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De Molen IJsbock

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Formerly brewed at Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Eisbock
Bodegraven, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 492   ABV: 16.4%
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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - OCT 10, 2009
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2009 HandBottled@Home. What’s not there in the aroma? A real bock aroma and not like some other Eisbock that start leaning towards Quadrupel or other other barley-wine type beers. Powerful stuff, sweet, very bitter, very hoppy, toffee. After swallowing it takes some time but then it starts burning in your throat. So complex, yet clean. Amazing.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Borresteijn (4679) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2009
On tap at Borefts Bier Festival, De Molen. Light hazy caramel colour, dense off white head. Aroma of pure German bockness indeed, very malty, caramel, sweet, light cognac notes, very nice. Flavour is sweet, malty, caramel/toffee, good bitterness in the finish. Despite the 16% still very drinkable, very smooth and fullbodied. Very very good bock.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
caesar (5123) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 2, 2009
Tap @ BBF. Dark brown color, thick creamy off-white head. Aroma of coffee, chocolat, roasted malts, indeed still in the style of an eisbock. Strong taste, bit alcoholic, quite bitter finish. Great stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ober (2811) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - NOV 4, 2009
Tap @ 1ste Borefts. A clear red/brown colored beer, with a beige head. The aroma caramel with dried fruits, soma malts and spices. The taste of fruits, sweet, some warming alcohol and liquorice. The aftertaste is sweet with bitter and alcohol.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
altonbrownd (3684) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 7, 2009
On tap at BBF. Nice red amber body. Nose of caramel and fruits. Taste of fruits, caramel and malts. Big ABV taste. Warming in the finish with bitterness. Very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Vaiz (3349) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2010 Drought at In de Wildeman, Amsterdam. Pours a dark amber color with a small, creamy tan head. Aroma is spicy, licorice, alcohol and wood. Explosive flavor that fills the whole mouth. There is caramel, toffee and nuts. Bittersweet full bodied flavo. Very nice long bitter finish. 16% alcohol is very well hidden. Great.

Re-rate 28-11-10: Aroma of tropical fruits, sweet malts, spices and some alcohol. Flavor is very round, sweet fruits, some warming alcohol and still very smooth and mild. Nice brew.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (11835) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 20, 2010
Bottle at pre-ZBF 2010. Black, large-bubble head, no lacing. Aroma of prunes, taste is acidic, oily, chocolate, slight licorice finish. Very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Geokkjer (5744) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 9, 2011
Bottle. Pours amber with an off white head.Aroma of malt, , caramel, warming alcohol and fruitiness.Flavor is sweet and warming with some malt, grains , raisin, caramel and alcohol.Medium to full body, soft carbonation.Nice warming and malty brew.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
teddybeer (2224) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 6, 2012
[Thanks to fonefan]. Brown colour without head. Malty aroma with red fruits notes, caramelish. Flavour has notes of caramel, brown sugar, grapes and red fruits hints. Malty, dense on palate with a balanced final, vinous, alcoholic and with a decent duration. Carbonation is soft. Body is high. Texture is oily.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnfryd (10564) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 16, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is malt, caramel, alcohol, fruit. Flavour is sweet, alcohol, malt, caramel, chocolate, sugar. Warming nice beer.


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