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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Barley Wine
Bodegraven, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91   EST. CALORIES: 522   ABV: 17.4%
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nisse666 (5144) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2013
Sample from tap at Ölrepubliken de Molen tap take over cons 2013-04-12 AR: vinos, rasins, maderia, alcholic AP: ruby red no head F: fizzy, maderia vinos, oaky, syrup, sugary feeling

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tkrjukoff (4205) - SWEDEN - APR 13, 2013
Draft @ Ölrepubliken. Pours clear ruby mahohany with no head. Aroma is fantastic fruity raisins prunes fidges port wine. Flavor is fullbodied velvety port fruity vinous raisins fidges; fantastic.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ekstedt (6025) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2013
Draught at the Ölrepubliken tap takeover. Shady ruby with a tiny head. Intense fruity, nutty, caramelly and vinous malt aroma with raisins and figs, no alcohol whatsoever. Full bodied, low carbonation. Sweet with low to medium bitterness. Wonderful malt bomb, so much better than Bommen & Granaten.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (14336) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2013
Draught at Ölrepubliken during De Molen Tap Takeover. Deep ruby color with a small beige head. Huge raisin aroma, caramel, pine apples, prunes, dades, citrus, grapes, banana notes, vinous, biscuits, some woody notes. Raisin flavor, grapes, dades, sweetish, banana notes. Alcohol is very well hidden.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thomat (2600) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2013
On tap @ Ölrepubliken. Dark amber with a tiny tan head. Fruity and malty tones. Fruit ( raisins, plums ), malt and sweetness. Full body with a long fruity / sweet finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gnoff (8793) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 10, 2013
Draught at Ölrepubliken, Göterborg, on April 9, 2013.
During the De Molen Tap Takeover event.
Hazy dark reddish brown color, minute tan head. Very sweet, raisin, sirup taste. Sweet and loads of raisin aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, very low bitterness. Sweet raisin scent. Also dates and figs.
If you like very sweet, not at all bitter, raisin infused beer, you will love this one, like I did!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KingCecil (2066) - DENMARK - MAR 30, 2013
18 cl bottle @ home vintage 2009/bottled 2010 bottle no 159/624...It pours light hazy reddish brown with no head....The aroma is molasses, brown sugar, prunes, raisins, cognac and oak...The flavor is thick toffee, warming alcohol like cognac, plum, raisin and molasses...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (11360) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Green nip bottle poured a clear reddish brown with no head (still) . Aromas of prunes, raisins, cognac, molasses and light oak. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a warming finish. Flavors of toffee, cognac, plum, raisin and light brown sugar with a smooth warming lingering fruity toffee finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 21, 2012
Sampled from bottle @Mikkeller, København. Thanks to David L. Deep reddish amber body with good clarity. A thin layer of beige bubbles on top. Bold aroma of ripe berries, creamed caramel and alcohol-soaked dark fruits. Subtle cognac and barell notes. Big body. Thick mouthfeel. Sweet caramelly malt body. Warming alcohol all the way. Vinous. Some mellowing fruit tones. Faint vanilla and wood. Overall, a perfect sipper, with the 17.4% alcohol very well masked. [15.07.12]

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gdt (6) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2012 does not count
Impressive beer with a high alcohol content but a surprising gentle taste. Smooth and fresh, sweet and malty.


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