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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Schwarzbier
Bodegraven, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sometimes things go wrong at a brewery. While brewing our Donder & Bliksem a mistake was made and we added a lot of malts that weren’t suppose to go in this brew. This is how our Bohemian Lager turned into a Schwarzbier. As you see, we turn our Difficulties into a Virtue.
14.9 ºP / EBC 113 / 35EBU
Pale, Cara, Chocolate malts & Roasted barley. Sladek & Saaz hops.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (4256) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2012
Bottle shared. Pours dark brown with a small beige head. Aroma of roaste malt, light licorice and caramel. Flavour is light sweet and bitter, very malt focused. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (4662) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2012
33cl bottle courtesy of Kermis. Thin off white head. Dark pour. Nice enough Schwarzbier

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mike_77 (2714) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2012
Very dark brown colour. Light roast malt aroma and hint of liquorice. Creamy, malty taste. Hints of treacle, cocoa, coffee and smoke. Overall balance is quite light and drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grima (2035) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - JUL 8, 2012
Into the glass pours a deep black beer, which does not transmit light. The head is creamy fine. Sweet smells of chocolate, overall very malty, with some caramel and liquorice in the background. Starts with lots of roasted coffee and chocolate, with lots of dark malts and licorice. The middle part is slightly yeasty, again with lots of chocolate and coffee flavor. Goes into a slight hoppy finish, slightly yeasty, with a lot of coffee and chocolate!

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnRMurdoch (2953) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2012
Bottle from Appellation Wines. Very dark brown colour, not much head. Sour grassy liquorice aroma. Dry fruity nutty malt flavour, Sweet & sour aftertaste. Not a bad beer but not really my thing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miksu (4830) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JUL 2, 2012
0.33 l bottle. Dark reddish brown color. Aromas of dry coffee and roasty bread crust. Flavors of dark bread, charcoal, some caramel and some raisins. Smooth palate. Nice drinkable schwarzbier.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vipinvelp (1885) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUN 24, 2012
Dark, almost black with small brownish foam head, dissapearing but lacing to glass. Aroma is little woody caramel. Taste is bit sweet, less bitter. Aftertaste short but bitter. (Velp 201206)

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sir__v (464) - Lille, FRANCE - JUN 9, 2012
Color: here we have a very dark black beer with a small brown head and no carbonization. Smell: malt and roasted with caramel. Taste: roasted and caramel, aftertaste: roasted and bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (5896) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2012
Bottle from De Bierkoning, Amsterdam. Cola coloured with decent carbonation but no head. Sweet, slightly earthy malts aroma with a touch of grassy hops. Flavour was similar with a warming alcohol finish. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
charlotte (3948) - rødovre, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2012
Bottle.Dark brown colour with medium beige head.Aroma of rosted malt,dried fruits,rasins and date and caramel,sweet with hint of brown sugar and hops,nice well balanced and nice finish.


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