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


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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   IBU: 49   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Brewed for the first time in May 2011.
Ingredients: water, barley malt (pils, cara), hops (premiant, saaz), yeast (top fermenting).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rob_D_UK (1295) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2015
Pours dark amber with a large, frothy head. Aroma is alcohol soaked fruitcake and marzipan. Taste has caramel and fruitcake, with apple in the finish and alcohol on the aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nealblind (1287) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Cloudy mid brown pour big head. Aroma fruit, cherries, caramel, leather, yeast. Tastes boozy, slight brine, caramel, firm bitter. Slight dry warming palate. Pulls off strong English ale while maintaining balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sir__v (1284) - Lille, FRANCE - JUL 17, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2015 Color: brown orange beer with medium carbonation and medium white foam. Smell: caramel, hops, floral nose. Taste: caramel and herbs. Aftertaste: nice bitterness and small alcohol taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SimplySike (1250) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2014
33cl. Bottle.
Pours hazy dark orange with big off white head.
Aroma fruits, peach, pineapple, spice, toffee.
Taste strong bitter, toffee sweet, some spice.
Mouthfeel lively carbo, thin.
Great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GoufCustom (1218) - HONG KONG - AUG 14, 2013

330 ml bottle bought at The Bottle Shop in Sai Kung.

Cloudy hazy dark amber brown colour with lots of dirt like, darkish yeast sediments; Two finger head with rich, long lasting crumpety beige foam, like a Belgian ale. Very sticky lacing with soft fizzy carbonation; Fragrant aroma of full ale malt, with nice light grapefruit, biscuit, bread, plums, orange peel, lemon and light spice; Very nice medium sweet taste of ale malt, with light grapefruit, rich plums and raisins, toffee, yeast, molasses, light spices, light alcohol, citrus and herbal hops; Medium body, slick palate; Mouth feel is fairly rich and tasty ale malt with very good elements of toffee, caramel, raisins / dark fruits, rich yeast, light grapefruits and spices. Very malty and biscuit, yet nicely sweet and dry fruity. All complement each other very well. I feel good! The 7.5% abv is quite seductive, doesn’t hide itself under the sand yet light enough and blends well with overall taste. A marvel! Hoppiness is nice light grapefruit and lemon nose, Moderately spicy and earthy taste, and fairly light herbal grassy hops work well enough for flickering astringency and finish; Slightly dry after taste:, fairly sweet and fruity to mouth.

Comments: This is a very fitting ESA. Although not as outwardly colourful as Fuller’s 1845, it’s rich enough in maltyness, fruityness, yeastiness (loads of dark yeast!), and just spicy and hoppy enough to make this brew refreshing under a post-typhoon Summer night like tonight, or better, a fitting winter warmer like many top dog ESAs. Highly recommended!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gaultier (1101) - SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2014
@Nedre Mölla 16/5-14.Flaska från Systembolaget. Arom: Fruktig, persika, karamell. Smak: Fruktig, karamell, toffee, ganska hög sötma. Kroppen är medelfyllig, avslutningen fruktig, söt och medelbesk.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HermanW (1055) - Coevorden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 28, 2012
33 cl fles @home. mooi biertje . lekkere bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ericdevin (988) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle from Corvallis Brew Supply, Corvallis. Pours a medium dark amber, lots I light tan head. Strawberries, yeast. Body medium, finish caramel, fruitiness, candi sugar. Nice, if a bit weird...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
angelkostvo (977) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 6, 2015
Light brown colour, almost no head. Aroma of nuts, chesnuts, raisins, ginger may be, toffee. Taste is light sweet, a bit bitter. Fruity flavour. Medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Simonsen (923) - NORWAY - MAY 12, 2013
Flaske fra vinmonopolet. Gusher. Mærk ravfarget,uklar. Enormt mye skum. Smaker malt,humle,karamell,honning,grapefrukt,furunål. Ganske god, men keg synes den bar ganske dævv. Sansynligvis fordi halve inneholdet sprutet ut på kjøkkengulvet når jeg åpnet den, og resten i flasken ble til skum. Tror jeg må rate denne på nytt en annen gang

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