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


on tap

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RATINGS: 610   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.

sic1314's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4241) - Leiden, - NOV 25, 2012
Poured a deep black with no head apparent. Aroma of dark chocolate and some citrus hops. Full, oily body. Flavour is dark chocolate, berry fruit and some liquorice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (3367) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Tap at Pudel, Tallinna. Colour is black with small brownish head coffee chocolate and roasted malts

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
King_Alex_II (297) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 26, 2015
Pitch black with light brown thick foam head. The smell is breakfast like with coffee, bacon and roasted chocolate. The taste is a slow start, but scores with a round sweetness, a fruity notes (blackberries, cassis and stuff) and a smokey finish. The beer is very round balanced and too easy to drink regarding a two digit alcohol content. Very mild and less coffee than most of the other imperial stouts I had so far.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1157) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 25, 2015
8.8.2014. Aroma of cacao and sth, floral or herbal. Taste is sweetish, still cacao, burnt sugar, roasted malts and that sth. Warming finish. Somehow a bit simple for the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SinH4 (553) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 25, 2015
So I finally get my hands on this one. Pitch black color with thick beige head and beautiful lacing. Dark malts and smoky bacon in the aroma. Rich taste of dark malts, dark fruits, milk chocolate (and a bit of dark chocolate as well), nuts (hazelnuts). Feels sweet, but not quite sweet at the same time. A rather subtle interpretation, but very very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zwiebel88 (423) - GERMANY - MAR 14, 2015
Schwarz, dunkel. In der Nase Kaffeee, Malznoten, dunkle Früchte. Malz, Kaffee, herb, dunkle Früchte, Süße. Leicht dünn.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
cagou007 (357) - FRANCE - MAR 13, 2015
Pours deep brown with thin. Brown head. Nose is roars and chocolate. Aromas are dark fruits and smokes, with sour notes. But aromas are overwhelmed by a weird salty note. Not convinced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ElManana (796) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle bought at Geers. After the horrible infected Rugbrød, this is a god's gift. Chocolate, hazlenut, little coffee, alcohol well hiden. Awesome. After H&V probably the best regular De Molen offers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tsekouratos (440) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - MAR 5, 2015
330 ml bottle from BierKompass.de, Germany. Black as night body with a nice beige head. Aromas of chocolate, chocolate malts, some caramel. Taste is chocolate, chocolate milk, dark malts, caramel. Aftertaste, is sweet chocolate, long. Medium to full body with low to medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Werthergoethe (81) - Moscow, RUSSIA - FEB 28, 2015
Очень густой, крепкий портер, во вкусе ярко выражен шоколад.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (934) - - FEB 26, 2015
Pours black. Aroma and taste are dark chocolate, roasted malts, and some caramel.

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