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


on tap

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RATINGS: 921   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 321   ABV: 10.7%
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. Called Rasputin until 2015, now renamed Moord & Doodslag.

LarsEngen's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
LarsEngen (367) - Sandvika, - JAN 9, 2013
33 cl bottle from Vinmonopolet Vika.Pours a dark brown color with a small brown. Low carbonation. Full bodied. Aroma of malts, chocolate, hops, roast. Complex taste, roasted malt, espresso, biscuit, red berries,spices, smoke and licorice with a lond dry finish. Nice one and a bitt different IS.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (4614) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 28, 2015
Very sweet and milky. Has the rotten English flavor to it. Draft pour at side project. Not a fan

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
HarryPlopper (49) - - NOV 26, 2015
Dark brown chocolate color. Very little head when poured into a glass from a bottle. Sweet and chocolatey, almost vanilla scent. Chocolate taste, with notes of vanilla. Very sweet. Smooth finish, but a little Berthier puppy tasting at the end. Not my favorite.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
mstrcrwly (784) - New York, USA - NOV 26, 2015
bottle poured into a snifter..opaque with a medium tan head..aroma of wood, coffee,chocolate,funk..tastes of funk,charred plastic,rotten fruit..not good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bawelt (188) - Lyon, FRANCE - NOV 25, 2015
Pas mal du tout. Trop simple. Le nez est intéressant et riche : caramel, café, chocolat, le tout fumé, vraiment alléchant. La bouche est très décevante : on a une imperial stout aux fond légèrement fumé mais pas intéressant. On sent les houblons qui donnent un air black IPA qui donne à cette bière son seul intérêt. En dehors de cela, du café/chocolat pas dégueulasses mais moyennement équilibré ni sans originalité.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tightslice (601) - Redwood City, California, USA - NOV 23, 2015
Bottle from K&L in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is sweet dark fruits, chocolate and cherry liqueur. Has an herbal liqueur quality initially with some bitterness on the finish. Sticky, Sweet and Boozy. Mellows a lot as it warms and gets much better. Getting more cherry and tang as it do.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Flanfl (362) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - NOV 18, 2015
Deep brown body, small brownish head. Great aroma, lots of dried fruits (plum), chocolate, toffee, light alcoholic notes, some woody notes. Flavours are as great, dried plum, lots of malt complexity, molasse, dark chocolate, light alcoholic notes. Medium sweet and warm finish. Ends up hoppy bitter and dry with a cocoa aftertaste. Full body, low carbo. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
anstei (530) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - NOV 13, 2015
Tap at Erzbierschof Zurich. Very nice chocolate aroma, some coffee too. Judging from the nose, probably not too sweet. Unexpected taste, more umami and boozy than something refined. Unusual for sure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (3040) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2015
Bottle. 16 months old, so still labelled as Rasputin. Hop Hideout, Sheffield. Pours clear, dark brown until lots of lumps of sediment dropped in without warning. Slimmest of tan head. Lots of legs. Nose has tar. Charred wood. Vine fruits. Dried fruit. Heaps of dark chocolate behind all of that. Taste is rich, sticky sweet, then big, tangy bitter hop. Full body. Very sticky. Finishes burnt wood, tangy bitter. All over the shop. Hard work.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
milo91hd (175) - Lecce, ITALY - NOV 12, 2015
Bottiglia, sinceramente mi aspettavo una imperial stout da battaglia che fosse difficile da bere, invece De Molen stupisce con una birra che scende giù in maniera facile e piacevole, i suoi 10 gradi sono perfettamente nascosti. Dopo la prima bottiglia ne vuoi bere subito un’altra. Per me un capolavoro

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (6659) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 11, 2015
Bottle pour sampled at The Festival 2015 in St. Petes with Vinny. Pours a deep brownish black with huge head. Mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with notes of smoked peat, espresso, dark fruit, molasses, fig and wood. Once again, De Molen nails the peat character in an unbelievable way.

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