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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Porter
Bodegraven, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 422   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Previously 5.1%.


hcalsos' rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hcalsos (205) - Rćlingen, - MAR 21, 2013
0.33 l bottle. Dark brown with a thick offwhite head. Roasted, coffee, hops aroma. Roasted, coffee, earthy flavour. Medium body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Muggus69 (1905) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - MAY 28, 2016
330mL bottle from International Beer Collector. BB 15/06/20 Deep near-black brown body, holds a tight tan head. Nice aroma - distinctly nutty malts, cocoa, dark sugar, sultana, touch of licorice. Full body, chewy texture, smooth carbonation. Flavours hits the spot - lovely cocoa, roast nuts, meaty charred notes, licorice & dark toffee, lingering burnt toast with a good hit of bitterness. Well balanced, well done.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fules (321) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - MAY 26, 2016
Vörösbe hajló fekete szín, kicsi, gyorsan elillanó bézs hab. Illata pörkölt maláta és kávé keveréke. Íze pörkölt kávé, kissé savanyú, a háttérben érezni a komló keserűjét is. Közepesen testes, kávés, komlós utóízzel rendelkező nedű.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beer5000 (5721) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 24, 2016
330 ml bottle. Dark brown, almost black body with a huge, creamy tan head. Lovely aroma of dark malt, chocolate and coffee. Flavor is medium sweet, dark, roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, some dry fruit and balanced bitterness. Medium body and smooth aftertaste. Well stored and nice porter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrTipple (2983) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2016
Toasted malts, dark fruits, chocolate, caramel, charcoal. Hazy, dark brown, small, creamy, beige head. Bitterness continues, charcoal, coffee, cacao, dry chocolate, soft carbonation. Decent Porter, nice aroma, well-balance. Cask at Urban Tap House, Cardiff.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
vidmidia (248) - Vila Velha, BRAZIL - MAY 17, 2016
Marrom escura, opaca. Espuma âmbar fina e abundante, de longa duraçăo. Aroma de caramelo, melado, malte torrado, café e baunilha. Na boca, melado, balsâmico, café, tostado e um leve defumado. Sabor tostado, levemente adocicado que vai a amargor mediano persistente. Encorpada.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ArtificialCyst (363) - Szczecin, POLAND - MAY 17, 2016
Aroma: Pralines, chocolate, Monte, cocoa, cherry, ash, metallic (skin test confirmed) - after a while just metal. Appearance: Very high head, creates extremely quickly, shrinks quite quickly. Taste: Alcoholic, chocolate, coffee, metallic, very ashy, caramel, cherry, ashy bitterness counters a bit the sweetness, with time the taste gets stronger and more intensive but also the firstly strong metallic note disturbs the first impression of the beer, after the metal gets less feelable it starts to be a great beer. Palate: Body is... even high at the end of the trying, firstly it is low, it seems, finish is semi-sweet, carbonation is medium but it gets lower.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ttheilen (465) - USA - MAY 12, 2016
I do not wax on poetically about beer but I do know the quality of a beer once tasted. This review is not about my tastes but reinforces the numbers, which are arbitrary.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bulk_Carrier (3419) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - MAY 9, 2016
This was poured into a becher pint glass. The appearance was a mostly dark brown color with a thin off white to tan thin head. Messy lacing. The smell takes on a moderately thin roasty coffee bean to sweet dark fruity blend running into some milk chocolate. The taste was semi-sweet with the roastiness blending nicely to balance. Delicate aftertaste of the sweet milk chocolate to dark fruits. Dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fair sessionability about it. Carbonation runs about a medium. Bitterness seems to be hidden a bit because of the carbonation. Still, it really moves nice and smooth on my tongue. Overall, as an English Porter - all of the aromas and flavors match. The feel is good too. I would definitely have again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lele (354) - Padova, ITALY - APR 26, 2016
ASPETTO: marrone, schiuma abbastanza grossolana, bianca e non persistente. AROMA: tostato prevalente, un tocco di floreale. Aroma comunque non molto forte. GUSTO: forte tostato. Birra tendente all’amaro (tostato piů che erbaceo), ma che comunque č abbastanza equilibrata. Buona, ma non esplode.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingstoni (1874) - FINLAND - APR 22, 2016
Bottle. Deep amber color with a huge foamy tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and rye. Medium sweet taste with some bitterness. Medium to full body.

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