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


on tap


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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
Aged on Bunnahabhain barrels

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JesusO (48) - - DEC 4, 2012
Probado en Animal de Madrid. Cerveza de color oscuro, con una espuma beige de persistencia media. Sabor marcado a madera, turba y chocolate amargo. Algo excesiva me gustó más la versión original. Retrogusto largo, con toques de madera y humo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KingCecil (2081) - DENMARK - DEC 3, 2012
Bottle @ home ... is pours pitch black with a large creamy beige head, nice lacing..... Aroma is heavy smoked malt, some coffee, peat and whisky..... The flavor is heavy smoked malt, peat, whiskey, bitter, warming alcohol bite and chocolate.... very nice....

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Beerconnaiseur (166) - BELGIUM - DEC 1, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 6, 2012 - Bottled 5 sept. 2012 - Where : Hopduvel Ghent - Belgium -First impression : The woody casky character - smelt instantly after opening & before pouring - is just amazing. - Taste : These olfactory dynamics transpond perfectly when poured. Reminds me of Vienna Moccha coffees. Black malts with a hint of vanilla, shortly followed by a sense of wood and cask - a taste remaining in the mouth for a nice amount of time. Exquisite combination of olfactory and gustatory characteristics. Everything adds-up perfectly in this beer! -Looks : Beautiful dark body but with small head of foam -Conclusion : Excellent barrel aged stout! One of my all time favourites of The Molen!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - NOV 19, 2012
Sample at Borefts Beer Festival 2012. Pours a pitch black beer with a chocolate head. The aroma is malt, peat, smoke and wood. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is sweetness with peat. Overall an average beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (42843) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2012

Draught @ 4th Borefts Beer Festival 2012, Brouwerij de Molen, Bodegraven, Netherlands.

Clear dark black brown colour with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, coffee, peat, whisky. Flavour is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, peated, whsky, chocolate. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. [20120928]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ontbeertaster (2362) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 18, 2012
Tap, pours a nice black, with a nice froathy head, aroma is a nice dark roasty, maybe a little bit of whiskey/scotchy. The flavour is a nice roasty.petty, the flavour of the barrel aging as it warms and becomes some what rough around the edges. Overall, pretty decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (16926) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 10, 2012
Bottle from Bierkompass. Pitch black beer with a small brown head. Oily peat and whisky aroma, hay, really roasted, prunes, smoked, tar, licorice notes, soot, coffee. Salty peat flavor, leather, heavy roasted, licorice, tar, soot, whisky, coffee, hugely roasted, ash, cigarette notes. Almost too heavy and with peat all over it. The base is a lovely beer but this version is not the best.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dazz3 (1790) - Hallsberg, SWEDEN - NOV 10, 2012
Bottled, thx rlgk. Pours pitch black with a small brown head. Smells smoky, roasted malt, abit smoked meat. Tastes roasted malt, very smoky, extreamly salty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (20984) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2012
28th September 2012
Borefts Beer Festival IV. Day 1. Opaque black beer, massive tan head. Big TCP nose. Creamy soft palate. Fresh minerally dark malts. The TCP whisky is quite smooth and well integrated. Some lactose. Finishes dry with spicy TCP whisky linger. Not normally liking this much TCP but here it’s so fresh and smooth I’m seduced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (17473) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2012
Draft at Borefts 2012, Bodegraven. This was a road beer, which accompanied me on the walk from De Molen to the train station at the end of Day 1. Pours black, oily, with a fine, beige cream head. Huge peat nose, some roasted malts. Medium to big sweet flavor with tons of peat character, light burnt rubber, ash, oak, burnt wood, burnt grass, charred sugars. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly warming to finish with lingering peat, mild chocolate, charred wood. Pretty damn nice, especially if you like your peat.

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