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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Barley Wine
Bodegraven, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   EST. CALORIES: 456   ABV: 15.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bommen & Granaten, dry hopped with Cascade hops.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13803) - Odense, - JUN 9, 2013
Bottle. Trade with Kermis. Thanks. Pours cloudy golden with a small bubbly head. Lots of fruit, oak, caramel and citrus hops. Oily and slick. Vinous and rather boozy and hot flavor.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (4420) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 10, 2014
Bottle from De molen web shop. Hazy dark amber orange color with medium white head. Malty aroma with nice portion of citrus hops. Taste, sweet malt, syrup, honey, ripe fruit, citrus hops with grapefruit, tropical fruits, grapefruits zest. Alcohol is dangerously hidden. Medium long bitter sweet finish. Tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (7160) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 24, 2014
Bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig süß, holzig, hopfig, alkoholisch. Geschmack angenehm malzig süß, holzig, alkoholisch.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kraddel (3003) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - MAR 22, 2014
Bottled september 4th 2012 . Pours dark amber, looks very thick ( bubbles struggle to go to the surface where they form a thick , creamy , rather small white head ) Smell bommen en granaten . Not too much cascade ( anymore ? ) thick body , low carbo .. AAAAAH good old De Molen ;) Taste has surprisingly much bitterness , still . not to much of the cascade aroma left . This all above the oh-so damn awesome bommen-taste . Finishes rather bitter . Again, as in all bommen en granaten, this one is rediculously drinkable . I am thankfull for once that its a rainy day . On a sunny day, the bottle would be empty in 10 minutes . Spot on !

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingstoni (1498) - FINLAND - MAR 10, 2014
Bottle. Hazy dark copper color with a thin head. Aroma of peach, apricot and sugar. Sweet sugary and medium bitter taste. Long bitter finish. Sticky feel.

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SVD (563) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 3, 2014
33CL bottle at home, amber beer with a mall head, aroma is hops, sweet, taste is sweetbitter, citrus, fullbodied. Awesome.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (6641) - Enghien, BELGIUM - DEC 15, 2013
Bouteille 33cl, bottled on 04/09/2012. Cuivrée, col beige léger. Arôme offre un bouquet fruité noir, malté très basique sur de légères notes sucrées et caramel le tout conservant une approche houblonné subtile mais sans plus. Palais est immédiatement submergé par ce côté alcoolisé suivi de malts caramel pâle très basique et qui ici encore font cette signature de DM. Amertume houblonné un peu plus présente qu’à l’habitude. Côté fruité rappelant prune, raisin sec, fini liquoreux collant aux lèvres. Sec et légèrement citronné et une note épicée sur la langue. Fini sec avec ce côté cascade qui reste marqué surtout au niveau houblonnage à cru. Le côté noble houblonné venant du Sladek ressort bien et garde ici aussi ce côté fort DM. ok mais une bière de plus de cette brasserie qui me laisse perplexe.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (8290) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle at home, from the De Molen shop, 07/12/13. Murky amber/orange/brown with little in the way of a head. Nose is sweet sugars, cake mix, dark fruits, treacle toffee, light boozey notes. Taste comprises sweet sugars, cake mix, stewed dark fruit syrup, hoppy notes evident, booze laced caramel sauce. Full bodied, fine carbonation, keeps this sipper a sipping, sweet finale with a coating of booze. Decent enough barley wine, but no world beater.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RexTalionis (2409) - FINLAND - DEC 2, 2013
Bottled. Clear amber in color with a tan head. Pine, sweet marmelade, honey sweetness and orange peel fruityness in aroma. Nice. Creamy apricot, some nuttyness and orange sweetness in taste. Notes of toffee and sweet liqour in aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (4257) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 11, 2013
Bottle courtesy of Kermis. Poured a hazy medium amber with a thin white head and a few bubbles around the outside of the glass. The aroma is rich malt, zesty citrus. The flavour is medium bitter. Full bodied with a rich oily texture and no carbonation. A lovely sweet malt weak liquorice dry bitter spicy hop palate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (4945) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 11, 2013
Bottle shared. Pours cloudy orange brown with a tiny off white head. Aroma of toffee, booze, sweet fruits. Flavour is heavy sweet and moderate bitter, cascade coming out in the palete. Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation.


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