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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Imperial Stout
Bodegraven, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 366   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11/5   IBU: 99   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
O.G. 1105, F.G. 1027, EBC Colour 308.9. Aged in bourbon Wild Turkey, Austin Nichols and new charred bourbon barrels and blended.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (12760) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2011
Color is very dark black, opague. Very strong alcohol smell. Taste: coffee, alcohol present but good. Oily texture, yet somehow smooth as well. Soft aftertaste and finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (12619) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2010
Black with a big and lasting tan head. Roasted aroma with licorice, some fruit, oak and bourbon. Sweet licorice, fruit and roasted flavour with a somewhat dominating oak and bourbon.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bu11zeye (12604) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2010
(18cl, bottled 08 June 2010, 2150/2483) Pours an opaque black body with a spare tan head. Aroma of chocolate, fudge, vanilla, nuts, vinous, raisins, and bourbon. Flavor of chocolate, vanilla, roasted malt, and bourbon. Excellent!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bierkoning (12180) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 21, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2013 2013 bottle. Deep dark brown color. Malt, chocolate, caramel and bourbon in the aroma. Raisin. Malty sweet caramelly boozy flavor with bourbon, raisin, coffee and dark chocolate. Sweet, but complex and delicious dessert beer. 2010 nip bottle: mix of H&V barrel aged for almost a year on Wild Turkey, Austin Nichols and new charcoaled bourbon barrels, and then mixed, according to the label. Almost black and opague. Strong aroma of dark chocolate, dried fruit and bourbon. Roasted and charcoaled flavor with coffee, strong bourbon notes and dark chocolate. Malty sweet but very complex. Long earthy hopbitter finish with charcoal and bourbon. World class! (9 4 9 4 18 = 4.4)

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thewolf (11986) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2010
Bottle, bought @ Ølbutikken, Cph.
Bottle #41
Pours dark brown (perhaps the barrel has ’stolen’ some colour, as this is even lighter in colour than the regular). Small, creamy, beige film head. Exceptional aroma. So subtle yet so powerful. Whiskey, port, vanilla, oak, lots of coffee, dark toffee, light liqourice. Vinious and with good dark chocolate on top. Low carbonation, fat and oily mouthfeel. Flavour is really nice. Lots of oak, vanilla, coffee, heavy liqourice, light couch-syrup, vinious. Long, lingering coffee and mild hoppy and vinious finish. Exceptional.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (11952) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2012
Bottle #2218, bottled on 08/06/2010, thanks to Benzai. It pours very dark brown, with a bubbly tan head. The nose is vanilla. icing sugar, caramel, toffee, roasted malt, coffee, marzipan and ginger bread. The taste is vanilla, toffee, coconut, brown sugar, coffee liqueur, roasted malt, booze, bourbon, oak, ripe banana, hot cross buns, marzipan and charcoal, with a warming finish. Medium sweetness, full body and low carbonation. Complex, flavoursome and well balanced.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pinball (11896) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2011
25 cl bottle. pitch black, sall brown bubbly head. complex and heavy aroma. roasted malts, carchoal, chocolate, wood, wood bitterness, bourbon, bourbon, Even though it holds 12% the aroma never comes off as overly boozy. flavor is woody, roasted mals, bourbon, licorice, iodine, complex. aftertaste is woody, bitter, bourbon.. long lasting aftertaste.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bov (11737) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 13, 2010
from erzbierschof.ch - pitch black coloured with no foam left; roasted aroma of black chocolate, coffee and vanilla, whisky-like notes; full-bodied and with a gentle carbonation; thick and with a fair bitterness; long coffeish and chocolatey finish with notes of whisky and wood - wonderful!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (11353) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 2, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 18, 2014 Re-rate 11/14: Bottle sample at a tasting at Ariel’s place. Thanks Stas & Vova. Brewed 7/09, bottled 6/10. Bottle #441. Black with no head. Roasty aroma with some bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, coffee, a bit of dark fruits and a bit of alcohol. Bittersweet flavor with chocolate, coffee, bourbon, dark fruits and some alcohol. Medium to full-bodied, quite rounded. 8/4/7/4/15=3.8

Bottle at a tasting. Thanks jbrus for this bottle! Bottle #829. Black with a tiny bit of brown foam. Aroma of alcohol, dark chocolate, whiskey and burnt wood. Flavor of whiskey, chocolate, caramel, vanilla, some fruitiness and a drier alcoholic finish. Thick mouthfeel. 7/4/7/4/14=3.6

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (11283) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2010
Bottle no 132. Pitch black coloured. Fluffy brown head quickly diminishing. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla, bourbon barrel, roast, sweetness. Very smooht and mellow. Flavour as well very smooth. Loads of chocolate, roast, liqourice, sweetness, vanilla, bourbon, alcohol, light herbs and some cocoa. Medium to full bodied. Has a sweet and spicy smooth roast bitterness in the end. Very nice.


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