Dutch-Style Kuit, Kuyt or Koyt Style
- Color: Gold to copper
- Clarity: Chill haze and other haze is acceptable
- Perceived Malt Aroma & Flavor: The aroma is grainy or grainy-bready. The distinctive character of this beer is derived from the use of at least 45 percent oat malt, at least 20 percent wheat malt with pale malt making up the remainder of the grain bill.
- Perceived Hop Aroma & Flavor: Very low to low from noble hops or other traditional European varieties
- Perceived Bitterness: Medium-low to medium
- Fermentation Characteristics: Esters may be present at low levels. Diacetyl is usually absent in these beers but may be present at very low levels. Acidity and sweet corn-like DMS should not be present.
- Body: Low to medium
- Additional notes: This style of beer was popular in the Netherlands from 1400-1550
Dutch-Style Kuit, Kuyt or Koyt Vital Statistics
- Original Gravity (°Plato) 1.050-1.080 (12.4-19.3 °Plato)
- Apparent Extract/Final Gravity (°Plato) 1.006-1.015 (1.5-3.7 °Plato)
- Alcohol by Weight (Volume) 3.8%-6.3% (4.7%-7.9%)
- Bitterness (IBU) 25-35
- Color SRM (EBC) 5-12.5(10-25 EBC)
2020 Brewers Association Beer Style Guidelines used with permission of Brewers Association.
Credit: 2020 Brewers Association Beer Style Guidelines – Ale Styles – Other Origin Ale Styles – Dutch-Style Kuit, Kuyt or Koyt