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De Molen Bommen & Granaten (Bourbon BA)

De Molen Bommen & Granaten (Bourbon BA)
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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Barley Wine
Bodegraven, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 486   ABV: 16.2%
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4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Deonis (4) - Moscow, RUSSIA - SEP 12, 2014 does not count
Bottle at home? easy to drink Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and dried fruits with notes of oak

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BoBoChamp (5443) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 27, 2014
33cl, as Bommen & Granaten ’Bourbon’, new exclusive Dutch brew Anno 2014, from De Hopduvel Gent, very complex brew, sweet/alcoholic/fruity and slightly woody/spicy, yet not too heavy, very balanced, hazy, nearly no head, top class!, yet expensive!, WOW!, ’This to celebrate my 200th beer rating from Brouwerij de Molen; Bommen & Granaten will always be one of my favorites from this awesome brewery!’

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
riktw (17) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2014
darkbrown reddish color, almost no foam. Quite a sweet beer but in a pleasant way. The very high alcohol content is not present in beer. It’s quite a thick beer, almost syrupy. It tasts like bourbon, wood, chocolate, dark fruits although less then the normal version, caramel and a hint of liquorice. Very special beer with a lot of flavour.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kappldav123 (4971) - GERMANY - AUG 14, 2014
Tap at CBC 2014. Brownish-copper coloured, small head. Moldy-malty aroma. Starts intense malty, quite alcoholic, dusty-dry. Bitter moldy finish, quite unbalanced. Not my favourite.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2014

Draught @ CBC 2014 [ Yellow Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

[ As De Molen Bommen & Granaten (Bourbon BA) ].
Clear medium amber color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, pale malt, wood, oak, sweet malt, dried fruit. Flavour is light heavy sweet with a long duration, dried fruit, bourbon - vanilla toutch. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. So easy to drink ! again a nice BW from Menno ;D [20140502]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerconnaiseur (92) - BELGIUM - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle from Hopduvel. Lovely alcoholous, full bodied scent & taste. Balanced. Palate is incredibly rich and full and balances sweetness with roasty notes, bitters on the end. Taste is dark chocolate, deep sweet soy sauce and coffee beans. Amazing one!

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tricksta_p (1098) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2014
Aroma of overripe fruits, sweet apricot, caramel, wood, bourbon, toffee, vanilla. Flavour is massive sweetness. Body is thick, mouthfeel is sticky. Alcohol is surprisingly well-hidden for a 16% brew. The aroma is impressive, but the flavour is a bit too sweet for my taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (5873) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2014
Draught at CBC 2014. Dark brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, caramel, hops, dried fruit, oak, vanilla and bourbon.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gEUS (1055) - Linden, BELGIUM - JUN 21, 2014
bottle at home. Pours deep amber with a small beige head, slight carbonation. Deep malty aroma’s, sticky sweet candi Sugar and subtle yet full bourbon oak notes. Thick body, very sweet with a small bitterness in the back of the finish. Taste is a malt bomb with some vanilla. Alcohol heat is there in the back, but not as overwhelming as the regular one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (959) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2014
bottle at home. poured a dark ruby colour with a small off head. sweet malts, caramel, dried fruits, prunes, vanilla, toffee, bourbon hints, oak, medium mouthfeeel. strong notice of the alcohol.


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