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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Imperial Stout
Bodegraven, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 332   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   IBU: 99   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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O.G. 1105, F.G. 1027, EBC Colour 308.9. Aged in bourbon Wild Turkey, Austin Nichols and new charred bourbon barrels and blended.


Adenila's rating

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Adenila (1557) - - MAR 16, 2012
Had it a few times now, this is some of the best beer made, ever. Black with no head, rich awsome aroma. Coffee, cocoa, vinouse, wood and toffee, full bodied powerfull Complex sweet flavor, balances by complexity and alchohol. Highly enjoyable even in Very small dosis.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Houtmankutkop (15) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 25, 2014
Een plens ruwe Brent olie in je glas, zwarte vingerverf. Ziet er doods uit. Nauwelijks schuim. Zachtzoete bitterheid. Een italiaanse espressobar met een bakje pure chocoladerozijnen. Dit concurreert met port. Kleine slokjes grote smaken. Ik ben om!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (4439) - Halden, NORWAY - AUG 23, 2014
Thick black body with almost no head. Leather, mild peat, oak and vanilla nose. Full body. Tad sweet . Moderate bitterness and an oily creamy texture. Almost no carbonation. I can not say it is anything wrong with this one. Probably heaven for those who love this flavors. I am not unfortunately not a fan. But it have a fine profile with leather, mild peat, vanilla, oak and some coffee. It is a really complex ale with many dimensions.
[Bottle (as De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis Misto (bourbon barrel aged) from a trade with markextrae]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (2163)
- Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is oaky, toffee, vanilla, chocolate, taste is rich chocolate, fruity, sweet, sticky toffee.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SimonTja (250) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2014
Chocolate, oak, a lot of oak and very deep rounded smoke character with a prominent roastiness. A bit of dark fruit, mostly raisin, aswell as prominent bourbon character. Quite dry, but a lot of unsweetened dark chocolate/cocoa nibs, most outstanding is the oak character.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deekyn (1171) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 17, 2014
A- pours an opaque cola brown with mahogany edges. Thin tan head that quickly thins and clings. Light lacing. S- espresso, bakers chocolate, maple, twigs, anise, chalk, cacao. Grainy malts, booze and oak support. M- some thickness to the medium oily body with a medium bitter palate. Mild to medium bitter palate that goes down with good burn. T- dark chocolate, graham cracker and vanilla up front. Bourbon and oak follow with cacao, coffee, roasted malts and wood on the mid palate. Brings to mind the profile of a barley wine. As it warms some rhubarb appears. Ending is bitter and sharp with an almost tannic quality. Minerals and grass as well as tobacco and vegetal notes come through.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrFecesious (952) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle share. Bottled Jan 28, 2013. Pours dark brown with bleeding edges. Aroma of chocolate, bourbon, wood, vanilla, chocolate. Cripes. Smells so good! Taste is sweet with a bit of chocolate bitterness. Smooth. Dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rxeight (1301) - Illinois, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Little 6oz bottle, stamped 222. Big thanks to Erik for the top 100 tick. Nose has some very dark European roast with a touch of booze. Taste is a lot if dark fruit, sweet cherries, some booze that to me comes off more fortified wine than bourbon. Palate was a bit thin and rather flat. Otherwise a very tasty little bottle.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gerardgathier (271) - - MAY 8, 2014
Backnote, had this beer at the zeebra extreem beer festival 2014. this is just amazing, but rather thin for an imp stout

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheHognof (3) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 6, 2014 does not count
Pour: black, no head, cream lacing Mouthfeel: oily, medium body Nose: caramel, oak, malt, booze, whiskey Palate: heavy chocolate, oak, vanilla, a little peat, some coffee roast, booze warmth on the throat Amazing

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hoprider (105) - DENMARK - APR 26, 2014
Very dark pour with a minimal head. The nose has clear borbon notes and milk chocolate notes. Very inviting. The mouthfeel is thick and oily with pretty much no carbonation. The taste is very ballanced with soft oak, chocolate, spicy/sweet malt and maybe a hint of vanilla. The alcohol is very well hidden here and the whole thing just works really well. Lingering malty sweetness after the last sip. Wish I had more bottles waiting...


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