De Molen Weer & Wind

Formerly brewed at Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Barley Wine
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 51   EST. CALORIES: 486   ABV: 16.2%
Bourbon barrel aged

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Plovmand (7985) - Helsinge, - JUL 31, 2012
Bottle. Thanks a bunch KingCecil for this Nice gift! It pours brown with a small white head. The aroma is alcohol, bourbon, dark fruit, molasses, fruity hops and it has a slight acidic touch. The flavour is quite sweet and has notes of sweet caramel, malt, dark fruit, light chocolate, bourbon and brown sugar. Lovely flavour. Oily texture. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VsXsV (4042) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2016
Bottle. Hazy deep copper liquid with small off-white head. Aroma of bourbon, warming alcohol, dried fruit, raw sugar, raisins and bread. Taste is light sweet and light bitter with notes of bourbon, raw sugar, raisins and bread. Medium to full bodied with low carbonation. Very boozy, but nice still.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (7344) - Halden, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2016
Delicious evening sipper. Classy and tasty stuff.
Black color with a fine tan head. Ok lacing. Solid intensity in the aroma. Full body and a pleasant soft carbonation. Not to sweet, quite balanced. Toffee, vanilla, dried fruits, oak and mild bourbon. Not that high alcohol in the flavor.
[Bottle from a trade with inbreak]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AdmiralVernon (1029) - SWEDEN - OCT 27, 2016
A: Brown coloured, no head N: Figs, raisin, rhum T: Raisin, figs, vanilla O: Very nice amd complex!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alengrin (4826) - BELGIUM - MAR 21, 2016
Bottle shared by Sabine, cheers! BBA barley wine with very loosely structured, coarse head consisting of irregular yellowish light beige bubbles, quickly dissolving to practically nothing; deep, warm mahogany brown colour with wine red hue and yellowish light brown edges. Strong, perfumey bouquet of old madera, sweet sherry and white port, next to candied cherry, chestnut, old furniture, vanilla tannins, ripe banana, caramelized sugar, honey and, of course, sweet bourbon. Intense candied cherry-, fig, white raisin, banana and praline-like sweetness in onset balanced by a soft basic sourishness, some umami accents here and there; thick and vinous, oily body with expectedly very soft (to almost flat) carbo, but in this case not really impairing drinkability. Middle phase is thick honeyish and caramelly sweetness with a bittering toasted edge in the end, cleverly enhanced by the drying, oaky vanilla tannin-rich woodiness and a long lasting, but never astringent, liqueurish alcohol warmth. English style barley wine on a high level, I can imagine this perhaps being overly sweet to some, but the drying bourbon barrel wood makes for sufficient balance, at least to my personal taste. Very enjoyable and rich, slow winter sipper.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
cinek (155) - POLAND - DEC 12, 2016
butelka. oglnie rzecz biorąc top 3 pitych piw. ideał pod względem aromatu i smaku. kompleksowe, pełne, idealne pod wszystkimi względami.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmrmwel (1901) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 1, 2016
Bottle shared with BBGTC, vintage 2014. Pours clear maroon, with a very small rocky head. Aroma is roasted malts with bread, chocolate and toffee, as well as wooden barrels, leather and heather. Full, smooth body, with soft carbonation. Flavour is sweet, roasted malts, with grains, bread, chocolate and toffee, as well wooden barrels and muscovado. Lingering sweet malty notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kavu (4398) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 6, 2016
0,18l bottle from Bierkoning, bottled 2012. Pours clear deep amber with no head. Aroma is sweet nutty malts and alcohol. Flavor is very sweet malts, nuts, caramel and alcohol. Quite sublime.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
likeatrainwreck (521) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2017
Excellent stuff. Deep, sweet, boozy... sugar and honey and bourbon and vanilla. Thick and sticky. Delicious.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
milsem (17) - SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2016
Bourbon barrel aged awesomeness. Easily my favourite from De Molen and it might be the best barley wine Ive had. From the first time I tried it in a 18cl bottle its been a hunt to get more. Like a heavier and sweeter Thomas Hardys in the most beautiful way possible.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ysok02 (1210) - Mons, BELGIUM - MAR 1, 2016
Robe brune, reflets ambrs, mousse fine, peu abondante. Nez puissant et complexe o lon retrouve un cot malt, tourb, fum, sur un fond caramelis et lact. Bouche lattaque ample, une trs belle attaque la fois torrfie et lacte, de lampleur, une bulle onctueuse, de la longueur, de la tension et une finale longue et harmonieuse sur le caf. Une trs grand bire qui pourrait voluer sans problmes.

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