo, SPAIN - APR 8, 2016
Potente, maltosa, ligeramente herbal y de un final seco y breve. Interesante receta tradicional con Gruit, con predominancia de caramelo en nariz y boca

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nazzty (1212) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAR 29, 2016
Pours dark with low carbonation. Taste is grassy and herbal with almost no hoppy bitterness, but instead sweet malty flavors take overhand.


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