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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 643   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Follow up on the Amarillo winterwarmer. 77EBU Challenger,Saaz and Dryhopping with Amarillo


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mikkylar (94) - Placentia, California, USA - FEB 19, 2012
Pours hazy orange with white foamy head. Subtle aroma of pears and mango. Flavor is rich and malty with a little spice. Not too bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (8425) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 18, 2012
11.2 oz. bottle, pours an opaque / murky dark orange with a small white head. Aroma is harsh, with tropical fruits, harsh citrus hops, caramel malt sweetness and some booze. Flavour of bubblegum, tropical fruits, citrus hops, lots of caramel malt, candied sugar and booze. Quite a harsh flavour though I like the design and overall mesh of flavours. Full-bodied, fruity, bitter, sweet and boozy, all at once. Excellent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaartenRF10 (1647) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 17, 2012
Almost clear amber beer with off-white head. Nose is delicious fresh floral fruity hops. Taste is mango, some hop bitterness, with sweet malts backing it up. Body and carbonation are fine.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 17, 2012
330ml Bottle: Aroma of malt, hops, grapefruit, pineapple, citrus, and tropical fruit. Poured orange/amber in color with a tiny white head around the edges only. Cloudy. Not sparkling. Full of tiny and small-sized particles throughout. Tiny lacing. Flavor is light to medium sweet and light to medium bitter. Tastes of malt, hops, grapefruit, citrus, pine, resin, and some oranges. Medium body. Oily texture. Soft carbonation. Malt, hop, citrus, resin, slight pine finish is light to medium sweet and light to medium bitter. 9.2%ABV is completely hidden throughout.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Saurononline (135) - Madrid, SPAIN - JAN 30, 2012
Just tried it this Christmas and it was a perfect combination with Cheese, better than average.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Storm_Warning (82) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2012
Currently drinking while typing. First thing to hit you is the aroma of this beer, after pouring it gives you a wonderful full aroma of pears, peaches, apple, floral hops and gentle malts. The head on this beer is non existent which is a shame, and what I did get out of it dissipated in seconds leaving a view of the pretty golden hazy amber beer underneath. The taste is also exceedingly good full of floral hops, dry sugar, pear and a nice apple hoppy after taste that stays in the long run. A lack of carbonation makes it feel a bit thin in the mouth and not as good, if it held better carbonation it would be a seriously good beer! Worth buying for the aroma alone I think, but I do prefer De Molen’s Vuur & Vlam to this despite the different styles. Worth trying though!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (3274) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 20, 2012
330 ml bottle @ The Rover on January 19. Pours cloudy pale amber with a small creamy white head. Smell is malty sweet with pine, unripe peaches, grass, lemon zest and grapefruit. Taste is sweet and malty with peaches, mango, caramel, grapefruit, pine, grass, wood and some resin. Finished is sweet, bitter and fruity. Balanced and quite nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (8150) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2012
33 cl bottle at City Pub, Göteborg, on January 14, 2012
Date on bottle state 05/09/2011
Hazy amber color, small white head. Hoppy, citrus, bitter almond, cheese scent. Malty at first, caramel taste. Fruity and alcohol, sweet aftertaste. Medium to moussy mouthfeel, high bitterness.
Scent is a bit off, taste is better. A bit too evident alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chuckaduck (674) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - JAN 14, 2012
Dated Sept 5, 2011. Pours a green-amber with a thin white head. Aroma is fruit, pineapple, citrus, apple, pear. Taste is vanilla, bitter, dark fruit, light caramel, citrus. Mild considering the strength. Drinkable, enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11345) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 12, 2012
12oz bottle-shared by jtclockwork-pours light gold with a disappearing white head. Aroma is spice/resin, light malt. Taste is spice/resin hops, some light malt-caramel.


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