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Brewed by Jopen
Style: Belgian Ale
Haarlem, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (3754) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2013
Poured medium amber with a frothy off white head. Aroma of sweet caramel malt, alcohol soaked fruit and spice. Medium body, flavour as the aroma, a bit meaty, roast malt, bitter sweet end.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
R2k2 (338) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 16, 2013
Somewhat cloudy, orangecolored beer. It has a fruity, sweet aroma with resembles peaches. This can also be tasted, along with something spicy, but this moves on into a bitter aftertaste that holds on for quite a while. Nice fresh beer! Ietwat troebel, oranjekleurig bier. Het aroma is fruitig zoet, met de toets van perzik. Het zoetige gaat door in de smaak, samen met iets kruidigs. Dit gaat over in een vrij bittere nasmaak die aardig aanhoud. Lekker fris bier!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (2377) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 8, 2013
Nice mix between a blond beer, witbier and a belles bock. It’s grainy, mildly hoppy and fresh.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rikstar (912) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 26, 2013
0,3l fles gedeeld met Nikos aangenaam Amberkleurig troebel bier. een mooie balans tussen zoet en bitter met een fruitig karakter, redelijke body en afdronk.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackisle (849) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - AUG 25, 2013
roasted bisquit malts, hints of coriander, earthy yeast, deep golden to orange, almost clear, fluffy head, strong bitter and roasty taste, strong, slick texture, strong bitter and roasted finish; overall a bit too roasted feel

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EpicWardrobe (78) - - JUL 22, 2013
Golden with white, quickly disappearing head. Aroma is grassy and hoppy. Flavor is sweet with a tad sour. It is somewhat refreshing and grassy, hoppy, spicy with a (long) bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cerveze_ando (4) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 12, 2013 does not count
Bottle from supermarket. Very nice golden colour, semitransparent body and white foam. About the flavour, very refreshing. Nice light blondie, but you can get some hop, coriander, fresh grass... Very good beer also if we keep the price in mind.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rarbring (1531) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2013
Overall: Grains, pear, spices. Quite good.
Note: On-tap at Jopenkerk. Reviewed 2013-07-02.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olsvammel (3548) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2013
On tap at Arendsnest in Amsterdam. It was named Jopen Lente Hop, I hope it’s the same beer. Grassy and hoppy smell. Similar taste. Nice bitterness. Very hoppy, spicy and grassy. Nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Roaster (1) - Seri Tanjung Pinang, MALAYSIA - JUN 28, 2013 does not count
Fresh, hoppy, grassy taste and smell. Perfect for a spring beer. Long, bitter - and still hoppy, aftertaste.Love it.


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