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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Imperial Stout
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 318   ABV: 10.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Lagered on Buffalo Trace bourbon barrels.


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2013

Bottle 330ml. @ home.

Clear medium to dark brown colour with a small, fizzy and open, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light heavy malty, caramel, wood, bourbon, orange - clove, oak - old wine barrels, alcohol, moderate roasted. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, bourbon, malty, chocolate, wood, old wine barrels. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is flat flat, finish feel is moderate alcoholic. [20130322]

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (31235) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 4, 2013
33 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden amber with a small white head. Aroma is wineous and fruity. Wineous, fruity and light wooden. Smooth bourbon really. Light chocolate malty. Almost wineous bourbon finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29367) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 8, 2013
Bottled. A brown beer with a thin tan head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, caramel, and alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, soy sauce, alcohol, and caramel, leading to a dry roasted finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2013
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a cloudy opaque reddish brown with close to no head. Sweet and very oaky Bourbon aroma. Medium body, close to flat, more prunes and raisins than roast really, with a lightly tart edge - like in a Belgian Oud Bruin or something. A whiff of licorice and a very warming alcohol finish. Not so much an Imperial Stout, but very delicious. 200213

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20861) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 21, 2013
Bottle at home. Black coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel, dark chocolate, vanilla and whisky. Sweet and roasted flavour of caramel, dark chocolate, dried fruits, vanilla and bourbon with notes of alcohol. Roasted and alcoholic finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16788) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark amber brown color with a small tan head. has a roasted malty spicy woody caramel aroma. Fruity slightly roasted malty spicy woody weak bourbon and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty woody weak tart caramel finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15120) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2013
25th July 2013
Almost clear deep red - amber beer. Small cream coloured head. Smooth and slightly soft palate with light fine carbonation. This is one of those beers that are barrel aged to within an inch of it’s life! Smooth sweet malt, sweet vanilla, dry wood. Tangy bourbon with a touch of dark fruits. The malt base is somewhat subsumed. Sweeter bourbon before the smooth finish. Touch of spice. So very BA, so very drinkable!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (14744) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 28, 2013
Bottle from Pibar, Lausanne
Dark brown color, with very low carbonation, and almost no head. Nice aroma of lightly roasted malt and sourish fruits; not too strong, not complex, but pleasant. Good body strength, with lean mouthfeel and light carbonation; very good flavor of caramel with a touch of malt, roasted malt and chocolate; it has a light herbal touch, and moderate fruity character; good bitterness level; warming alcohol feeling; the final has a lot of dark caramel and light liquorice, and a touch of fudge.
In this hot summer night it works well, with its dynamic character; it seems wine barrel aged more than bourbon barrel aged.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14542) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 10, 2013
bottle at home ... deep black ... thin tan head ... soft meaty fruit ... soft toffee ....honey nose ... dark malts ... sweet fruit ... sweet honey ... juicy fruits ... zezty .. dark malts...

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13617) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle, 33cl. A clear looking dark brown beer, next to black, and topped by a small, beige head. The aroma has a funky twist, with roasted malts, coffee and some berries, molasses and sourness. It’s full-bodied and lightly warming, with a soft carbonation. Soy sauce, caramel, roasted matls, molasses and a funky touch in the flavor. Lasting finish. I like it, but I’m not impressed. It sort of doesn’t impress, even though there’s quite a few nice things going on. 130928


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