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

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RATINGS: 430   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2010

Bottle 330ml. @ home.

Clear dark red brown color with a huge, frothy - fizzy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is light heavy malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate malt, dark malt, dried dark fruit, light brown sugar, moderate yeasty. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, dark dreid fruit, dates, dark roasted, soapy notes, spicy - anis finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100916]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2010
33 cL bottle. Pours dark brown to black with a huge tan to chocolate brown head. Aroma is fruity and mild roasted malty. Fruity and caramelish. Slight alcohol note. Lingering dark caramelish and malty, mild fruity hoppy into the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2010
Bottled. An unclear dark red-brown beer with a huge rocky dark brown head. The aroma has notes of straw, lemon, roasted malt, and wood. The flavor is sweet caramel, wood, roasted malt, straw, and alcohol, leading to a dry alcoholic finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2010
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours orangey brown with a slight haze and a huge and stable beige head leaving laces. Rather perfumy and sweet aroma - interesting indeed. Solid body, rather sophisticated flavours, woody and dried fruits. Solid bitterness. Unusual but very good. 121010

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 12, 2011
Bottled (from bierzwerg.de). Very deep brown colour along with a beigeish brown head. Aroma is raisins, some alcohol, mild yeastyness, grass, burnt wet wood as well as some slight liquorice and spices. Flavour is being rather much the same with raisins and figs being the most evident. Rather hoppy finish compared to many other Belgian Strong Ales.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (19658) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2010
Bottle at home. Black coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits and liquorice with notes of hops and yeast. Fruity flavour of caramel, liquorice powder, flowers, hops and yeast with notes of dried fruits and tobacco. Hoppy and yeasty finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (18963) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2011
Bottled. Muddy dark mahogany colour. Explosive and superlively upon opening, please open in the shower... Aroma of lingonberry and caramel. Full bodied with soft, cottony mouthfee. Warming with notes of Baileys and shisky. Loads of caramel wrapped in spun sugar. The bitterness appears in balance with the massive sweetness and rich body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15545) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 18, 2010
Bottle. Pours a dark ruby amber color with a small off-white head. Fruity malty dark fruit aroma with hoppy hints. Fruity malty bitter hoppy dark Fruity flavor. Has a Fruity malty hoppy bitter dark fruit finish with a long bitter aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 31, 2012
Bottle at Brewberry, Paris
Dark brown color, almost black; well carbonated, slow gusher, but the head retention is short. Roasted malt aroma, caramel. Roasted malt flavor, some chocolate and soil, and ashes, with dry mouthfeel. Crossover between Belgian and Stout, clean but roasty; apparent alcohol.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2012
Tap @ Zly Casy, Prague. Pours dark brown with a creamy head and lacings. Liquorice, dark fruit and caramel. Smooth and full bodied. Very well crafted. Tasty ..


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