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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 992   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   IBU: 102   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The third RIS, Rasputin a Belgian IS. Tsarina Esra a Scandinavian/US RIS Now Hel & Verdoemenis, used old malts for this one like brownmalts.


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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
VonClausewitz (132) - Italy, - NOV 25, 2012
Una delle migliori Imperial stout che si possano trovare..... Nera impenetrabile (297 EBC), ha un naso intenso e complesso con note di caffè, cacao, liquirizia e malti tostati. Calda, densa e oleosa, entra dolcemente maltata e chiude con un bel finale amaro (102 IBU), lungo, pulito e persistente. Beva estremamente pericolosa, i 10% abv, sono mascherati bene e la bottiglia finisce in un attimo...


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
raphael (1143) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 28, 2016
Oregon Brewers fest great, again, and a big part of that their international tent with beers & brewers from Japan, China & the Netherlands, Strong alcohol smell to this, burnt alcohol, espresso. rich chewy texture, flavor tamps back the alcohol a little with molasses, tobacco and wood smoke. surprisingly clean finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Finn (6197) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 22, 2016
Flaske 330ml fra Vinmonopolet Tromsø - Langnes. Drukket hjemme 3 Jul 16. Svart. Lavt mokkafarget skum. Tett lacing. Utmerket sjokoladearoma. Oljeaktig munnfølelse. Smaken lakris & sjokolade. Blir tørr etter hvert. Et lett mandelpreg. Utmerket øl.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
humpah (96) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2016
0,33l bottle from Firmabier. Pours pitch black colour with a moderate gray head that quickly reaches the top. Aroma of dark malts, caramelly chocolate, dark coffee, some peat and smoke, cognac, nuttiness. Surprisingly light body for a IS, around medium body. Very enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
heavy (2665) - Split, CROATIA - JUL 14, 2016
Apr. ’16. A 0.33 l bottle that poured a pitch black body with medium sized brown head. Quite light aroma, although fine. Chocolate, cocoa, latte here. Flavor was smooth, lightly roasted with coffee, chocolate, wood. Medium to full body within which alcohol was hidden very well, felt only as a slight warming in its finish. A very nice IS, although admittedly not stellar. Looking forward other beers from this brewery which has become available in Croatia!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
gregwilsonstl (1945) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 13, 2016
11.2 ounces? Really? Wheres my missing 0.8 ounces? Im missing 6.66% of my beer! Is that why this is Hell & Damnation? Dark black, Nice beautiful khaki head. Whoa, this is delicious. Thick chocolate. Coffee. Sticky. Mocha. Nutty. This is rather underrated, and it rates well. Incredibly drinkable despite the 10%. Not hot.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
emusche (177) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 3, 2016
Pours black with almond head, sticky, nice lacing. Aroma is chocolate and roast malt. Taste is chocolate espresso, malt, slightly bitter lingering. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
alteregoo (806) - POLAND - JUL 1, 2016
Po przelaniu do szkła tworzy się minimalna, jasno brązowa pianka, która szybko znika. Barwa czarna, nieprzejrzysta, z niewielkim brązowym refleksem. Aromat to głównie kawa i czekolada, w tle odrobina wanilii i orzeszków coli. W smaku słodkie, gęste, treściwe, wręcz oleiste, masa czekolady, pralin i likieru kawowego, domyka to przypalany karmel i dość wysoka, palona goryczka, idealnie balansująca piwo. Niskie wysycenie, brak kwaśności, delikatna tytoniowość w posmaku. Dzięki fajnej gładkości nieziemsko pijalny trunek.
Świetny RIS, kompletny pod względem konsystencji, słodkości, goryczki i balansu, ładnie ukryty alkohol, jedynie nieco bardziej złożony i intensywniejszy aromat dopełniłby szczęścia.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (5535) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 1, 2016
Tap at CBH2016, Helsinki. Colour is almost black with very small white head. Aromas and flavors: Coffee, dryness and roasted malts. Simple but good dry imp stout.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kavu (3940) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 30, 2016
0,15l on tap @ Craft Beer Helsinki 2016. Pours very dark brown with a low tan head. Aroma is full roasted malts and chocolate. Flavor is roasted malts, chocolate, alcohol and some hops. Very good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ClaudeB04 (317) - Dudelange, LUXEMBOURG - JUN 24, 2016
Shared a bottle at home. Deep black with some beige head. Smells chocolate. Taste is bitter, chocolate, roasted,hoppy. Long finish bitter with chocolate. Very good.


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