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.

floris87's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
floris87 (35) - Utrecht, - NOV 2, 2011
Vendor told me some bottles were off, but this one fortunately isn’t. Leathery, dark brown colour with good grayish brown head. Fantastic aroma dominated by smoked peat, but very well complemented by chili peppers, licorice, pine and maybe some berries. Very bitter taste, and the chilis give it just a very small spiciness, which should be acceptable for everyone (unlike Hot & Spicy, which I absolutely loved but didn’t go down well with everyone). Easily the best smoked ale I’ve had, although I haven’t had many.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Patdelichte (53) - - AUG 2, 2015
Is bijna niet te drinken. De rooksmaak is TE overheersend. Hij ruikt al heel grauw en vanaf de eerste slok is het vechten. Met kleine nipjes gaat het maar het lijkt net verbrand rubber wat je drinkt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markoijelena (1151) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JUL 28, 2015
Bottle 0.33l from Majstor za Pivo Belgrade Serbia.Taste with Ljuba.02.07.2015.Pour it dark brown color with small white head.On the nose smoked sausage.Taste of bacon,smoked sausage,spices,kick of hot feel in you throat.After taste hot and smokey.Interesting

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KW92 (535) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUL 23, 2015
******************PIWO DEGUSTOWANE PRZED ZAŁOŻENIEM KONTA. (data degustacji: 26.12.2014)******************

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
MichaelAwesome (5729) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUL 22, 2015
Ne. Geht gar nicht. Nur rauch und Leder. Dazu mangelnde Kohlensäure und etwas Fisch. Trinkbar, aber auch ekelhaft.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
McTapps (5734) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - JUL 22, 2015
Bottle from Rudat in Dortmund. The beer has got a deep black colour with a small head and smooth body. Aroma of smoke, peat and herbs. Taste of smoke, smoked malt, coffee, pepper and spices. Smokey-bacon finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kita (1470) - Koper, SLOVENIA - JUL 20, 2015
Bottle, 0.33l. Pours pitch black with thin creamy light brown head, sparkling appearance and many yeast particles floating. Aroma of smoke, leather, caramel, roasted malt and earthy notes. Taste starts with moderate sweet roasted malt and chocolate, follows by licorice, chili, mild smoke and some char, mouthfeel is really spicy, while finish is mild bitter. Full body, creamy texture and average carbonation in palate. Just excellent...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alexanderdahl (101) - DENMARK - JUL 18, 2015
Pitch black foam is lasting and brown. Smooth, dry smoke, slightly oxidized and rock candy. Little fruity chili on the afterburn, but not overpowering in any way.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beelzebrox (44) - Enschede, NETHERLANDS - JUL 16, 2015
33 cl bottle. Completely black, hardly any head. Aroma very smoked earthy / peated with some yeast. Taste roasted malts, smoked bacon, very nice peppery chili, caramel, soy sauce, dark chocolate. Medium bodied, bitter aftertaste with chili peppers, very low on carbonation. Special stuff, and very well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gopherfan99 (912) - CROATIA - JUN 29, 2015
Bottle; pours nearly black with a tan head; smoky aroma with chocolate and malt; taste is predominantly smoke with some roasted malt, chocolate, and hints of chili; bitter roast finish; the chili is more a complimentary flavor and is not that prominent; good smoked beer though

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Batavi (150) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2015
Fles gekocht bij biernavigatie, uitgeschonken in Struise bierglas. Diep donkerbruine kleur met beige schuimkraag die vrij snel terugzakt maar wel in het glas aanwezig blijft. Krachtige aroma's van gebrande en gerookte mout, turf, chocolade, karamel en whisky. De smaken zijn complex en perfect gebalanceerd. Zeer rokerig smaakpallet met tonen van karamel, cacao, gebrand en gerookt hout, turf, aarde, teer, as, en peper. De chilipeper is een verfijnde toevoeging aan dit Rook & Vuur bier. Het geeft een lichte tinteling in het mondgevoel en de afdronk. De afdronk is verder licht bitter, medium lang en droog. Fascinerend en heel speciaal bier van brouwerij De Molen, je moet wel een liefhebber zijn van een sterk gerookte smaak, net als bij sterk geturfde single malt whisky's.

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