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Gouden Carolus Hopsinjoor - Brouwerij Het Anker

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

498 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 498
Reviews: 336
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 22
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Het Anker visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Paddez on 04-09-2008)
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Erwin_Sakkers

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

08-29-2014 19:26:00 | More by Erwin_Sakkers
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Caddant

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

08-27-2014 20:22:18 | More by Caddant
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mattfancett

United Kingdom (England)

4.05/5  rDev +0.2%

08-27-2014 17:05:37 | More by mattfancett
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benfons

Belgium

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Clear dark blond colour, a lot of carbonation rising up, big dense head, a lot of lacing.
In the nose there are some grains, some hops, some yeast, some fruit, orange peel, peach, hint of banana.
Tastes of grain, granny smith, grapes, slight hoppy finish.
Nice carbonation, dry finish.
Overall a nicely balanced beer. Fruitiness topped off with a hoppy finish. Not the best beer, but a solid one.

08-26-2014 19:44:01 | More by benfons
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illiniipa

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1%

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frontalot

Washington

4/5  rDev -1%

08-16-2014 10:24:01 | More by frontalot
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gutbuster

Kentucky

4.12/5  rDev +2%

08-12-2014 17:27:46 | More by gutbuster
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shigg85

Japan

4/5  rDev -1%

08-05-2014 07:00:33 | More by shigg85
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6thstreetbrewpub

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -1%

07-19-2014 10:37:11 | More by 6thstreetbrewpub
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groleau

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-17-2014 23:03:59 | More by groleau
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MojoIRL


4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-16-2014 00:54:14 | More by MojoIRL
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KAF

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-07-2014 03:12:14 | More by KAF
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NightINgale

Russian Federation

4/5  rDev -1%

06-05-2014 18:45:53 | More by NightINgale
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superspak

Michigan

4.15/5  rDev +2.7%

330 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 8/21/2013. Pours slightly cloudy golden orange color with a 3 finger dense and rocky white head with incredible retention, that reduces to a large cap that lasts. Dense foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas lemon zest, orange peel, pear, apple, white grape, apricot, light banana, clove, black, pepper, floral, grass, herbal, honey, bread, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast, hops, and pale malt notes; with great strength. Taste of lemon zest, orange peel, pear, apple, white grape, apricot, light banana, honey, biscuit, black pepper, floral, grass, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Moderate earthy bitterness/yeast spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon zest, orange peel, pear, apple, white grape, apricot, light banana, honey, biscuit, clove, black pepper, floral, grass, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast, hops, and pale malt flavors; with a great sweetness/spice/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a smooth, moderately crisp, and lightly prickly mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very excellent Belgian IPA style. All around great complexity and balance of yeast, hops, and malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to sip on for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

06-02-2014 01:04:44 | More by superspak
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poskok

Croatia (Hrvatska)

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

05-29-2014 21:33:58 | More by poskok
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1%

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Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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Kanewai

Hawaii

4/5  rDev -1%

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irshprncsk

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

05-10-2014 23:58:20 | More by irshprncsk
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thierrynantes

France

3.88/5  rDev -4%

Beer bottle (33 cl.) purchased from La Cervoiserie tasted in 2014.

Appearance : golden colour with white foamy head.
Smell : yeasty and malty aromas.
Taste and mouthfeel : yeasty spiced and holy flavors, with dry fruity finish.
Drinkability : a good beer in the style Belgian strong Ale.

04-28-2014 19:09:25 | More by thierrynantes
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Bouleboubier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

(served in a goblet, over and over)

A: yellow-gold color, quite cloudy (as in containing wheat?)... long-lasting cap of foam, leaving some fabulous lace

S: lemon peel, lightly-toasted corn bread... flowery noble hops... overall Belgian blond or saison-like spicy aromatics

T: assertive, green-tea-like, tannic hop bitterness - leafy, tobacco-y... light banana tones with a lightly honey-sweet malt finish... light-moderate phenolic spiciness, alcohol well hidden... seems like a showcase for yeast proofing and spring lawn

M: smooth, frothy, round, medium body... mellow (spicy) warmth in the afterglow... one of the more foamy feels in a Belgian IPA - perhaps most similar to a Wit or Hefeweizen

O: had this a few times in the past week... stands out... the biting, leafy bitterness has me coming back again and again

04-27-2014 08:58:28 | More by Bouleboubier
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jofat

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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Ty1607

France

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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DCLAguy11

California

4/5  rDev -1%

04-17-2014 01:19:08 | More by DCLAguy11
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Anze

Slovenia

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

04-15-2014 16:03:54 | More by Anze
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Gouden Carolus Hopsinjoor from Brouwerij Het Anker
90 out of 100 based on 498 ratings.