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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: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Gelagerd op houtsnippers, gedrenkt in Dutchsky. CBC special.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (8118) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2013
Bottle at Bruce’s pad, cheers to our host, 31/07/13. #0079. Very dark mahogony brown with a medium sized tan head. Nose is chocolate, big roast malt blast, earthy, dark toffee. Taste comprises earthy cocoa beans, roast malts, sugars, dark treacle, leather, ash, light booze. Full bodied, fine carbonation, lightly warming alcohol in the finale. Decent impy.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (6661) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2013
Bottle thanks to Bruce - cheers! It pours near black with a small light tan head. The nose is earth, roasty, toast, milk chocolate, vanilla, toasted coconut, rocky road, fudge and treacle. The taste is rich-roasted malt, coffee, toast, earth, light spice, bourbon, brown sugar, molasses, warming, cola, burnt caramel and dark fruit with a dry, roasty finish. Full body and moderate carbonation. Good depth of flavour. Nice balance and rather drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14711) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2013
4th August 2013
Opaque dark brown beer with a tidy tan head. Palate is soft, viscous and a little dry. Sweetish dark malt with rich coffee and a touch of alcohol spice. Trace if violets and candy friuts. Light brandy liqueur before the smooth dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zakoon (20) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2014
On tap @ Mikkeller & Friends Very dark brown with small brown head. Aroma is honey, raisins and some chocolate. Taste is medium sweet, a hint of alcohol, coffee and dark fruits. Light carbonation and quite drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13357) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2013
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Almost black - offwhite head. High malty, oiley notes, charcoal, fresh licorice, ok hoppy, coffee, ok bitterness, dark chocolate, lots of whiskey roasted, warming alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rood (31) - Borgerhout, BELGIUM - AUG 24, 2013
If you want to smell & taste sugar alcohol, vanille, chocolate & coffee this is your beer. Boozy. Lost the battle against Emelisse’s RIS BA Wild Turkey. Price: €6,5 / quality ratio at par.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jfb (3758) - Freising, GERMANY - AUG 24, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2013 (bottle) pours black in colour with a creamy beige head. aroma of rotten peaches, rubber tires, caramel, vanilla, brown sugar, lavender, toasted malts and nettles. flavour is caramel, brown sugar and chocolate icing, slightly oxidised, with notes of vanilla, herbal hops and some robust notes of alcohol in the finish. heavy-bodied with soft carbonation. nowhere near as good as the original.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11150) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2013
Bottle, bought @ Mikkeller Bar, Cph. Pours deep clear dark red to black with a small, staying, creamy, beige head. Aroma has coffee, cocoa, toffee, light vinious, some raisins. Mild dusty. Medium to low carbonation, fine dry and very creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has lots of coffee, cocoa nibs, vinious, roasted malts. Light dusty and dry. The alcohol does take over a bit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (3710) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUL 3, 2013
330ml bottle. Deepest dark brown with small, creamy to frothy, half-way lasting, moderately lacing, beige head. Dark malty aroma with minimally smoky Bourbon notes, vanilla. Taste has a Bourbon entry, vanilla, a touch of smoke, dark malty coffee and chocolate notes. Too Bourbon dominated for me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (5730) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 11, 2013
Bottle shared at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Bottle #0103. Black with a light brown foam. Vinous aroma, burnt, with dark chocolate, coffee, whiskey, a bit of dark fruits, a bit of vanilla and alcohol. Burnt flavor, boozy, bittersweet, with dark chocolate, whiskey, a bit of espresso, vinous fruity notes, vanilla, and a drier burnt finish. Full-bodied.


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