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


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 331   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brnandersen (2708) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2014
33 cl. bottle poured in to a Tulip. Hazy, deep golden colour with an amber tint. Thin, dense white head. Fruity aroma with citrus, grasses, yeasts, floral and herbal hops, oranges. Taste is bitter. Medium body with a creamy texture and an average carbonation. Finishes dry and fruity-bitter with spicy hops and yeasts. Nice Belgian trying to be an IPA. Lacks a bit of the high drinkability as Duvel has.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (2911) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2014
330ml bottle from a Belgian beer website. Pours amber with foamy white head. Orange boiled sweet aroma. Taste is sweet, hoppy with orange, spice and more boiled sweets. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Case (299) - GERMANY - NOV 20, 2014
Pours dark orange with medium white head. Aroma is citus fruit, cloves, yeast. Taste is light sweetness, a bit of spice, mild hop bitterness. Nothing to write home about.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
agent_persik (597) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 9, 2014
Cloudy yellow color, medium white head. Sweet aroma of malt, spice, yeast, grass, some fruity and floral notes. Dry sweet taste has similar notes with medium bitter hoppy finish. Medium body and average carbonation. Quite interesting beer and pretty drinkable too,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HopfenWeisse (1353) - - NOV 9, 2014
Hazy yellow color with medium lasting head. Aroma is hops, citrus. Flavor is hops, yeast, fruity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
k0mpsa (1928) - Tuusula, FINLAND - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle. Hazy yellow color, white head. Aroma is malts, rye bread, some fruity notes, belgian sweet notes. Taste Is malts, rye, sweet and fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bontus (708) - Flanders, BELGIUM - OCT 26, 2014
Tasting sample @ ’t Waagstuk Antwerpen. Gentle C hop nose, mellow body, fine malts, fine carbonation. Medium bitter. Good brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11983) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2014
Hazy golden with a lasting, thick white head. Spicy yeast aroma, with plenty of grassy/herbal hopsand notes of citrus. Flavour is rather sweet, spicy and fruity, with notes of dark sugar, licorice, and dried fruit. There’s a bitter finish, but it’s too sweet for my taste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rikstar (1646) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2014
0,33l fles bij mitra eindhoven vandaan. goudgeel met een volle witte kraag. in de geur redleijk zoet met appel en abrikoos en mout. Smaak begint erg zoet en het hopbitter komt pas laat en niet echt sterk om de hoek. Het lijkt er op dat er vooral aromahop is toegevoegd, daardoor komt deze blonde in de smaak iets tekort.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
supermeniscus (77) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 23, 2014
33cl bottle from ABC beers, Den Haag. I was interested in the deScription on the bottle of a "Blond hoppy beer". It’s a typical Belgian strong ale, sweet, funky, yeasty and slightly dry. Lots of apple in the flavor, lingering bitterness in the aftertaste and overall nothing offensive. Good

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2 3  4  5 6 7 » 34

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50