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De Molen 1914 Porter

Formerly brewed at Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Porter
Bodegraven, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Original 1914 recipe London-style Porter. By Ron Pattinson brewed at De Molen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (9211) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 25, 2012
33cl bottle, number 085 (from old notes) Black pour with decent tan head, Chochlatey taste. A good porter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (8557) - Alamo, California, USA - JUN 29, 2012
Bottle. Brown beer with a huge tan head. Chocolate and toffee aroma with light roast. Chocolate and caramel flavor. Medium-light bodied. Chocolate and caramel lingers with light coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22351) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2012
1st March 2010
Very dark brown beer, transparent. Frothy beige head. Palate is crispy and dry, Lightly sour dark malt with a trace of lacto sweetness and smoke. Light milk chocolate. Hangs together very well. A sessionable porter this one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (19347) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 1, 2012
Corked bottle, courtesy of Jan (fonefan), brewed 2008-01-16, bottled 2008-02-19, nearly 4 years old
Dark brown color, almost black, with medium sized head. There is a mild but nice coffee aroma, and very light anise. Lean body, with a quite dry mouthfeel; flavor of dark chocolate, roasted malts and coffee; the final is weaker than expected. Easy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sevenlee (1762) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - APR 19, 2012
Bottle no.342 of 2011 batch. Many thanks to Cuso for the trade. Pours totally black with an almost comically large off-white head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate with some caramel notes. Taste is also roasty with some light fruitiness and chocolate leading to a moderate bitter finish. Carbonation way over done. Enjoyable but a little disappointing from a brewery which is usually, from what I understand, top notch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 14, 2012
750ml, Dark pour, Deep roasty aroma, hints of chocolate, decent bitterness. Deep roasty flavor, black licorice. fuller mouthfeel. Solid Porter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn (6496) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 1, 2012
75cl Bottle from De Bierkoning, bought not too long ago, so don’t see why this is retired.. Dark reddish brown to black colour, light beige head. Aroma of brown malts, hard roasted malts, chocolate. Flavour is medium sweet, malty, hard roasted malts, chocolate, pipe tobacco, malty bitter finish. Medium bodied, overcarbonated. Nice flavours though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
peteinSD (1462) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 20, 2012
’09 bottle. Clear, dark red pour with a fizzy tan head. Aroma is faded, watery malt, caramel, and perhaps some cardboard. Taste is sweet malt with some light bitterness and really bland mishmash of I’m not sure. No roast or meaningful character. Fizzy, slightly biting mouthfeel which does not suit the style. I could have bought a better porter at trader joes for 1/10th of the price.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marheb (5019) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 1, 2012
Une porter très avec un penchant sauvage presque sur. Pas très attrayante au plan des saveurs, trop mince.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (7346) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 9, 2011
Bottle. Pours dark brown with an tan head. Aroma of yeast, caramel, some fruitiness and spices. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some chocolate, caramel and roasted malt.Medium body, high carbonation.

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