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De Molen Molenbier 7.5%

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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: English Strong Ale
Bodegraven, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   IBU: 49   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed for the first time in May 2011.
Ingredients: water, barley malt (pils, cara), hops (premiant, saaz), yeast (top fermenting).


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (2079) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - AUG 15, 2015
Aroma of malt, caramel, butterscotch, toffee, fruity notes, raisins, hops. Flavour is moderate to medium sweet with a moderate to medium bitter finish. Nice full body, well-balanced beer.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Batavi (166) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2015
Fles via biernavigatie, uitgeschonken in glas van De Molen. Donker amberkleurig troebel bier met een kleine lichtbeige schuimkraag die na enige tijd wegzakt tot een fijne schuimlaag. Aroma's van donker gedroogd fruit, karamel mout, florale hop, honing en wijn. Het smaakpallet is bitter en zoet tegelijk, die elkaar mooi in balans houden. Smaaktonen van gedroogd fruit, vijgen en pruimen, florale hopsoorten. Zacht mondgevoel met een medium carbonatie. De afdronk is droog, bitter met een licht peperige finish. Molenbier is een klassieker van Brouwerij De Molen, een aangenaam bier met een verfijnd aroma en een licht complex smaakpallet. Deze stijl English Strong Ale lijkt op een lichtere variant van de Barley Wine, qua alcohol, hop en Plato gehalte.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (8421) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2015
Bottle via Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham, consumed at home Sunday 19th July 2015 Amber on the pour with a filmy head, a little toffee on the nose and in the mouth though with a spicy edge, yeasty and with a hop tingle. This is far better than I expected in fact I really like it. A7 A3 T7 P4 Ov14 3.5

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (1622) - PORTUGAL - JUL 2, 2015
33cl bottle. Cloudy pale brown colour with a thin off-white head. Nuts, toffee, caramel, spices and grass in the aroma. Average carbonation and medium body. Spicy notes on the flavour. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter. Overall, a nice but odd beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (5803) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2015
Bottle shared at Leighton’s gaff. Thanks to Colin Bois. Clouded reddy amber coloured pour with a small halo of offwhite head. Aroma is sweet berry, farmyard, farty, strawberry, nutty, berry. Flavour is composed of sweet, nutty toffee grains, fruity berry. Palate is slightly sticky, moderate carbonation, grainy on the tongue and a little thin. Bit too sweet and lacks depth.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (12865) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle split at LKS skyline - KENNY’s HAD, from ABM, 27/05/15. Lightly hazed orange amber with a moderate off white covering. Nose is earthy, pineapple chunks, sticky toffee, dates, bread pudding. Taste comprises sweet tunes, light woody notes, brown sugar, stewed prunes. Medium + body, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok if a touch 1D.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (14334) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2015
Bottle shared in London - thanks Colin. Pours unclear amber with a creamy white head. The nose has some yeasty bread, candi sugar, wheat, berries. Medium sweet flavor with bready and crackery malts, some toasted grains, earthy bitterness, some old caramel. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly warming on the finish with more crackery malts, bitter grains, earth, dried and leathery berries. So so.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (9372) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2015
Bottle thanks to Colin. It pours murky dark amber with a small off-white head. The nose is sweet, earthy, musty, cereal, cracker, brown bread, mild ketchup and squash. The taste is toasty, earthy, cereal, cracker, sort of watery, toasty grass, light spice and sugary with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Flavour is a but wishy washy and muted. Disappointing.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MMR (553) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2015
Pours a thick brown color. Very nice bitter beer with an aroma of some great hops.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (2694) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 5, 2015
0,33 l bottle caramel, cereal, herbs, barnyard, basement aromas, brown, cloudy, frothy, tan foam, heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, long finish,


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