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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Imperial Stout
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Gelagerd op houtsnippers, gedrenkt in Dutchsky. CBC special.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Habanero (2443) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2013
Bottled. Pours opaque black with a small, beige head, leaving a fair lacing. Aroma of whiskey, roasted malt, plums, vanilla and dark chocolate. Sweet flavor that ends up with a little malt bitterness and alcohol. Full bodied, oily texture and soft carb. A great impy.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
zvikar (3370) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Thanks DSG. Pours opaque black with a beige head, aroma of toffee, glue, red wine, wood, caramel, honey, vanilla, some coffee and wax, flavor is sweet with some wood, toffee, red wine, plum juice, full bodied, great one

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borresteijn (4543) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 30, 2013
33cl Bottle from De Molen Beershop. Black colour, light-brown head. Aroma of loads of booze in the beginning, bourbon, sweet soy sauce, hard roasted - ashy - malts, molasses, coffee, chocolate. Flavour is sweet, less boozy than expected apart from the slight burn in the finish, bourbon, oak, soy sauce, molasses, coffee, hard roasted malts, firm bitter roasted malts in the finish. Full-bodied. Good, just a touch from great. This one really needs to mellow out a bit more imho, although I usually like RIS’s fresh.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314 (3048) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 2, 2013
Poured deep brown with a frothy beige head. Aroma of roast malt, caramel, dark chocolate, coffee. Full body, flavour of sweet caramel, roast malt. Might cellar a bottle and see how it develops after a couple of years.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (14294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 19, 2013
Bottle n. 0679 from the De Molen shop
Black color with generous head. The aroma is initially very nice with a whiskey impression, but less interesting later with a vinous touch along dusty and milky roasted malts. Good body strength and smooth mouthfeel, not thick; strong flavor of roasted malts, some dry dark chocolate shavings, and a pleasant whiskey character; strong bitterness, and the alcohol too is quite strong; evident liquorice in the end.
Excellent as usual.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (5855) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2013
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen.
Rated on 20131008
Pours bitch color with a small head. Aroma of bourbon, licorice, roasted malts and vanilla. Flavour of vanilla, licorice, roasted malts, chocolate and mild cherry notes. Very smooth and tasty.
4226

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
5lickv1c (108) - DENMARK - DEC 14, 2013
On tap. Very complex and sweet aromas. Dark fruits and honey, a bit of coffee and a lot of chocolate.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
juanenka (243) - valladolid, SPAIN - JAN 18, 2014
Botella. Presencia negra opaca con espuma compacta marrón. Aroma torrefacto,frutos secos, queso y notas ahumadas con algo de madera. En boca licor café y madera bien integrado muy sedosa con largo final seco y licor dejando buenas dosis de chocolate.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gEUS (982) - Linden, BELGIUM - JAN 26, 2014
330 ml bottle shared by Mark Strooker at Sloshfest. Pours pitch black, small head. One of the most refined vanilla and oak aromas ever had. Pity if the lack of carbonation

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ansjelaah (1229) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - JAN 26, 2014
Gedronken bij en dankzij joes. Zwarte/bruine kleur. Beige schuimkraag. Ruikt naar hout, vanille, alcohol, beetje cacao. Smaakt zoet, alcohol, vanille, chocolade.


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