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Rooie Dop
Brewed at Brouwerij de Molen

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   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!


Bullit's rating

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bullit (4124) - Burgos, - JAN 4, 2013
Bottle, courtesy of skortila. Ruby reddish - brown colour, tan head. Nose is hoppy, fruity and floral, oranges, biscuit malts. Fairly bitter. Flavour is biscuit malty, caramel, slight toastiness, fairly bitter. Barleywine-esque minus the sweetness. Really good stuff.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Reconqvista (325) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 11, 2015
Hazy amber color beer with a huge, lasting and frothy beige head. Aroma is fruity with caramel, hops and grass. Flavor is very sweet with alcohol and hop bitterness reminders. The end is long, sticky and dry.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DJoer (933) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2015
Medium small white mokka head, chestnut brown colour, sweet caramel sirup malts warm fruity smell, medium carbonation medium bitter warming malts coffee spice herbs yeasts taste

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikSoegaard (11282) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle. Creamy off-white excellent fully lasting head. Amber cloudy colour.Moderate malty and hoppy powerfull great aroma. Hops, malts and Herbs nicely present. Heavy bitter and light sweet flavor. Long d´strong hevy bitter finish. Creamy palate. Wonderfull. Barleywine carecter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jananise (84) - - APR 27, 2015
Tried bottled. Colour is burnt orange, clear, with light brown head. Aroma is heavy on fruits, tangerines, apricots, citrus and slight toffee. Taste is similar. Good balance between fruit hops and malts. Bitter after taste, with dry mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
planky84 (2338) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2015
Bottle from Ales by Mail. Burnt orange pour with a beige head. Fruit laden aromas of tangerine, apricot jam and peach. Boozy flavours of citrus, toffee, red apple and a splash of bitter fruit. Sweet/dry mouthfeel. Tasty stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sharkydodson (529) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - FEB 12, 2015
the aroma is fruity and caramel with hints of dried fruits, toffee, spicy herbs and forest berries... the taste is malty and fruity with notes of plum, raisin, citrus and some grasses... rather complicated... sweet and bitter aftertaste...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wekker84 (1830) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2015
Bottle a cloudy amber colored beer with a white head aroma malts caramel dry fruits yeast spicy and hops flavor malts spicy citrus fruits pineapple some caramel and bitter hops

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (4669) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - FEB 1, 2015
330ml bottle. Hazy, copper-ish brown colour with huge, frothy, osteoporosing, minimally lacing, beige head. Caramel malty aroma with toffee notes, fruity hoppy overtones with notes of mandarine, orange, gooseberry, mirabelle. Taste is moderately sweet malty, hints of caramel, toffee, a bitter coffee touch, some dried fruit, raisin; bitter, minimally papery finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
matbli (115) - Poznań, POLAND - JAN 25, 2015
bottle 330ml, dark reddish with white head. It falls quite fast but leaves a nice lancing in the glass. Very complex aroma of wild strawberries, cherries, spruce, soy sauce, honey and lavender. Very good balanced taste begining with nice but not overwhelming sweetness, over some delicate refreshing sourness ending in a bitter finish, that stays for a while. Perfect carbonation makes the beer very enjoyable. The warmer it gets the brighter are the feelings of aroma and taste. Like with a good cherry brandy.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bosbouw (1678) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JAN 21, 2015
Caramelbruine kleur met een goede crémekleur kraag. Ruikt zoetig, créme, caramel, honing, fruit. Smaakt zoetig, caramel, créme, vanille. Beetje bitter, tikkeltje koffie ook. Best lekker. Bitterzoete, iets alcohol afdronk.


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