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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 888   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   EST. CALORIES: 321   ABV: 10.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Color 199.7 EBU, bitterness 81.7 EBU, OG 1102, FG 1026, hops are Premiant and Saaz. This beer is only brewed a couple of times each year. The 2007 version has 297 bottles (brewed March 17th 2007, bottled April 27th 2007). Best before 25 years after bottling.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Werckmeister (895) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUN 23, 2015
330ml bottle at home. Bottled 12/2014. black color, small dark coffee-colored head. smell of malty roast, some dried fruits, raisins, lightly sour, liqueurish, light alcohol, light sweetness. full body, soft carbonation, full mouthfeel. tastes malty sweet, some roast notes, coffee, milky, light smoke notes, some sweetness, light dried fruits, lightly sour. finishes with roasted malt and some sweetness. wow, great beer. I really like the combination of lightly sour notes, some smoke / earthy notes and some sweetness, makes it really easy to drink.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (4838) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Bottle as cease and desist. Dark pour with some bubbles. Dry dark malt aromas. Super roasted malt flavors, herbal and earthy hop flavors.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
conway (2024) - - JUN 19, 2015
Bottle. Thick black pour with thin mocha head. Aroma is raisin, char, licorice, fudge and marshmallow. Taste is similar and adds some toffee. Rich sticky mouthfeel but leaves a slightly buttery feeling on the lips. Great.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reconqvista (339) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 14, 2015
Deep brown color beer with a brown forever-lasting frothy head. Aroma is roasted malt, vanilla, chocolate and liquorice. Flavor is sweet with a slight sour final note. Body is oily and carbonation is low. Very long end with bitter notes; sticky.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (7032) - Ohio, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Bottle from Party Source at home. Pours a dark cola brown color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have dark chocolate, dark fruits, cherry, raisins, light roasted malts, caramel, and hints of coffee, smooth lower carbonation, I find many European Imperial stouts to be less roasty and not as enjoyable overall.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Neorej80 (351) - - JUN 7, 2015
Aroma of caramel and cappucino. Dark colourd,lots of yeast parts in my glass and an off white head. Pretty sweet, cherry and hoppy citrus flavour. Alcoholiv and hints of caramel, rasins, chocolaye and coffee. Pretty good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SVD (893) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle at home, black beer with a small head, aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee. Taste is the same, bittersweet, very very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BringMeOG (15) - - MAY 30, 2015
Aromat: Lekka słodka czekolada oraz kawa, wyraźny sos sojowy Smak: Średnio gęste, lekka czekolada oraz kawa, średni palone, zaznaczona goryczka ale delikatnie, gdzies jakas wiśnia, dlugi posmak czekoladowo/kakaowy

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Lele (249) - Padova, ITALY - MAY 30, 2015
ASPETTO: marrone scurissimo, praticamente impenetrabile. Schiuma marroncina, abbastanza abbondante e persistente. AROMA: caffè, cacao e liquoroso dono predominanti. Aroma molto buono e avvolgente. GUSTO: Pieno e avvolgente. All’inizio si presentano soprattutto caffè e cacao (sia dolce che amaro), nonché della buona vaniglia. Il tutto è accompagnato da un buon liquoroso. Il finale è leggermente amaro, di un amaro tostato. Corpo strutturato, carbonizzazione bassa. CONCLUSIONE: veramente gran bella birra. La trovo un po’ meno complessa della sua versione bourbon, ma ugualmente molto saporita.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niller (937) - Hammel, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle from Voldby. 330 ml. Pours black with a small tan head. Taste is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, toffee. Full body. Soft carbonation. Slight dry bitter finish.


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