Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Barley Wine
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 634   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   IBU: 54   EST. CALORIES: 357   ABV: 11.9%
There’s plenty of fruit like orange, tangerine and sweet apples. It’s powerful and full bodied but still easy going. Although the name would suggest otherwise, it’s our favourite amongst the female clientele yet also highly appreciated by the other sex. Well hopped as always, but the obvious alcohol and the massive malt and fruit character restrict the hops to the background, only to reveal itself in the finish. Full bodied, notes of champagne. Champagne mousse after pouring in the glass. Grapes and a hint of mandarin curacao in the aroma, together with a hint of vin mousseux. Malty sweet flavor, immensely full bodied, with mandarine curacao and vinous notes. Thick mouthfeel, just a touch of yeast in the aftertaste. Huge beer. ABV on the label reduced from 15 to 11.9%. Recipe remains the same

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ST247 (480) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - SEP 24, 2015
On tap @Bierhuyske. Pours hazy dark brown/reddish. Aroma sweet, fruity, alcoholic. Taste sweet, alcoholic, orange, little bitterness. Full mouthfeel

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RasmusOtt (1763) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2015
Bottle thanks to Ole. Pours a reddish brown with a brown head. Aroma has lots of toffee, raisins, sweet apples, plums and some butterscotch. Also some weak syrup and honey notes. The taste is rather sweet and has some weak roasted malts, also some jammy notes, apples, plums, caramel and some booze.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (1562) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2015
Bottle @ Dangerous Bottleshares meets Arla Unika. Batch#2, 2009 I think. Amber pour with some tiny lacings. Notes of syrup, honey, malty sweetness with a light boozy ending.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
__Rb81 (413) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 11, 2015
Bottle (shared, bottled 07/02/2012). Pours clear amber with almost no head. Sweet malty aroma, orange peels, tea, overripe fruits, vinous. Taste is sweet malty, orange peels, tangerines, vinous. Very nice as a dessert, almost dessert wine like.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dahlstrom (69) - gasvetksgatan 3, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2015
33 cl bottle from Kioshk. Pours dark red with a small white head; hazy with lots of yeast sediment. Aroma of caramel and dried fruits, with a smal hint of alcohol. Taste is very very sweet; medium bitterness, full-bodied and low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rikstar (1643) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 26, 2015
0,33l fles gedeeld met bryanvd. Geur is gist en appelsap, roosvicee diksap. Smaak Is bitterzoet, gist, diksap met grapefruit. Mondgevoel erg vol en dik, iets trekkend in de afdronk, alcohol licht redelijk op de achtergrond. Heftig spul

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hopmaestro (848) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2015
Aroma of ripe fruit, booze and caramels. Very sweet taste, like english christmas candy, and and alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjik83 (1105) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2015
33cl flesje bij Kaffee Naovenant, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 11,9% Uitgeschonken in Witte Trappist glas Uiterlijk: donkeroranje met kleine schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: suikers, moutig, kandijsuiker, hoppig Conclusie: erg zoet, bijna als een zoete wijn ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevlar95 (12) - Nysa, POLAND - JUL 27, 2015
Barwa miedziana. W aromacie nuty suszonych owoców, głównie brzoskwinie, trochę jabłek, słodko. W smaku karmel, owoce i lekka ziołowa goryczka - również bardzo słodki, wyklejający. Alkohol w zasadzie niewyczuwalny, trochę rozgrzewa. Syropowata konsystencja, oblepia jamę ustną - skojarzenie z miodem pitnym. Ogólnie dobre piwo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (5071) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 27, 2015
330ml bottle (listed 11.9%ABV, bottled 28/01/15) pours a pale amber color with a finger of off-white head that leaves some spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma is dark fruits and wine grapes with some grainy notes. Taste is a dark fruity and malty sweetness with a herbal hop bitterness and a dry wine finish. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall, this is a very nice barley wine, being both balanced and tasty.

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