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

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RATINGS: 453   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   IBU: 81   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
21° Plato, 81.7 EBC, Czech hops: bittering hops Premiant, as final hops Saaz.


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
darkseduction (585) - Zweibrücken, GERMANY - MAR 22, 2014
Flasche 33cl, 5 Jahre nach Abfüllung abgelagert. Schaum steht wie eine Mauer. Wuchtiger Körper aus dunklen Früchten, Schokolade. Über allem schön ziselierter Hopfen. Der Hammer, spielt in eher in der Abt/Quadrupel Liga. Weltklasse!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PotjeBier (1641) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 17, 2014
Backlog. 33 cl bottle @ home. Gusher, but I was able to save some. Very dark color. Beige head. Aroma’s of heavily roasted (burnt) malts and resin, both strong. Flavor is moderate to full sweet, bitter. Rather full bodied. Roasted/burnt finish, bitter. Need to retry with a full sample.

3.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Satyroneto (99) - - MAR 10, 2014
Cor marrom com notas vermelhas, espuma amarela de baixas formação e persistência; Aroma complexo de cassis, ameixa, chocolate, mel e álcool; Sabor doce de frutas vermelhas com final alcoólico que aquece a boca e quase nenhum amargor; retrogosto alcoólico e levemente ácido. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FunkyF (16) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2014
Flaska från systembolaget. Mörkt brun med ljusbrunt skum. Kraftig maltig doft. Smak av karamell och choklad.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2102) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2014
Bottle from the Microbar, Manchester. Black pour with a beige head. Vanilla and chocolate aroma. Smooth raisin and chocolate flavour followed by some rich dark fruit. Long malt finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fabivan (13) - Attert, BELGIUM - MAR 2, 2014
Dégustée en bouteille à la maison. Au nez les arômes de fruits cuits (cerises, prune), de chocolat voire de café, annoncent la couleur, ça va pas être du light. Une bière foncée, presque opaque, mousse quasi inexistante. Au gout, un coté vineux (raisins cuits) avec des tanins, l’alcool est présent (caramel) mais équilibré avec de l’acidité et du malt.. Un palais somme toute pas trop lourd bien équilibré mais dominé par l’alcool, un peu d’amertume en fin de bouche avec une finale assez longue. Un très bon barley wine.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Unde (346) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 1, 2014
Dark mahogany brown ale with quite smallish head. Aroma has everything: Chocolate, tannin, dried fruits, red berries and roasted malts. Taste has tannin, dried fruits, roasted malts, red berries and syrup. Full body with small-to-medium carbonation. Imperial stout and Belgian Strong ale mix, which works pretty well.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle @ Tröls. Roasted malts, raisins, slight hint of coffee, caramel and dried fruits.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crossovert (7215) - Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Dark pour with a big fizzy tan head. The nose is huge, notes of cidre, breadcrust, raisins, and spice.Mouthfeel is prickly yet creamy, dakr malt notes mingle with port wine. It is very reminiscent of westy imo but sweeter and more amped up as a whole.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4237) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2014
Bottle. Pitch black beer with a light, brown coloured headed. The aroma is bitter and roasted, and the flavour is more deeply bitter and roasted with a port like vinous quality. Overall a nice richly flavoured roasted and bitter dark beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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