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Rooie Dop
Brewed at Brouwerij de Molen

Style: American Strong Ale
Utrecht, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The city and province of Utrecht has got a great history (and future) of brewing beer. It deserves a beer that shows our appreciation and what more could we do than make this Utrecht Strong Ale. Big hops dominate the aroma and big malts support them in taste. Put your hands up for Utrecht, we love that city!


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (2321) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 31, 2014
Bottle. Red with off white head. Aroma is slightly perfumed, very resinius, lits of toffee and sherry fruits, raisins, figs. Taste similar, very sherry like, dried fruit, toffee. Quite sweet and very bitter. Tasty

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
maneliquor (3103) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 30, 2014
Bottle shared at CBC Clerkenwell. I forget where this one came from but it appeared on the table and glad it did. A damn solid American Strong. Plenty of bright fruits behind the thick and resinous toffee and piney hops. A notable mango and grapefruit focus with a hint of candied sugar which give it some well balanced sweetness. Very good stuff

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (10796) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2013
cloudy brown,small offwhite head. aroma is malty, slightly wswet, falvor is malts, sweet malty, sweewt caramelly.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
jbtallguy (126) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2013
In fles 33 cl. Mooie donkere kleur. Slappe schuimkop. Eerste smaak beleving was voor mij niet fijn. Proefde brandnetel/citrus . Sorry niet het biertje voor mij. Gootsteen :(

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
sbron (216) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2013
Fles 33cl. Donkere kleur. Witte schuimkraag. Eerste smaakimpressie : brandnetel smaak en geur. zachte afdronk. Geen topper qua smaak.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosskie (399) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2013
Transparent red-brown beer with no carbonation and a nice foamy head. Smell is sweet orange, peaches and grapefruit. Subtle caramel in the background giving it a rotten fruit feel. Lightly alcoholic. Taste is full bitter sourness with a refreshing finish. The bitterness is fruity, mainly grapefruit peel, but develops into something a bit more coffee-like. Fizzy and warm, with an oily feel to it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (5957) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2013
Bottle @ Unibar, Århus. Pours dark golden with a huge creamy offwhite head. Aroma of malt, candy sugar, caramel, wood, honey, light spice, light hops. Flavor is rather sweet with malt, candy sugar, caramel, spice, some sweet dried fruit, light hops. Medium to full body, soft carbonation, light warming alcoholic finish. 141213

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 13, 2013
malty, nicely hoppy finish. quite fruity, lemons, peachy, sweetness of caramel coming through, wonderful

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sarlacc83 (746) - Oregon, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle from Todd. Thanks! A: Cloudly copper, thin off-white head, good lacing. N: Pineapple, mango, crystal sugar, caramel, toffee. T: Very sweet, not cloying. Fruit flavors. M: sticky and medium heavy. O:Damn good and one of my favorites of the night. Closer to a barleywine than a strong ale, and a beer I’d gladly have again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium to dark amber orange colour with a large to huge, frothy, excellent lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, sweet malt, moderate to heavy hoppy, grass, sweet hops, fruity, funky notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet with a long duration, sweet fruit, hoppy, sweet malt, riped fruit, funky notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20131011]


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