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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
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Big Dutch Imperial Stout

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borresteijn (5187) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 10, 2014
75cl Bottle from De Molen shop. Thought this would be appropriate for the Eurovision Songfestival. ABV is 11.2%. Black colour, thin brown head. Aroma of liquorice, some hops, ash, hard-roasted malts, molasses, chocolate. Flavour is thick, sweet, syrupy, molasses, roasted malts, earthy, liquorice, chocolate, hops, firm earthy bitter finish. Full-bodied, very thick, viscous. Good stuff. This, and Death on my headphones, helped me sit through the agony of having to watch the Eurovision.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Idiosynkrasie (4561) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JAN 15, 2014
750ml bottle [11.2% abv, bottle #23]. Minimally ruby red glowing, black colour with late awakening, small, creamy, fairly lasting, superbly lacing, tan head. Roasty dark malty aroma, notes of leather, oak, liquorice, a touch of smoke. Taste is bone dry dark malty, salty, notes of liquorice, oak, leather, soy sauce. Very soft, thick, oily palate, lasting dry, salty finish. Not what one would call flattering or simply accessible in taste, but a really sophisticated, immensely dry Impy Stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mrhoppy (1289) - Santa Clara, California, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Let it warm. Deep dark harsh chocolate bitterness, biscuit, pecan pie, oat grain, peet, grassy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
markextrae (1600) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 13, 2014 yes it is a big ducht imperial stout! shared a bottle (bottle nr 20) with 2 friends. poured a thick black colour with almost no head. very low carbonated. roasted malts, strong alcohol feeling. coffee, dry hoppie mouthfeel, vanilla hints when it warms up. awesome thick mouthfeel!. real good brew from our molen friends

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bryanvdv (613) - - DEC 12, 2013
Fles nr 22 van 18 april 2013 gedeeld met rikstar en gloryhunter. Zwart troebel bier zonder schuim. Aroma is laurier, licht stroperig. Smaak is laurier, zoet, alcohol maar mooi in balans.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rikstar (1165) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2013
Fles 22 gedeeld met ogay bryanvdv en gloryhunter i love Sebastian. Zwart bier met minimaal bruin schuim. Geur hop donkere chocolade en gist. Smaak begint vol zoet donkere chocolade met een mooie bittere afdronk ook wat laurier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (4104) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 9, 2013
Thanks to MrHangover for this bottle! Bottle number 32, April 18, 2013 bottling. Pours opaque black with a tiny tan secondary head and some lacing. Aroma is super duper roasty, ashtray, not much else. Flavor is burned malts, tobacco, lightly sweet and very bitter. Fills out in flavor profile a bit as it warms. Full body, creamy mouthfeel. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
barn0216 (472) - California, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Bottle from bytemesis. Deep, dark brown color, little foam. Chocolate, dark dried fruits, fairly rich. A bit of sweetness in the front but burned roast takes over and holds onto the finish. Meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MotherBrother (777) - Aalborg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2013
Pour is pretty darn black, with a beautiful creamy dark tan head. Aroma is pretty roasted of coffee, roasted malts, dark bitter chocolate, slight green notes, some molasses/toffee stuff. D.I.S indeed!!! - this really is like a Classic Dutch demolen/emelisse kinda stout. The taste is pretty darn bitter, with some faint sweet notes. Semi-full bodied, with a rather flat carbonation. Thanks a bunch to Jeff for sending me this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (13536) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 21, 2013
Keg@CBC2013 Dark brown, opaque, small brown head. Some diacetyl, roasted aroma. Full-bodied. Sticky, toffeish, loads of hops. Well, alcohol and unbalanced feeling.

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