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


on tap

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RATINGS: 818   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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The third RIS, Rasputin a Belgian IS. Tsarina Esra a Scandinavian/US RIS Now Hel & Verdoemenis, used old malts for this one like brownmalts.

VonClausewitz's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
VonClausewitz (132) - Italy, - NOV 25, 2012
Una delle migliori Imperial stout che si possano trovare..... Nera impenetrabile (297 EBC), ha un naso intenso e complesso con note di caffè, cacao, liquirizia e malti tostati. Calda, densa e oleosa, entra dolcemente maltata e chiude con un bel finale amaro (102 IBU), lungo, pulito e persistente. Beva estremamente pericolosa, i 10% abv, sono mascherati bene e la bottiglia finisce in un attimo...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brentv (388) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 28, 2014
From bottle in Xiamen, China. Bottled 4/11/13. Pours black with no head and no lacing at all. Aroma is chocolate malts. Taste is bitter, no sweetness, dry, chocolate, some coffee. Mouthfeel is medium, a little thinner than expected. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DedicatedToFun (2951) - Santa Monica, California, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Tap, black pour, tan head, nose is coffee, taste is dark chocolate, intense overall
Earlier Rating: 3/2/2012 Total Score: 4
One of the best beers outside southern tier chocolate.wooooooooooooooooooooooo

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
swieca (26) - POLAND - NOV 6, 2014
33cl in teku. Aroma: lots of dark chocolate, grain coffee, a bit of roastiness and alcohol. Colour: black with brown/deep red reflections. Minimal head disappeared after a minute. Full body with wonderful, bitter finish. Overally a very good RIS.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ABT_S54 (182) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2014
33cl bottle served in a snifter. Pours a dark brown/red colour with no head or carbonation. Looks oily and black when in the glass but held up to light you can see that the edges are red and you can see the sediment floating around. Aroma is powerful burnt malt and dark chocolate. Taste is very similar but with a nice glow of alcohol. Mouthfeel is surprisingly generous given the fact that it is not as black as most Imperial Stouts I have tried thus far. Overall the beer is very well balanced and gets quite sweet as it warms up. Definitely a sipper.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Arve_Christian (3229) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2014
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Vika, a while back. Bottle date 29.02.2012. Pitch black color, some offwhite brownish foam. High aroma intensity; roasted aromas, licorice, leather, malt, coffee, dried fruits and some toffee in the finish. Full body & high complexity. Some immediate sweetness, followed by high bitterness- balances well. Very enjoyable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dado93 (145) - ITALY - OCT 31, 2014
Black color with rubin red reflex, no head and no carbonation, strong and not excellent aroma, hard approch in mouth, coffee, bitter chocolate and smoke... excessive i.s. for my taste, but de molen produced a lot of great stout (Rasputin, Sodom & Gomorra...)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
llkc (464) - århus, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2014
duft: sødlig. kaffe chokolade. et hint af solbær/jordbær saft. smag; rugbrød karamel. kaffe ristet brandte noder. igen lidt den der sødlighed som smager af saft

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eelco (63) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 18, 2014
A pitch black beer with a small tan head. Aroma’s of coffee, plums, alcohol. Taste is quite dry, chocolate bitterness, some plums, cherries. Creamy round body, a bit sticky. Very good RIS, but not exceptional.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DwarfeD (1109) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2014
330ml bottle at home. Dark brown with a small tan head. Full body with low carbonation. Chocolate sweetness with some bitter tones in its finish. Roasted malts, dark chocolate, coffee, spices, dark fruits and caramel. Another tasty full flavoured imp. stout from De Molen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
robbienate (113) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle, 50cl. Beerfestival Aarhus 2008. Pours a pitch black beer with a nice, creamy beige head. Good lacing. The aroma is chocolate, toffee and coffee. The flavor is roasted, chocolate, coffee and notes of wood. A very good Imperial Stout.

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