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De Molen Hemel & Aarde (Wild Turkey BA)

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

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   IBU: 108   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2014
33 cl bottle. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is whiskey, roasted and dark malty. Smooth roasted malty and dark chocolate. Light tarish. Smooth and roasted lingering dark malty.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Reynolds314 (2278) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Yummy. Pitch black with oily texture. Aroma is light smoke, bourbon, toffee, light molasses, and burnt toast. Taste is lightly boozy with great roast and balancing sweetness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (3664) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 6, 2014
purchased at de molen biershop, the smokyness is still there, great moderate barrel characteristics. The base beer is a big smoky beast, this is great

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rob_D_UK (750) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2014
Pours dark brown with thin tan head. Aromas are bourbon and roasted malt, some chocolate. Taste is more of the same.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bahumat (105) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 30, 2014
De Molen - Hemel & Aarde -- Appearance: 4/5. Cola-brown-black with so little head I was worried it had lost a seal in the cap. Almost flat in appearance, but a very tiny head appears after a few seconds and then fades. -- Aroma: 6/10. Smells fine, faint malt and smoke, difficult to get much nose off of it. Slight, pleasant sourness. -- Taste: 9/10. Gentle smokiness to start, with a *rich* chocolate midbody and lingering mocha over the tongue. Very sweet, with some acidity. Like a dark chocolate syrup brewed into beer, in a good way. Definite notes of caramel. Some molasses in the end. Pure dessert beer, yum. -- Palate: 4/5. Very smooth and silky, with only gentle lingering astringency and very milky, cloying sweetness, in a good way. -- Overall: 17/20. Really, the only failing in this beer is the lack of aroma intensity, but thatís the only real flaw to be found. Itís a marvelously chocolatey beer, and I feel like the overall rating score doesnít really do it proper justice. I donít find that much smoke to it though; itís pretty subtle, which isnít a bad thing. -- -- TL;DR: De Molen once again makes a world class imperial stout, for the hundreth time. Drink, enjoy.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iphonephan (3159) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUN 30, 2014
From a 33 cl bottle from the Borefts beer festival 2012. Pours a dark clear cola brown with a quickly dissipating tan head. Aroma of bourbon. Flavors of licorice, oak, vanilla, dark fruits. Boozy finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SimplySike (834) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 24, 2014
33cl. Bottle.
Pours black whit tiny tan head.
Aroma vanilla, bourbon, coffee, chocolate, smoke, licorice, roasted malts.
Taste vanilla choclate sweet, some coffee bitter, smokey finish.
Mouthfeel oily, thick.
Awesome version.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (2024) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle at Craigís. Pours black, light smokiness, sweet chocolate, sweet bourbon.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dresden (825) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - MAY 24, 2014
Thanks Kevin! Deep brown, near still with short cream head. Nice Smokey aroma. Taste is lightly smoked, dark fruits, wood barrel. Really digging this in the 30 degree heat.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tom10101 (2700) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 14, 2014
Bottle (330 ml). Bottled on July 2nd 2013. Black with a medium beige head and little lacing. Aroma is peated and smokey with bourbon, chocolate, vanilla and light liquorice. Taste is also of peat/smoke, moderate roastiness, bourbon, milk chocolate, vanilla and liquorice. Full body. Medium carbonation. Lingering peated finish. The bourbon mellow the peated aspect of this beer, so the balance gets better. Complex, warming and tasty Imperial Stout.


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