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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Bodegraven, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 275   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
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Ingredients: water, barley, hop en gist. Premiant as bitterhop, saaz as aromahop, premiant as dryhopping. In the 2013 batch the ABV has been boosted from 9.2 tot 10.2%. The 2013 batch contains rye malt, former batches wheat malt.


TheJvd's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheJvd (944) - - FEB 13, 2013
Draft at the brewpub. Pours clear orange with a thick white head leaving good lacing. Aroma is very fruity with grapefruit and hops. Taste is some sweet malts and very fruity hops and a nice bitterness. Alcohol is very well hidden. Really nice and balanced brew.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bamsen78 (3955) - SÝnderborg, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle, stored for five years in MiPís cellar. Pours hazy amber with stable off-white head. Fantastic dusty aroma with notes of orange and hops and touches of malt and yeast. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with sweetish notes of orange, malt and yeast, citric touches and delicious dusty hints. Rough and bitter aftertaste. Warming alcohol presence. Storm, damage and all other catastrophes, come and take me alive if you are so enchanting!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5643) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours hazy orange, taste is sweet malty toffee, light bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
ccato (6) - - DEC 30, 2014 does not count
Bottle from Bierkoenig in Amsterdam. Nice wide taste, a little soapy but a good drink.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
motelpogo (7173) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 16, 2014
bottle from zly casy in prague. murky golden with a fluffy white head; plenty of grapefruit in the aroma, lightly woody, almost suggesting licorice root; ome honeyed rye sweetness, good whack of citric bitterness

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (14682) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle from Terre de Boissons calais drunk at home. Dont know how fresh this is or how long this has been on the shelf. Hops are still there and good finishing grapefruit bitterness. Bit of toffee malt on the flavour. Opens up a bit and the sherbert grapefruit comes through. Decent beer shines through even if not in perfect condition. Ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VamboladeTolly (522) - Tartu, ESTONIA - NOV 29, 2014
Bottle @ De Tolly Joogipood. Pours dark orange with medium head. Aroma is sweet, caramel,apricot,dried bananas. Taste is medium bitter with some sweetness, caramel, apricot, pine. Something is there what i dont like.Medium to heavy body.Good DIPA just not for me.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rikstar (1179) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2014
0,33l fles bij de fust vandaan. Amberkleurig met een lichte fijne schuimkraag. Geur is gras en gist met een zoetje. Smaak is brood met citrus, mooi bitter in de afdronk. Lekker

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kauge (565) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle from Stockmann in Tallinn (Ä 3,39). Bottled Feb 6 2013. Pours dark orange with an off-white head with good retention and lacing. Nose is strong maltiness reminiscent of barley wines, slighlty caramelised sugar, some alcohol, peachy ripe fruitiness and herbal-earthy-spicy bitterness. Taste is very sweet first: caramelly malts and earthy ripe fruits, then resinous and grapefruity bitter, with an earthy-herbal bitter finish. Body medium to heavy, with modest carbonation, sticky palate and slightly grainy mouthfeel. Very little bitterness for a DIPA - but then again the label says itís only "Double IPA-ish"... which sounds like an exaggeration in this case. I wonder what it tastes like when fresh... I still like it though, even if what I get is probably not what itís supposed to be... But then again, reading about Premiant hops indicate this is pretty much what itís about. Go figure.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (3045) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2014
Bottled #2013. Pours deep golden with an average, lacing off-white head. Aroma of rye notes, caramel, some citrus too, earthy, herbal and spicy hops. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carb. A very nice and pleasant DIPA.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bieremoi (33) - FRANCE - JUL 2, 2014
Rusty brown color pours with off-white quickly dissipating head. Very little lacing. Agree with another reviewer that it seems like more of a fruity barley wine than an "IPA-ish". A bit too sweet for me, very light on the hops. More palatable than barley wine beers like Anchorís Iíve tried though.


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