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De Molen Summer Porter

Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Porter
Bodegraven, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
Ingredients: water, barley malts (pils, caramel, roasted, mild), malts (oat), bitter hops (sladek), top fermenting yeast.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Koelschtrinker (17734) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JAN 16, 2016
Mild malzig-säuerlicher Antrunk. Die bitteren Noten passen eher wenig, kaum vorhandene Röstnoten. Leichte Kräuternoten, hintergründig Karamell. Die Säure stört. 8/8/7/7/9/7

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pityu (681) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 17, 2015
Bottle - Hazy brown colour, small beige head, fair retention. Mostly toasted aromas, coffee, cocoa with some red fruit notes, a touch of caramel and hazelnuts. Taste is a bit sourish, lot of chocolate, caramel and coffee with some wild sourness, red berries, earthy and herbal hops. Medium body, low carbonation, oily texture, watery and tart finish. The sourness is a bit unpleasant for me, but beside that its good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kanaclane (347) - - DEC 14, 2015
Nez: Malté, chocolat, fruits secs Bouche: Maltée, chocolat, noix, aqueuse, légčre acidité, astringence Une déception surtout venant de cette brasserie.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjogro (2851) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2015
Zure bruine vriend die telkens nieuwe slokjes wil geven. Backlog from 2014/11/28.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gEUS (1637) - Linden, BELGIUM - AUG 4, 2015
330 ml bottle at home. Pours deep brown with a small off-white head. Eoasted aromas and sour red fruit and lacto (infected?). Sour - roasted body with a tad of a coffee cream mingled in it, and a pungeant bitterness in the end. Taste is way too sour for a porter. It’s an interesting beer, but not my liking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (2093) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - JUL 15, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Clear deep dark redbrown, large fizzy tan head, mostly lasting, decent lacing; light sourish nose, dark fruits, light chocolate, lactose, woody; taste medium sweet, light sour and bitter, light chocolate, spicy notes; medium body, watery to oily texture, thin mouthfeel, soft carbonation, aftertaste light sour, light bitter in the finish, woody, hmm strange Porter, I’m not really impressed with this one from De Molen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
bartlebier (3507) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - JUL 14, 2015
33cl bb07/2015, Geers. Fizzier colabrown pour, idem head. Sourish woody notes in aroma, stewed maroni caramel, not much else. Surprising woody tartness, astringency joins the pronounced chocolate malt and EU hop bitterness. Red berry notes with their earthy peel. The sour filter coffee components would be more enjoyable on a thicker palate and offbalancing more pronounced chocolate aromas, but this is an interesting take on the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (6222) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle: Shaker: Big creamy beige head. Blackish brown body. Aromas of bread, nuts, yeast, toast, caramel, malt (toast),light wilder yeast tone... Flavours of toast, light roast, malt and hay toast, yeast, bitter, light tart but it’s quite refreshing and not bad... Low carbo, light watery mouthfeel, medium bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kita (1916) - Koper, SLOVENIA - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle, 0.33l. Murky deep brown color with large creamy light brown head and decent lacing. Aroma of ripe fruits, caramel, roasted malt, grassy hops and cereals. Taste starts sour fruity and yeasty, also a bit metallic, follows by smooth, creamy and moderate sweet roasted malt, mouthfeel is dry and spicy, while finish is moderate bitter. Medium body, creamy texture and lively carbonation in palate. You need some guts to combine sourness and velvety smoothness, but it works good with me...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
alomtnez (361) - SPAIN - MAY 10, 2015
Bottled 06/2014. Very big tan and foamy head with too high retention. It keeps rocky on top of your glass for several minutes. Very dark mahogany colour, opaque black appearance. Roasted malt aroma with cocoa, liquorice and prune and metallic hints. Flavour is acid and sour with burnt malt bitterness and some diacetyl hints. Quite dry, without any sweetness. Full body with too high carbonation and very long sour aftertaste. Too sour for a porter, even been a -ish one.

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