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Brewed by Jopen
Style: Belgian Ale
Haarlem, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Until spring 2009 brewed by Huyghe for Jopen. Until 2006 brewed by Van Steenberge. Brewed with three grains: barley, oats and wheat, as requested in mediaeval Haarlem, fresh-bitterish hops and spicey coriander. Jopen Lentebier is unfiltered and gets a secondary fermentation in the bottle. A darker blonde beer with a fruity aroma and a fresh, fullbodied taste.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
McSherman (461) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAR 29, 2016
Das Jopen Lente ist mit Gerste, Hafer, Koriander und amerikanischen Hopfen gebraut. Farbe: Helles Bernstein, leicht opal mit cremigem weißem Schaum. Das Bier ist malzig, leicht süß, aber vor allem fruchtig frisch. Dazu hefig und etwas brotig. Im Abgang dann angenehm bitter und trocken. Gutes eigenständiges Bier, welches am ehesten mit einem belgischen Blond vergleichbar ist.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zlotta (1203) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2016
0.33 l bottle from ’De Bierkoning’, bottled in January 2016. Clear, golden yellow with a medium large, foamy, stable, white head. Sweetish, fruity-grassy and slightly floral aroma of grains, straw, some citrus and honey. Sweetish-malty, fruity-grassy and slightly floral taste of grains, citrus, honey, some caramel and straw, followed by a medium long, grassy, medium biter finish. Medium body, smooth and slightly effervescent mouthfeel, lively carbonation. Simple but nice and refreshing brew from Jopen again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mariuspoenari (703) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 16, 2016
33cl bottle. Pours a briight yellow, with a white head. Smells sweet, like a Belgian ale, candi sugar, caramel, yeast, bread. The taste follows the same notes (I wonder where the "usa hopped" notes are), very nicely balanced, not too sweet for a Belgian pale ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (14044) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 11, 2016
33cl bottle. Pours almost clear orange golden colour with a small good lasting off-white head. Aroma of toasted strong malt, bitter mild fruity hops. Taste of dry mild fruity hops, strong toasted malt, dried pale fruits.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjogro (1908) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 9, 2015
Bottle at home. Gruizig zacht grassig zoet en eigenlijk een beetje ipa zonder extreme hop bitterheid. Backlog from 2015/03/24.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maarten1993 (789) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2015
Drank with Timon at my place 7-12-2015. Nice spring beer. Okay and fresh. Not very spectacular but nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gueuze (774) - - NOV 1, 2015
Braun. trüb. Geruch Citrus, estrig. Im Geschmack dann rund, noch zitroniger. Astringierend. Rund bitter. Lecker.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyhallmanti (180) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2015
33cl bottle at home. pours a hazy golden/amber with an off-white head . very malty sweet aroma with notes of citrus and coriander. taste is pretty sweet and less bitter than expected, notes of something like oranges, peaches. finish has a nice bitterness and a bit boozy. gives you this "spring" feeling. very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hohops (691) - Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2015
Appearance- cloudy amber/orange, with a half-finger white head. Malty, bready aromas, hints of summer fruit and spices. Taste- Belgian yeast, fruity undertones, some orange, banana, slightly creamy mouthfeel. Solid.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (5103) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 6, 2015
4/20/2007 2:36:07 AM On tap at Gollem. Orange creamy colour. Sparky Ale, quite sour to the taste. Really tangy and prickly mouthfeel. Citrus flavours too. Quite distinctive Jopen taste. Buttery smooth finish.


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