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De Molen Heil & Zegen (Salvation & Blessing)

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


on tap


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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
No commercial description

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grovlam (4176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2009
Bottle. [Beer festival 2009] Small fizzy white head that mostly diminished. Spare display of lacework. Hazy dark amber color. Aroma of bread, caramel, grapefruit, floral, fruity, mild alcoholic. Quite full bodied with an average carbonation and dry light alcoholic texture. Moderated to heavy bitter and sweet flavor. Lingering bitter dry grape like finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skinnyviking (7952) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2009
Bottle. Low brown and quickly disappearing head. Hazy dark brown body. Sweet fruity fresh aroma with a good deal of hops. Strong fruity coffee caramel hops bitter flavor with nutty notes. Low carbonation. Long aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dunkpigen (379) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2009
Pours dar muddy brown/orange with a small beige head. Aroma i fresh, fruity and hoppy. Flavour is hoppy, fruyty with som caramel. Very creamy and full-bodied and a long dry aftertase, from the hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewolf (11591) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2009
Bottle. [thank you, harrisoni]
Pours deep brown with a slight haze. Steady creamy, off-white head. Lots of lacings. Aroma is fruity, lots of roasted malts and dark caramel. Hops are fruity, pine, strawberry and grass. Impressive, creamy mouthfeel. Not that dry. Flavour is hoppy with lots of dark caramel, some slight roasted malts. Long, lingering bitterness in the finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25072) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2009 Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Bottle # 83/384. Pours hazy and opaque orangey brown with a dense shaving foam style beige head leaving laces. Fresh hop aroma. Quite full-bodied, very fruity with a distinctly hoppy finish. 210309 and 160509

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (39783) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2009
Bottle 75cl. [ Bottle #21 ].
Clear medium to dark amber orange color with a small to average, frothy - creamy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus - orange, moderate yeasty, eath, fruity, fresh plum, licorice notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium to full, texture is oily - creamy - smooth, carbonation is soft. [20090226]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheEpeeist (3586) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 3, 2009
75 cl bottle. Dark brown with a puffy tan head. Aroma nicely mingles orange and grapefruit juice with caramel and spice. Sticky medium body with lively carb. Taste is carmelized citrus, plum, peppery hops and peel. Figgy aftertaste. Another wonderful hybrid from De Molen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (23262) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 12, 2009
Bottled. Hazy deep nutbrown colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is bigtime hops and some caramel malts. Flavour is fruity and flowery hops along with some licorice and alcohol. Balanced and pleasantly drinkable. More a richly hopped barley wine than IIPA/DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TBone (14619) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 9, 2009
Bottled (Bottled 17.11.08 bottle #251). Courtesy of bierkoning, ty Edo! Hazy dark brown, steady creamy beige head. Caramelly, rubbery and hoppy aroma. Lots of licorice, malts, some hops, but not actually really bitter - more like barley wine. Also some "De Molen yeast" -flavor. Suprisingly hops are not there.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14844) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 8, 2009
35,5 cl bottle @ HJHansen, Odense. Bottle Nr. 224. Pours a muddy amber with small bubbles on top. Nose is sweet and vinous. Port, caramel, dark fruits and hops. No cabonation. Medium bodied. Oily, syrupy & sticky. Looking at it as a Barley Wine its quite nice. Warmth from alcohol. Bitter lasting hoppy end. Lacks carbonation like most De Molen beers.

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