overall
100
99
style
Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Imperial Porter
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 813   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   IBU: 94   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SkillsFactory (656) - ITALY - JAN 11, 2017
Imbottigliata il 1 dicembre 2015, aperta l11 gennaio 2017, 10,1% ABV. Color caramello, limpida con riflessi oro antico, schiuma beige a bolla molto grande ma praticamente inesistente. Aroma di toffe, cioccolato, uva passa, prugna secca, frutta oltre maturazione, note di amarena, di legno e di ossidazione. Al palato attacca dolce, sembra barricata, ricorda il bourbon, caramello, metallica, uva passa, finale amaro con caff, cioccolato, leggerissimo pane nero, leggero erbaceo, prugna secca, con una nota di ossidazione e lieve diacetile. Retrolfatto di legno secco. Texture acquosa, carbonazione molto bassa, boozy, corpo pieno.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmrmwel (1945) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 2, 2017
Bottle, five years after bottling. Pours pitch black, with a creamy, mocha head. Aroma is roasted malts, with bread, coffee, as well as cocoa, leather and wood. Medium to full body, with soft carbonation. Flavour is burned malts, with bread, coffee and cocoa, as well as muscovado, leather and wooden barrels. Lingering bitterness and burned malts in the finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Muggus69 (2313) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2017
330mL bottle from International Beer Collector. Bottled 19/05/15, BB 19/05/40!!! Pours an immaculate pitch black body with a creamy tan head. Aroma subtle at first, but promise is there - 70%+ dark chocolate, burnt sugar, raisins, sweet coffee, blueberrry & other vinous black fruits. Inky, syrupy, slick body, restrained carbonation with tremendous persistence. Intense flavours - bitter chocolate, wood, dark berries & currants, black coffee, charred crust, charcoal. Bitterness is strong, lingering warming finish. Very roasty, unlike anything Ive come across - very impressive.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
charlotte (5274) - rdovre, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2016
Tap Black colour with small beige head.Aroma is sweet of roasted coffee and plums also flavors of chocolate and sweet caramel,nice smooth with good full body and good strong finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jury (259) - RUSSIA - DEC 22, 2016
Отличны& имперск& портер, приятны& аромат и очень мощный, плотный насыщен& вкус, продолж& послевк& с горечью. Алкогол& вообще не чувству& очень удивите& Годен до 08.02.2041. (Bottle 0,33/ 10,1%)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
L_inconnu (69) - Ecublens, SWITZERLAND - DEC 11, 2016
On tap, batch #2658. The one Im having is indicated 10.1% ABV ! Pale and large foamy head. Its color is very dark brown, almost black. I smelled chocolate, a bit of coffe too and a little bit of alcool. The taste is really good ; pretty sweet buta balanced. Chocolate and vanilla dominate, with a slight touch of coffe too. A very nice imperial porter (would have say Imp Stout if I had it blind ^^)

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Turboninja (702) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 7, 2016
[email protected], Tampere, Finland. Clean nuances of butter cookies, chocolate, plum, some coffee and slightly roasted , bit waxy malts. Balanced with wide taste spectrum and medium aftertaste with chocolate butter cookies. Medium/strong body with medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Korcz (2409) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 3, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
CraftyZA (1) - Centurion, SOUTH AFRICA - DEC 3, 2016 does not count
Being chuck norisd in the face by malt, followed by a fist of of chocolate. Sweet, portary. mouthfeel of honey. 1 bottle feels like more but will 10/1 be too much. fantastic beer.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zlotta (2787) - Hagen, GERMANY - DEC 1, 2016
0.33 l bottle from Bierkompass, bottled in April 2014. Pitch black, no head, just a thin, soapy, beige layer. Sweetish-malty, slightly roasty aroma of chocolate, cold coffee, lots of licorice, some tobacco and slight hints of leather. Moderately sweet, malty, slightly roasty taste of chocolate, coffee, loads of licorice, hazelnut, vanilla and some tobacco, followed by a medium long moderately roasty-bitter finish, absolutely no alcohol detectable. Medium to full body, creamy to oily mouthfeel, almost flat. Tasty sipper, already too flat though. Balance is great, could actually be a bit more expressive, but maybe this was better when it was fresh. Slight disappointment.


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