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


on tap


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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 342   ABV: 11.4%
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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Maakun (1072) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 30, 2013
Sour with notes of the peaty whisky, like a glass of red wine gone bad with some ashes tipped into it. Looked flat, but had a nice color. Poured it down the drain after drinking half of it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (7456) - Tel Aviv, - OCT 25, 2013
[10/4/13] Bottle shared at a tasting at chriso’s place. Thanks harrisoni for this bottle! Dark brown with a bit of beige foam. Boozy aroma of whiskey, some smokiness, some iodine and some dark fruits. Sourish oaky flavor with malt, dark fruits, whiskey, smoke and iodine. Medium to full-bodied. Weird and interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
back (1413) - Holstebro, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2013
Sort skum hvid kort Tøv jord malt røg Bitter moderat sød lidt sur lidt Flad oile

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madsenbryg (371) - Holstebro, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2013
Rød mørk mørk , malt,tørv , svovl, røg bitter, kraftig, lakrids , tør , blød , ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarcoDL (2548) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2013
Smokey imperial stout with a sharp taste of liquorice and whiskey. Warming aftertaste. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (4515) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2013
Dsg tasting at Chris’s. Ruby red caramel dark colour small light tan head. Aroma is smoke, tart higher alcohols. Flavour is tart raspberry, smoke oak and peat. Tart cherry and oak tanin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (14465) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2013
33cl bottle thanks to Menno at Kent BF 2013, drunk at home. Dark brown beer, thin beige head. Malty peaty smoky aroma. The caol ila is a little stronger than the pure tcp of the laphroaig. Some chocolate as well. It’s interesting. I mean I love the straight Rasputin and there is still some of the base beer here. The peatiness is interesting. I mean it’s got a lot of islay whisky character. Not my favourite, but hey it’s drinkable enough and for such strong flavours, it kinda works. Kinda wild but kinda constrained as well given the strong flavours on display.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
teorn88 (3489) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2013
33cl bottle, DSG and jsquire tasting at Chris’. It pours a deep dark brown body with a medium beige foam. Aroma is straight whisky with salty notes, charred oak and some leather. Taste is full on the smokey whisky notes with more saltiness. A tad watered down body and good carbonation. Overall, this is interesting but the barrel did no good to it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (6738) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 4, 2013
330 ml bottle.
Pours a dark brown, almost black colour with a minimal white head. Aroma is really intense at first with smoked wood, peat, birch leaves, tar and espresso. Then the vanilla kicks in and it smoothens the aroma quite nicely. Flavour is a bit messy; roasted malts, strong vinegar notes, tar, vanilla and green apples. Medium bodied, thin mouthfeel and no carbonation. Alcohol comes through a lot. Aroma was near perfection, but everything else was way off.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
bergstaden (1510) - Røros, NORWAY - SEP 27, 2013
Dark brown with an off white head - Wood and vanilla aroma along with some peat - Strong peated malt body with wood vanilla and a lot of alcohol heat - Lingering wood and peat with alcohol heat - This was a litlle bit over the top for me and not that good either

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