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Hop - Ruiter - Scheldebrouwerij

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Hop - RuiterHop - Ruiter

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

175 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 175
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.17%
Wants: 9
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Scheldebrouwerij visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: crossovert on 09-14-2010)
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Squeezemyhops

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

06-25-2013 18:47:34 | More by Squeezemyhops
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

3.55/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

33cl Bottle: poured into a 'Corsendonk' badged stemmed tulip on 23 Jun 2013 (at home).

A little sediment got into my glass so it wasn't as blonde/clear as it would have been if I'd been slower with the pour: anyway it was a dull old gold with a haze, on top a full foam blanket of white bubbles.

The head seemed to block the aroma: what did get through was yeasty and slightly fruity. As the beer warmed in the glass and the head thinned it did get fruitier and more floral in the nose, with mild biscuit/bread malt notes also.

Nice blend of flavours: malt semi-sweetness and a hop tartness combined to give a well balanced feel to the beer. The hops are the stronger in the mouth, but not overly so.

It went very well with my lunch of Strong Cheddar, brown Bread and mixed Olives.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2013 12:14:16 | More by BlackHaddock
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desint

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

06-17-2013 09:41:50 | More by desint
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Agnazub

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

06-15-2013 02:28:02 | More by Agnazub
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ste5venla

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

06-09-2013 03:42:36 | More by ste5venla
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anteater

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-24-2013 05:32:44 | More by anteater
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broob

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

05-22-2013 19:06:10 | More by broob
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beertardis

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

05-21-2013 00:15:30 | More by beertardis
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GreenMountainBoy

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-19-2013 01:21:43 | More by GreenMountainBoy
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Billolick

New York

4.06/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Happy to get to try this one on tap at the Birdsall House in Peekskill, NY

Pours hazed light apricot, fine bubble off white head, leaves lots of low sheeting and high lace.

Fruit filled nose with hints of yeast

Nice crisp hop bite, with cirtic fruit and then a dry finish. Quality creation. Well worth a try

Serving type: on-tap

04-20-2013 13:02:03 | More by Billolick
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srgj88

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.7%

04-07-2013 00:27:00 | More by srgj88
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pknyc

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

04-05-2013 15:28:26 | More by pknyc
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HumphreyLee

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

04-05-2013 06:56:15 | More by HumphreyLee
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pathman

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

03-10-2013 22:06:28 | More by pathman
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Perilousleigh

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

03-10-2013 00:40:56 | More by Perilousleigh
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BeerlyLegal

California

3.21/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Smells funky, fruity with a hint of banana.

Color is light with a good amount of foam.

Tastes hoppy but not to many distinct flavors and not much of an after taste. Nothing stood out and therefore I consider this average. A good beer with a hearty meal otherwise I wouldn't savor this one for too long

Serving type: on-tap

02-09-2013 03:53:57 | More by BeerlyLegal
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Bouleboubier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: nearly snow-white head, large bubble matrix - yellow-golden colored liquid with small bits and chunks of lees, moderately hazy - sticky/sudsy lace splotches, collar and swirls - bit of a "rustic" look, I like it

S: typical Belgian yeast, pale malt and hop aromas - spicy, floral, sugar-coated dried tropical fruit - green peppercorns - buttery/fruity sugar cookie - little bit of a yeast funk behind the spicy-zesty hops - this reminds me of something (Dupont?)

T: sugar cookie, honey - peppery spice against some hop bitterness - a bit band-aid, but more so yeasty, souring dough - lactic? - mild-moderate white wine and alcohol flavors, starting in the middle through the finish - fruity/peppery aftertaste

M: smooth-ish, soft-bubbly - the long, drawn out finish pulls flavor with it, ending almost bone dry

O: rather generic, no? it's nice and suggests boldness in some areas, but nothing distinct

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2013 17:17:43 | More by Bouleboubier
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THECPJ

Delaware

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-22-2013 23:38:21 | More by THECPJ
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Googs

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

01-17-2013 02:39:44 | More by Googs
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mick303

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

01-12-2013 04:32:21 | More by mick303
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.71/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

750 mL capped bottle,

appears a bright yellow color, with 1" rocky bone-white head that fades to a thin ring. smells of pale malt, a bit of Belgian yeasty funk, and strong earthy clean hops. fairly the same in the taste. well balanced of all the flavors, much hoppier then most Belgian beer.s thin to medium body, higher carbonation, appropriate for the style.

overall - an interesting combination of flavors.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2013 02:51:14 | More by jmdrpi
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tonyseleski

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

01-10-2013 03:21:59 | More by tonyseleski
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axeman9182

New Jersey

3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle, an offering from Amanti Vino's Beer of the Month club in December. It was poured into my Brooklyn Brewery tulip.

Hop Ruiter pours a crystal clear goldenrod, with some lemon yellow highlights appearing as the beer is backlit. Three fingers of lightly frothed head tops the beer and nearly spills out of the glass. Head retention is pretty good, but lacing is a little disappointing. Aromas of lemon zest, black pepper, and a certain earthy quality all come spilling out of the glass to greet my nose. The flavor profile adds a slight cracker sweetness up front. The lemon zest and pepper are a bit more subdued compared to the aroma, with the herbal, earthy quality correspondingly ratcheted up in intensity. Bitterness has a fairly strong presence as well. The mouthfeel is just alright, I could stand to see the body a little bit more dry and a little more vibrancy to the carbonation. Belgian Strong Pale Ale, Belgian IPA, I'm not sure where Hop Roiter falls. Either way though, it's a good brew.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2012 15:46:14 | More by axeman9182
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JustinMatthew

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-17-2012 21:08:44 | More by JustinMatthew
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larbush

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

12-08-2012 19:25:30 | More by larbush
Hop - Ruiter from Scheldebrouwerij
90 out of 100 based on 175 ratings.