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Rooie Dop
Brewed at Brouwerij de Molen

Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Maarssen, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dedicated to the king of all Dutch beer hunters – Ot Louw. As Ot likes them bitter, this beer contains lots of hops from across the Atlantic. Dry hopped twice and with an abv over 8% this stunning double IPA will get your cheeks dry and taste buds to ultimate sensations. We hope you like it as we do and inspires you to go beyond; discover new worlds with Ot The Explorer!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
magicmn (120) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JAN 3, 2015
Aroma is full maltiness and fruits. Dark amber colour. Medum to high body. Start with malty caramel and dried fruit taste with grassy and lemon + grapefruit bitterness which becomes stronger but not to rude. Long elegant tart aftertaste with balance of hop and malt body. A good DIPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Moolesen (293) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Hazy orange with a beige head. Nice hoppy aroma with some yeasty tones as well. Rich andfull bodied beer with a vey smooth taste. Bitter but balanced. Long lasting bitter fi ish. A deally good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11362) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle, bought @Havnens Vin og Tobak, Vejle. Pours light murky amber with a medium, creamy, off-white head. Aroma has sweet malts, caramel, resin, light baking yeast, strawberries. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has good malty fatness, strawberries, peach, resin, caramel base. Long, lingering heavy bitterness with some warmth.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
rzymol (115) - - DEC 28, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2014 Bottle. 33cl. Pours copper with gorgeous foam of high retention. Large yeasts aggregates floating around are a bit disturbing though. Nose of citrus, grass and pine needles. Taste is very enjoyable with highlights of malty sweetness filling the well balanced hops bitterness. Low carbonation, sticky texture. Aftertaste of spice, very cool. Overall, a very nice job.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adasko (807) - Poznan, POLAND - DEC 28, 2014
Świetny słodki aromat dojrzałych mango, papai i brzoskwini, z delikatną nutą limonkową. Piwo mętne, duże grudki drożdży, pomimo dość delikatnego nalewania. Barwa bursztynowa, niezła piana ładnie okleja szkło. Piwo dość nisko wysycone. Sprawia wrażenie dość gładkiego.W smaku wyczuwalna alkoholowa goryczka, która nieco szczypie w ustach. Ogólnie alkohol raczej kiepsko schowany. Zdecydowanie brakuje chmielowej goryczki jak na Double IPA. Piwo słodkie w smaku, przewijają się takie bardzo mocno dojrzałe owoce. Brakuje nieco kopnięcia temu piwu.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
veceo (733) - CROATIA - DEC 6, 2014
Cloudy deep amber color, average sized off white head. Aroma is sugary and boozy with some malt, herbs, pine, tropical fruits and blueberries underneath. Taste is very similar. Medium to full body, average carbonation. Balanced bittersweet taste. The touch of blueberries is very interesting but this sugary and boozy aroma feels kinda cheap.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scottishchris (359) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle from Cornelius. Hazy Amber, cream head. Marmalade and resin nose. Mouth puckering bitterness balanced with underlying caramel sweetness. Hops and pine. Tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (1858) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 2, 2014
Bottle from Cornelius. Hazy amber body with a thick off-white head. Nice lacing. Aroma of fig, orange and caramel biscuit. Flavour of blood orange, parma violets and herbs. Medium body with an oily mouthfeel. Light fizz. Very hoppy - it’s just a pity Centennial is used so liberally, as the parma violet dominates.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
guzgorog (413) - FRANCE - DEC 1, 2014
Couleur orangée foncée très trouble, peu de mousse beige, gros dépôt. Nez très fruité : pin des vosges, orange, mandarine, raisin, caramel. Attaque très amère, amertume bien persistente. La première bouche est pamplemousse et la résine, ensuite viennent les autres agrumes : oranges et mandarine, puis l’alcool, le miel et le caramel. Très bonne longueur, bouche très évolutive, très bon !

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
__Rb81 (323) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2014
Bottle at home (bottled 02/09/14). Pours a dark amber with a white head. Aroma of hops, malty caramel, floral, piney hops, fruity too, tangerine, orange. Taste is sweet malty with hoppy bitterness, floral, bit herbal piney, bitter herbal hoppy aftertaste. Not bad.


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