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Haarlems Biergenootschap Jopen
Not open to the public (as far as I know)
R Peereboomweg 13 achter
NL-2031 BC Haarlem
Telephone: +31 (0)23-533 41 14
Brewer: Brouwerij de Koningshoeve / Chris Wisse
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Opened: 1992

Annual Production: 1,850 hl

U.S. Importer: Shelton Brothers

Contributor: Mario Kornmesser

Updated: December 4, 2011

Beer List

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    5.00% abv.
    • Date: November 1, 2007 (#6680)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Hy-Vee Council Bluffs, Council Bluffs IA
      Score: 15½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright golden-amber. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Huge fruity spiciness. Sweet malt.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light body, very low carbonation. Huge fruity spiciness. Lots of sweet malt.
      Overall Impression (1½)
      "Traditional Haarlem gruit beer".

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    8.50% abv.
    • Date: March 10, 2008 (#6931)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Beertopia, Omaha NE
      Score: 20 points
      Appearance (3)
      Brown. Opaque. Thick head.
      Aroma (4)
      Plums. Molasses. Anise. Dark caramel malt.
      Mouthfeel (10)
      Medium-big body. Fairly fizzy. Lots of malty sweetness, lots of dark caramel, lots of dark fruit. Spices lend a tasty complexity without being overpowering, along with a bitterness in the finish.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Very tasty complex beer. Bottle conditioned.

  • 5.50% abv.