Koyt - Kuit - Kuyt
Type: Kuit beer
EBC 13 EBU 22
Density of wort 12.4 degrees Plato
Alc. 5.8% Vol.
Ingredients: Water, oat malt, barley malt, wheat malt, old European noble-hops, top-fermenting yeast.
Historic Dutch beer brewed after Campaign for Netherlands beer-style guidelines. Grain bill consists of 45% oat malt, 35% barley malt and 20% wheat malt. Beautiful straw colored beer, naturally opaque and with a specific fruity scent and taste. More about the history of Koyt beer is here. Momentarily the only Dutch style of beer. Oats are indigenous in Europe and are healthy, demand less fertilizer and improve the soil.
World Beer Cup silver medal 2014
Brewers Association Style guidelines for Koyt beer:
Dutch-Style Kuit (Kuyt, Koyt)
Dutch-Style Kuits (Kuyt, Koyt) are gold to copper colored ale. Chill haze and other is allowable. The overall aroma character of this beer is grain emphasized with a grainy-bready accent. Hop aroma is very low to low from noble hops or other traditional European varieties. The distinctive character comes from use of minimum 45% oat malt, minimum 20% wheat malt and the remainder pale malt. Hop flavor is similar to aroma very low to low from noble or other traditional European varieties. Very low levels of diacetyl are acceptable. Acidity and sweet corn-like DMS (dimetylsulfide) should not be perceived. This style of beer was popular in the Netherlands from 1400-1550. Body is low to medium.
Original Gravity (°Plato) 1.050 - 1.080 (19.3 - 12.4)
Apparent Extract/Final Gravity (°Plato) 1.006 - 1.015 (3.7 - 1.5)
Alcohol by Weight (Volume) 3.8 - 6.3 (4.7 - 7.9)
Bitterness (IBU) (25 - 35)
Color SRM (EBC) 5 - 12.5 (10 - 25)