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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: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   EST. CALORIES: 294   ABV: 9.8%
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4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ads135 (2921) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - OCT 6, 2013
The bourbon, the smoke, the chocolate, all of it blends well in this dark beer. Hints of Worcestershire.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (3689) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 29, 2013
Sampled draft @ Borefts 2013. Black with no head. Nose is huge sweet bourbon, vanilla, oak, hint soy sauce & roast. Taste is sweet bourbon, touch soy & berries, brown sugar, caramel, roasted malts, faint smoke & coffee. Creamy & flat. Nice but I liked the 2 other versions more.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Vaiz (3333) - 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.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MaartenRF10 (1586) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2013
Draft at BBF’13
Black, no head. Great Bourbon aroma! And taste! Full body, oily texture, good carbo. Top!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ShivanDragon (1531) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2013
@Borefts 2013
zwart met nagenoeg geen kraag
aroma: bourbon, vanille, hout
smaken: bourbon, vanille, redelijk zoet, zachte olieachtige smaken
redelijke body, zacht, romig, zoet, goed bier

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
PriorL (1760) - 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!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
martjoobolut (644) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 24, 2014
0,33L bottled 20.05.2014, ABV 10,8%. Pours black with brown head. The head stays for a moment. Aroma is intense bourbon, roast, dark chocolate, raisins, alcohol, hint of coffee and some sourness. Flavor is sour, bitter, and sweet, dark chocolate, roast, coffee, and licorice. Finish is intense and long coffee bitter with dark chocolate. Overall: great brew.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cgarvieuk (14193) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 27, 2013
Tap at de molen... Deep black... Thin tan lacing.... Soft rich treacle... Dark berry roast... Light coffee nose... Deep rich malts ...heavy roast... Deep intennse and rich... Nice

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (8127) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2013
Sampled @ Borefts 2013. Opaque pitch black color, slight beige head. Aroma and taste are malts, bourbon, roasted malts, liquor, liquorice, bitter. Full body, medium carbonation. Very nice!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (4390) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2013
Draught@Borefts’13: A black colored beer with no head. Aromas of bourbon, vanilla, oak, cream, roast and a hint of coffee. Flavours of coffee, cacoa, bitter, chocolate, bourbon, wood and roasted malts. Aftertaste of raisin, liquor, whiskey, bitter and coffee. Low carbo, soft creamy mouthfeel, full body and a creamy oily sticky texture.


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