Jopen Houten Haarlemmer

Formerly brewed at Jopen
Style: Imperial Stout
Haarlem, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.79/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
A White Oaked Russian Imperial Stout aged with American Oak. Deze zware stout heeft tijdens het lageren (rijpen) een toevoeging gehad van nieuw Amerikaans eikenhout. Hierdoor heeft het bier naast de gebruikelijk Stout smaken als koffie, laurierdrop en chocolade ook vanille en cognac tonen. Het maakt het bier vooral veel zachter en voller van smaak. Vernoemd naar een geuzennaam van de Haarlemmers, naast muggen werden ze vroeger uitgescholden als Houten Haarlemmers. Dit omdat de Haarlemmers bekend stonden als harde werkers die geen tijd hadden voor feestjes.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markoijelena (3092) - Belgrade / Amsterdam, SERBIA - APR 26, 2016
Bottle 0.75l from Jan.Thanks for sharing.Bottle 407/525.Tasted 13.04.2016.Pour it dark color with small white head.Aroma leather,sweet,tobacco,bourbon on the back.Taste starts with heavy alcohol feel,harsh,sweet licorice,watery in the middle,astringent,bitterish also at the end,oily feel, soft carbonation, full body.Interesting for few years of aging.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (2928) - Hagen / Bonn, GERMANY - APR 13, 2016
0.75 l bottle shared at Markos place, bottled in December 2011 (#407), courtesy of my Secret Sint 2015, bedankt! Clear, very dark red to black with a frothy, tan head. Sweetish-malty, slightly fruity and a little boozy aroma of caramel, dark ripe fruits, some port, chocolate and some oak. Sweetish-malty taste of caramel, dark chocolate, some coffee, a bit of dark ripe fruits and some oak, followed by a medium long, slightly bitter, a little boozy finish. Medium to full body, creamy mouthfeel, flat. The aroma is really good, but the taste can not really live up to that. Still aged nicely!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
paulvanpelt (606) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2015
Donkerbruin, bijna zwart bier met kleine mokkakleurige schuimkraag. Zacht in de mond. Volle body, maar doet toch wat waterig aan. Geroosterde mouten in de neus. Zoals de beschrijving al aangeeft vanille in de mond, verder koffie, kandijsuiker, hop, mout. Zoet, licht bitter in de nasmaak.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MonsterMagnet (1384) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2015
Bottle at BGBB2,didnt take proper tasting notes, will rerate when I get the chance. Fairly high carbonation (?), raisins, caramel, wood, lovely!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mjik83 (1460) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 5, 2014
- Alcoholpercentage van 9% - Smakelijk biertje destijds gedronken - Complimenten aan de brouwerij- en brouwmeester - Nog geen topper, maar wel de hoge waardering die verdiend is ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RW80 (2423) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 8, 2014
75cl Bottle. Appearance: Pours black with a tanned head of 2 fingers. With a quite good retention. Aroma: , oak, walnut, vanilla ,b light roast, brown sugars,and a hint of coffee. Taste: Sweet dark fruit, oak,, bready malts, chocolate and licorice tones in the finish. medium body, oily texture, below average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (20640) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle at the chriso Pre-GBBF Shindig 2013 - London. Pours rich brown with a fine, tan froth. Moderately sweet, with plenty of dark malt character, some booze, bread, mellow earthy bitterness. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet finish, more earth, burnt dark malts. Simple imperial stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (4588) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - JUN 1, 2014
Clear reddish dark brown colour, beige head. Aroma of caramel, cacao, coffee, vanilla, roasted malts. Sweet malty flavour, coffee, brown sugar, cacao. Finish lingering cocoa powder, light vanilla, brown sugar, tannines and wood. Quite alcoholic. Nice and rounded brew.
(from 75cL bottle shared with friends. Bottle 222 of 525)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (7564) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 14, 2014
Thnx to dennoman ! Bit of a gusher Pours black, good whote head. Much oak in the smell Very nice and intence oak taste, very full, bitterness, tannines , Low carbonation . Really like this one !

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jackl (7572) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Bottle at Chrisos Pre-GBBF Shindig. The pours medium brown with a small head. Pretty papery, oxidized nose. Knackered roasted grain. Cocoa. Little else, not particularly expressive or inviting. The taste is similarly underwhelming. Cardboard, chocolate-covered apples. Hot wood. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Overall, I wasnt keen on this.

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