jonas (5604) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - AUG 28, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
laiti (5574) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 28, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
33 cl bottle @ home, bottled 22.06.2011, BBE 22.06.2016
Aroma is a bit unpleasant with berries, some gooseberry bush and nettles. Flavour has gooseberry bush, nettles and berries. Weird and not good.
gunnar (5160) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 16, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Vinmonopolet, Vika. Pours hazy deep amber with a big creamy off-white head. Aroma of yeast, toffee and wood. Taste is moderate sweet toffee and malts, piney hops underneath. Lingering dark liquorice at the end.Good for sure.
deanso (5087) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 14, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: DEC 21, 2011 33cl bottle from ABCbeers.
thick creamy head. slightly hazy amber pour. Good bitter aftertaste
caesar (4966) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 22, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap @ de Molen. Hazy amber to copper color, medium head. Aroma of some caramel malt, toasty, grassy hop, bit spicy, floral. Medium sweet in taste, only slightly bitter. More belgian feel to it than english. Boring for de Molen.
kermis (4819) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.
OleR (4786) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 18, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
0.33L bottle. Slightly hazed deep ruby red body. A finger of dense greyish-blond bubbles on top. Complex aroma. Vinous fruitiness, English fruit-cake, toasted peppery malts, earthy and spiced hops. Nice! More than medium full. A deep, refined malt-sweetness. Solid bitterness. Fine tones of dark dried fruits, mild spices and faint dark bread. Creamy texture. Flavorfull, yet in perfect balance. A really fine one.
kappldav123 (4738) - GERMANY - NOV 15, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Thanks to bierkoning for that one. Bottle looks simple but good. Beer in the glass brownish, nice head. Starts strong, fine spicy, some sourish notes. Nice caramel notes in the background, but the finish is dominated by dry alcoholic notes. Starts better than it ends.
Borresteijn (4574) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the brewpub. Slightly hazy amber brown colour, dense off white head. Aroma of sweet malts, light fruity, flowery, caramel. Flavour is sweet, malty, fruity, toffee, nice grassy bitter finish. Medium bodied, slick. A lot better than the previous Molenbier imo. Very nice.
tderoeck (4448) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 31, 2012
1.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2013 30/XII/12 - 33cl bottle @ home: De Molen & assorted beers tasting - bottled: 8/IV/12 (2012-1415) Thanks to Sebletitje for sharing the bottle!
Clear deep orange to amber beer, huge fizzy off-white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: very smelly, swimming pool, citrus, peppermint, herbal. MF: lots of carbon, light to medium body. Taste: bitter start, herbal hops, pretty spicy, sourish, cocoa powder. Aftertaste: very bitter, cardboard, bit spicy, dry, hint of sugar. Tastes like the bottle is 5 years old, but it’s only 8 months old!