Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Belgian Ale
Ingelmunster, Belgium


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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Belgian pale ale.
Kasteel Hoppy is a blond ale of high fermentation, with a bitterness of 45 EBU. Strictly selected, Belgian hops are essential for the hoppy, spicy aroma, with a slightly bitter aftertaste.

ansjelaah's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ansjelaah (1747) - Westelbeers, - APR 19, 2013
Gedronken in Oud Brabant, pils kleur en helemaal helder, pluspunten, ik had hem hoppig verwacht maar helaas. Nie vies maar ook nie lekker

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alex60 (103) - - MAY 29, 2016
bouteille 33 cl- couleur or blonde avec mousse onctueuse, odeur fruité et houblonné, goût : légèrement houblonné, agréable mais pas extraordinaire, classique

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ttheilen (530) - USA - MAY 28, 2016
I do not wax on poetically about beer but I do know the quality of a beer once tasted. This review is not about my tastes but reinforces the numbers, which are arbitrary.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pityu (487) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 27, 2016
Bottle - Slightly hazy golden colour, tall white frothy head, excellent retention and fine lacing. Herbal hoppy aromas with lot of fruity esters, some citrussy notes, yeast and hay. Taste is first a bit too sweet with some yeasty tones, but the end is roughly bitter with some herbal and grassy aftertaste. Medium body, fizzy carbonation, a bit watery mouthfeel and dry finish. Not bad, but its a bit rough, and not balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maersk (96) - MOLDOVA - MAY 21, 2016
Hazy golden, medium thick head, lots of carb. Aroma of hops and citrus. Watery body, sour and bitterness in the taste with some grassy soapy flavor. Unpleasant rough finish. 

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
peponi (1274) - Mainz, GERMANY - APR 23, 2016
Aroma: herbal notes. Appearance: clear golden color and white head. Taste: medium herbal bitterness, green hops, thin malty backbone, quite dry. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: Average stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohhnyB (135) - CROATIA - APR 12, 2016
0,33 bottle. Hazy golden yellow color with medium but long lasting white head aroma of citrus, reisin, sugar, yeast and hopes. Sweet and lots of bitterness in taste. Alcohol as well. High carbonatin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chudwick (2709) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - APR 8, 2016
33cl - nose is citrus and pine. Sip adds hay and weedy notes. Not as bad as the ratings suggest. Sweeter than an ipa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UXO (1311) - CANADA - APR 3, 2016
Appearance: clear medium gold with one fingers of fluffy white head, excellent retention and patchy lacing. (4/5) Aroma: apple and pear, pale malt, bready yeast, grassy, citrus rind. (6/10) Taste: moderate sweet, mild bitter, mild tart. (6/10) Palate: medium-light body, prickly to moderate sustained carbonation, and an off-dry mildly bitter and lightly tart finish. (3/5) A bit like a sweetish tripel. Not really all that hoppy, and what hops there are come through as an almost vegetal or grassy spiciness in the finish. A straightforward golden blond, reasonably pleasant, with nothing to really recommend or reject it. (13/20)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
waiake (606) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - APR 2, 2016
from 330ml bottle aroma is yeast & malt taste is yeast hops citrus sweet more dry bitter & rough than expected ok

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Inoven (133) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAR 30, 2016
Flesje 33 gedronken. Aroma is hoppig en toch fruitig. Goudgeel bier met stevige witte schuimkraag. In de smaak komt de citrus naar boven. Smaak ebt snel weg.

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