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De Molen Black Isak

 (RETIRED)
overall
100
95
style
Formerly brewed at Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Imperial Stout
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter

bottled
available

on tap
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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Aged in bourbon and bordeaux casks.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beer5000 (5052) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 17, 2011 180 ml bottle. Black body with a big, dense beige head. Aroma of sweet, black malt, dry fruit, coffee, molasses and alcohol. Flavor has oak, vanilla, roasted malt, chocolate, bitterness and warming alcohol. Full body. High class stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 6, 2011
180mL bottle from de Bierkoning, Amsterdam. Tall foamy light brown head. Body is the darkest brown with mahogny edges. Distinct woody and vinous barrel aroma. A strong scent of chocolate, notes of cigarbox and cheese(!) Big malt body. Black chocolate flavor in the lead. Roasty, nutty, vinous and woody. Notes of vanilla, ash and black pepper. Full. Soft and creamy in the mouth. Great complexity. An excellent sipper.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
abemorsten (3194) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JAN 30, 2011
Bottle #1947 kindly shared by gunnar. Pours black with a finger thick, brown, frothy head. Roasted malts, berries and dark dried fruits including raisin dominate the aroma. Sweet, alcoholic, roasted and acidic flavors. Full bodied and oily. Lively carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (6408) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 14, 2011
Bottle from Ølbutikken, Copenhagen. Pours unclear dark brown with a big tanned head. Aroma of dark coffee, vanilla, oak and bourbon. Taste of roasted and burnt malt, smooth and full bodied. Liquorice and strong bitter coffee. Very good and complex beer.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (21268) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 13, 2011
Bottled at Belgobaren, Stockholm. Pitch black with small brownish head. Meaty milk chocolate aroma with oaked red wine behind. Sweetish, full bodied eith soft mouthfeel. Hezvy on vanilla, peppery and chocolaty. Warming finish. Delightful.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sigmund (5726) - Tau, NORWAY - JAN 11, 2011
Bottle, kindly shared by gunnar. ABV 11.2%. Black colour, big to moderate tan head. Oaky and vinous aroma, also notes of dark malts, leather, chocolate and coffee. The flavour has overall the same elements as the aroma. Excellent beer!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Geokkjer (6582) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 7, 2011
Bottle.Pours black with a nice off-white head.Aroma of cellar, coffee, chocolate and dusty malt.Flavor is sweet and roasted malt with some coffee notes .Full body,soft carbonation.Very nice beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (5888) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 28, 2010
25cl bottle pours an oily, black with a creamy, tan head. Nose is very very nutty, chocolate, malts, sweet. Flavor is thick, sweet, cakey, lightly smokey, roasted grains, bread, light booze. Full bodied, dry finish. Pretty good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (22533) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 26, 2010
Bottled@Chriso pre-GBBF "Rock the roof down tasting". Very deep rubyish brown colour, close to black, with a small beige creamy head. Aroma is roasted malts, liquorice, wood, coffee, some bourbon as well as mild alcohol. Flavour is being quite much the same in a quite a nice balance. Also some mild vanillaish notes to it. Pleasantly balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrChopin (3726) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 24, 2010
Muddy brown, creamy beige head. Nose of roasted malt, bit of ash and cake. Flavor is a bit green, nutty, plant-like, more malt and cake, some bitterness through the finish, bit of heat. Way better than the straight bordeaux, barrel actually goes with the beer. Still not a huge fan though.


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