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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Imperial Stout
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   EST. CALORIES: 294   ABV: 9.8%
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4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
suurjuust (1489) - ESTONIA - JUL 21, 2014
Shared by martjoobolut, thanks! Ruby brown, brown head. Nose is alcohol, bourbon, wood, coffee, chocolate, malt, cherries, roasty notes. Flavor is bourbon, wood, leather, roast, milk chocolate, sherry, sour notes, sharp alcohol in the finish. Heavy and complex, very nice sipper.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Vaiz (3709) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle at a camping in Hungary. Black pour, thick tan head. Aroma of licorice, chocolate, molasses, roasted malts, vanilla, leather and slightly spicy peppers. Flavor is thick syrupy bitter malts with a chocolate sweetness. Very nice balance, huge body and very smooth. Great brew.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adasko (655) - Poznan, POLAND - JUN 29, 2014
It’s very very good. But it hardly taste like a beer any more for me. I felt only strong alcohol in it. It has a taste of vanilla and cherry. You can feel of course this bourbon barrel. Aroma is unbelievable rich. There is cherry, vanilla, chocolate and caramel. You can’t find there any hops, the bitterness is completely covered by alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (5345) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle at home. Very dry and bitter, alcohol burn, sweet toffee and vanilla, chocolate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mateuszk (231) - Poznań, POLAND - JUN 2, 2014
Botle. Black in color, beige head which minimized quickly. Coffee, dark malt aroma with some dried fruits and bourbon. Very sweet with dark and roasted malts and woody notes. Bourbon also present. Very full bodied, thick, this is big beer. Low carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (5642) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 2, 2014
18/V/14 - 33cl bottle from De Hopduvel (Gent) @ home - BB: n/a, bottled: 17/IX/13 (2014-509)

Pitch black beer, creamy irregular beige to brown head, pretty stable, non adhesive. Aroma: sweet and sugary, caramel, alcohol, bit of vanilla, some coffee. MF: ok carbon, full body, creamy velvet-like texture. Taste: bit sourish, chocolate, quite some mocha, coffee, caramel, alcohol, sugary, bitter hops, caramel, dried fruits, bit sour, alcohol burn in the throat.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minkenbraeu (12) - GERMANY - MAY 29, 2014
Im Glas zeigt das Bier eine dunkelbraune, intensive Farbe. Der Geruch besticht durch Noten von Vanille, Kaffee und anderen Aromen dunklen Malzes. Das Bourbon-Fass kommt schon in der Nase deutlich durch. Im Geschmack bestätigen sich die im Geruch vorgefundenen Noten. Unterlegt mit kräftigen Röstmalzaromen schmeckt man Schokolade, Kaffee, Vanille und auch ein leicht alkoholischer Geschmack ist wahrnehmbar. Ein durchaus gutes Bier, welchem es jedoch meiner Meinung nach noch an der Feinabstimmung im Fassausbau mangelt.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (37269) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2014
Draught @ 5th Borefts Beer Festival 2013, Brouwerij de Molen, Bodegraven, Netherlands.

[ As De Molen Moord & Brand Bourbon ].
Clear dark brown color with a small, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, alcohol - bourbon. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, bourbon, chocolate, roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20130927]
7-3-8-4-15

Draught @ 6th Borefts Beer Festival 2014, Brouwerij de Molen, Bodegraven, Netherlands.

[ As De Molen Moord & Brand (Bourbon) ].
Clear dark brown color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, wood, alcohol - bourbon. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate to light heavy bitter with a long duration, bourbon, roasted, chocolate. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20140926]
8-3-7-4-16

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkam (220) - POLAND - MAY 21, 2014
Botle. Pours pitch black, nice head, that quickly dissapeared. Aroma of coffee, some dried fruits and bourbon notes. Taste is rather sweet, roasted malts, coffee, wood and bourbon. Beer is high bodied, very thick. Carbonation is low. Alcohol noticable, does not interrupt. Very good imperial stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ST247 (436) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAY 20, 2014
Bottle @home. Pours black with a creamy light brown head. Aroma is sweet, coffee, dark fruits and a bit alcoholic. Taste is coffee, dark fruits, bit bourbon. Chocolate bitterness. Full creamy mouthfeel. Bitter chocolate finish.


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