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Brewed by Jopen
Style: Dunkler Bock
Haarlem, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 308   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Xstream (241) - - OCT 10, 2013
Has the typical Jopen molasses flavor and smell like with ’Koyt’ and ’Meesterstuk’ beers etc But this one has more burnt malts and dark bitter flavors, not as sweet. I like the burnt / smokey undertone with the medium sweet caramel, molasses and candy sugar to balance it out. Has good body to it. Good beer.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (11318) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2016
Sample from a bottle at DØE 2016. Hazy brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, caramel, bread, rye and bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sharkydodson (1138) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - JUL 6, 2016
the aroma is caramel and fruity with hints of plum, toffee, garden berries and candy... the taste is fruity and caramel with notes of raisin, plum, toffee, brown sugar and some spices... sweet and dry aftertaste...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (17430) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2016
DØE. Hazy brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and dark fruit. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish. 200516

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (22692) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2016
Bottle. Pours a hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel and dark fruit aroma. Sweetish malty spicy caramel and dark fruit flavor. Has a sweetish malty spicy caramel and dark fruit finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gangstergafje (669) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2016
The beer had a nice look. On top of the beer a nice layer of almond colored foam is formed. The bulk of the foam collapses within several minutes. A nice drape of foam is left in top of the beer. The beer itself is quite cloudy. The beer has nice color. It’s something in between ruby red and brown. There is a little orange glow in it to. The smell of the beer is nice. It is a typical bokbier smell. There are aromas of licorice root, syrup, caramel and toffee. The licorice gives the beer a nice bittersweet natural aroma. The other aromas could have been a tiny bit stronger, to properly balance out the licorice. The taste is the same. Again, the licorice is a bit to strong. It makes the beer a tiny bit to bitter. It’s a by dry. There is a nice touch of wood in the taste. The palate is a bit boring to be honest. A little meet sensation would have been nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (5605) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 23, 2016
Small glass at joepen bierproflakaal, pours reddish brown with u small to medium white head. Note of dark bread, plum, dark grape, and other sweet malting. Balanced pretty well for the style.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jawlo (374) - Katowice, POLAND - MAR 23, 2016
Aromat: przyjemny karmel i tosty. Wygląd: barwa ciemno-miedziana, piana średnio obfita. Smak: słodki karmel, tosty, skórka od chleba, goryczka niska. Tekstura: piwo pełne, wysycenie średnie. Ogólne wrażenie: naprawdę smaczny bock, bardzo karmelowy i tostowy, słodki ale nie zalepiające, dość pijalne.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cerbier (676) - - FEB 17, 2016
0,3l Flasche. Rötlich-braunes Bier mit kleiner Schaumkrone. Riecht süßlich nach reifen Früchten, wird im Geschmack bestätigt.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alkolord (372) - - JAN 19, 2016
Bräunlich trüb im Glas, kaum Schaum, süßlich leicht alkoholisch in der Nase, frisch im antrunk, voller Körper, süß malzig fruchtig im Abgang, solides Bier, ganz anders als deutsche Bock Biere

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MisoW (3105) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 17, 2016
Bottle. Pours brown color, lightly beige head. Aroma of caramel, roasted malt. Taste is medium sweet, lightly bitter, caramel, bread.


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