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Hel & Verdoemenis - Brouwerij De Molen

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453 Ratings
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Ratings: 453
Reviews: 186
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 41
Gots: 121 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Molen visit their website

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: paco1029384756 on 01-22-2009)
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

akang, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of Piddmeista
4.4/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

09 bottle, red wax. pours a pitch black, very thin brown head on the rim that fades quickly; I can see some floaters and bits in it too. Smells like rich coffee and chocolate. Taste matches the smell, with a faint hint of tobacco. Massive viscosity on this one. The best way to describe this beer would be rich coffee mocha. The chocolate aspect of it is more chocolate syrup than bakers or bittersweet. No hops whatsover (I think I read on the label it uses czech hops), just a thick chewy slightly sweet mocha. Thanks Whiskeygirlchef. I'd like to try this one fresh to see how it compares.

Piddmeista, Jul 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

NurseBri, Jul 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

CoolEthan, Jul 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

SocalKicks, Jul 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

funkel81, Jul 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

mtbdonn, Jul 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

B-SHAY, Jul 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Stevedore, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of cvm4
4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Bottle # 974 ... Not sure on date. At least a couple years old.

A - Pours dank black, slight brown tint to it. Not much head to speak of. I quit pouring before the yeasties were released.

S - Dark chocolate, rich coffee bean, dark fruits, brown sugar and that ever present roasted malt.

T - A dark chocolate bomb! Roasted malts and a little sweetness to add to the party.

M - Thin mouthfeel, low carbonation and a dry finish.

O - Pretty much highs and lows with this beer. Beef up the laggards and it'd be a winner.

cvm4, Jun 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Liquoric3, Jun 25, 2013
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4.43/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

330 ml bottle into tulip glass; bottled on 4/8/2011, bottle 1671. Pours dense pitch black color with a nice 1-2 finger dense dark tan head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice soapy lacing clings on the glass. Got a few gel chunks from the bottom in there too. Aromas of huge dark chocolate, char, roasted malt, coffee, smoke, molasses, raisin, and roasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of roasted and dark malt notes. Taste of huge dark chocolate, roasted malt, char, toast, coffee, smoke, floral, molasses, vanilla, raisin, and roasted earthiness. Lingering notes of dark chocolate, roasted malt, toast, char, coffee, smoke, molasses, raisin, vanilla, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Incredible complexity, robustness, and balance of deep roasted flavors with moderate dark malt sweetness; and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and very full bodied; with a very creamy, slick, and chalky mouthfeel that is fantastic. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a small warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is an incredible imperial stout! Big complexity and balance of roasted and dark malt flavors; and very smooth to sip on. An extremely enjoyable offering.

superspak, Jun 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

HoustonZ33, Jun 15, 2013
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4.53/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Deep brownish black with just a little dark tan head that sits there waiting. Good lacing down the glass.

Super rich, fruity sweet roasted malts with some chocolate and coffee presence. Definitely a bit alcohol kick there too.

Super roasty and big dark chocolate taste on the front with the chocolate lingering more than anything. Bitter but dry. Big as the nose implies with the alcohol kick in there too. Something pretty unique about this one.

Pretty heavy but not super thick. Not too big on the carbonation. Smooth and creamy.

Very interesting, big, boozy yet mellow in a way, hardcore stout. It seems like it's going to be too much, but it never quite is, which is super interesting. I like it a lot.

gleemonger, Jun 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

tom10101, Jun 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

warnerry, Jun 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

FlussigkeitMut, Jun 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

ajzy, Jun 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

megamass, May 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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Hel & Verdoemenis from Brouwerij De Molen
92 out of 100 based on 453 ratings.