Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Porter
Bodegraven, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 347   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (6581) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2011
75cl bottle shared with 2 friends. lots of off-white foam. Deep amber pour. Quite nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
goozen (3378) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2011
Tap at Haarlem Bierfestival: Very dark brew with angreat roasted malts taste and hints of chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DutchDrebus (4764) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2011
This beer, although not being my style, still scored quite good. Good taste and smell. Mouthfeel didn’t work out for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cuso (5977) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 25, 2011
Bottled from Bierzwerg. Cloudy dark brown color with huge beige head. Coffee, caramel, malt in aroma. Taste, strongly coffee, caramel, maybe milk chocolate, some spices. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (11477) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2011
Bottle. Frothy lightbrown good mostly lasting head. Dark red-amber colour. Powerfull malty and light hoppy aroma. Strong licorice notes. Heavy bitter roated flavor. Long heavy bitter finish. OIly palate. Excellent porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wekker84 (1880) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2011
Bottle a dark brown black colored beer with a white beige head aroma malts something roasted spicy and hops flavor roasted malts spicy coffee dark fruits and hops

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vignale (2538) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2011
Jag skulle kalla det här för en engelsk syrlig porter. Lite bränd, lätt kropp med chokladkaraktär.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wyzzywyz22 (2102) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2011
Bottle from the De Molen Shop, shared with Slothez. Deep dark brown pour with a generous creamy tan head. Some vagueish roasted coffee and malts, plus dark chocolate in the nose. Similar taste with some dark fruits evident. A little tartness, then dried out towards the finish. Not bad, if a bit underwhelming. A nod towards the communists perhaps ?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
flemmingwillum (1098) - Nysted, DENMARK - APR 13, 2011
Rating #511, bottle from Fish N’ Beer

I shared this with a friend during a barbecue evening, and what a nice match to the red and smoked steaks! The beer starts out with a perfect appearance. An opaque and brown liquid with a high, lasting head and yeast floating around in the glass. A 5 for sure in my book. Aroma has more flowery aroma hops than I expected, and a good bunch of spicy hops too. In some way this porter is untraditional as it seems to have even orange-like aromas, but on the other hand this is what I would call a real, classic porter by having strong marks of coffee, chocolate and alcohol. Flavour starts out with spicy hops and chocolate, before turning more alcoholic and marked by bitter hops. The finish is quite bitter hopped too, and it also might be a bit too alcoholic for someone. Especially compared to the actual ABV of this beer (5,1 %) the alcohol seems very strong, and I would have guessed it to contain around 8%. Even so, this is in my opinion a very good brew - a real man porter. Palate is soft and has medium thickness. More De Molen for me, please!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (13371) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 9, 2011
Bottle. Dark brown color, nice beige head. Roasted chocolate aroma, hoppy, some cocoa. Chocolate flavor, milky notes, sourish notes, coffee and perfume notes.

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