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De Molen Eiken Hel & Verdoemenis

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

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RATINGS: 191   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


JohnC's rating

4.2
   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.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
20107589 (539) - 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

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
TorbenJensen (828) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (1347) - 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

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
magicmn (123) - 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.

3.7
   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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (1104) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
330ml bottle poured in a snifter. A: Pours a deep brown to black color, many remains in the bottom. Forms a small and dark beige head when poured. Good retention, it never disappears completely leaving a brown, fizzy bubbled layer. Some lacings are formed S: Strong notes of coffee, dark chocolate, roasted malts and wood. Citrus and earthy hops and alcohol in the end T: Very strong taste. Dominated by roasted malts, coffee and dark chocolate. The 100IBUs do really count here: Deliciously bitter. Strong personality. It’s a dry and bitter beer after all. It has a very creamy and molasses body but not much about sugar M: Extremely creamy and molasses body. Low carbonation. Delicious bitter aftertaste O: Absolutely drinkable beer despite of the 10.2% ABV. Great beer [ BA Review @ 2/11/2012 ]

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (7283) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
"if not for the out of control yeast which bubbled over and gave the beer major floatie issues even with a slow-ass gentle pour, this beer would have been epic. the aroma and flavor are simply fantastic! reminiscent, a little, of bottled NC Rasputin, but with more tar, a touch of dark fruit, licorice, and smoke. carbonation high, but the feel manages to still be big slick and oly. awesome beer i’d like to have kegged...the yeast issue was almost a turn-off."

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
miquelcrush (1840) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 15, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Procent (330) - POLAND - JUN 25, 2014
W aromacie czuć ciemną czekoladę, lekkie nuty wanilii, cherry i delikatnie owoce (wiśnia, śliwka itp). Barwa to ciemny brąz przechodzący w lekką wiśnie. Piana bardzo niewielka, ale drobnopęcherzykowa i dobrze oblepia szkło. W smaku kawa i goryczka. Poza goryczką piwo jest dość gładkie, pełne w odczuciu, nasycenie średnie, bądź niskie ku średniemu. Ogólnie na jak imperial stouta, to za dużo goryczki, a za mało w smaku nut słodkich, likierowych, waniliowych itp.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Modularman (132) - - MAY 31, 2014
Smell of dark chocolate and light coffee, pours pitch black with little to no head, taste is rich dark chocolate thick and oily texture.


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