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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Imperial Stout
Bodegraven, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
the famous Hemel & Aarde, brewed with Bruichladdich whisky malt, matured on oak casks from Bowmore and Coal Ila. The casks were mixed before bottling and casking


Beerhunter111's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (7397) - Hasborn, - APR 5, 2014
Sehr dunkelbraunes, fast schwarzes Bier mit schöner bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr röstmalzig, hkolzig, Kaffee, dunkle reife Früchte. Geschmack intensiv röstmalzig, Kaffee, dunkle Früchte, Holzfass.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thebeertourist (4815) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle from BierCab, Bcn. Black with a beige head. Orange and medicinal whiskey nose and flavours. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6171) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2014
33 cl bottle.
Pours dark red, almost black color with a small beige head. Bourbon on the nose, slightly burnt tar and wood. Roasted malts, wood, some faint chocolate and bourbon on the flavor. Soft carbonation, not the most balanced beer, decent. Alcohol comes through. Definitely worse than the base beer.
4324

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (6239) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2014
330 ml bottle. Pours a black colour a beige foamy head. Aroma of roasted malts, salty licorice and loads of tar. Flavour is quite heavy on tar, salty licorice, soy sauce, tart wooden notes, some sourish blackberries and roastiness. Medium bodied and a dry, sourish finish. Alcohol burns. The barrel notes are quite overwhelming.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
laiti (5667) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2014
33 cl bottle @ olio. Bottled 28.08.2012, BBE 28.02.2037
Aroma has strong, peaty and sweet whisky tones. Also licorice. Flavour has rather stinging whisky tones, sweet fruits(!) and tobacco. Also licorice, alcohol and smoke. Whisky is too dominant here.
Bowmore kautta Caol Ila jättää sen.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3752) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2014
330ml bottle

Pours pitch black with a bubbly brown head. Aroma of strong peaty notes, roastiness, wood, oak, vanilla, ash and smoke. Taste is peaty, stingy and woody with some sticky sweetness and leathery notes. Finish is strong, boozy and peaty with some sticky sweetness, wood, ash and leather. A bit unbalanced and too strong on the peaty notes.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iphonephan (3252) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUN 29, 2014
From a 12 oz bottle purchased at Borefts 2012 and shared at home. Pours black with a tan head. Smoky roasted nose. Flavors of oak, peat and smokey whiskey, Thick and viscous mouthfeel. Roasted finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (5960) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle @ Christers. Pours black with a light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, wood, oak, peat, smoke, Islay whisky, little berries. Flavor is roast malt, coffee, licorice, peat, smoke, oak, Islay whisky. Full body, soft carbonation, peated light bitter finish with warming alcohol. 110614

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (11199) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Almost black with a dark brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and heavy peat. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish with warming alcohol. Oily. 110614

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chrisv10 (11127) - DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle. Black with medium beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, peat, iodine, little brine chocolate and coffee. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, peat, ash, iodine, chocolate, coffee, wood, little dry and medium bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle. Nice head with medium duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are peat, tar, ashtray smoke, roast malt and chocolate. I still dont get why good beer must be destroyed by peated whisky.


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