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

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RATINGS: 980   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   IBU: 102   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The third RIS, Rasputin a Belgian IS. Tsarina Esra a Scandinavian/US RIS Now Hel & Verdoemenis, used old malts for this one like brownmalts.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
uhuh (1) - Žilina, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 12, 2016 does not count
Great beer. Taste is about chocolate, coffee, amazing experience. Appearance is nice, aroma pleasant.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drmet (705) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - MAR 7, 2016
L: -pours the darkest of brown with no light coming through and a small,frothy,beige,head S: -licorice,nutty,coffe toast,plums T: -licorice,nutty,espresso,burnt toast,chocolate,caramel,oats,plums F: -low carbonation -medium body -alcohol noticeable O: Very nice Imp Stout, but it doesn’t really differ from their "Heaven & Hell".

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
KykoPatykar (21) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 3, 2016
Aroma: Coffee, dark chocolate, roasted malts. Appearance: Black, tan half-finger head. Taste: Medium to heavy sweet, light bitter, very complex, dessert in the glass. Palate: Full body, creamy slick texture, soft carbonation, long sweet and roasty finish. Overall: Very well balanced, very tasty, great imperial stout.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ston3s42 (164) - - MAR 2, 2016
Quite black with no head. Complex tastes of coffee, chocolate, vanilla and some wood. Heavy body, great smooth carbonation and a lasting aftertaste of sweet chocolate. Another superb IS

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bamsen78 (4811) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 29, 2016
Bottle. Pours cloudy very dark brown with airy but stable tan head. Clear aroma of coffee, roast, malt and chocolate, with notes of fruit. Bitter, roasty flavour with notes of dark chocolate and coffee and sweetish touches of malt and caramel. Estery and hoppy hints. Roasty and coffee like aftertaste with slightly fruity hints. Low to medium carbonation. Damn good. Verdoemt goed. :-)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RickFifty (947) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - FEB 29, 2016
Cloudy dark brown color, tiny light brown head. Dark chocolate nose, bread, burnt sugar. Sweet taste, roasted malt, coffee. Full body, soft to flat carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
brewtalita (182) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 17, 2016
Pitch black, tan creamy head. Aroma of cocoa powder, dried fruit and high ester content (strange, maybe old batch? - need to re-rate this soon). Palate massive, low carbonation. Taste of prunes and raisins, dark chocolate and pralines in finish. Long lasting neutral bitterness. Surprisingly fruity and light in color to me for a RIS. Overall mixed impressions. Somewhere deep down is decent beer but there are some issues with estery taste.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AnG_BrgNor (374) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2016
Aroma of dark malts, dark chocolate, dark fruits, leather and alcohol. Taste of dark malts, dark chocolate, dark fruits, leather, licorice and coffee. Low carbonation, medium bitterness and full body. Very nice and smooth imperial stout. Glad i bought this one.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
KoNrRiI (1036) - Århus, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2016
0.33 bottle. Black in color with a small, tanned head. Aroma of dark malts, loads of dark chocolate, coffee, caramel, and a touch of lactose. Taste is sweet, malty, caramel, once again a lot of chocolate. A full body, a creamy texture, and a flat carbonation. Finish is even more chocolaty than the rest. Overall the beer is splendid - not insanely complex by very pleasant and most importantly tasty.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DandyWolfFloyd (991) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 25, 2016
Aroma - alcohol hits first. There is also roast, coffee, anise, caramelized sugars, and dark fruits. Appearance - body is black. The head is minimal and beige. Rings out. Taste - has tobacco, dark chocolate, roast on top with undertones of raisins, prunes, and coffee. Superbly balanced. Not crushing. Palate - between medium and full, the texture slick and sticky, the carbonation on the softer side, the finish slightly bitter and long in length.


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