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


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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 384   ABV: 12.8%
Heavy imperial stout, brewed with a small percentage of smoked malt. Matured on various whisky and bourbon casks.

Patjeadam's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Patjeadam (153) - - JAN 17, 2014
Wow! A very rich and amazing beer. Bottle at home. First smell is intense. Lots of dark stoutish tones like coffee, roadted malts & dark chocolate, it is more bitter than average. It has bourbon & vanilla, little booze. One of the best beers from brouwerij de molen i have tasted so far. ---Rated via Beer Buddy (iOs)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Inoven (353) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2016
Flesje gedeeld door Benzai en gedronken met TomHendriksen. Diep zwart bier . Aroma is koffieachtig. Smaak is zoet en koffieachtig, dropachtig. Nasmaak is iets bitter. Bier om rustig van te genieten.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TomHendriksen (83) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2016
Gedeeld door Benzai. Het bier is pikzwart. Heeft geen schuim. De geur van rozijnen en/of fruit is duidelijk aanwezig. De smaak van caramelachtige en chocolade komen goed naar boven.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (4076) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2016
Bottle at THT, vintage 2012. Almost black with barely any head. Very sweet brown sugar, roasted malts, fudge, milk chocolate, vanilla, strong cognac, some alcohol, raisins, dates. Quite sweet and barely anything else. Over medium bodied, barely any carbonation. Quite nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mariuspoenari (1693) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2016
Sampled at THT June tasting. Dark pour wirh no head. Whiskey, red wine, caramel. Full bodied with low carbonation and a sticky sweet aftertaste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (4925) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JAN 16, 2016
(De Molen Sodom & Gomorra Barrel Aged) Bottle 330 ml at home, vintage 2012. Served into a snifter, ABV 11.9% Black coloured body, head consisting mostly of brown bubbles, bursting quickly. Aroma of roasted malts, whiskey, iodium, alcohol, some fruity touches after a swirl of the glass. Taste also of whiskey, roasted malts, coal, alcohol, light vanilla, light chocolate, a bit of oxidation but not annoying at all. Medium body, low carbonation, sticky palate. Pretty good.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Kosmokrator (849) - ITALY - NOV 17, 2015
Imperial stout nera ed impenetrabile, massiccia, prepotente, avvolgente e rotonda dove l’invecchiamento in legno conferisce spessore e sentori fruttati e dolciastri al carattere tostato-cioccolatoso di base. Potentissima.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kingstoni (1966) - FINLAND - AUG 8, 2015
Bottle. ABV 11,9. Deep brown color with no head. Aroma of licorice, coffee and hops. Sweet taste with a long lasting bitterness. Medium body. Bitter finish.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (6274) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - APR 18, 2015
From a 33 cl bottle purchased at Borefts 2012. Pours black with a feint tan head. Very little carbonation. Aroma of chocolate. Flavors of whisky. Not particuarly complex, but quite tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fletchfighters (1410) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 28, 2015
2012 vintage. 11.9 ABV Flat, just a ring of small bubbles. Black with hints of deep ruby. Complex nose. Whiskey, bourbon, chocolate, peat, licorice, ash and wood. Peat builds as it warms. Peat at first but turns milk chocolate sweet. Caramel, licorice, char, rubber, and whiskey and bourbon soaked dark fruits. Slick and oily. Well balanced with an ash finish. Solid as heck, much higher if it had carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (10880) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle at home. Very flat and smooth, strong whisky on the nose. Sweet, chocolate, whisky taste.

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