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

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RATINGS: 367   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 86   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Older versions had 11.6%. 2015 version has 10% again.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
creppyiceman (427) - POLAND - MAY 7, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2016 (on tap) Aroma:coffee beans,slightly peppery,hint of chocolate. Appearance;almost black color,small thick beige head. Taste:sweet,flavour of coffee beans,chocolate,caramel and roast,bitter slightly alcoholic finish,long coffee and roasty aftertaste. Palate;light side of full body,chewy mouthfeel,low carbonation,light boozines. Overall: Very tasty.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rubin77 (916) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 6, 2016
F: almost no real head, only many small bubbles. C: dark as a night, opaque. A: roasted malt, a lot of coffee, hint of smoky meat, leather, banana, woody, chocolate, hint of lactic, black pepper, green coffee beans. T: roasted malt, milk chocolate, coffee, light fruity, cherries, blackberries, hint of lactic, caramel, nutty, earth long lasting bitterness, oily mouthfeel, full body, low carbonation, great beer worth to try, bottled 08/05/15, 0,33l bottle from Struise Bruges Beershop.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Choos (725) - Taylors Hill, AUSTRALIA - MAY 4, 2016
Aroma: mocha and malt App: pitch black, just tiny tan head and a little sudsy lacing Flavour: initial under roasted coffee, grainy and then huge malt and mocha Palate: oily and hot with a spiritous finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gopherfan99 (1248) - CROATIA - MAY 3, 2016
Bottle; pours nearly black with a mocha colored head; aroma of coffee, roasted malt and hints of chocolate, taste is more sweet than bitter with coffee, chocolate, and some roasted malt notes; finish is bitter with some coffee; okay but could be better

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (7174) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 25, 2016
Bottled 330ml. -at Pivoteka Zagreb. Pitch black coloured, small to medium sized brown head, coffee in the nose. Roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, touch of burnt plastic, hint of dried fruits and light ashy finish. Expected better.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Enteogenisk (146) - Bålsta, SWEDEN - APR 24, 2016
UPDATED: APR 24, 2016 (33 cl bottle in wine glass.) Pours black but not overly thick, leaving a thin (3 mm) beige head. Aroma intensity is medium with a full coffee character. Hemp and a bit of that titled mocca. Mouthfeel is really thick with a medium flavour intensity. Chocolate, licorice, coffee but notably a well complementing earthen taste from the hops.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (3949) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2016
Pours black with flat head. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla, molasses, bourbon... Lots of bourbon... Taste is smooth chocolate and vanilla with a subtle bourbon note in the finish. Rich and creamy body with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (2852) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2016
Pours matte black with almost no head. Aromas of chocolate, coffe, vanilla, coconut, muscovado sugar, honeyed almonds, lactose. Taste is quite sweet and chocolate rich with roasted coffee notes. Mouthfeel is rich and velvety with low carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kryon (2621) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2016
Pours black with minimal tanned head Aromas of caramel, vanilla , coffee, milk chocolate Taste has slightly burned caramel, milk chocolate, hints of coffee, dark fruits

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (21182) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 12, 2016
Draft at Churchkey. Jet black, fluffy beige head. Aroma of burnt licorice, burnt espresso, coffee grounds. Taste is rich earthy cocoa powder and anisette. Very nice.


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