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

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 356   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.14   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Batch 666 was H&V with added wood chips soaked in a 40 year old cognac.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrChopin (2927) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 12, 2011
Dark brown, lasting beige head. Nose is coffee, green and celery creeping in, some sweeter, powdery chocolate. Flavor is heavy milk chocolate, inky anise, sugary, strong coffee bean in finish to save simplicity, but like most de molen, I get bored with how singularly focused it is.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GT2 (7875) - Carlsbad, California, USA - JUN 9, 2011
750mL (yes) at RBSG 2011 in Philly. The pour is a muddy maroon looking ink in the glass. Large, erupting, coffee head in true De Molen style. Nose is heavy hazelnut liquor with raspberry dark chocolate, cinnamon ganache, tobacco, and spicy oak. Taste is sweeter and thicker with lots of Heaven and Hell character like hazelnut ganache, Nutella, apple butter, spicy alcohol, and that great De Molen signature "meat" and "fattiness" in the soft, full palate. Really delicious. Hard to know everything about his beer in a sampling, but I will look forward to trying this one again. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (7110) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 8, 2011
Bottle thanks to Dany. Pours black. Tan head. Lots of carbonation. Nose of rich coffee, dark chocolate malt, roast chocolate, bourbon, oak chips and vanilla. Taste of same. Good mouth feel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryan (3187) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - JUN 4, 2011
Relatively light, sweet milk chocolate nose, lots of dark fruit and toffee. The taste is very sweet, lots of milk chocolate, lots of toffee, lots of prunes. Total unbalanced, but drinkable.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
MaltOMeal (1090) - Land of Sugar, Texas, USA - MAY 13, 2011
Bottle thanks to Glouglouburp. I’ve been wanting one of these for awhile and was not even searching for it when it was offered. Thanks Dany! Pours black as used motor oil with a light-brown head. Nose is wonderful bold espresso and oak. Taste is "blow you away" good. Taste of espresso, dark chocolate and some oak. Mouthfeel is medium with slight alcohol. Fantastic brew. Would like to get my hands on another.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
OleR (4603) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 9, 2011
Black waxed 18 cL bottle, purchased from de Bierkoning, Amsterdam. Body is the darkest brown, topped by a finger of tanned cream head. Smells nice and rounded. Milk-chocolate and soft biscuity dark malts. Subtle oak, faint vanilla, and suggestions of dark dried fruits. Medium to full malt body. Gently sweet, or maybe bitter-sweet, with a rounded roastedness. Alcohol well hidden, som warmth only. Soft and creamy mouthfeel. Sweet chocolatey, light oaky finish. Tasty and powerfull, yet fully balanced and harmonious. A treat!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
maneliquor (2784) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 29, 2011
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours as black as the night with a thin tan head which quickly bubbles away. Chocolate and wood are huge on the nose. Booze comes through in the background. Very fudge-like. Roasted chocolate and whiskey tones coming and going throughout. Fantastically smooth and no boozieness afterwards. Awesome beer

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thorpe429 (5006) - , Illinois, USA - APR 19, 2011
Thanks to Brad for sharing this little bottle. Bottle #599. Served in a Bruery tulip. Holy hell, the nose on this thing is fantastic. Poured black with a very thin mocha head that quickly went away. Nose is fantastic and so incredibly smooth. There is a very large chocolate presence and quite a bit of barrel character. There is a bit of booze in the background as well as some roasted malt. The taste is big on the chocolate and barrel aspects with a slightly-oaked finish. Good fudge throughout. No booze or heat in the finish. Medium body. Really, wow. Big, big fan of this. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 04-12-2011

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vtafro (2455) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - APR 18, 2011
Bottle at Max and Jess’s housewarming, thanks to the sharer. Dark pour with tan head. Hoppy aroma tones, with chocolate, licorice, oak, and roasted tones. Flavors are rich with a touch of oak and whiskey, but mostly rich in roasted malt. Touch of warming, in a good way.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
riversideAK (5560) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - APR 14, 2011
Nose is dark and roasty, sweet with dark chocolate, boozy cognac notes, Rather hot alcohol on the nose, but nice aromas - balanced alcohol, stout, oak. Pours black with dark brown edges, not much head at all, no lace. Nice legs though. Nice strong roasty dark chocolate notes, nice boozy cognac notes, oak. Smooth but sharp alcohol. Medium carbonation with a strong viscouous body. Fuck yeah the number of the beast bitch.


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