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Brewed by Jopen
Style: American Strong Ale
Haarlem, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Spiced with American hops.


MoritzF's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MoritzF (8250) - Bochum, - OCT 20, 2012
(bottle, 33cl) Clear, reddish amber colour with a firm medium-sized tanned foamy head. Moderately piney and slightly citric hoppy aroma with notes of dark malt, caramel and liquorice. Bitter and moderately sweet flavour, medium to full bodied with a soft carbonation. Dark malt character with caramel, liquorice, accompanied by piney and mildly fruity hops; present dark malty sweetness towards the moderately fruity and bitter hoppy finish with warming alcoholic notes. Not the best ASA, but nevertheless a pleasant Ale. 20.X.12


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RW80 (340) - NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2014
30 cl bottle Appearance:Very dark brown pour with a 1 finger stable head. Aroma: red fruit (plums, raisins,) caramelised malts with a hint of molasses Taste: sweet red fruits, caramelised and some roasted malts in the background, light spices. In the finish the alcohol rounds the palate. Good fruity caramel aftertaste soft carbonation, medium body, oily texture

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jd7h (44) - NETHERLANDS - APR 3, 2014
Nice. A bit like the Texels stormbock. I drunk this about a year after purchase: it very for aging. Strong, dark and handsome. Should have been called Mr. Darcy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingstoni (1333) - FINLAND - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle. Hazy deep copper color with a medium thick foamy off-white head. Aroma of cinnamon, pine and toffee. Bitter and sweet taste. Some alcohol in otherwise sweet finish. Medium body.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
calm_dreamer (136) - GREECE - MAR 28, 2014
Great aroma of caramel, fruits and some malt. Light taste of the same with mediun to full body and medium aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15489) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a longlasting off-white head. Has a slightly roasted malty spicy hoppy caramel aroma. Slightly roasted malty spicy caramel toffee flavor. Has a roasted malty spicy caramel finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MonsterMagnet (59) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours ruby/brown with a frothy tan head. Aroma: very floral, herbs, resin (pine), citrus, caramel. Taste: fairly sweet, light bitter (not quite as much as you’d expect from the aroma), herbal, earthy, chocolate. Medium body, soft carbonation, warming sweet finish with a lingering bitter. Interesting beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (5300) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 16, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkel rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, sehr fruchtig, reife Früchte, alkoholisch. Geschmack stark fruchtig, dunkle überreife Früchte, leicht röstmalzig, alkoholisch.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tsekouratos (109) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - MAR 16, 2014
330 ml bottle shared with Calm_Dreamer. Ruby to light brown color with a nearly red thin head. Aromas of caramel and maybe some sugar. Taste was really faint, only caramel and burnt sugar. Maybe some plums? Mild aftertaste, very sweet. Medium to full body with medium carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (3103) - Nueva York, New York, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Proeflokaal Arendsnest, Amsterdam tap: Pours medium brown with a small beige creamy head. Aroma is lightly boozy, fruity, and quite malty. The taste sort of reminds me of a quadruppel. I found the hoppiness to be rather light. Mostly just pretty sweet. Not too heavily bodied for a barley wine.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lachneger (236) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 8, 2014
Mooi donker bruin bier met een Koffiecreme kleurige schuimkraag. Smaak caramel vol van smaak licht rokerig.


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