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Brewed by Jopen
Style: Traditional Ale
Haarlem, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 420   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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.


4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Salwal (63) - - FEB 14, 2015
Herbal taste and licorice. Low carbonation and a huge amount of residual sugar. Unconventional but tasty...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (3851) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 13, 2015
330ml bottle. Very dark brown color. Almost black. Medium size, brown head, stays. Sweet, burnt sugar, roast, malty aroma. Prunes, caramel, bready, malty taste. Nice full body. Alcohol is very well hidden. Nice one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gim (62) - POLAND - FEB 4, 2015
Malty sweet aroma, clear dark red, frothy decent beige head, leaves nice lacing. Medium sweet, bit metalic, lightly bitter aftertaste. Some herbal notes in taste and aftertaste. Medium bodied, _lively_ carbonation. Didn’t know what to expect of it "KOYT" told me exactly nothing. Quite nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10715) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle at The Fiddler, Den Haag. Pours opaque dark brown with a medium, frothy beige head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is bready malt, juniper, dates and figs with black pepper and brown sugar. Flavor is sweet dark malt, dark fruits, juniper and spices with a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marius (13) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2015
dark red/brown beer with creamy tan head.sweet and a bit licorice gruitbier

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rarbring (1809) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2015
Overall: Sweet honey, herbal.
Note: Bottle 330 ml at a De Klomp tasting. Reviewed 2015-01-17.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (1470) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 8, 2015
0,33L bottle (from Drink Shop as Koyt Gruitbier), BB 14.10.2016. Pours very dark ruby with light brown head. The head stays. Aroma is sweet, caramel, malt. Flavor is sweet, caramel, malt, metallic. Alcohol is well covered. Overall: simple, but very nice brew.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ZodiacM (288) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2015
Mooie roodbruine kleir bier met cremekleurige kraag. Geur is moutig en kruidig en licht metalig. De smaak is moutig, zoet, kruidig, specerijen. De textuur is wat olie-achtig. Een heerlijk bier, bijzonder!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thirstyrabbit (1413) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown body, medium to small tan head. Herbal aroma with herbal tea plants like oregano etc. Sweet caramelly taste with raisins, mild cinnamon and more herbs. Pretty much exactly the kind of beer you get when you imagine a dark Belgian strong ale with different kind of herbs. Sugary finish. Maybe a bit too sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yves (2525) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - NOV 22, 2014
Shared with wim at gollem café in antwerpen. Brown colored beer with medium off-white head and medium carbonation visible. Spicy malty aroma. slightly sparkling palate. Finish is spiced bitter malty. Nice!


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