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Jopen Meesterstuk 2013

Formerly brewed at Jopen
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Haarlem, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Ter ere van Sint Maarten brouwt Jopen jaarlijks een Meesterstuk. Sint Maarten was de beschermheilige van het Haarlemse brouwersgilde. In vroeger tijden moesten kunstenaars en ambachtslieden een proef van bekwaamheid leveren. Dit Meesterstuk 2013is in gelimiteerde oplage uitgebracht. Als bier is dit jaar gekozen voor een Quadruppel type gebrouwen met donkere tarwemout en Nieuw Zeelandse hopsoorten. Water, pilsmout, tarwemout, caramout, kandijsuiker, Pacific Jade en East Kent Golding (ketelhop) en Simcoe en Nelson Sauvin hop (dry hopping)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nisse666 (5890) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2013
Bottle many many thx to MrHangover cons 2013-09-21 Göteborg AR: crème caramel, coffey, chocolate, vinos AP: black, high frothy/fluffy crème brown steady head F: soft carbonation, Madeira, crème caramel, chocolate, dried brittish dark fruits, Carlifonia rasins, warming feeling, full bodied, sugary feeling

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (3922) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Very tasty, very thick. Both in terms of taste and mouthfeel. Licorice dominates this black beer, but there is some mild coffee flavoring as well. Picked this up at ABC beer in the Hague, 2013.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
berntholer (1541) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - SEP 8, 2013
yellowish dense head that disappears slowly with foam head and structured lacing. cola colour. aroma of esters, dark fruit, raisins, sweet, alcoholic, toasted malts, solvent and liquorice. taste like aroma with aftertaste alcoholic, solvent, slight bitter and liquorice. medium body and carbonation. warm mouthfeel. nice quad! bottle 33 cl / bbf 2-104

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (3691) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 3, 2013
Rich quadrupel with a body of sweet caramalt with chocolate and roasted coffee. The hops give the beer a nice bitter and fruity finish. Especially the Nelson Sauvin is great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (8844) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 20, 2013
Bottled. Dark brown with red tints, lace. Juicy dreid fruit and treacle nose, raisins, cola. Sweet, fruity flavor with raisins, chocolate, treacle, and a light fruity tang. Full and silky. Would like to age this for a few years then try again. Still young, and the candi sugar is a bit too evident.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (42844) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

[ Trade by Benzai ]. Clear medium to dark brown - red amber colour with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, sweet malt, sugary - candy, sweet deep fruit, alcohol. Flavour is light heavy sweet with a long duration, sugary, brown sugar, caramel, sweet malt - yeast. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130518]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (6974) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 18, 2013
12oz bottle via Summer Secret Santa 2013. Pours a slightly viscous, mahogany amber with some thin, creamy, slightly off white head. Nose has a ton of dried fruit and spice, prunes, raisins, dates, boozy, dark rum, ripe banana, clove, a little nail polish remover. Flavor is very boozy, a little hot, some rum, some sticky pineapple, clove, lots of raisin and date, some candy sugar, whole cloves, a little bubblegum. Full, sticky finish. Not bad, but could have used 12-24months in the bottle to really smooth out.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
paulvanpelt (485) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2013
Mistig en mahonie van kleur, met kleine, maar blijvende mokka schuimkraag. Aroma vooral van gebrande mouten, maar ook koffie, chocolade, banaan. Smaak is medium bitter, medium zoet. Wordt wat droger in de nasmaak. Volle body, voelt ook vol aan in de mond. Erg lekker bier, jammer van de beperkte oplage.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thompson (573) - - JUN 21, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2014 Medium beige dense head.. dark brown colour with red glow... smell hops an malts little coffee.. taste hops malts grassy not really bitter.. good drink bottle shared by benzai..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (7655) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2013
Bottle provided by Borresteijn. Thanks a lot! Pours brown with a medium beige head. The aroma is ripe fruit and brown sugar with notes of spices and chocolate caramel. The flavor is deep malty and spicy with ripe fruits and some alcohol in the finish. Very nice attempt. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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