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De Molen Black Jack

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

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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial stout aged on Swedish Mackmyra Elegant whisky casks, brewed for Belgobaren, Stockholm.
OG 1110, EG 1032, EBC 383, 1560 bottles of 18cl produced.


4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Erzengel (1912) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - OCT 11, 2013
Rating from 2010:
At schwer und dunkel! Der ht ist malzig-rößtmalzig. , leicht röstmalzig, süffig, toll!! Seht vollaromatisch, leicht säuerlich! Der Ng ist lang anhaltig, röstmalzig, toll süffig, vollmundig, toll
--> Klasse Bier!! --> 13/15/15/15

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
daknole (8540) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 15, 2011
Black pour with a nice foamy tan head. Sweet whiskey heaven! Lots of molasses, whiskey, grade b maple syrup, dates, ash. Flavor is sweet up front, a nice bitterness from the roasted dark malts hits, whiskey, chocolate, sweet delicious heaven!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PhillyCraft (2847) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle traded to me by kamiel, thanks dude, tried with Al, pours deep black with light off white head, accompanied by spotty and light lacing. Aromas of the most rich scotch whiskey smelling barrel ever, roast, licorice, dark fruit, molasses, flavor is coffee grounds, chocolate, fudge mix, tobacco. Everything that is good about stouts in the winter time is encompassed in this Dutch brew. Stickiness is medium with the same for the body. Warming. Cheers Meno.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
omhper (18954) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 15, 2009
Bottled, (#608/1560). Extremely black, creamy small beige head. Strong port-like vinous nose. Oaky and full bodied. Plenty of licorice and chocolate, whiskey comes along later. Despite all these flavours it remains silk smooth and pleasant. Salty licorice, aniseed, grains and chocolate - lots of everything, yet there is harmony. One of the best whiskey barrel aged imperial stouts there is!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
dnstone (2111) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 9, 2011
Sweet roasty chocolatey aroma with strong alcohol tones. Sweet, chocolatey and coffee-roasty with light wood tones and defined alcohol notes, definitely a touch of whiskey.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
abemorsten (2491) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JAN 31, 2011
Bottle # 531 shared at one of gunnar’s top shelf beer tastings. Black with clear red edges and topped by a short lived creamy brown head. Molasses and alcohol among the aromas along with roasted notes and dark dried fruits. Sweet and alcoholic flavors with plenty of roasted notes and coffee. Full bodied and splendid!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Barrelbelly (596) - BELGIUM - AUG 5, 2011
Pitch black, large head. Wooden, sweet vanilla, lightly coffee and chocolate aroma. Taste roasted, coffee, vanilla, whisky, high alcohol. Very nice.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kraddel (2433) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUN 24, 2013
bottle ( 18 cl ) 437/ 1440 , thanx to kermis ! brewed 16-12-2009 , bottled 13 - 05 -2010 . back then i didnt even drink craftbeer lol :p pours very dark, near black. good foam ( brown) that fades , but leaves a good layer . smell is quite heavy, roasted malts, bitter. soft, sharp carbo. waaw ! best porter i had for sure. why not call this a imperial stout ? a rather light mouthfeel, but still very nice. carbo is low, but sharp. just the way it should be ! bitter, roasted malts. coffee, redicolously drinkable? 12,5 ABV ? this drinks away like a lager. there’s some ’ hidden ’bitterness in this, also get bread notes ( grains?? ) very sweet. leaves a sticky backfeeling, and a very , vey low alcohol warmth . but its there . has notes of coffee as wel. very complex, much is going on in there, yet its so easy to drink.. again, another ’old’ de molen beer that is redicolously awsome. is it that they get so much better with age? or is has de molen realy got so much worse?

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
caesar (4715) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2009
Tap @ de Molen. Black colored, medium brown head. Lovely aroma of roasted malt, coffee and chocolat, whisky, hint of brown sugar and vanilla. Roasted malty taste, slight sweet, quite bitter, hint of alcohol, whisky. Great balance. Great beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ober (2806) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2009
Thanx to Menno. A black colored beer, with a beige head. The aroma of tonsil with wood. There is chocolate and some dark fruits. Hints of whisky. The taste of heavy dark fruits with wood, hints of alcohol with whisky. There is bitter with some sweets. The aftertaste is bitter and notes of alcohol.


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