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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Smoked
Bodegraven, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 408   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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A smoked Stout (Peated and Bamberger)


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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
serxusolares (45) - - JAN 19, 2013
Extraordinaria nariz ahumada, recuerdos de cecina y leña quemada, en boca tiene un gran cuerpo y mucho sabor, de nuevo aparece el humo que es el gran protagonista! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Reimer96 (1426) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 22, 2015
Pours a murky dark brown with a huge frothy over carbonated brown head. Aroma of peat, campfire, smoked malts, chocolate, cocoa and light espresso... Delicate and complex. Taste is peat, campfire, chocolate, bourbon, cocoa and a dirty campfire bitterness into the finish with a slight amount of alcohol... Again delicately and smoothly balanced. Great smoked stout just over carbonated out of the bottle bit once it settles and opens up its great.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
drjoeng (51) - - MAR 21, 2015
I’m sure it’s a case of "it’s not you, it’s me". Everybody else seems to have a had a good ride with this particular offering from De Molen. Me, I hated it. There was nothing remotely aromatic about the nose which was wet and moldy and strongly suggested mildew. The color and the head were so promising that I was cajoled into making my second mistake, tasting it. What I got was a watered down malt, some interesting hints of cured tobacco which vanished into a vapor of what can only be described as moldy plastic bags. It had a very unpleasant after taste. So, clearly a case of "it’s not you, it’s me"...I’m sure a very solidly crafted beer backed by expertise and good intentions. Just not for me.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MLebon (5) - SINGAPORE - MAR 12, 2015 does not count
Awesome smoked stout with strong, strong smokeyness! Hints of chocolate, but mainly wood, bacon, smoke. Very complex and strong taste. Love it!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sharkydodson (444) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - MAR 8, 2015
the aroma is smokey... very smokey... like the boiler house... the taste is caramel with shades of dark fruits, toast, nuts and smoke... much smoke... sweet and, a little bit, bitter aftertaste...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (6413) - Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle picked up at The Party Source tasted at home. Pours dark brown to black in color with a large fluffy khaki colored head. The aroma and flavor have some roasted malt, meaty smoke, some peat character as well, chocolate, earthy bitterness, decent but I probably wouldn’t revisit this.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (1381) - PORTUGAL - FEB 17, 2015
33cl bottle. Dark brown colour with a thin off-white head. Smoke, leather and bitter chocolate in the aroma. Oily body. The first sip is a bit too much smoked like biting leather but get more agreeable towards the finish. Overall, a good beer but a bit too smoked.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiammanghilla (712) - Genova, ITALY - JAN 26, 2015
Bottiglia 33cl comprata da giangaspero e bevuta a casa. Nera con bella schiuma. Al naso torbato. In bocca anche domina sempre il torbato, sul finale esce un po di tostato. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhold

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VictorStr (1545) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JAN 23, 2015
Delad med Rydis och Robert. För att vara en smoked så var den fantastisk. Lite tveksam mot ölstilen

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cool_Bond (1793) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - JAN 22, 2015
Ash, smoke, caramel and yeast in the smell. The taste of coffee and much soy. Heavy bitterness in the aftertaste that fills the mouth forever. Some metallic taste in the bottom of the beer. Bottled 07/07/2011 and should be drunk within 5 years. Excellent beer anyway. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Torrefacto (767) - Madrid, SPAIN - JAN 21, 2015
color negro con reflejos rojizos y espuma beis poco duradera. Aromas ahumados medios con fondo de chocolate y tostados. Cuerpo medio-bajo,, textura sedosa, inicio dulce breve al que sigue el toque ahumado moderado, un sabor a hierro agradable y un final de amargor suave y tostado.


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