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


on tap

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RATINGS: 684   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   IBU: 94   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
OG 1108, FG 1026, Color 388.7 EBC, Chinook and Saaz hops. Bitterness 93.5 EBU.

Stronger version of a Baltic Porter. Comparable with an Imperial Stout but without the heavily roasted malt character. This created a soft beer with strong hops in the finish.

kryon's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kryon (2016) - Hässelby, SWEDEN, - DEC 27, 2012
Pours black with medium frothy off white almost brown head. Nice! Aromas of coffee beans, dark fruits (blueberries and raspberries?), roasted malts, some undefined but yet very nice sour tones as well. Creamy, medium bitter, medium to full bodied. Nice loong coffee bitter finish. Mmm, very nice tones of coffee, sweet tones of dark fruits, might be some chocolate in taste as well. A very well balanced Imperial Porter. Wow!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Achel (267) - Ioannina, GREECE - NOV 16, 2015
A pitch black beer with a collapsing brown head. The aroma is sweet with notes of roasted malt, alcohol, coffee, prunes, and some spices. The flavor is sweet malty with strong notes roasted malt, licorice, soy sauce, prunes, and some coffee. The finish is dry woody, roasted, and bitter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ogniskowicz (515) - POLAND - NOV 14, 2015
W aromacie sporo suszonych owoców -rodzynki, figi, śliwki to główny nurt skontrowany czekoladą. Piany brak, wysycenie bliskie zeru. W smaku bardzo owocowe , z czekoladową kontrą, najbardziej zaskakujący jest lekko belgijski finisz. Bardzo ciekawy porter, może nie w stylu, ale szalenie przyjemny.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
ABS (763) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 12, 2015
Bottle from Vinmonopolet’s BU. Pours dark brown. Thin layer of tan head, which quickly dissappears. Dark chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, vanilla, dark fruit and alcohol aroma. Roasted coffee, ripe apple, date, plum, chocolate and some canilla flavour. Velvet mouth feel. Dry ending. Thick and oily body. Soft carbonation. Sweet. Dome bitterness. Very good. A bit too much alcohol aroma and warmth make it a bitboozy though.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kapusil (885) - HUNGARY - NOV 12, 2015
0.33l bottle. Black body with chunks of floating yeast, thin light-brown head. Aroma of chocolate, figs, caramel, vanilla and plums. Taste of chocolate, vanilla, caramel, plums and some floral hops. Medium bodied, suprisingly easy to drink. Wow, this is awesome.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kleurplaatje (109) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 10, 2015
Bottled 17 nov 2014. ABV 11%. Pours dark black with a minimal off-white, brownish head. Clear coffee appearance. Nose is predominantly coffee as well. Good roastyness, some dark chocolate, dark fruits, licorice, burned sugar as well. Good autumny aroma. Wonderful nose. Taste is moderately sweet with a nice lingering bitter undertone. Great roasty touch all along. Sugar, coffee (mocha), forest fruits, licorice and a nice hopbitter. Something porto-like as well. Great, rich and balanced taste. Wonderful use of the alcohol which bears all the flavors in an excellent way. Palate-wise a bit on the thinnish side, could have had more body and a bit more creamy texture. However an incredibly smooth Porter. Wonderfully drinkable and definitely worth another buy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
gegwilson (2379) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2015
Bottle in the Grove, Huddersfield. Pours deep mahogany with a thin beige head. The aroma is rich coffee and dark chocolate. The taste is fantastic - liquorice, toffee, treacle, coffee and light spice. Sweet and sticky at first, then bitter in the finish. Mind blowingly good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
visnja666v (2) - - NOV 2, 2015 does not count
Absolutely fantastic beer, shared with Hrabren. 0.33 l bottle from Hoppiness, Koper. 10.1% abv, intensive pleasant aroma, tastes like dried plums, a little bit smoked and even a little salty, roasted barley, good (and even a litlle sweet) Imperial porter, I would definitely like to drink it again. Dried fruit finish. I like it!!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hrabren (381) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 2, 2015
0.33 l bottle from Hoppiness, Koper. 10.1% abv, Premiant and Sladek Czech hops. Dark brown, small tan head. Some sediment. Salted meat aroma, plums maybe, roasty, licorice, wooden plank. Has a bite, but goes away quickly. Medium body. Needs more body. Roasty finish with some licorice. Not impressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NordicV (1518) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2015
i stort sett svart öl med ett mindre brunt skum. Doft av mörk choklad, lakrits och lättare rostade toner. I smaken tillkommer lite russin. Lätt oljig munkänsla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (2387) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 27, 2015
October 27, 2015. Bottle at home, bottled april 25, 2014.
Black wirh a small dense tan head. Aroma is sweet dark berries, plum, raisin, milk chocolate, roasted malts, light ash and smoke. Taste is sweet malty and dark berries, very soft bitter. Finish is sweet black berries, plums; dried fruits, soft bitterness, light sherry notes and hints of smoke. Medium to full bodied, soft carbonation, creamy texture.
Good, quite sweet and berry forward imperial porter, .

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