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Tsarina Esra Imperial Porter - Brouwerij De Molen

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Tsarina Esra Imperial PorterTsarina Esra Imperial Porter

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

121 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 121
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 32
Gots: 18 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Molen visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: johnnybravo on 02-11-2008)
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johnnybravo

Netherlands

4.8/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Normally I do not rate much beers. I'm simply too lazy. But to rate this one I had to enter a few other ratings to get to 20 reviews so I could enter this new beer to the database. And I think it was was worth it. This beer is absolutely the best beer ever brewed during the last 40 years (before that I have no knowledge) in the Netherlands. Just amazing. I do like porters and stouts a lot. And this Baltic Porter has all it needs. The aroma is very strong, chocolate, roasted, malty, hops. The flavor just the same. And the mouthfeel. How do they do it? It's so full, so warming, so silky and oily, so warming. And above all that so well balanced. The only others that I had that come close are Närke Kaggen Stormaktsporter and Thirsty Dog Siberian Night.

Serving type: on-tap

02-11-2008 09:41:34 | More by johnnybravo
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rvdoorn

Netherlands

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle 806, 2007 vintage. Thnx PP!
Look: The beer pours a very dark color with almost no head.
Smell: Roasted malts, banana, coffee, creamy milk chocolate and vanilla
Taste: Malts up front, followed by creamy coffee, chocolate with hints of tobacco finishing with a nice bitter kick from the hops and roasted malts
Mouthfeel: Thick body with low carbonation
Overall: Wow, what a beer! Only disadvantage is (again) the low carbonation of this the molen beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2011 13:32:56 | More by rvdoorn
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Arno


4.66/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

appearance: Sort of pitch black, or very dark brown at the very least. Nice 2/3 finger foam head. Not lasting too long, but has great lacing.

smell: Roasted malts together with some sour dried red fruity malts. Dark caramel & chocolate sweetness. Coffee as well.

taste: Quite amazing. First you get sweet & sour dried fruits, like black currant, vigs and plum. Then there is some sweet, smokey, dark caramel followed by roasted coffee flavors. Slightly bitter, but quite mellow for a proper porter. Then as a finish it all seems to come together. You still get the hint of sour, dark dried fruits, the sweet caramel and a bit of coffee. The coffee and caramel fade over time, leaving quite clearly the vigs/plum taste behind. Lovely.

mouthfeel: delicious. Creamy, round and full, but with a proper carbonation kick.

overall: I'm tending to give this one a 5 actually. But usually i only get there after i had a few. This is the one i'd go back to the brewery for so far, after bringing back a whole case of "The Molen" bears last time as tasters. It's quite alcohol heavy, but you don't get none of that when drinking (after maybe ;)). It has such a great flavor balance. I like porters, but most of the time they are just a touch off balance. It's too bitter, too milky or whatever. This one seems to do everything right. Highly advised!

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2012 22:31:32 | More by Arno
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4.55/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

What an awesome, magnificent porter! I love this thing!!! deep dark color with a big head when poured into a goblet. The aroma is fresh and the taste is amazing. I really liked this beer. The downside is this 11.2 ounce brew was $11.00 bucks! so this is pricey. Would I buy again....yup since this was a gift lol! it's really good, very drinkable.

Bottom Line: Porter lovers grab this puppy and hold on tight!

Serving type: bottle

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Truly an outstanding beer. Has an incredibly unique spiciness and a very smooth taste. My only complaint is the lack of carbonation... ZERO. Perhaps I got a poor bottle, but the beer certainly didn't taste spoiled. This beer had no bubbles, no lacing, no legs, and tasted kinda flat, but was exceptional nontheless.

Serving type: bottle

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Tsarina Esra Imperial Porter from Brouwerij De Molen
93 out of 100 based on 121 ratings.