Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Smoked
Bodegraven, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 345   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
Brewed with smoked malts and chili peppers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (7575) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 21, 2015
Bottle (06/05/13) from Taniguchi. Smoky nose--big, with chocolate, bonito flakes, bacon, lightly spicy, lots of rich umami. Black with a thick, bubbly head. Rather sweet, smoky but less than the nose, wood, caramel, chocolate. A bit oxidized by now, berries and some peat. The the tingly chili pepper burn comes in. Bitter, hot finish, medium roast. Body is a bit light.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cool_Bond (2015) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - JAN 21, 2015
The scent is really heavy, almost like a slap in the face. The aroma of caramel, ash, stables and some fruitiness. The taste of ashes, dark coffee, roasted malt, soy sauce, caramel and some chilli. Good bitterness that fills the mouth for a long while. Too much carbonic unfortunately. Bottled 16/08/2011. Would be enjoyed within 4 years according to the bottle so my rating is plenty of this beer. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6530) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours deep brown, nose is smoked malt, light spice, taste is dry, smoky, spicy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (2613) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2015
33cl bottle. Hop Hideout, Sheffield. Clear, very dark, reddy brown. Film of tan head. Savoury, ham smoke. Wood smoke. Caramel. Some dark, dried fruits. Mostly charred wood, though. Taste is caramel sweet. Earthy dry. Light, charred bitterness. Some chilli heat on the palate. Rich, and smooth mouthfeel. Finishes savoury, smoky dry, with a bittersweet close. I found this full, and rich, but I’m a bit of a wuss with these big, smoky beers. Bit much for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (1266) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2015
Very dark brown pour with an off white head. Smell and taste is very smoky.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
olliejobbins (1324) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2015
330ml bottle. pours a hazy brown with a few bubbles on the surface. aroma is incredibly strong smoke. bonfire, peat and charcoal. tastes like you’re inhaling a bonfire in liquid form. i just don’t think this is well balanced and is completely overwhelmingly smoky.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DarkSideOfBeer (47) - Padova, ITALY - JAN 2, 2015
Colore nocciola carico, torbida e dalla punta affumicata che si percepisce a fine sorso, il piccante č molto delicato abbastanza coperto dall’affumicatura, molto buona e gli 8 gradi non si sentono per nulla

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JohnRMurdoch (3792) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 30, 2014
330ml bottle from Nina’s Mini Market. Been in the cupboard for a long time. Black with massive foamy head. Peaty whiskey aroma. Smokey malt flavour. Strong sweet alcohol aftertaste. Not my sort of beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Przylus (380) - Warszawa, POLAND - DEC 25, 2014
Aromat wędzonej szynki i drewna. Barwa brunatna, klarowne. Piana drobna, krótka, niska. Smak dobrej wędzonki, szynki, sera, piwo pełne w smaku. Średnia goryczka.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Houtmankutkop (28) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 25, 2014
Zeer donker ebony met licht koffieschuim. Ruikt naar vette 21y Laphraoig. Zeer zacht koolzuir. Rooksmaak overheerst niet. Opeens komt het vuur na de rook... Lichte peper achter op de tong/huig. Heerlijk nagenieten... Zoals ik mn vrouwen heb. Rokerig en peper in de reet!

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