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De Molen Hip & Hop

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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Black IPA
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Borresteijn (4563) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2013
75cl Bottle from De Bierkoning. Deep dark brown to black colour, beige head. Aroma of mango, grapefruit, some pine, quite hoppy even at 9 months after bottling, liquorice, Wybertjes or Fisherman’s Friend, coffee. Flavour of hard roasted malts, quite malty actually, light fruity, grapefruit, liquorice, some forest fruits, tar, a bit of cold coffee, very bitter chocolate, firm hoppy bitter finish with some pine. Medium-bodied at best, dangerously drinkable. Great stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (1394) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - JUL 16, 2013
Pours a beautiful black beer with a good tan to brown head. Smells pretty fruity. Orange I guess. Nice taste. Coffee and roasted with some nice fruity tones. Really good bitter finish. Carbo is a bit to lively. Dry texture and a medium body. Good one!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SimplySike (801) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2013
75cl. Bottle. Pours black with tan head. Aroma citrus, grapefruit, dark malts, pine, roasted, hint of choco and coffee. Taste nice grapefruit coffee bitter, some sweets. Mouthfeel dry, bit creamy. Awesome example of the style, well balanced.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (10512) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2013
Bottle shared at the ChrisO Flags of Many Nations Easter Tasting 2013 - London. Pours deep brown with a tight, creamy tan head. Nose holds lots of burnt pine and rich grapefruit. Medium sweet flavor, lightly roasty, with dark malts, burnt grass and pine, light chocolate, more grapefruit, orange. Light to medium bodied with average, massaging carbonation. Moderately resinous to finish with wet pine, burnt toast, juicy grapefruit. Superlative beer. Hits all the right notes and does so with gusto.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fonefan (34282) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2013

Bottle 750ml. corked @ [ (Easter "Flags of many nations" Tasting) by Chriso - London ].

Clear dark brown colour with a large to huge, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, moderate hoppy, licorice hops, light grapefruit - citrus. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, roasted, hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Very nice balanced and very easy to drink, nice work Menno and crew ... ;O) [20130331]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (3756) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 25, 2013
Bottle from De Molen Online Shop. Dark plum body with medium, tan head. Nose is hoppy with dark fruit notes and molasses and caramel. Taste is also quite hoppy up front, then roasty malts, caramel, cactus pine, citrus. Nice creamy texture. Nice one.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois (7935) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2013
Bottle at Chriso Easter "Flags of many nations" Tasting, 31/03/13 big thanks to Jan for this one. Light black with a good sized tan head that retains well. Nose is pine, juicy fresh hops, grapefruit, light roast malt, hint of chocolate. Taste comprises juicy hope, earthy tones, mineral notes, tropical fruits, sugars. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, hop bitterness in the finish. Tasty tasty tasty - best beer of the tasting a mighty fine cascadian dark.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14454) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2013
31st March 2013
Tasting at ChrisO’s. Opaque dark brown beer with a tidy pale tan head. Smooth dark malt with a little dark chocolate and coffee. Nice light hops - good pine and floral notes with lesser citrus. Light semi dry finish. Effortless quality from Menno. Head and shoulders over anything else I tasted today.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14025) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 31, 2013
bottle at chris0... deep brown black .... dark roast ... sweet roast ..dark malts nose ... soft cheewy roast ... big hhop ... soft lime fruit

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ansjelaah (1282) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - MAR 8, 2013
Gedronken met dutchdrebus, zwart, bruine grote schuimkraag, ruikt hoppig en fris, denneboom, smaakt hoppig, bitter en een beetje zoet.


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