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De Molen Turfbock

Formerly brewed at Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Smoked
Bodegraven, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
Brewed with peated malt. Top-fermented.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (4316) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - FEB 3, 2009
On tap at Wildeman. Dark brown body, heavy head. Sweet nose, notes of molasses. Sweet, strong taste of brown sugar. Malty in the finish. Not as heavy as other Smokeds.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 22, 2009
Bottled at Monks Cafe, Stockholm. Pours out in a clear amber colour with a small white foam. Mild smoke, toasted malts and dried fruits in the aroma. Medium to full-bodied with notes ofpeat, toasted bread, yeast and leather. Peaty grainy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (21755) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2009
Bottled at Monk’s Café Wallingatan, Stockholm. Lightly hazy ruby colour, creamy head. Tart aroma of caramel and cherry. Sweet and merium bodied, well rounded. Caramelly and yeasty with the faintest hint of peat. Mildly warming with low bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SHIG (4011) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JAN 2, 2009
Bottle: Poured a dark brown with soft reddish tint, head is thin beige. Aroma is smokey, peat, and malt. Taste is smokey, coffee, dark chocolate. Finish lingers on the taste bud as dry and malt. I really enjoy beers like this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maria (10191) - Thisted, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2008
Trade with Fonefan. 2008 bottle. It is hazy, nice red-brown with a huge, creamy head. The aroma has notes of peat, smoke, malt and caramel. The flavour has sweetness and notes of smoke, light peat, malt, caramel and nuts. I love a smoked beer, if the sweetness is low. This is good, but a tiny bit too sweet.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dirkbreedveld (288) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2008
Bottle 2008. Not nice nose a little bit like smelly socks. NIce brown red color. Very smokey bockbeer, still fresh with little hint of acid. Aftertaste is like cold espresso and like an Islaywhisky.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sayravai (4691) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 27, 2008
(Bottled) Very hazy, dark reddish amber with a medium, tanned head. Mild aroma of slightly burned malt and peaty smoke. Moderately smoky-malty, sourish flavor with lightly licoricey, salty-seaweedy flavor. Medium body with medium, soft and foamy carbonation. Borefts Bock was good, but this is not... the smoked malt just doesn’t fit into picture: it steals most of the existing complexity, replacing it with dull, peaty-smoky altiness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (14519) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2008
Bottle, 7.7% at LCRBM08. Good roasted aroma, slightly creamy. Very nice creamy, malty and nutty, as if nuts were added. Pleasant carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
skortila (4867) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - OCT 29, 2008
Bottle @ LCRBM 2008. Aroma has some milk and maltiness. Brown coloured with an off-white head. Taste has malts and is a bit lactic. Not my thing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (11394) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2008
Bottle @ LCRBM 2008. Brown color. Malt, peat, flowery hops and butter in the aroma. Malty sweetish, slightly peaty flavor with roast and a hint of butter. Fairly well balanced beer.

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