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

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RATINGS: 314   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 92   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chibuck (3509) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 12, 2012
saw this at Pikku hiding in the corner, ending a long quest... super balanced porter, chocolate with a bit of ash, super drinkable


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sir__v (1939) - Lille, FRANCE - MAY 15, 2016
Bottle from Bierhalle Deconinck, Vichte - BE. Color: deep dark black beer with no carbonation and small brown head. Smell: roasted malt with coffee and mocha notes. Chocolate finish. Very intensive mocha! Taste: full body with roasted malt and coffee notes. Intensive mocha notes. Superb attenuation. Good chocolate finish. Very intensive beer! Amazing. Aftertaste: chelate and coffee. Sweet roasted malt.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (4040) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2016
330ml bottle @ Shrewsbury Beer Share, May 16, courtesy of Simon. Many thanks. Pours opaque black, thin beige head. Aroma is lovely rich chocolate cake and bourbon. Taste is vinous with deep dark malts and hedgerow berries. Great stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
freretoc (1552) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 29, 2016
Bue en bouteille de 33cl à la brasserie, bouteille #826 couleur noire pas de mousse et pas d’effervescence. Nez sur le vin, le caramel et les tanins. Attaque acide avec une grosse pointe de tanin continuité sur la vanille et le sherry. Bel équilibre sur la rondeur

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zlotta (1850) - Hagen, GERMANY - APR 25, 2016
0.33 l bottle from ’De Bierkoning’, bottled in April 2015. Pitch black with a thin, frothy, almost stable, light brown head. Sweetish-malty and a little fruity aroma of dark chocolate, vanilla, red grapes, dark ripe fruits, some booze and burnt nuts. Sweet, malty and minimally fruity taste of dark chocolate, dark ripe fruits, vanilla, licorice and hints of red grapes, followed by a medium long, slightly roasty-bitter, minimally warming-alcoholic finish with a touch of tart berries. Medium to full body, oily mouthfeel, flat. Not the expected flavour bomb, but the barrel notes are perfectly in balance with the base beer. Quite sophisticated, rather easy to drink despite the abv. Very good!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Renobob (1614) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 7, 2016
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Pas loin de la perfection. Nez, palais, texture, corpulence et finale sont exactement ce que j’aime. Juste ce qu’il faut, pas trop comme quelque fois chez De Molen. Equilibre parfait.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MelvinKalksma (810) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2016

Aroma:
Slight aroma of malts, caramel, liquorice, chocolate, roasted malts and coffee.

Appearance:
Opaque black beer with a slight/medium brown head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium sweet with malts, caramel, liquorice and chocolate; ends slightly bitter with roasted malts and coffee.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
langeveld12 (424) - NETHERLANDS - APR 3, 2016
Lovely balance between oak, whiskey and porter. Has a nice sweetness, making it a bit like port. Slight roasted malts. Lovely! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (2631) - GREECE - APR 1, 2016
330 ml bottle at home, thanks to Douberd! Bottled on 2015/04/01 so its exactly one year in the bottle. Black color with nice beige head. Malty aroma, dark dried fruits, wood, vinous, when it gets warmer there are coffee notes, some chocolate, smoked notes too. Sweet, bitter and acidic taste like aroma with smoked wood notes again when it gets warmer. Light to medium oily body with soft carbonation.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Achel (349) - Ioannina, GREECE - MAR 25, 2016
What a treat. Pours a rich, brown black with a bubbly, beige head. Big roast aroma, lots of wood, hard alcohol and coffee. Huge flavor, thick and sweet, lots of mocha, burnt brown sugar, roasted malts, peat, scorched earth. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Big warming finish, peat to spare, oak, more mocha and roast. Superb beer

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
martjoobolut (2818) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 20, 2016
0,33L bottle, no 905, bottled 01.04.2015 (from etre gourmet). Pours black with light brown head the head stays for a moment. Aroma is intense oak, vinous, fruits, raisins, sweetness, roast. Flavor is sour, sweet and bitter, oak, vinous, roast, malt, dark chocolate. Finish is vinous, slightly dry-bitter with some alcohol warmth. Alcohol is very well covered. Overall: more barrel driven than beer driven, but still a great complex sipper.


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