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


on tap


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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 342   ABV: 11.4%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
coempa (18) - Reeuwijk, - OCT 27, 2013
Draught@De Molen Pours very dark brown to black with a medium, dark tan frothhead that lasts. Absolutely gorgeous. Very malty with hints of dark chocolate and licorice with a growing boozy aroma American whiskey/bourbon. Bitter and boozy aftertaste. Slightly sour but dominantly bitter. Body is very heavy and a full glass can take a while to drain. I like this a lot.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sjogro (2138) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 16, 2016
Bottle 3way action. Dark brown with teeny weeny off-white head. Big sweet oats, dustiness, wine, blue cheese spiciness, pecan/cashew nutbutter, or like Maakun says: old hazlenuts. Rye bread. Very sweet and strong. Body is full and texture is fat, oily.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (2923) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 16, 2016
Bottle shared thanks to Mark. Slight hazy dark reddish brown with small and short lasting off white head. Musty hazelnuts, red wine, vanilla, light bourbon, fake milk chocolate, light funk, red berries, grass and hay, brown bread. Medium sweet, light sour and some bitter alcohol. Over medium bodied with watery feel and thin alcoholic finish. Messy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
torriman (13) - Valencia, SPAIN - FEB 13, 2016
Bottled on July 2013. No head. Brownish color. Medium body. Expected much more from this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GothGargoyle (2283) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 16, 2016
Dark brown with ruby highlights and a beige head. Aroma is bourbon, Brazil nuts, dates, caramel, chestnut. Full bodied, nutty on the palate with a sweet bourbon finish. Taste is bourbon, hazelnut, dates, caramel, nuts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerbeer (2930) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 5, 2015
330 ml bottle. Pours black with moderate light tan head. Aromas of dark chocolate, dark fruit, coconut and sweet roasted malts. Rich flavours of same with subtle bourbon notes adding a bit of sweetness. Great stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tsekouratos (578) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - AUG 21, 2015
330 ml bottle from the De Molen Bottle Shop, Bodegraven Netherlands. Dark brown color with light brown head. Aromas of chocolate, some bourbon. Taste is medium sweet with bourbon, light chocolate and some dark fruits. Medium body with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (6565) - Halden, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2015
Black with a lovely tan head. Nice lacing on the glass. Red wine, oak, dark malt and toffee in the aroma. Thick nice body and a soft smooth carbonation. Mellow nice sweetness for a beer like this. Dangerously well masked alcohol. Chocolate, mild roast, red wine, dried fruits, oak and toffee in the flavor. Lovely complex and nice evening sipper.
[Bottle from a trade with Grima]

Manchester United – Tottenham 1-0 15/16

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (42843) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2015

Bottle 330ml. @ home.

[ As De Molen Rasputin Buffalo Trace BA ].
[ Trade by joes ]. Clear dark brown color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, bread, roasted, caramel, sweet malt, tobacco, wood. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, sweet malt, caramel, bread, tobacco, alcohol. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. [20150604]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ClubGonzo (5226) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 9, 2015
Bottle. Pours a deep mahogany brown, near-black body with a small bubbly off-white head of little durability. Aroma is caramel, Norwegian brown cheese, alcohol, wood, leather and hints of licorice, vanilla, grains and deep malty notes. Taste is caramel, salty licorice, wood, vanilla, mild bourbon tones, deep malts and hints of alcohol and grains. Full body, medium to soft carbonation. Really massive licorice and caramel tones; for an imperial stout this is almost more in the barley wine territory than what I’d expect from Rasputin. Very nice, but a bit surprising actually.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (16066) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle from De Hopduvel. Hazy vary dark brown with a small beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dried fruit and bourbon. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Sweet and rather bitter finish with warming alcohol. Soft. More barley wine than imperial stout. 050615

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