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

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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 49   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed for the first time in May 2011.
Ingredients: water, barley malt (pils, cara), hops (premiant, saaz), yeast (top fermenting).


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfearnley (888) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 9, 2013
Bottle to brandy glass Yeast, bread, oak, and alcohol Sludgy brown, huge bubbly off white head (probably due to an agitated bottle) which reduces quickly to 2mm. Taste is yeast, caramel, and some light bitter citrus, maybe grapefruit.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (3052) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 9, 2013
Bottle - Boozey caramel, brown sugar and bread. Cloudy copper with a rich big beige head. Tons of caramel and candied sugars, bit of bread and some bitterness. Very nice, especially if you like caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Temptation (220) - - NOV 28, 2013
Copper color, opaque, slightly hazy. Great off-white head, huge and longlasting, with a compact looking and a soapy surface. Beautiful head. Malty aromas, to honey, caramel, biscuit and a medicine hint. The mouthfeel presents the same notes: honey, caramel and orangish hops to balance. Good development, medium carbonated and bodied, sweetish and lingering finish, watery to creamy texture. Probably, it is not a great beer, but I liked it a lot. I’ll repeat, for sure.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (517) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 24, 2013
Reddish-brown, white head and nice visible carbonation. Nose has citrus, lychee, some toast, fruitcake. Something soapy in there as well. Taste is fruity, nice citrus, berries, medium bitter with a tart and long finish. Medium body with above-average carbonation. Overall: nice beer, but the soapy thing doesn’t do it for me. If it had a bit heavier maltyness it would be more balanced. Still enjoyable though, and definately interesting.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maekchu (1982) - Hirakata, JAPAN - OCT 22, 2013
Bottle. Yeast, sweet dark fruit, and some fumes. Dark coppery brown, 1-2 finger tan head, good lace. Sugary, some dried dark fruit sweetness. A bit of carb burn in mid palate. Final settles out into a dry bitterness. Medium body. Okay. Not sooo interesting, really. A disappointment from this brewery.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (14469) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2013
12th May 2013
Gusher! Very hazy amber beer, mahoooosive pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and crisp and semi dry. Lots of bitterish brett. A little fruit underneath but this is really brett dominated. Dry finish. Infected?

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TrappistenOli (320) - Bern, SWITZERLAND - OCT 8, 2013
Kupfer, klar, süsslich nach dunklen beeren im aroma, süsslich und leicht hefig im antrunk/geschmack, abgang und nachklang leicht bitter, geringere rezenz ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13288) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2013
Bottle at Arendsnest. Clear brown - white head. Caramel. High sparkling. Sweet malty. Raisins. Light body. Herbal. A bit boring - too carbonated.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (4796) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2013
Bottle shared from ABC Beers. Pours clear brown with a thick tan head. Aroma of fruits, caramel, yeast, alcohol. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonas (5595) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - AUG 28, 2013
Bottle. Dark ruby, light haze, offwhite cream. Berries, light leathery wooden nose. Citric hoppy entry. Goes from berries, orangepeel over tobacco, wood and spices to a very dry hoppy finish. Fullbodied, dry mouthfeel. Long fruitcaramel aftertaste. Very pleasant.


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