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

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abio (1643) - Waasland, BELGIUM - SEP 24, 2010
Looking forward to taste this one. Tap at De Molen. Very small head, holds ok. But I want some more head. Pitch black with a beige head. Good smell, coffeee chocolate, nice sweetness and some wood. Also sourness comes up moderated. Taste is overwhelming the sourness mixed with coffee. Fruit-chocolate, a it bit dissappointed cause it seems a it to complex, but still a nice, maybe a bit overdone beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dazz3 (1555) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2011
10/10 i mörkhet. Luktar syrligt, choklad. Smakar väldigt rökigt, lite jordgubbar och choklad. Lite choklad och besk eftersmak.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fugitive (1491) - Athens, GREECE - JUL 3, 2011
Sampled @ ACBF 2011. Color black with small head. Aroma roasted, coffee, nuts, smoke. Taste sweet, herbs, spicy, dry, coffee.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RasmusOtt (1319) - Aalborg, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2011
Pours black with a brown head. Aroma is medicine, a bit soy, leather, candy, fruit concentrate, sweet berries. Taste is vinous, intense sourish, spicy, extreme sour berries, caramel and roasted malts. interesting

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgBeerGeek (1298) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAR 4, 2011
head: thick, large , creamy !!
colour: black
smell: roasty, oak chips, smoked, malts, bit salty
taste: flowery, sweet start, dutch drop, anis, licqorice, herbs and spices, cigars, perfume, dry end, earthy and ashy after

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
RoyceH (1196) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - SEP 19, 2010
Tap at the White Horse, Parsons Green, London, Fonefan’s 50th / Masters Division shindig. Brilliant in every way. I fell in love with this beer, delicious. Pitch black, hardly no head. Roasted malt, port, sweet vanilla, alcohol, caramel. Taste is divine, slips down so easily, hides its strength well, malty, thick, vinous, spirit burn right at the end, coffee and a creamy taste. I’m absolutely blown away.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mortlach (1050) - Rome, ITALY - FEB 12, 2012
29/06/2011 Brasserie 4:20 (tap). Bevuta al De Molen beer festival. Nera, densa, impenetrabile, con schiuma color cappuccino, liquida e poco persistente. L’aroma è di una intensità davvero fuori dal comune, con note di malti tostati, caffettose, di cioccolato, vaniglia, e alcol bene in evidenza. In bocca è potentissima, caffè, cenere, vaniglia, alcol, note legnose, devastante. Corpo pieno, carbonazione corretta. Imperial Stout sorprendente, di una intensità straordinaria, terribilmente strong.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
phredrik (1011) - Copenhagen (formerly Aalborg), DENMARK - MAY 31, 2011
Tap @ CBF. Aroma has leather, soy sauce, very intense, dark chocolate, a hint of vanilla, tar, cough syrup. Nice balance between intense roast and sweetness. Taste has soy sauce, leather, intense coffee, fark chocolate, hints of cherries, vanilla, caramel and toffey. This beer is so thick that you can cut it with a knife, insanely chewy.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holy (835) - GERMANY - DEC 16, 2010
Borefts Beer Festival 2010, on tap. Full bodied, coffee, chocolate, slight alchohol. Nicely balanced beer!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Barrelbelly (658) - BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2010
Dark brown/black colour. Almost no head. Strong smoked aroma. Taste is smoked and a bit watery. The taste of wood and cognac can also be distinguished.


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