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

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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Gelagerd op houtsnippers, gedrenkt in Dutchsky. CBC special.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (4736) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2014
330ml bottle from Mikkeller & Friends

Bottle #0022 (!), vertical with 666 - Pours pitch black with a tiny bubbly head. Aroma of roasty malts, whisky, vanilla, oak, wood and sweet syrup. Taste is heavy, sweet and roasty with notes of whisky, vanilla, oak, wood and syrup. Finish is smooth, woody and oaky with notes of vanilla and whisky. Quite heavy and sweet, whisky notes are more subtle than the cognac notes in 666.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GothGargoyle (1690) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 29, 2014
Dark brown/black with a good chocolate head. Aroma is liquorice, de Molen yeast, dark fruits, blackcurrant, anise. Full bodied, creamy mouthfeel, smooth and complex on the palate. Taste is liquorice, blackcurrant, chocolate, anise, subtle hint of leather.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Borup (7899) - 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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby (9625) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (1161) - GREECE - MAR 10, 2015
330ml bottle at home. Black with beige head. Aroma is roasted malty, chocolate, light vanilla, lot of whiskey and alcohol, wood notes. Sweet and bitter taste exactly like the aroma. Medium to full, oily sticky body with soft carbonation and warming alcoholic aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (2181) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 3, 2015
April 3, 2015. Bottle at home, bottle marked 0462.
Black with a small tan head. Aroma is sweet licorice, chocolate, caramel, vanilla notes, oak, dried fruits. Taste is sweet caramel, dried fruits, chocolate, vanilla and light tar. Finish is sweet and light bitter with some oak and dark berry notes. Medium to full bodied, somewhat oily texture and soft carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (35101) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2013
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy brown with a small tan head. Aroma is dense malty, whiskey and light roasted malty. Bitter and roasted malty. Lingering chocolate. Smooth roasted malty finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (23579) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2013
Bottle at yespr. Black coloured with a small off-white head. Sweet and roasted aroma of dark chocolate, oak and bourbon. Sweet and roasted flavour of dark chocolate and whisky with notes of alcohol. Roasted and warming alcoholic finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (5806) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 10, 2013
Bottle from Mikkeller & Friends bottle shop. Deep, murky brown with absolutely no head. Pretty oily appearance. The nose is rich roasted malt. Plenty of scorched earth, ash. Mild boozy sweetness, dessert liqueur. Bitter dark chocolate and raisin. The taste is more of the same. Bitter chocolate, scorched wood. Bruised dark fruits. Burnt brown sugar. Thick and quite viscous. Not overly boozy, smooth and surprisingly easy to drink. Overall, a pretty good beer, though I canít say itís an improvement on 666 itself.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MotherBrother (813) - Aalborg, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2013
Big thanks to my Mom for bringing this one back from a trip to De Molen. Pour almost pitch black, with a small off-white head. Aroma of roasted malts, smoke, leather, some booze, chocolate, coffee, some wood, slight dirt/gunpowder/asphalt in here as well. The taste is slightly sweet up front, with a really bitter aftertaste. Medium bodied, with a slightly flat carbonation. Pretty tasty, and canít wait to see how this ages.


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