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

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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 108   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhunter111 (6879) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 5, 2014
Sehr dunkelbraunes, fast schwarzes Bier mit schöner bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr röstmalzig, holzig, schokoladig, Kaffee, dunkle reife Früchte. Geschmack intensiv röstmalzig, Kaffee, Schokolade, dunkle Früchte, Bourbon.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14454) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2014
23rd March 2014
Opaque black - brown beer, tidy tan head. Palate is smooth and semi dry. Modest carbonation. Rich dark malt with a strong dark chocolate powder vibe. Light smoke and a whisper of TCP. Mild dark malt cream and very mild bourbon. Smooth finish. Rich and tasty.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
c0fein (179) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 24, 2014
330ml bottle @ home. From Saveur Biere.

Dark stuff with small beige foam. Aroma of barn and some salty liquorice. Intensive strong and smooth taste. Excellent beer and maybe best of De Molen so far.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
EdwinLitzau (320) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 10, 2014
Zwarte kleur, redelijke schuimkraag. Ruikt lekker, chocolade., beetje rokerig. Smaakt fantastisch, vrij zoet, redelijk bitter. Topper.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (4793) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 18, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours near black with a ring beige head. Aroma of leather, soy, rubber. Flavour is light heavy sweet and bitter. Loads more coming out in the palate - milk chocolate, roast, fudge, light peaty whiskey, leather, overripe dark fruits. Full bodied with soft carbonation. Real good.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hermod (3054) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JAN 11, 2014
33cl bottle. Bottled Jan30th 2013. Pitch black, brown head. Sweet bourbon aroma, vanilla, peat, licorice, all coming together nicely. Amazing aroma, I could sniff this all night. Flavor has vanilla, sweetness, licorice, and peaty notes. Peat quite strong towards finish. Incredibly smooth. Finish lasts forever with vanilla and roasted malty, coffee notes. Absolutely amazing.

- beerbasher/winphone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
caesar (4950) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2013
Bottled, dated Jan 30th 2013, large sample. Dark color, short creamy brown head. Aroma of peat, chocolate, coffee, roast, leather, wood, hint of vanilla. Some sweetness in taste, quite bitter. Slight dry of the peat, but backed up with plenty of sweetness as well and some boozy alcohol. The bourbon itself is not that present (anymore), but it does balance out the loads of peat of the original beer. Decent balance, good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2479) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2013
Bottled. Pours black to deep brown colour with a medium, creamy, fair lacing tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla and smoked notes. sweet flavor that ends up with bitter notes and alcohol. Full bodied, creamy text. and soft carb. A great impy.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tricksta_p (901) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2013
Pours a disturbing black with a small tan head. Aroma of bourbon, vanilla, dark chocolate, roasted malts, dark fruits, toffee, some coffee. Lots of roasted malts, vanilla and coffee in the aftertaste. A touch of smoked also to this wonderful brew.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DutchMark (130) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2013
Nice one! I am not a big fan of srong smoked flavor. This one has the smokiness but it is a subtle presence. The bourbon is nice. Not too sweet and not too boozy. Overall a very well balanced stout.


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