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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!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jerre (3059) - Waregem, BELGIUM - NOV 1, 2009
Bottle, 30 cl from Mitra. Taste 30.10.09 @ home. Dark brown (bit reddisch) color with beige head. Aroma malts, spices, sweetness. Medium body. Taste (herbal)spices, bit sweet, malts, some warm alcoholic feeling.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shaymoe (1) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 2, 2009 does not count
Red Brown in color with hints of spices and fruit. Higher alcohol but easy to drink. Really enjoyed this one.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
spkevin (433) - Doetinchem, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2009
bottle @ home. another great beer by Jopen! enjoyed the extra stout and this one is also a very nice treat. pours dark ruby red with an good white head. hints of spices in the aroma. taste is very full with spicey notes. nice traditional ale! Like to have this one, or a other beer by Jopen, again!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nordcore (1275) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - JUL 12, 2009
Bottle at Nederlands Biercafe ‘t Arendsnest. Apperance; Dark amber with a nice offwhite head. Aroma; caramel, dark fruits, plumb and some yeast. Flavor; Again caramel but also some dark fruits.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JanEric (1169) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - JUL 11, 2009
Ruby brown colour, thin creamy head. Aromas of leather and red or black berries, almost like cassis. Tastes fruity, again berries, sweet and hoppy. Medium finish. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
wetherel (1862) - Cupertino, California, USA - MAR 4, 2009
Bottle at PP bottle shop. Hey, cool, a gruit! Dark amber brown color. Very malty. Lots of melanoidins. I don’t really notice any spices. Smells good. Easy to drink. Very interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (24852) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 3, 2009
Bottled (from Cracked Kettle). Deep rubyish brown colour, small brownish bubbly head. Aroma is juniper, licorice, caramel and some mild notes of alcohol. Flavour is licorice, spices, caramel, fruits, malts and some cool wooden and herbal notes which stay in the throat. Very nicely balanced thing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1917) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - FEB 14, 2009
Appearance: Dark brownish red. Quite cloudy. Some off-white head. Aroma: Dark malt, fruit. Herbs. Slightly burnt? Taste: Caramel? More fruit and malt. Slight bitterness. Nice! Info: 300ml bottle, 11/2-2009, 202/300

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaxiDriver (1694) - Stadland, GERMANY - DEC 31, 2008
Bottle. Strong smell of syrup, a little bit coffee. The medium large head is brown and has a long duration. The body is nearly black. The taste has a normal long duration and is a little bit bitter and malty. The texture is light oily, quite dry and creamy with normal carbonation and a medium body. The finish is light alcoholic. A nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (13254) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 18, 2008
300ml bottle (Cracked Kettle, Amsterdam)
Sweet dark berries in the aroma, malty too. Massively malty taste, very rich and full, parts are grainy and nutty. Some malt loaf even. No signs of booze. Very nice go-to beer - should come in bigger bottles ;-).


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