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De Molen Ziel & Zaligheid (Soul & Salvation)

Formerly brewed at Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Imperial Stout
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
Boiled for 20 hours to create an umami flavour. Umami is the fifth basic taste next to sweet, sour, salty and bitter. By doing so we have now a beer that’s very thick and oily with loads of roasted malts.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
skortila (5339) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - MAY 18, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 30, 2010 Bottle @ CBF 2010. The aroma has roast ,chocolate, some peat and smoke. Black coloured beer with not much head. The taste is bitter, has some sweetness, some roast, chocolate, coffee fruity tones, some peat, touch of booze. Quite bitter, bit soy sauce and salt in the end. Very dense and smooth. Great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
thebeertourist (5187) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2010
On tap at the brewery. Black with a creamy, light brown head. Intense bitter chocolate aroma with fruit and roast. Tastes vanilla, iodine, roasted malts, chocolate- Islay whisky blended with chocolate, a great combination. Warming alcohol. Full-bodied. A masterpiece of a beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewolf (12136) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2010
Bottle @ CBF, 2010.
Pours utterly black with a small, creamy, beige head. Light smokey aroma, some peity notes, roasted and mildly vinious. Soft carbonation, lovely creamy and light grainy mouthfeel. Flavour has some fine coffee, light roasted malts, sweetness, vinious. Soft smokiness. Soft, elegant and delicious. Long, lingering, dry finish. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Vaiz (4334) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 15, 2010
Op tap @ de molen. Pitch black pour with a very thick creamy tan head, leaving huge amounts of lacing. Aroma of butterscotch, bourbon, leather, cream, caramel, some coffee and roasted malts. The flavor is amazing, a bitter explosion of coffee, dark malts, caramel, some faint cognac, a hint of peat, bourbon, leather... everything is in there and remains lingering for ever after. Very full bodied, creamy texture and average carbonation. Amazing brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (9594) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 11, 2010
At Copenhagen Beerfestival, May 8, 2010
Black color, dark brown head. Oaky sweet scent. Sweet, roasted, alcohol taste. Warming alcohol. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (34666) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2010
Draft. A pitch black beer with a dark brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, alcohol, chocolate, and soy sauce. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, soy sauce, alcohol, wood, and chocolate, leading to a dry roasted finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2010
Draught at Kbh. BeerFest2010. Black - Brown head. Chocolate. Burned. High malty. Peanuts. Smoke. Ashtray. Nice hoppy. Sharpness. Carcoal. Whiskey. Lovely.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2010
Draught at Københavns Ølfestival 2010. Pitch black coloured with a small brown head. Sweet and roasted aroma of dark chocolate, coffee and dried fruits. Sweet and roasted flavour of dried fruits, liquorice and coffee with notes of hops. Roasted finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (40836) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2010
From tap. Pours dark brown with a lasting chocolate brown and dense creamy head. Aroma is dark chocolate and roasted malty. Smooth fruity, roasted and dark malty. Distinct chocolate and dry tarish wooden. Lasting tarish and dark chocolate.

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