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


on tap

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RATINGS: 746   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   IBU: 94   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bulldogops (1681) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 2, 2016
Rating #1603 - 14.04.2015 - Easter Dinner beers - 330mL bottle from the depths of the cellar. Pours jet black with a luxurious velvety tan head with excellent retention. Aroma is heavy on molasses, dark roast coffee, toffee, burnt sugar notes. Coffee flavours throughout, accented by vanilla bean, caramel and brown sugar notes, as well as an assertive, roasty bitterness. Exquisite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerBoom (213) - POLAND - FEB 1, 2016
Bottle. Nice, but unstable, small, beige head. In aroma mostly chocolate, some coffee and pleasant notes of alcohol. In taste is sweet, chocolate, some notes of coffee with great chocolote-alcoholic aftertaste. There is very low bitterness, i think thath it should be higher.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
likeatrainwreck (390) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2016
Delicious. Amazing thick and creamy mouthfeel. Incredibly smooth. Loads of chocolate, red berries, lingering mild sweetness.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Mielijuoma (22) - - JAN 31, 2016
Smoky cigar and fruity sour aromas. Velvety big taste. Great combination of strong porter and Kriek kind of sourness. Little sweetness brings flavours of dark chocolate and liquorice. Perfect balace!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlazerT (420) - POLAND - JAN 30, 2016
Bottle. Teku glass. Pitch black with medium, light brown head. Deep dark fruits aroma - raisins, plums, also some toffee, caramel and light milk chocolate infused with plums. Incerdibe aroma Taste is light sweetness, well empowered by strong malty caramel notes. Medium to full body, oily texture, average carbonation. In overall great imperial porter not usual with strong hints of dark fruits and not so sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (2662) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - JAN 25, 2016
Pours black with almost no head. Aromas of chocolate, dark red berries, roasted nuts, vanilla. Taste is chocolate sweetness with roasted notes. Mouthfeel is slightly oily with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
Daanminator (476) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2016
Mooie zwarte kleur met medium tot kleine schuimkraag. Mooie chocolade geur. Smaak is opzich wel ok, maar heb betere op.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
rdb84 (496) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 21, 2016
Dark, oily color, small stable head. A: dark malts, hint of bourbon and vanilla, plums and dark fruits, some wood notes. T: very mellow, oily mouthfeel. Deep intense dark fruits in the beginning, syrup almost. Vanilla, bourbon and wood notes in development, salmiakki, medium bitter. Strong coffee note in aftertaste, bitter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
caribou43 (416) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 19, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2016 It is a perfect beer to finish a night. The taste is sweet, vanilla and complex. The color is black and onctueux and thin foam. This beer is strong and we eat at the same time crazy. I think that it is important to drink this beer not so cold and quietly. The alcohol is present but it is not so strong and the comple aroma is well balanced, weak carbonation typical from these beers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Tenval (40) - FRANCE - JAN 17, 2016
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2016 Iíve tasted half a dozen hundred of beers. Itís clearly my favourite. The aromas are coffee/chocolaty. The appearance is very nice, lacking a bit of foam though. Taste is... wonderful, caramel, coffe, chocolate, malts, spices etc. Same for the palate. 19 may be overrated, but I mean it. When I die I want to go to the Heavens and drink De Molenís beers while eating great food and listening to metal. Go for it if you like imperial beers, you cannot miss this one ! Edit: the review was made out of my memory, Iíve tasted this beer years ago, still my favourite.

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