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Rooie Dop
Brewed at Brouwerij de Molen

Style: Session IPA
Utrecht, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Lots of people said to us we should make a lower alcohol beer, a more easy drinking session-like beer. We at Rooie Dop agreed and made a promise. Here it is: The 24/7 Session Ale! This member of the Rooie Dop family is clean and very hoppy. Saaz hops from the old world balancing out the epic Citra hops from the new world. A beer with less than 5% alcohol, session drinking all day long!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TET (1649) - FINLAND - JUL 12, 2013
A fuzzy, orange beer, a gently poured only a weak and blond head. A nose is pleasant, fruitful and tropical, mangos, some lychee, also balanced fructose and wet pine forest. Taste is medium bitter and tropical fruity, lychee, peaches, some sour grapefruits, and pine needles. The end is dry and bitter. Almost medium bodied, fresh to drink. Nice, tropical beer, unfortunately, the best freshness is missing.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3350) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 11, 2013
Bottle at home. Hazy orange pour, thin white head. Aroma full of fresh hops, citrus, floral, fruity and with some yeast. Flavor is fruity hops, bitter and somewhat more yeasty and bitter in the finish. Well drinkable, clean and smooth. Great brew.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aniela (2390) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2013
Bottle. Clear golden beer with a white head. Hoppy and fruity aroma. Hoppy and fruity flavour with some bitterness, very rerfreshing and nice beer enjoyed in a Rooie Dop tasting session in Utrecht :-)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PotjeBier (1694) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 9, 2013
33 cl bottle from De Bierkoning @ home. Golden to orange color, a bit hazy. White head, quickly disappearing, with just a thin layer retention. Aroma’s: fresh hops, herbal, citrus, a hint of sourness, little malt. Some sourness retronasal as well, not sure if that was intentional. Flavor is light bitter with some grain & malty sweetness. Light bodied, but not too thin. Finishes with moderate bitterness that pleasantly lingers on. Lovely on this Summer day.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (954) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2013
33cl bottle at home. Hazy orange/amber with a small white head which disappeared pretty quickly. Medium body with low carbonation. Grass, hops and hints of citrus. A well balanced ale with a good combination of sweet- and bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
flip_soeperman (616) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 6, 2013
citrus, spruce, bread, golden, hazy, frothy, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, average carbonation, bitter. Very nice beer for a hot day. Great for a BBQ, not too creamy, but nice bitterness to cut through fat.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
77ships (3801) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 3, 2013
Draft sample @ Tilburg Bierfestival 2013 & 33 cl. bottle @ home purchased @ De Molen. Review is for the bottle. Bottled on 29/05/2013. Murky bright peach orange, almost no head. Nose is heavy on mango & passion fruit, very, almost sweetish fruity hop notes, light grapefruit, touches of marmalade and candy sugar. Mango, grapefruit taste, pineapple, pine, passion fruit, tropical fruits, citrus, caramel, taste is a bit less outspoken than I hoped for after the smell but still wonderful. Very easy to drink, light, could indeed drink this 24/7.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martinus (2818) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 2, 2013
Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of hops, tropical fruit, melon, pineapple, passion fruit, citrus, very fruity. Bitter hop flavour, light caramel, malts. Finish fruity hops, citrus.
Really nice, sessionable beer!!
(From 33cL bottle, during RBESG 2013 @ the Rooie Dop brew dungeon. Thanks guys!)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grubeater (11) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 2, 2013
Bottle @ brewdungeon tasting. Really like the fruity citrus. A real summer hit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dEnk (3806) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 2, 2013
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is fresh fruity hops, mostly fruity, melon, orange and grapefruit. Flavour is light malt sweetness to start, then some fruity hops bonanza with light to medium bitterness. Yes, I could drink this 24/7.


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