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

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common

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RATINGS: 630   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   IBU: 94   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


ygtbsm94's rating

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ygtbsm94 (12) - Blacksburg, Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2008
Thanks Jan (from De Bierkoning) for hand delivering this Bottle #101. What an amazing porter; aroma was roasted malt with slight Smokey flavors, strong licorice, more alcohol aroma as it warmed. I had plenty of frothy brown head after the initial pour. Taste was outstanding for this porter; full-bodied with plenty of bitter chocolate, coffee, slight tobacco flavor with an oily feel; very drinkable considering how high the alcohol level. Can’t wait to get some more of this stuff!


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
adasko (884) - Poznan, POLAND - MAY 27, 2015
Wielkie piwo. Perfekcyjne w prezencji i w odczuciu. Jedyne co mi brakowało jeżeli chodzi o zapach to szaleństwa aromatów. W smaku też za dużo słodyczy i zbyt ułagodzone. Ogólnie jednak świetne.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Niller (823) - Hammel, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle from Voldby. Pours black with a small tan head. Taste is roasted malts, chocolate, caramel, some fruits, hint of coffee. Flat carbonation. Full body. Oily texture. Very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nicocanta (66) - - MAY 21, 2015
Une bonne attaque en puissance torréfiée qui s’adoucit très rapidement. Une bonne porter bien black (on tend même vers la stout je trouve) mais des saveurs intéressantes en final. Bon.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergaard (186) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2015
Good beer but in my opinion a bit overrated. Probably because the focus is on the sweet and caramel like malt characters. Some hops in the end. Not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
IngetSlick (36) - - MAY 16, 2015
Bottle from Saveur Bière. Small head with beige color. Black and full body. Smells of yeast, chocolate, coffee. A sweet and bitter taste of salt, punch, caramel, chocolate with an aftertaste of alcohol, salt and coffee. A bit too boozy and too low carbonation for my taste. Bonus points for complexity.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wiedrzensky (224) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 15, 2015
Shared bottle. Dark with almost no head. Strong aroma of dark chocolate, plums, candized fruit, licqourice. Taste is more less sweet, fruity, plums. Alcohol warmth. Good one.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
linusb (75) - SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2015
A: Coffe, plums, blueberry, caramel T: Apricot, plum, raisins, hint of coffee O: Sweeter than expected. Very nice though.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crajun (1055) - , Texas, USA - MAY 7, 2015
bottle dated 5/4/12 poured in glass - imp porter - lived up to its name. dark pour. chocolate, wood, roast in aroma. taste was same but this was over carbonated and too much hops on back end - good brew

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (1490) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2015
33cl bottle at home. Dark brown with a small beige head with low retention. Medium to full body with low carbonation. Quite sweet with some nice bitter tones. Caramel, brown sugar, malts, coffee, ripe fruits and spices. A tasty brew, but somehow I got higher expectations for this one.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minihame2 (260) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 1, 2015
Dark brown pour, nice tan. Looks very lively. Not getting a lot of malts in the aroma, mostly like raisin. Taste has some malts, it’s not that roasty and ends up with the bitter hop finish. Mouthfeel is soft, low carbonation. I am not crazy about this one.


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