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

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RATINGS: 460   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.


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3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Peltmeister (48) - - JAN 4, 2014
Fles gedeeld met rikstar. Donker, weinig schuim. Ruikt naar chocolade en caramel. Vrij zoet met een klein zuurtje. Beetje waterig.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Boomkweket (15) - Boskoop, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2014
Theo, 22-09-2014, fles. Fraai donkerbier met een prachtige schuimkraag, rijk aroma met grasen zoet dat vrij lang blijft. Stevige body kortom wederom een prima Molenbier.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
freretoc (716) - Besançon, FRANCE - SEP 27, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 75cl, couleur noire pas de mousse ni d’effervescence. Un début de bouche sur le café et le caramel. Fin de bouche grillé et vanillé.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonas (5657) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - SEP 23, 2014
2011 Bottle. Rich chocolate,roast cognac aroma, aromatic hop play. Deep brown to black, brown cream. Minerals, spicy yeast, strawbwrries and orangepeel - belgian yeast shines through the imp. stout start. Sparkly mouthfeel, medium body. Fruity roasted and spicy finish. Very pleasant.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
shorlin (655) - St. John’s, Newfoundland, CANADA - SEP 22, 2014
very dark, little head. Glass staining. Aroma is dark dried fruit, almost like a rum fruitcake. Overall sweet, lots of malt but not much in the way of hop. Not getting a real big Belgian character either. Finish goes on forever, just continuing that deep dark fruit malt.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
aleigator (231) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2014
Small, soon vanishing head, leaving a thin lacing at the glass, pours a dark brown, almost black color. Smells of molasses, toffee, chocolate with hints of flowery hops - overall just very sweet. Almost no carbonation at all, begins sweet, with toffee and toasted malts, accompanied by slightly bitter hops, which invites a gentle bitter chocolate note to the palate. A short alcohol bite enhances the bitterness, but from a different angle, numbing the tongue, which then gets overpowered by cane sugar and molasse - very, very sweet. Lacks balance, the sweetness is too dominant, without being pleasant on its own, no interaction or counterpart is detectable in this. Finishes with slick sweetness and burning alcohol down the throat.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
janubio (410) - SPAIN - SEP 18, 2014
Dark opaque colour, with a dense off white head, good lace. Smell of dates, raisins, chocolate, caramel dried fruits. Srong palate, full body, sticky. Taste of dried fruits, chocolate, port wine, licorice, alcohol, caramel, dates. A bomb.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (6490) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - SEP 2, 2014
Where and how: bottle at Volo
Aroma aromatic fresh hops, malty with chocolate, easy feel. Nice blend.
Appearance :
Top: large rocky tanned top, nice lace.
Base: dark brown.
Palate : medium plus bodied.
Taste: chocolate, bit sweet. Slight warmth of alcohol. Mild plum. Slight funk feel on edge.
other notes very tasty!

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
vipinvelp (2211) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - AUG 3, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 4, 2014 Clear dark brown with quick fading light brown slightly lacing foam head. Aroma is light chocolate, some grass. Taste is wow, can’t believe this is classified as a Belgian Strong Ale. High alcohol, OK, but taste is good. Nice bitter, some coffee notes. (Velp 201408)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niall73 (1801) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2014
Tap at stormbird, camberwell. Pours a dense dark reddy brown/black with an off white head. Treacle, licorice and light coffee/choc in the aroma. Medium to full body. Sweet dark fruit figgy, pruny, rummy stuff. Treacle and lighter grassy lemon flavours too. Tasty! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
danielyabu (1185) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - JUL 14, 2014
frothy small light brown head. virtually none lacing. fully diminishing. flat thick dark brown body. aroma: moderate malt, caramel, plum, ruby port, dried fruits, plum jam. if: heavy sweet. ff: heavy sweet light acidic and bitter, salty; long duration. palate: medium full body, oily texture, medium carbonation, metallic heavy alcoholic finish. Delicioso dulçor que lembra ameixa seca com médio aquecimento alcoólico. Textura lembra a de um licor. Extremamente saborosa. Diferenciada. Toque com uma pitada salgada dá um charme poucas vezes visto em BSAs. Teor alcoólico de 10,2% não é disfarçado, mas também não mascara nenhuma nuance do paladar, felizmente. World class. 280 s


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