Kompaan Foreign Legion No. 1 - Joey Greenhorn

Brewed by Kompaan
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
The Hague, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Early 2017 Joey was the first to join the Legion. A young American starting out as a rookie, or in Joey’s case a ¨Greenhorn¨. But he is gung-ho on showing everyone his persistence. And with the best ingredients he kicks like a mindblowing IPA

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Idiosynkrasie (8338) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - FEB 17, 2018
330ml bottle. Clear, reddish, pale amber colour with small to average, frothy to creamy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Herbal hoppy aroma, hints of mint, woodruff, eucalyptus, strawy lemon tea. Taste is bitter and citrusy hoppy, notes of lemon, hints of red berries, a touch of mint and eucalyptus. Very clean and focused, a tad too much blown-out and restricted.

smalldog (19) - - FEB 1, 2018
UPDATED: FEB 1, 2018 bottle. dark hazy caramel colour. k ow carb. low head retention. Dank new world hop on the nose and on the tongue. pleasantly balanced mild bitterness with non offensive malt caramel flavours. nice IPA. Not facesmacking. Not super earthy or super hoppy. just...nice.

nathanvc (896) - Brugge, BELGIUM - JAN 13, 2018
Bottle of a gift pack to ourselves from Greetz.be; shared with Anke!
Gusher alert, spilled some when pouring the rest of the bottle. Initially hazy orange with a big, lasting, off-white head. The aroma contains grapefruit, lemon, orange, fruity hops, a bit of grass & yeast. It tastes light fruity sweet and light to medium hoppy bitter; lasting bitter, dry finish, never aggressive. Medium body, slick texture, fizzy to soft carbonation. Nothing unusual, but well-made, and tasty.

androman (3000) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 28, 2017
UT281117. 33cl bottle at home from Kaapse Brouwers, Rotterdam. Nose is Fruity malty. Weed, honey, peach. Medium bittersweet. Medium lasting malty hoppy medium bittersweet. Light body slick soft carb. 657415

CraftBeerNick (3063) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2017
Bottle at home, from Amsterdam, 19th November 17. Pours a golden colour, massive head. Aroma is pine, sap, citrus. Taste is bitter pine and pith, bittersweet marmalade. Enjoyable with a bitter linger and full oily mouth feel.

wilde_joost59 (387) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 16, 2017
Thuis uit flesje. Mooie oranje kleur. Over het aroma kan ik niet veel zeggen, want ik ben redelijk verkouden. Smaak echter lekker bitter, goede ipa.

mjik83 (1757) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 8, 2017
33cl flesje via Beerwulf.com Alcoholpercentage van 6% Uitgeschonken in St. Bernardus glas Uiterlijk: neus is fruitig met pine, smaak is sinaasappel, grapefruit, tropisch fruit, straffe bitter Conclusie: goede IPA smaken

madmitch76 (26868) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2017
19th September 2017
Light haze on this gold beer, thin white head. Palate is light and minerally crisp. Thin malts. Crisp orange and orange peel. Trace of pine. Crisp finish. Mild bitter linger. Simple stuff but quite drinkable. My mind is definitely not blown though.

EvNa (658) - Ede, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2017
Bottle. Color: Golden to amber, thin white head. Taste: Fruity hopbitter, grapefruit and grassy. Medium to below medium body and below medium carbonation. Lightly caramel hints. Pretty long lasting hopbitter finish with notes of grapefruit. Nice one.

jmgreenuk (10544) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - AUG 28, 2017
Bottle from Sterk, Amsterdam. Poured a slightly hazy medium amber with a short-lived frothy white head. The aroma is malt, weedy hop, light fruit. The flavour is moderate to strong bitter with a woody, resin, dry spice hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

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