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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Barrel aged
Smoked Imperial Stout


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Habanero (2580) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2013
Bottled. Pours pitch black with a small, lacing tan head. Aroma of smoke, roasted malt and dark chocolate. Sweet flavor that ends up with alcohol and itter notes. Full bodied, creamy text. and soft to flat carb. Yet a great impy from de Molen.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zer0 (1126) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle. Pours deep dark brown with not much of a head. Aroma is bourbon, soy sauce, licorice and chocolate. Big nose! Taste is moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Lovely balance and very smooth. Not too much bourbon, very pleasant. Full bodied with soft carbonation. Great beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SimplySike (851) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 8, 2013
33cl. Bottle. Pours black with tiny tan head. Aroma coffee, chocolate, vanilla, nuts, roasted malts, caramel, wood, smoke. Taste creamy vanilla sweet, mild coffee biter, warming finish. Mouth-feel creamy, oily. Awesome imperial stout, I dont get the smoke that much, but the rest is totally awesome!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (4432) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle from De molen web shop. Almost black colored beer with minimal beige head. Aroma of milk chocolate, roasted malt, nuts, whiskey. Taste, roasted malt, milk chocolate, coffee,walnuts, licorice, whiskey, peat, ashy notes. Alcohol is recognizable, but not in bad way. No carbonation, creamy mouthfeel, full bodied, very tasty beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Meilby (7540) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours pitch black with a few tan bubbles. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, oak, oat, vanilla and hint of licorice. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long warm, roasted, chocolate and oak finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is flat.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 4, 2013
Oak and leather new leather armchairs on the nose with a hint of butterscotch and vanilla on the palate, nice enough

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
PhillyCraft (3185) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2013
bottle scored at beer king, split with Simon and Keith. Pours black with thin head. Aromas and flavor of candied bacon, barrel roast, licorice, smoke, leather, light peat, dark chocolate, raspberry, coffee grains, and beautiful malts. Insanely layered with flavor. Medium bodied. This fucker is some tasty ass drank yo

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
McNeillR (1140) - SCOTLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Dark brown, wee listless head. Light balsamic, rich malt - off? nice and oily, bacon fat middle. Hrm. Coffee and bottom of the cafetiere bitter overspill finish.

Bottle, November Tasting.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (2259) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown with ring of tan head. Spicy funky wood aroma, some chocolate and licorice. Similar taste, some funky notes, oak, chocolate and licorice. Quite sweet. Ok, not sure if its meant to be like this.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle at home... Deep black... Thin tan head... Soft roast... Light roast malt... Peppery roast.. Doft malts... But over. Whisky.. Mellow malts... Toffee... But nit hitting spot.. Lught smokeynesd


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