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Brewed by Jopen
Style: Traditional Ale
Haarlem, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 367   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34434) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2008
Bottle @ home.
Clear medium brown color with a large, frothy - creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate, brown sugar, light alcohol, notes of licorice. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily - smooth, carbonation is soft. (290408)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30766) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2007
From 33 cL bottle@OLiAarhus. Pours dark brown with a lacing brown head. Aroma is yeasty, dried fruit and roasted malt. Caramel malty flavour, slight yeast fruityness. Malty finish, slight sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29174) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2005
An unclear brown beer with a collapsing brown head. The aroma is yeasty and quite spicy. The flavor is sweet yeasty and very spicy, though I can’t pick out what spices, the alcohol also makes its mark by burning the mouth and leaving you with a warming fealing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2006
(Bottle 30 cl) Pours a pretty, clear red brown with a small, off-white head. Spicy, lightly herbal aroma. Rather flat carbonation. Medium-bodied, lightly tart with very spicy accents - mint and aniseed in particular. Very different and interesting. A "gruit beer". 300606

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20589) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2005
Bottled. Cloudy red brown coloured with a beige head. Sweet aroma with lots of dried fruits and notes of anise. Sweet flavour of spices and dried fruits. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20272) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19243) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 31, 2002
An unusual and fullbodied Dutch stout. Warming, spicy and complex.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16460) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2007
Bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a big longlasting tan head. Sweet malty spicy aroma with some hints of caramel. Sweet malty bready and very spicy flavor. Has a malty spicy and slightly bready finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14513) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2012
2nd August 2009
Clear red brown beer. Softish palate, fairly dry. A little chocolate in the malt. Herby fruits and a small amount of spice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14350) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 23, 2007
Cloudy dark brown color; nice perlage, big head. Strong aroma, with caramel and malt, quite Belgian, mature (the bottle was in my cellar for at least one year). Medium body strength, with sweetish mouthfeel, a lot of caramel; the mouthfeel becomes drier at the end, with not much bitterness, and the warming alcohol feeling; quite boring…


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