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

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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   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).


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (4184) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2011
Bottle. Clear deep red pour, thick creamy off-white head. Aroma of grassy and floral hops and some tea leaves. Flavor is a nice balance between strong bitter hops and a nice rich malt base. Thick body and very drinkable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
zacgillbanks (4156) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. This hazy dark amber-brown beer pours with a huge foamy head. It has pineapple and peppery hop flavours, almond and toffee notes with a slight sugary sweet, extremely dry and tart finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rodenbach99 (4068) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 2, 2012
Style et résumé: English strong ale par ses houblons.
Comment: Bouteille de 330ml embouteillée le 23 juin 2011 et bue lors de la dégustation de la révolte estudiantine.
Description: Bière ambrée avec une belle tête crémeuse de mousse beige. Cette mousse est durable. Le nez est composé de caramel fruité et de houblon herbeux. La bouche est de houblon amer. La levure fruitée donne une touche agréable. Cette bière est agréable malgré son âge.
Note: 7/10

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcoDL (3792) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 18, 2014
Yeasty and lively beer with a body of caramalt and bitter hops. Bit grassy and dry palate. Like a yeasty saison.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mile (3758) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 12, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown, hazy, average and mostly lasting head. Moderate, malty and sweetish aroma, some caramel with light fruitiness, some citrus - grassy hoppyness, light alcohol. Body is medium, malty and sweetish flavor, light caramel and fruitiness, some grassy hoppyness, light alcohol. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish, light caramel, some grassy hoppyness, some alcohol. Lightly sweetish strong ale with nice grassy hoppyness - bit too much alcohol in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (3652) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 3, 2011
0.33l bottle. What a head! Probably the biggest head I’ve ever seen on a beer. It also has a near murky dark nutty-red-brownish body, but the gigantic, everlasting and fluffy beige head really made my day! The aroma is filled with balsamic and dark wood-tones mixed with some sweet caramel wrapped in Belgian yeast. Not horrible at all. After waiting some minutes the head has come down to a reasonable level and it’s possible to have a sip. Lively carbonation, medium-bodied with a light oily mouthfeel. Flavors are quite weird with lots of leather and licorice. Not the normal kind of licorice but more like sipping on the licorice-root itself. Lots of wood blended with something tart and yeasty. Bitter and herbal finish with hints of cocoa in the aftertaste. Weird stuff, but I kinda liked it.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbill (3601) - Laurel, New York, USA - APR 17, 2016
11.2 oz. from Oliver’s Beverage in Albany, NY. Date on the bottle is 29/08/12. Pours a cloudy amber with a large tan head that lasted until the last sip and left a thick coating of foam behind as the glass was slowly emptied. Pleasant aroma of caramel wit a few spicy notes. The flavor is caramel and malt with just a bit of spice. Starts to dry out on the palate almost immediately. Very mild bitterness at the finish. Medium bodied. Very solid.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wim (3539) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JUL 24, 2011
brown coloured body with a off white head a spicy malty hoppy fruity aroma a hoppy malty sweet fruity bitter taste with a sweet bitter finish

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (3503) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2011
33 cl bottle from Vika Vinmonopol. Muddy, murky orange with a gelatinous, beige head, three fingers thick. Good lacing. Caramel malty and floral nose with hints of old wooden cupboard. Full bodied and boozy, bitter and biscuit sweet. Grows a little in the mouth with a thick, foamy mouth feel. Long and pleasantly bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (3469) - NORWAY - JAN 24, 2012
Bottle, Dark amber, XL offwhite head. Aroma of wood, eaisin, caramel. A taste of honey, fruit, and caramel. Good lasting finish.


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