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De Molen Black Jack

Formerly brewed at Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Imperial Stout
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
Imperial stout aged on Swedish Mackmyra Elegant whisky casks, brewed for Belgobaren, Stockholm.
OG 1110, EG 1032, EBC 383, 1560 bottles of 18cl produced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skinnyviking (8685) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2010
Bottle. High but quickly disappearing brtown head. Pitch black body. Creamy coffee choccolate liquorice aroma. Coffee choccolate liquorice flavor with a hint of whisky and a fair amount of hops bitterness. Low carbonation. Long aftertaste. Alcohol well hidden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 4, 2010
De molen black Jack. Small nip bottle consumed at de molen... Pours a dark cola brown, almost black, with a reddish tinge as you work towards the outer rim. Little to non-existent head, more so a thin ring of light beige film... Bourbon or whiskey woody nose with a little peat, tobacco, and some bitter dark chocolate... Flavors are an amalgamated combination of woodiness, chocolate, peat, and a soft smoke. Sweet through the beginning and middle moving to a bittering finish. Alcohol hits mid-palate and through the finish. Fairly warming all around. Closer to thin than medium bodied. Carbonation provides some life. 7/4/8/4/15

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nisse666 (6241) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2010
Sample thx to Jack - from the man on the label of the bottle with the same name :-). SBWF 2010, consumed 2010-10-08 AR: wee brewed coffee (not to long and strong), Jonas the french cheeses (again) F: strong coffee, creme brulee sweetness, floral honey, scotisch fudge, oak barrell, licorice, chocolate

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 14, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2011 Bottle @ home. Deep black pour, medium brown head. Aroma is huge peat, liquorice, salmiak, wood, whisky, more peat, hint of coffee and more. Very intense. Flavour is peat, wood, whisky and some liquorice, medium bitter, lightly sweet. Medium to light palate, lingering for quite a bit. Another nice one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Svesse (7847) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2010
(Bottle, #1236/1560) Pitch black colour with huge, foamy, fairly brief, brown head. Roasted, malty nose with notes of liquorice, vanilla, strong black coffee, oak wood, dark fruit and hints of ashes. Slightly vinous. Roasted, malty, slightly vinous taste with liquorice, dark chocolate, sweet espresso, dark fruit and ashes. Vinous finish with oak wood, vanilla and a solid coffee bitterness well integrated with the rest of the flavours. Full body, fairly sweet with balanced hints of warming alcohol. Excellent wood ageing where the wood is always present but never dominant. Impressive and absolutely lovely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (12074) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2010
Bottle, bought @ Ølbutikken, Cph.
Pours utterly, completely black with a firm, staying, lovely, creamy, brown head. Lovely looks for an Imperial Stout. Aroma is mildly vinious, lots of oak, roasted malts, light astringency. Dark chocolate edge. Low carbonation, light and fine creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has lots of vanilla, mild roasted malts, dark chocolate. Quite sweet with the vanilla dominating, but with a firm malty bitterness with hints of dry cocoa-powder at the end. Mildly warming viniousness. Lovely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sayravai (4708) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 26, 2010
(Bottled) Roasted-burned coffee, licorice, oak, whisky. Way too burned flavor for the syrupy sweetness to rescue. Whisky cask is clearly present with all its tannins. With an impy this burned, though, the tannins just take the burnedness into a higher level. Not balanced or very enjoyable for an 12.5% impy, IMO - but I didn’t love the Struise Black Jack, either. 5557

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 14, 2010
18cl, new exclusive Dutch brew Anno 2009, thx to Jeppe!, complex Stout, heavy, yet balanced, hazy, good head, very good brew, yet expensive

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - SEP 7, 2010
Fløska en casa. Pitch dark colour with a nice dark brown well lasting head leaving a good lacing. Lovely aroma of deep roasted malt, sweet, chocolate, alcohol pleasant bitterness. Long lasting roasty malty chocolate finish. Yum!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (11369) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2010
Bottle no 256. Pitch black coloured. Fluffy brown head. ARoma of wood, chocolate, light coffee, vague roast, some smoke and vague vanilla. flavour of chocolate, alcohol, cocoa, vanilla, roast, coffee. Medium to full bodied. Dry roasty bitternes sin the end. Has a light alcoholtouch on lips and palate.

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