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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Gelagerd op houtsnippers, gedrenkt in Dutchsky. CBC special.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PhillyCraft (3433) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Bottle smuggled from Netherlands as a gift care of Kermis shared with Jeano. Pours sinful black with small head that didn’t hang around for too long. Notes of bakers chocolate, rich barrel, caramel, tons of licorice and an impressive malt/hop bill. Has some nice bitterness mixed into the decadent roasty dark notes. Long lasting and warming in the chest. Cheech ahh

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby (8180) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, alcohol, vanilla and oak. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light to medium bitter with a long warm, chocolate, oak, vanilla and coffee finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (2420) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Bottle at a Seattle tasting. Dark red-black, small head. Deep aroma. Cough syrup, some artificial fruit. Barleywine notes, rich cherry. Tart, dark chocolate. Alc reasonably balanced. Interesting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (7074) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 8, 2014
12 oz. bottle, pours a deep dark mahogany with a small beige head. Aroma brings out notes of bourbon, spiciness, and roast. Flavour seems off a bit, with notes of cough syrup, other medicinal notes and light barrel notes. Something seems badly wrong here - how is this in the 100th percentile? Decent, but lacking.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prufrockstar (1129) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle thanks to bytemesis. Deep brown pour with khaki head. Some lacing, even the next day. Roast, chocolate, dark fruit; coffee, soft vanilla and oak. Light marshmallow. Sweet, with warming, moderately bitter finish. Full body, slick texture. Overall: on the mellower side of treatments for this beer, but a nice sipper.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (4981) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle - Little booze and nice roasty sweetness. Deep brown black with a decent light brown head. Roast, chocolate, light barrel and a nice finish. Not as good as the big brother, but still good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Borup (6289) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2014
Tap at Mikkeller. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, vanilla, licorice, coffee, chocolate, oak and alcohol.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
teorn88 (2707) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2014
33cl bottle. Pours totally dark with no head at all. Only some big bubbles spread in the glass. Aroma is huge: lots of roasted notes, coffee, licorice, oak and dried fruits. Alocholic warm too. Taste is similar: very malty in the beginning, turning to a soft bitterness and ending with a soft warm sensation of alcohol and oak. Palate is silk, full bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, very tasty brew

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zekada (264) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2014
Draught at Mikkeller, Black sensation. Smell has some chocolate, vanilla and malts. Pours black with a small beige head. Taste has some vanilla and some chocolate. Thin palate, yet oily. Nice beer, very pleasant.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrFecesious (1091) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle share. Thanks GothGargoyle! Classic black. Aroma of vanilla, wood, raisin. Taste is bittersweet. Long dry finish. Creamy.


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