Brewed by Scheldebrouwerij
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Meer (Hoogstraten), Belgium


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RATINGS: 320   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Hop Ruiter (Hop Rider) has a full, almost rustic malt body, and pairs Belgian yeast-driven flavors with American assertive hoppiness. It is dry hopped, with two noble varieties which add complexity, delicacy and a bit of funk.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bonkiedeaap (418) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 21, 2014
Bottle from de Bierschuur in Poppel. The beer has a golden/blonde color and a nice large white head, with a lot of bubbles. The aroma is very hoppy, with tones of malts, spring flowers, citrus and a lot of hops. The taste is malty and a little sweet with tones from the citrus fruits to change in a hoppy bitterness which could have been a little stronger. The finish is light bitter and dry but also a little watery. Overal a pretty good beer. Not my favorite hop beer but it’s not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SimplySike (1119) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 19, 2014
33cl. Bottle.
Pours hazy orange with white head.
Aroma orange, citrus, spice, yeast, caramel.
Taste sweets, spicy bitter.
Mouthfeel creamy.
Nice strong ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (8034) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy gold with visible sediment and a large bubbly white head that laces slightly and dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has lots of grain with some grass, light citrus and a bit of underlying earthy Belgian yeast. Flavor combines sweet citrus, a bit of grass and sweet grains nicely with a Belgian yeast backing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Japalo (1436) - DENMARK - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle@home. Small head. Haze brown. Nutty savignon like notes. Some resinous too. Dry sweetness well blended. Good body. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjik83 (950) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 9, 2014
33cl flesje via De Beyerd, Breda Alcoholpercentage van 8% Uitgeschonken in origineel Schelde Brouwerij glas Uiterlijk: goudoranje kleurig met witte schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: moutig zoet, fruitig, bitter Conclusie: lekker hoppig bier, niet heel speciaal ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
sbron (241) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 7, 2014
Op de tap bij de 3 dorstige herten. Gele kleur. Witte volle schuimkraag. Eerste smaakimpressie : kruidig, hop. Lijkt een beetje op een Heineken? Waterige afdronk.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pimpelmees (12) - - SEP 7, 2014
Fruity fresh smelling, full body, strong hop flavour quite heavy on alcohol

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (3148) - BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2014
One of Scheldebrouwerij’s creations after their move from the Netherlands to Belgium. Rocky, off-white head, cloudy ochre blonde colour. Aroma of orange peel, pear, cheese, grapefruit, yeast, straw, white candi sugar and a hint of parsley. Lightly sweetish onset, yeasty, some bubblegum, mellow maltiness, citrus accents, creamy mouthfeel and nice florally hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jerohen (2062) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2014
Bottled from Mitra, Baarn. Hazy golden colored, lots of chunks of yeast, lasting small white head. Fruity nose, mainly citrus, spices, hops, yeasty notes. Flavor is mainly malts and yeast, spices again with some hops, low on carbonation. Dangerously easy to drink. Definitely more a Belgian Strong Ale than an IPA, hops aren’t very pronounced. It actually tastes quite similar to their Mug Bitter, but then with a lot more alcohol. Interesting angle, and certainly tasty, but i think i’ll prefer a Mug Bitter over this one on almost every occasion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boskeunpoeper (10) - - AUG 11, 2014
zeer aangenaam biertje, beetje citrus in de neus, licht hoppig , zoete nasmaak

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