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De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis Bowmore BA

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


on tap


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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aniela (4156) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle at home. Black beer with a brownish head. Roasted coffee and whiskey aroma with some vanilla, licorice and chocolate notes. Whiskey, dark chocolate, licorice, vanilla, dark fruits flavour with some nutty and grassy hints.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (2244) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 3, 2015
April 3, 2015. Bottle at home, bottled september 16, 2013.
Black with a very small tan head. Aroma is lots of peat with notes of chocolate, dried fruits and ash beneath. Taste is sweet with lots of peat, some sweet raisin and caramel sweetness and bitter chocolate and charred notes. Smooth medium to full bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopscotch (10142) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle... Pours black with dark brown highlights and no head. The nose presents burnt, caramelized fudge and a big splash of peaty, smoky liquor. Full-bodied with an oily mouthfeel and lazy carbonation. The flavor is charred, bitter, alcoholic and peaty, accompanied by espresso and tobacco smoke. There’s a small ration of cardboard-like oxidation here. Boozy, smoky, charred finish. Bottle courtesy of MrHangover!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
heman (215) - Tychy, POLAND - DEC 28, 2014
Piwo bombarduje nas potężnym aromatem odleżanego, starego, dębowego drewna i torfu. Zapach jest przepotężny! Nie kojarzy się wprost z dymem, a raczej z suszonym torfem. Z każdą chwilą coraz bardziej dają o sobie znać charakterystyczne zapachy kojarzące się z bandażem, szpitalem i płynem do dezynfekcji u dentysty ;) Dopiero gdzieś w tle ujawniają się muśnięcia czekolady i słodów palonych. Od pierwszych łyków piwo porywa nas swą złożonością. Jest wyraźnie słodkie i czekoladowe, ze smakami drewna - jakbym dźwiakał klepkę dębową, maczaną w słodkiej czekoladzie. Pełne, gęste i oleiste z wyraźnie alkoholowym finiszem, ale szlachetnym w swej postaci. Każdy łyk pozostawia w ustach posmak czekoladowych pralinek najwyższej klasy z nadzieniem z torfowej whisky.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (14385) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle from Bierkoning, Amsterdam. Opaque black beer with a small beige/brownish head. Roasted coffee and whisky aroma, peated, vanilla, licorice, dark chocolate, cocoa notes, caramel, nuts, leather notes, some raisins and figs. Roasted peated whisky aroma, grassy, dark chocolate, caramel, licorice, cocoa, raisins, vanilla, biscuits, hazel nits, some leather. Alcohol is well hidden. Great way of adding peated whisky to an Impy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6779) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is sweet chocolate, light meaty, whisky, taste is sweet, chocolate, light roast, very light smoke.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (6492) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 28, 2014
7/VII/14 - 33cl bottle from De Hopduvel (Gent) leftover saved from RBBSG III with cap and in the fridge, since I couldn’t keep up with the tick fest @ home - BB: n/a, bottled: 16/IX/13 (2014-785) Thanks to Erwin for sharing the bottle!

Clear dark brown beer, small creamy beige small head, unstable, bit adhesive. Aroma: lots of whisky, alcohol, peated, caramel, sweet, bit sugary. MF: soft carbon, full body. Taste: sweet malty start, caramel, pretty peated, roasted, lots of coffee, bit burnt. Aftertaste: little bitter, dark chocolate, peated, some sweet mocha.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2969) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2014
Overpowering beer. Intense taste of strong roasted malt, peat, a bit smoke and, surprisingly, some bitterness. Aftertaste of coffee and whisky. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jfb (4627) - Freising, GERMANY - JUN 18, 2014
(bottle) pours black in colour with a small brown head. aroma of intense peat smoke and iodine, with a hint of ash, some brown sugar, toasted malts, honey and vanilla. flavour is mostly chocolate icing, soy sauce and toasted malts, with quite a bit of alcohol, some more peat smoke, cornflakes, brown sugar and a dry finish. heavy-bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deekyn (1371) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 16, 2014
A- pours an opaque mahogany black with lighter cola brown edges and virtually no head or lacing. S- wonderful strong peat and iodine. Charcoal (from cedar), chocolate, vinyl, bandaids, dried oats, smoked malts, fatty bacon, tobacco. Most of the aroma is overwhelmed by the peat. M- medium oily body with a full tangy and smokey palate. Low carbonation. T- similar to aroma. Some vinyl, chocolate, dirt, vegetal notes and charcoal first. Mild vanilla. Peat and iodine are strong again in the middle. Some salt and seared steak. Ending is slightly bitter and has a mild aftertaste. Zinc is strong with some grass, toothpaste-esque mint and cacao. Acorn meal. O- smoke is so strong but underlying notes make an effort.

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