Brewed by Jopen
Style: Dunkler Bock
Haarlem, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 269   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Until 2008 brewed by Huyghe. Until 2006 brewed by Van Steenberge. Jopen 4 Grains Bokbeer is made as a ruby red beer made with the three traditional Haarlem grain and rye as a forth grain. The beer contains 6,5% alcohol and has a fruity aroma combined with the dark malts. The taste is lightly smoky from the dark malts used, but there is some sweetness in it to.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maarten1993 (358) - - OCT 17, 2014
Drank with Kaspar at Cafe Jos 16-10-2014. Has a nice bok taste, but the taste is not very expressive. Boring beer, slightly disappointing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jeroenhensen (217) - Dongen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2014
Zoals een bok bier in mijn ogen hoort te zijn. Licht bitter met karamel in de afdronk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DutchMark (184) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2014
Nice warming bock. Looks hazy brown with a beige head. The smell is strangely a bit like a baby diaper at first but that goes away. It’s a nice characterful bock with good flavor of burned malts, some pleasant smokiness, cacao and caramel. Flavor fades fast. It Would be nicer if it lingered a bit longer.Still an enjoyable season brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rdb84 (122) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 10, 2014
Bottle. Dark dark color, almost black. Light foam. Very robust aromas: tar, rye, baked pecan nuts, slight charcoal aroma, canned mushrooms, mud, dark chocolate. Taste is quite bitter, tar and rye return. Smokey mouth feel. Sweetness slowly develops in the aftertaste, hint of panfried banana, overripe pear.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TtV (114) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2014
Bottle 30cl. Dark brown with a small white head. Not too much aromas, some coffee. Taste is flat, little bouquet. No difference in taste and aftertaste. Even the typical Jopen bitterness of their hops is missing. Was better in my memory.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (2609) - NORWAY - OCT 7, 2014
On tap at Café Kalkhoven Amsterdam, september 28th 2014. Red tinted mahogny body with foamy beige head. Aroma of burned malt, caramel, cocoa. Taste is malty, sweet, dark sugar, mild smoke, plums, grainy finish with raisins, mild alcoholic finish. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Franksv6 (249) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2014
Dark brown beer with a small white head, medium carbonation. Aromas are coffee, chocolate, caramel and spices. Taste is slightly bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mainuh_man (220) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2014
0.5L bottle. Pours clear dark brown with a frothy light tan head. Aromas of coffee, iron, burnt tire, and nutmeg. Mild sweet at beginning with chocolate and coffee flavors, as well as some spices, cinammon and nutmeg. Transitions to an herby hop bitterness that doesn’t linger very long. Medium body with a slick mouthfeel and active carbonation. Overall, not the most robust flavor profile, but some nice aromas.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hansvf (174) - - OCT 1, 2014
Gebrande chocola geur, lekker en sterk! Smaakt zoet, kruidig, maar snel weg uit de mondm

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (1511) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2014
From tap. 2011. Pours a brown slightly unclear beer with a good tan head. Smells alcohol, port, caramel and malts. Tastes caramel, port, coffee and a little bit vanilla. Average carbo, medium body and a sticky texture.

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