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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 590   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   IBU: 94   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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OG 1108, FG 1026, Color 388.7 EBC, Chinook and Saaz hops. Bitterness 93.5 EBU.

Stronger version of a Baltic Porter. Comparable with an Imperial Stout but without the heavily roasted malt character. This created a soft beer with strong hops in the finish.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
maledictum (648) - Pyongyang, NORTH KOREA - FEB 7, 2012
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown. No carbonation and no head what so ever. Aroma wise this beer is brillaint. Lots of coffee, milk chocolate and vanilla. A little alcohol as it warms. Super smooth. Really good. Flavours are initially very sweet with dark caramel, treacle and dark chocolate. Finish is quite bitter thanks to hops and roasted malt. Mouthfeel is thick and oily. Great beer

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dreadnord (1013) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 7, 2012
Pour is filthy black with a light tan hea that almost immediately dissipates to nothing. Nose coffee and hay with some dark fruit peaking through. Taste is sweet with minimal bitterness. Mouthfeel is crisp and clean. Long aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (2513) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 30, 2012
From a bottle. Pours near enough black with tan head. Aroma of chocolate, cola and smoke. Similar taste. Thick. Sticks around a bit too long. Decent

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 29, 2012
Shared 0.33L bottle at Haandbryggeriet Bar, Sundland, Drammen. Pours a near black, ruby-shaded body, topped by a dense choco head. Aroma of rounded well roasted dark malts, milk chocolate, alcohol infused dark dried fruits and faint vanilla. Feels utterly smooth in the mouth. Yet filling with a soft sparkling carbonation. Rich, well roasted and rounded malt flavor, featuring chocolate, creamed and peppery caramel and dark dried fruits. Solid bitterness. A pleasant alcohol warmth throughout. Nice all over.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ljunkan (530) - SWEDEN - JAN 28, 2012
Pours an almost black color with a small pale-brown head. Aroma is lightly roasted with cocoa, coffee, fudge and candy. Flavour is sweet and candy like with lightly roasted notes of chocolate and fudge. Fullbodied with soft carbonation - very smooth. Nice stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teorn88 (3121) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2012
18cl bottle. Dec 2010 vintage. The label says 10% ABV. Pours pitch black with no head. Not even one single bubble. Nice lacing. Aroma is alcohol, roasted notes, alcohol, some coffe and vanilla and alcohol again. Taste is roasty and coffee, but rather sweet-ish up front. Then the roasted notes come through and the finish is long and bitter. Huge coffee, some vanilla. Alcohol presence again, almost whiskey. Body is thick and carbonation is almost not existent. Overall, very nice, very roasty and very coffe but, sadly, even very flat.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (2175) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 25, 2012
Very dark brown with a small brown head. Malty with fruity notes. Malt, licorice, fruit, coffee and chocolate. Full body with a long, bitter sweet finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andrejes (32) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 20, 2012
small bottle, no head, aroma roasty chocolate. Color black no head. Taste heavy, medium bitter. Full body, like oily. Nice beer but more a RIS then a Porter.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheCametron (1885) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 15, 2012
Bottle. Black with gorgeous tan head. Creamy mouthfeel. Light carbonation. A sweet, mildly hoppy flavour. There’s a syrupy prune note. A smoky presence. The alcohol is well contained. All in all, this beer is an absolute delight. So much going on.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MalcolmTucker (753) - SCOTLAND - JAN 14, 2012
Bottle. Pours black with a thin tan head. Aroma of liqourice, chocolate and booze. Flavour is dark chocolate, dark fruit with a hoppy bitterness in the background. Almost flat but full bodied. Very good.


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