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

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RATINGS: 368   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.


Valgreen's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Valgreen (768) - - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle @ unibaren, 20 / 7 2013. Dark clear brown, not a lot of head or lacing. Aroma, used coffe filter (and i mean that in the best way), roasted malts, bitter chocolate, some alcohol. Taste, bitter coffee, roasted malts, chocolate, . Bitter dry coffee aftertaste. Good mouth feel, not too much carbonation. The aroma is amazing, I donít know how you make old coffee smell good, but they do.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Thompson (603) - - AUG 27, 2016
Bottle shared by benzai... 11.4 alcohol 2016 version... Small to medium beige head leaves a small edge towards the glass... Pitch black colour.... Smell roasted malts bitter coffee dark chocolate.. Taste some nice bitterness dark chocolate, coffee from smell is missing though...

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
varanid99 (1000) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 26, 2016
Black pour with barely any tan head. Coffee, cocoa, roasty aromas. Similar flavours - dark chocolate, coffee, roasty flavour, a bit of booze, and nice latte finish. Pretty nice - had been sitting on this for a while so a good one for #1000.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Speko (210) - DENMARK - AUG 18, 2016
Bottle 0,33. Pours black with small beige head. Aroma of coffee, grain, chocolate, raisins, some smoke. Taste is chocolate, coffee, roasted malts, dried fruits, alcohol is warming. Medium sweet with nice bitterness in the aftertaste. Full body and oily texture, soft carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wombat23 (623) - Texas, USA - AUG 7, 2016
Shared 11.2 oz. bottle. Almost black with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt and coffee. Taste: coffee, very roasty, chocolate notes. Very good.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
darbeer75 (440) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - JUL 28, 2016
Aroma: very rich with lots of malt and coffee; Appearance: pitch black with tan head that dissipates slowly; some lacing; Taste: follows nose, plus lots of booziness; Palate: heavy body with very complex finish that includes sweetness and slightly bitter dryness; Overall: quite good; would definitely buy again.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (9029) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 18, 2016
Bottle shared by bhensonb. Pours dark brown with a few tan bubbles and a huge treacle and chocolate aroma. There is a full-bodied dark molasses flavor with a little smoke amd a dry slightly bitter finish. Plenty of coffee.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (13996) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 18, 2016
375 capped from Bine & Vine. Pours dark brown with a slight beige head. Coffee aroma. Med + body. Flavor has a lot of coffee and dark/burnt malt. Not dry, but certainly bitter. Itís like espresso. Some chocolate after a bit. Really good stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thepatrickman (784) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 7, 2016
On draft at When Pigs Fly, Kittery, ME. Thereís enough coffee aroma and flavor in this to make it taste like a boozy latte. Iíve had more than my fair share of high ABV stouts with coffee, and this still stands out. Expertly made, really tasty, and will probably keep you awake an extra couple of hours.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
androman (1704) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2016
33cl bottle at home from Biernavigatie.nl. Nose is coffee liqueur, light smoke. Body is pitch black, head is medium, beige, creamy, average lasting, good lacing. Aroma is coffee, milk chocolate, light smoke, toast, dusty coffee, raisin. Medium sweet, medium to heavy bitter, hint of fruity sour. Finish is long lasting roasty medium bitter-sweet. Full body, oily texture, nearly flat carbonation. Sweetish a bit heavy dessert beer, tasty, nice one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (12802) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 25, 2016
A dark reddish brown imperial stout with a thin mocha head. In aroma, sweet fruity chocolate malt with loads of coffee grind, musty character, light mocha coffee, nutty oil, nice and complex. In mouth, a nice sweet fruity chocolate malt with loads of coffee grind, light vanilla, dark fruits, molasses, alcohol warmth, very nice and complex. On tap at Eulogy.


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