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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Smoked
Bodegraven, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 443   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Brewed with smoked malts and chili peppers.

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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
BeerBeCue (103) - Montreal, Quebec, - JAN 12, 2013
330ml pourred into tulip. Pours a very deep opaque brown with copper highlights with one of the biggest head I’ve ever seen for a rauchbier with such a high abv. Aroma is a mix of campfire and caramel malts, cacao (as it warms up) and a bit of alcohol. Taste is obviously smoky and also a bit sugary as the brew warms up, and theres a bit of bitterness too. Mouthfeel is thin-slick (would’ve expected a thicker mouthfeel than that but its ok) with average carbonation. Aftertaste is full of roasted cereals, very nice. Overall a very nice high abv rauchbier (and my first de molen :D) I’ll try tasting their bloed zweet & tranen soon!


3.8
Icedwarf (1628) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2017
Zwart bier met donkerbruin schuim wat snel wegzakt. Smaak is bitter en lict zoet ,et overduidelijk rook en verbrande mout. Tevens iets van cognac of whiskey te bespeuren,alsmede iets van rozijnen.

2.2
Scrumpy369 (784) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 30, 2017
Bottle shared at work. Brown colour small brown head. Nose is oily smoke. Taste is the same with light chili. Fast finish. Too watery mouthfeel.. ugh.

3.7
jerohen (2277) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - MAY 13, 2017
Bottled from either Biernavigatie or Het Biermoment. Cola colored, small brownish head. Very smoky nose, quite some pepper as well. Flavor of roasted malts, quite sweet, smoke, pretty spicy, which increases every sip. Thick mouthfeel, low carbonation. Lasting hot chili finish, burning in the throat. Finally a new Molen beer that i like again, although they could have used a bit less chili.

3.8
R4N5H (1166) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2017
On tap at Brouwcafe de Molen, Bodegraven on 29-Apr-2017. Dark brown with a small beige coloured head. Aroma of peat, coffee and spices. Full body and soft carbonation. Taste is smokey peat, oak, caramel, malt, dark fruits and chilli pepper. Really peaty, resembling a whisky with medium heat. Pretty good smoked beer.

4
dutchdarthvader (100) - NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2017
Prettige geur van gebrande mout, Kleur altijd goed. Geweldige karakterstieke smaak van rook en als je op let inderdaad lichtjes in de afdronk van chili. Noot ben een groot sambal gebruiker!!! Maar verrassend tegenover de koffie caramel en chocolade smaak. Palate echt rijk van smaak zoet, redelijk dik maar vooral plakkerig en creamy en de schuim blijft aan het glas plakken.

3.5
Desverger (11125) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 10, 2017
[email protected] Molen Takeover, Taphouse, Copenhagen (07/03/2017) - dark brown pour with a beige head. Aroma and taste is sweet and heavy smoked malty, charred ashy malty, peat, earthy, strong big meaty bite, burnt wood, spicy chilli bite into the finish.

4.4
Qnex (28) - Bucharest, ROMANIA - MAR 30, 2017
One of my favorite beer from De Molen, i really enjoyed the combination of smoke cover by the heat of the chilly and the Abv hidden behind them. Traces of caramel, wood. Pours dark brown color, medium carbonation, medium body. Bottle: 330ml

4.6
Sun33 (28) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 17, 2017
UPDATED: MAR 17, 2017 Cerveza ahumada muy equilibrada y con cuerpo, que sorprende en boca, y no cansando en ahumado.

3.9
llucmaduell (249) - barcelona, SPAIN - MAR 13, 2017
A rare beer. This is a beer smoked something strange. Only erveses had been smoked in Germany. There are dsegradat m, but if you encounter heir desquilibrada the smoke hid the rest of the beer.

4
WaddlingPlatypus (186) - Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2017
330ml bottle at the Post Office Vaults, Birmingham. Dark brown with a fine pale mocha head. Sweet smoked meats on the nose, mainly gammon, with a distinctive note of sweet gravy. Compact smoked bacon flavour with a delicate clove/aniseed spice and a chilli afterburn. Side flavour of peaty whiskey vapour.


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