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

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on tap
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RATINGS: 257   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   IBU: 61   EST. CALORIES: 294   ABV: 9.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with cacao, chilli peppers and sea salt.


tomer's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tomer (1877) - Rishon Le Zion, - NOV 17, 2012
At a tasting, thanks DSG, opaque very dark brown, woody aroma with some roastiness, floweriness, sausauge and something metalic, flavour of coffee, milk chocolate, fudge, smoke in the back and just a whiff of chilie and chocolate, a bit too light bodied. Off centre and quite enjoyable.


4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
witthatsbier (326) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2015
33cl bottle Aroma is mocha malt and a bit of fruit Taste is heavy coffee and dark chocolate with a bitter long finish and a lot of body Another great beer from this brewery

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (1303) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAR 1, 2015
33cl bottle at home. Pitch black with a small beige head. Full body with low carbonation. Nice sweetnes with some bitter tones. Dark chocolate, roasted malts, some chili, caramel, dark fruits and other spices. A nice imperial stout, but not Molen’s best.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
greenmanalishi (492) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle - chilli warmth De Molen Spanning & Sensatie De Molen Spanning & Sensatie

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7433) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle. High creamy and lasting light brown head. Pitch black body. Sweet malt coffee liquorice aroma. First impression of the flavor was of salt. Secondly bitter sweet roasted malt coffee liquorice with low carbonation and a long finish. Alcohol present but not too much of a good thing.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (3432) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 7, 2015
On bottle at Schouskjelleren , pitch black color- some offwhite foam. Roasted aromas, coffee, licorice , leather, malt; medium/ high intensity. Full body & high complexity . Some sweetness, good but balances very well. Very enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (985) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2015
Tap at Kaapse brouwers. Black with medium sized beige head. Big roasted grains, ash, oatmeal, Haagse Hopjes, burnt sugar. Sweet at first with biiiig roasted bitter in the middle and finish with light hops. Full bodied with sticky feel. Nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maarten1993 (413) - - JAN 23, 2015
Drank with Marijn 22-1-2015. Really liked this beer. The beer has a good body, is quite thick. Nice. The beer has a rich taste. Spices, coffee, chocolate. Really liked this beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sjohnh (311) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2015
Tastes like cough medicine, according to my wife. It’s certainly far from easy drinking, but there’s lots to it. Looks like coca cola. The sea salt comes across on the nose - if this were a whisky then Jim Murray would be comparing it to seaweed strewn beaches and fishing nets. Licquorice comes through in the aroma and taste as well. Also flavours of salted caramel, vanilla, nuts, treacle, and yes the chili is there. Getting some dark fruit on the nose and a hint of coffee. Medium oily body. Complex and interesting, but you have to work at this one.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mjik83 (756) - - JAN 14, 2015
33cl flesje via 8 Zaligheden, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 9,8% Uitgeschonken in Keyte glas Uiterlijk: zwart, geen schuim Aroma en smaak: gebrande koffie, chocolade, ziltige van de zeezout in de nasmaak, chilipeper niet duidelijk te proeven helaas, chocolade Conclusie: apart bier van eigen bodem, smaken zijn lekker stoutachtig ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beaver (1373) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 13, 2015
11.2 oz bottle, dated 12/11/2012. Pours brown with a small light tan head that goes to a thin film and leaves a little lacing.

The aroma is sweet bakers chocolate with a little chili and vanilla with some cardboard and dark fruit.

The flavor is surprisingly subdued. Some sweet chocolate, anise and some fruit with a little chili spice and alcohol in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with a velvety feel.

Overall, an interesting chili imperial stout, a bit reserved. My wife bought this a couple of months ago. I wonder if it was bolder fresh.


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