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

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RATINGS: 364   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.


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4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
thirdeye11 (5952) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 24, 2010
(180ml bottle, brewed 7-23-09 bottled 6-8-10 #2150 thanks to bu11zeye, rating #2400!) near black pour, still body. Nose of fudge, barrel, bourbon, graham cracker, smells absolutely delicious! I don’t think it could smell better. Taste of fudge, mild alcohol, sweet brown sugar, dark chocolate, so complex, layers, and delicious! Bourbon, vanilla, thick body, and an extremely long duration of flavor! Huge thanks Markus! Probably a top 10 imperial stout for me without question.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
linusb (608) - SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2016
A: Pitch black with a thin off white lacing. N: Coffee, dark chocolate, bourbon, liqourice T: Coffee, chocolate, bourbon, some hint of fruit like plum. O: Would prefer more barrels to it. Other than that its nice!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
philus (45) - Bazel, BELGIUM - MAY 4, 2016
2013 bottle @ home. Smell is coffee, boozy, milk chocolate. Taste lots of milk chocolate, boozyness and quite sweet. Could have been more balanced... But maybe it got sweet because of its aging. Good Imp. Stout though.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
altonbrownd (5163) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JAN 31, 2016
6/18/2010 8:37:07 AM Bottle #497 from Bierkoning. Dark brown body with thin head. Dark chocolate nose. Really nice. Taste of dark fruits, chocolates and toffee. Really cream and smooth. Caramel and chocolate in the finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sjogro (2087) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2016
At Mrk’s. Maakun’s share! Super massive thanks once again (for sharing 2 new top 10 beers within 24 hours)! Wax head Molen bottle (vintage 2013) pours an opaque dark glass of dark brown/near black beer with a beautiful tan head. Sweet roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, licorice, enormous bourbon, dark fruit, cheesecake, vanilla, alcohol (in a good -dessert liquor- kind of way). Very sweet with well matching burnt bitter counterpart. Palate is nice and round but the body is a little thinner than I expected, texture is slick. Hardly any carbo, but a light fizz which is moussing the brew nicely. Great De Molen glory.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maakun (2867) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2016
Bottle shared for Timo’s birth, vintage 2013. Black with nice tan head that leaves a beautiful ring of tiny bubbles. Lots of sweet chocolate, vanilla, sweet red fruits, coffee, toffee, sweet berries, molasses, light bourbon and spices. Over medium sweet, touch of sourness and soft roasted bitter finish. Above medium bodied with soft carbonation. Super nice balance here, massive beer, really really good. If it had a bit more body it would be out of this world.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrDick (354) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 28, 2015
Delicious imperial stout loaded with bourbon flavor. A bit hot for its age (almost 3 years). Lots of complex flavored. Might have a little oxidation after 3 years.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
StilleStorm (1311) - Stavanger, NORWAY - OCT 31, 2015
DWF; Bottle 330 ml., Bottled Jan 28th. 2013. Pours small, dark brown to black with a short lived alchol tan head. Nose is heavy, roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and vanilla, moderate wood and bourbon. Taste is heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a lasting roasted, chocolate, vanilla. warming finish. Body is medium to full, texture is sticky to creamy, carbonation is flat to soft.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
k92488 (387) - NORWAY - OCT 31, 2015
DWF lite skum. Mørk og klar. Aromer er whisky malt. Smaker mildt og godt med masse smaker, sjokolade kaffe litt røkt . Kanongod. ;)

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
stouby (4323) - Holbæk, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2015
Bottle at home. Black, almost no head. Aroma heavy malty (caramel, chocolate, bourbon, coffee). Flavor medium+ sweet, bourbon. Full body, some warming alcohol.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cam_Dynamite (116) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 22, 2015
Pours a thin looking dark brown/black with a small white head. Nose is vanilla, caramel, fruity. Taste is vanilla, chocolate, oak, bourbon, dark fruit and some coconut. I love it


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