Home >

De Molen Bommen & Granaten (Bordeaux BA)

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


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 456   ABV: 15.2%
No commercial description

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer-yum (1263) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 5, 2016
Powerful rich fruit aroma in a rusty brown pour. Massive sweet malt taste with fruity liquor balance with a hint of grape and wood for additional complexity. Not generally a style I like - but this would have to be an excellent example of it I suspect.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mariuspoenari (1311) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2016
Sampled at THT June tasting. Dark ruby pour with a thin tan head. Prunes, raisins, dark fruit and dried fruit. Full bodied with a sticky-sweet aftertaste. Good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (7877) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 7, 2016
20/II/16 - 33cl bottle @ RBBWG V (Ben’s place) - BB: n/a, bottled: 9/VII/13 (2016-229) Thanks to Erwin for sharing the bottle!

Little hazy purple beer, small irregular beige head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: sweet, caramel, vanilla notes, malty. MF: soft carbon, medium to full body. Taste: sourish start, some caramel, vanilla. Aftertaste: sourish, vinous, malty, caramel, vanilla.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (1845) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2016
0.33 l bottle at RBBWG 2016 in Antwerpen. Sweetish-malty, slightly fruity aroma of caramel, brown sugar, vanilla and some red grapes. Sweet, fruity-malty taste of honey, caramel, vanilla and red grapes, followed by a short, slightly bitter, moderately alcoholic and warming finish. Medium to full body, slightly oily mouthfeel. Good!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (9539) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 28, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark amber with medium beige head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is port, wood, caramel, toast. Medium mouth, candy sugar, caramel, boozy finish, very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerdedone (3204) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark amber with a minimal off-white head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, raisins and oak. Flavor was sweet and malty with caramel, dried fruit, oak, red wine, toffee and raisins. Sticky syrupy texture, full body flat carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheJester (2447) - Cavan Monaghan, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2015
330 mL bottle. 2009 vintage. Can’t remember where I got it. Trade probably. Hazy, reddish brown. Just a ring of tan head. Fruity aroma, with a touch of something that’s very pleasant, but which I can’t place. The flavour is sweet, as some of the alcohol seems to have faded. Good sweet, though. Complex sweet. As if caramel and brown sugar and candi sugar and molasses and maple syrup have all gotten together and are having a party. But it is not overwhelming, or even cloying. Barrel effects are almost gone. I’d love to try this one fresher. My bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sjogro (2299) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2015
Thuis, fles. Gedeeld met Mrk. Kastanjes, leer, olie, rozijnen, roggebrood, caramel. Super zacht en heerlijk zoet. Hoppig ook maar wordt overspoeld met dikke caramel. Backlog from 2015/09/21.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
McDear (40) - Napoli, ITALY - DEC 23, 2015
Grande birra per intenditori con forte sapore di brandy Bordeaux. Schiuma poco persistente, alto tasso alcolico retrogusto acidulo ben equilibrato con sentori di fiore e malto. Una esperienza unica.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jredmond (7329) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours a deep light brown body with soft red tint and super light lacing. Mouthfeel is medium and sticky with notes of sweet sugar, plum, butterscotch, caramel, oak, wood, barley, dark fruit - prune and cherries. A bit too sweet overall, but not bad.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 15

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50