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


on tap


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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94/5   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.

joes' rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
joes (92) - Oirschot, - OCT 1, 2012
Tap @ borefts ’12. I took 3 of these at the end of the festival, this was absolutely my favorite. I would love to have a bottle of this at a winters evening, sitting next to an open fire. Great aroma of roasted malt, slightly smoked or peated, coffee and some sweet whisky, even some ripe (red) fruit. Smooth mouthfeel and a great taste of roasted malts, (peated) whisky, sweet alcohol. Long lingering back taste. What a great beer ....

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (3926) - 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 (1532) - 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 (4851) - 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 (1961) - 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 (6200) - 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 (1407) - 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 (10594) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle at home. Very flat and smooth, strong whisky on the nose. Sweet, chocolate, whisky taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (12729) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 18, 2015
Bottle - Vintage 2012 - Smoke and boozy barrel notes. Jet maroon with no head. Wood, smoke, barrel notes and some sweetness. Nice, but a bit of heat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gyllenbock (7771) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 14, 2015
Bottle, bought from Bierkompass in March 2013. Black with a minimal head. Vinous with roasted malt, coffee, light smoke, oak, some bourbon. Almost no carbonation and with a full body. The finish was long, fairly bitter and with warming alcohol. A nice one to sip.

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