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De Molen Eiken Hel & Verdoemenis

Formerly brewed at Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Imperial Stout
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Brewed with brown malts, an English traditional specialty malt, we created an Imperial Russian Stout that has won prizes at festivals across Europe from Sweden to Italy. It’s big, black, roasted and complex. We are convinced that not trying this ale will be a mortal sin to your taste buds and beer experience. Oak chips have been put in 40 year old cognac and then added to the beer.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JohnC (3004) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - OCT 30, 2009
Bottle, thanks again to Papsoe Black pour with a brown head, this is a gem. It is silky smooth on the tongue & in the mouth. 11% ABV? hardly noticed it. Great flavors of chocolate & vanilla.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
beezydrunkit (7) - - MAR 29, 2016 does not count
Bottle at home after dinner. Pours coffee black with very little foam. An ever so slight ring of head around the glass. On the nose heavy notes of dark chocolate, roasted malts and wood. Something in there reminded me of the smell of dry dog food. Overall pleasant. Taste was big and bold dark chocolate, slight bitter spice and oak wood. Heavy, thick, and calmingly smooth. Better than most after dinner desserts. One of the best imperial stouts I’ve ever had.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mmyohane (107) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 12, 2016
Aroma has vanilla, coffee and dark chocolate. Prunes. Pours black with a small headthat leaves beautiful lacing. Taste has medium bitterness and medium sweetness. Coffee and dark chocolate. Some salty licorice. Full bodied with average carbonation. Long bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bulk_Carrier (3430) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - JAN 14, 2016
Date on the back read: "Feb 29, 2012." This was poured into a snifter. The appearance was a black color with no head and no lacing. The smell, still had a nice sweet dark fruitiness up front over some light black licorice and then some sweet milk chocolate, nice good for the most part. The taste was mainly sweet with a nice dark fruitiness up front over the sweet milk chocolate underneath. Fairly sticky in the aftertaste and leading into the finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium in body. Sessionability rolls out a fine sticky feel on my tongue. I’d say good. Overall, as an imperial stout, I’d say its nice to have and would have again, it works for the style and for me.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fredfa (218) - belo horizonte, BRAZIL - NOV 22, 2015
Ótima breja, mas pelo preço, esperava mais. Fez pouca formação de espuma. É saborosa com amargor assertivo. Teor alcoólico não é bem inserido e aumenta a medida que esquenta.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kappldav123 (5816) - GERMANY - NOV 10, 2015
Bottle looks really good. Beer in the glass dark black, small head. Heavy malty aroma. Starts oily-malty, very strong, alcoholic notes. Very earthy. Hints of strong black coffee. Oily-malty aftertaste. Not bad.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
20107589 (657) - randers, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2015
pours black with a small brown head. coffe, toffe nutty aromas. taste light sweet medium bitter well balanced average carbonation creamy, light bitter finish

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
TorbenJensen (1435) - Valby, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2015
Mocha, roasted malt and smoke rises in the nose and the expectation is steadily increasing. I tastes gently and surprised a bit of a fruity sweetness where prune and fig can be felt. Roasted malt tones with smoky nuances take over the taste buds, but no more than that there is scope to use strong mocha and dark bitter chocolate. Finally rounds it off with little English licorice and a light hoppy bitterness. This is an imperial stout that has everything your heart desires.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (2270) - GREECE - JUN 24, 2015
330ml bottle. Black color with beige head. Roasted malty aroma, chocolate, light coffee, caramel, wood, alcohol. Sweet and bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
magicmn (146) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JAN 15, 2015
Deep brown to black. Chocolate foam. Roasted malty aroma with nutty and chocolate notes. Oily texture. Sweet taste is good balanced by elegant raosted baley notes and some hop bitterness, can feel chocolate as well. Really good imperial stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JGoulart (12) - PORTUGAL - DEC 30, 2014
Dark brown to black with small head. Aroma of dark chocolate and light coffee. Mouthfull roasty cereal with an alcoholic ending.

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