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

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 120   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.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (3818) - 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 (1302) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31470) - 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 (21072) - 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 (4671) - 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 (728) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CPH2200 (291) - DENMARK - JUN 22, 2013
33cl bottle #0423. Pours pitch black with beige head. taste is sweet with smokey bourboun and alcohol heat. sweet bitter aftertaste. a heavy stout that takes some time to consume.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - JUN 28, 2013
Bottle from DeMolen. Dark brown almost black with a small, light tan head. Aroma of cocoa, whiskey, vanilla, roasted malt and alcohol. Flavor is boozy up front with plenty of chocolate, bitter roast and oak. Medium to full body with soft carbonation and a long hot finish. Very similar to the other BA versions.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmgreenuk (4606) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 9, 2013
Tap at De Molen. Poured a deep mahogany with a thin tan head and a thick oily consistency. The aroma is rich malty, with alcohol and a malty medicinal edge. The flavour is strong bitter, roasted malt, alcohol and chocolate, A really chewy flavour packed beer!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (5202) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2013
Tap @ de Molen. Dark color, short brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolat, dry oak wood, some coffee. Full bodied, creamy texture. Big malty taste, quite sweet, medium bitter, slight dry. The oak chips came through a bit too much, or perhaps the Dutchsky gives it a woody touch as well. Not my favorite, as Iím a sucker for bourbon. Still, wonderful beer.


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