Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Bitter
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 368   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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A 4.5% bitter dry hopped with USA Amarillo hops.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Piero1987 (686) - Iglesias, - NOV 18, 2012
Amber color with white persistent and creamy foam. Sour aroma, acetic acid. Taste is light sour, light sweet and also light bitter with fruity flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4386) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 22, 2014
330ml bottle pours a dirty golden orange color with a huge white head that leaves some nice foamy lacing on the side of the glass. Aroma is pine and grapefruit with some grains and caramel. Taste is a grainy caramel malty sweetness with a bold pine and grapefruit hop bitterness finishing dry on the palate. Light to medium bodied with decent carbonation. Quite hoppy for the style, but still an enjoyable brew.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
ctiry (99) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 19, 2014
Clear amber colour with nice white head. Hops aroma full of pine, citrus, grass hits you in the nose. The taste is not that bittet as expected from the aroma. It is very nice bitter with taste if citrus and mango. Decent carbonation. Light body. My first De Molen beer and I am happy to start with this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Shlemophone (8) - RUSSIA - NOV 30, 2014 does not count
Bottle 0.33l. My first meet with De Molen Brewery. Very good beer. A 4.5% bitter dry hopped beer with USA Amarillo hops.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sharkydodson (320) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - NOV 28, 2014
the aroma of citrus and pine needles with hints of fruits and pepper... the taste of tropical fruits - mango, grapefruit and apricot, with notes of pine and spices... bright hopping... bitter and dry aftertaste...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minutemat (1880) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2014
330ml bottle from Chez Sophie, Shrewsbury. Pours hazy gold with off-white head. Hoppy aroma. Nice bitter taste, with leafy, grassy citrus. Pleasant easy-drinking bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teorn88 (2835) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2014
Backlog rating. Keg at the Kings Arms tap takeover, London. It pours a clean amber color with a small white head. Aroma is softly hoppy, fruity with dough and yeasty pepper and esters. Taste is medium sweet medium bitter, with fruity hops, pine cones, ripe apricots, mango and citrus. Finishes dry and estery with yeast notes. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, quite good although not really brewed to style specifications looks like

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (1459) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle from the Fynes Ales brewery shop. Pours hazy amber with a frothy off-white head. Nice sweet pine aroma. The taste is juicy tropical fruit with moderate spice. Lacks a bit of malt backbone. Otherwise good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdamJackson (2875) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Dark yellow. Off white head. Nose is nice. Simcoe? Chinook? Clean American pale ale. Perhaps corn and gingerbread as well but itís pretty close to an American pale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
77ships (4297) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 15, 2014
Shared with + thanks to AdamJackson & tderoeck! Sampled draft @ Ďt Schooltje. Golden, small white head. Light clean De Molen hop nose, citrus, light herbal. Light floral. Clean herbal, citrus, tad floral De Molan taste, faint lavender. Tad light body. Typical De Molen beer in a good way, this is quite nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjsint (920) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2014
Bottle from Bacchinalia. Golden brown with a slight haze and massive, massive pillows of white head. Sharp floral and piney hop aroma. Slightly earthy note. The taste is not as bitter as the aroma may suggest. Instead the taste starts bittersweet and gradually moves toward an edgier bitter. Fresh clean finish. The palette is shockingly weak but Iíll forgive that. All in all a wonderful session strength beer from de Molen.

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