Rooie Dop Ot The Explorer Double IPA

 
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Rooie Dop
Formerly brewed at Brouwerij de Molen

Style: Imperial IPA
Maarssen, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dedicated to the king of all Dutch beer hunters – Ot Louw. As Ot likes them bitter, this beer contains lots of hops from across the Atlantic. Dry hopped twice and with an abv over 8% this stunning double IPA will get your cheeks dry and taste buds to ultimate sensations. We hope you like it as we do and inspires you to go beyond; discover new worlds with Ot The Explorer!

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3.8
bierkoning (13243) - La Tropica, - JUN 28, 2013
Bottle. Amber color. Soft tropical fruit and some oily hops in the aroma. Malty sweet, soft oily hopbitter flavor with peach, citrus, mango. Very well balanced. The alcohol is well hidden. Good and tasty DIPA.


2.7
FatPhil (15964) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 2, 2017
330ml bottle (Brevinga, Riga)
Orange, brief head. Scary sweet caramelly aroma, some fruity hops. Ditto taste, some savoury almost marmitey aspects. Full palate, thick, heavy. Finish caramelly, and gently bitter. Very hollow DIPA, all bluff and bluster, but nothing interesting behind that. Alcohol smothered by the sugars, I’m not sure that’s much of a win.

3.8
john44 (3062) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2017
Bottle. BCA; heavily sedimented. Orangey Gold in colour. Small off-white head. Very Fruity; orange citrus and peach. Fairly syrupy. Hoppy; quite assertive resinous piney hops. Malty; biscuity malts, caramel. Sweet fruity initially leading to a bitter hoppy fruity finish. Liked this. Nice DIPA! (2015-05-27)

4.5
Sissio (1620) - Orsenigo, ITALY - SEP 23, 2016
bottle @ home light hazy copper, cream head caramel, toffee, milk/cream, light cheesy, tropical, yellow fruit, biscuit, almonds, nuts tropical, nutty, pine needles, cream, hoppy bitter ending and aftertaste well balanced and full bodied

3.6
CanCrusher (1067) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - SEP 17, 2016
Bottle 0,33L. Courtesy of Gregor. Dark orange color with average big, frothy, light brown head and some visible floating particles. Strong aroma of malty molasses and yeasts, some ripe oranges, tangerine and similar fruits and sweet candid caramel. Taste starts medium sweet with a lot of caramel and turns fast to heavy bitter, somehow fruity with a mixture of bitterness and alcohol at the end. Full body, creamy texture and soft carbonation. Beer with "heavy" character...

3.6
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - AUG 30, 2016
[12/08/2013] Bottle from De Molen Online Beershop: Amber body slight head. Nose is hoppy, floral and pines. Taste is caramel, bitter and lots of hops. Well balanced.

4.2
SeniorZozo (1841) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 1, 2016
Tasting @ Budapest. he aroma of grapefruit, mango and spicy herbs with hints of licorice and fig... the taste is rough... malty. fruity and hoppy with notes of pimento, citrus and flowers... very rich hopping.

3.7
MelvinKalksma (1510) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 17, 2016

Aroma:
Malts, caramel, hops, fruit, citrus, orange and grapefruit.

Appearance:
Turbid amber/brown beer with an off-white head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium/heavy sweet and slighlty bitter with malts, caramel, hops and orange; ends slightly more bitter with more hops and grapefruit.

3.3
ZodiacM (1140) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2015
OK, de Ot The Explorer, botteldatum sep 2014, iets te oud voor een double IPA. Begon met een gusher, maar de smaak viel nog redelijk mee: hop, gedroogd fruit, lekker bitter. Wsl. Uitbundiger van smaak vorig jaar, maar nog steed goed te doen.

3.9
sjogro (3951) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 18, 2015
Strandslag 10, de grote IPA slachterij. Super dikke ananas / yoghurt meuk. Backlog from 2015/07/04.

3.2
mile (3932) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 8, 2015
Bottle. Dark golden, cloudy, average to large and mostly lasting head. Moderate to full malty sweetish aroma, caramel and light bread with some tropical fruitiness, some grapefruit - light piney hoppyness. Body is medium to full, malty and sweetish flavor, some caramel and light bread with some tropical fruitiness, some grapefruit - light piney hoppyness, light alcohol. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish, some caramel and light bread with light tropical fruitiness, some grapefruit /piney hoppyness, light - some alcohol. Caramel sweetish DIPA with notes of bread, too much alcohol considering the body. Nice head though.


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