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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   EST. CALORIES: 294   ABV: 9.8%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (13002) - Pori, FINLAND - JAN 4, 2014
Bottle 330ml (WPBF)
Thanks bierkoning! Opaque black color, small steady beige head. Apple, bourbon alcohol in the nose. Full-bodied, sticky. Loads of bourbon, not much vanilla. Strong roast, sweetness. A bit messy but otherwise another good impy from Menno.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Damico (2693) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Pours unclear somewhat thick dark coffee in color with a deep rich caramel pecan head. Aroma brings a fresh creamy vanilla like note. Flavor is big on creamy bourbon without any booze or heat. There is roasted malt and light brown sugar.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenH (2513) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 15, 2013
Bottle. Black with tan head. Roasty aroma, chocolate and licorice. Roasty taste some wood, chocolate. Full bodied, sweet and clean. Nice if slightly unspectacular.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vipinvelp (2370) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2013
Black with small lacing dark brown lacing foam head. Aroma is dark bitter coffee, so also taste. Bitter coffee, some chocolade (dark of course). Short lasting aftertaste. (Velp 201312)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbeatty (1098) - New York, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle, 11/23/2013. Pours thick dark brown, nearly black, dense mocha tan head fades to swirl on the surface, decent build-up of lacing. Aroma is chocolate brownie, sweet syrupy fruit, mild roast with gentle bourbon finish, understated. Taste is dark chocolate, rich berry, fruity character, with coffee, hoppy bitter undertones, touch of bourbon in the finish, a bit hot. Thick, creamy body, smooth. Well done.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
deyholla (7017) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Bottle. Pours black with a dark brown head that dissipates to edges and remains. Aroma has a strong green apple note with some nail polish and a hint of bourbon. Flavor has strong dark grains and bourbon with some underlying soy sauce.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
PriorL (1989) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 18, 2013
33cl bottle at big ’De Molen’ Tasting at ’De Kelk’, shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: pitch black beer, small stable beige head. NOSE: coffee, alcohol, bourbon, chocolate. TASTE: bourbon, coffee, bitter, chocolate, alcohol. Very nice beer!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (1322) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2013
bottle bought at the molen. poured a dark brown - black colour with no head. hints of dark fruits, coffee, roasted malts, vanilla, oak and bourbon hints. had the rum version aswell. wich is a lot better imo. still a verry good new brew!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (3629) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - NOV 16, 2013
At the de molen tasting Pours dark brown Almost no foam Smell has bourbon , roasted malts Low carbo Taste is quite bitter , bourbon , roasted malts . Bitter-bourbon aftertaste . Nice

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dEnk (4052) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2013
Draft @ borefts. Aroma is deep roasty malt and liquorice, molasses and barrel. Flavour is deep bitter liquorice roast, peaty and iodine notes, some vanilla from the bourbon. Quite alcoholic. Let’s try the bottle in a couple of years.


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