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Hel & Verdoemenis - Brouwerij De Molen

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Hel & VerdoemenisHel & Verdoemenis

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

426 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 426
Reviews: 183
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 39
Gots: 120 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Molen visit their website
Netherlands

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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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.7/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Bottle picked up at Capone's a few weeks back and served side-by-side with the Misto and Wild Turkey versions. Served in a FFF-Intelligentsia snifter.

Pours near black with a really big and creamy tan head. Great retention and quite a few rings of lacing on the way down. THe nose brings a large amount of roast. Really, really roasty. Some dark chocolate in the background as well. The flavor is mostly roast with just a touch of chocolate and espresso behind. Really highly carbonated with a modest boozy presence. Finish is a bit dry and over-roasted.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2011 13:24:50 | More by Thorpe429
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drabmuh

Maryland

3.7/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle shared by Thorpe recently served side by side by side with Misto B.A. and Wild Turkey versions, quite a cool thing to do.

Beer is black with a big tan head (might be a tiny bit over carbonated here). Head sticks around too long too, it becomes a barrier to the beer. Some lacing left behind, heavily carbonated.

The aroma is roasty with a mild sweetness to it. The roast wins out over the sweetness though.

Out of the three this was the least interesting but it still had some nice flavors. The body was thinned otu by the carbonation artificially but there was a lot of roast at the back, a mild sweetness up front and the finish wasn't bittered with hops but with a kind of chocolate / coffee bitterness. Finish is dry. Overall it is fine.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2011 21:20:32 | More by drabmuh
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vandemonian

Maryland

3.73/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

De molen Hel & Verdoemenis is an Ok RIS. Find something better if you can.

A: Black without much head. 3.5

S: Noticable alcohol with some smokey wood. 3.5

T: Has a woody malt flavour and a smokey aftertaste. Lacks the rich maltiness that I was craving. 4

M: Watery. 3.5

O: Meh. 3.5

Serving type: on-tap

08-24-2011 03:05:17 | More by vandemonian
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jefftuck47

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

03-23-2013 04:06:55 | More by jefftuck47
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GRG1313

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

09-08-2013 00:30:07 | More by GRG1313
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Atomicskis5

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

04-11-2013 00:56:29 | More by Atomicskis5
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TheBaumer

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

09-30-2013 16:41:29 | More by TheBaumer
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-14-2013 18:52:30 | More by MinorThreat
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derekrick420

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

03-12-2014 03:04:04 | More by derekrick420
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safaricook

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

08-18-2013 20:06:31 | More by safaricook
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Craigory

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

01-23-2014 12:57:06 | More by Craigory
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Hellpop65

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

06-21-2014 23:28:18 | More by Hellpop65
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brystmar

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Red waxed bottle #1442/2080 shared by Denise. Bottled on 4/11/2011.

Dark brown pour; thin and watery-looking body. Zero head. Swirling the glass leaves chunky sediment on the sides of my glass, but no real lace. Strong aroma of deeply roasted coffee hits my nose from afar. Traces of fruit esters and alcohol lie in the background.

Espresso dominates the flavor profile. Very roasty. Not as much malt as I'd like, and really not balanced enough for me. Minimal alcoholic warmth as it descends, which is certainly impressive for an imperial stout. Would love to try this again in a few years to see how it develops.

Body is unacceptably weak and watery for the style. Low carbonation is perfect, though. Can tell this blend of flavors was well-crafted, but for now it needs work.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2012 01:26:34 | More by brystmar
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ajzy

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

06-08-2013 00:38:53 | More by ajzy
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CJS

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

09-02-2013 15:11:39 | More by CJS
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Paul68

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-09-2012 01:55:26 | More by Paul68
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beernads

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-08-2013 07:45:00 | More by beernads
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

11-08-2013 00:14:58 | More by Sludgeman
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pkenkman

Estonia

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

08-08-2013 18:43:34 | More by pkenkman
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

12-13-2011 19:48:06 | More by DeutschesBier
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bsnone

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-18-2014 18:41:21 | More by bsnone
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SawDog505

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a 16 oz snifter. Pours a slick black, with a half inch khaki head, nice lacing. Smell is oak, bourbon, vanilla, dark fruit, and coffee. Taste is what the nose would have you expect, really very balanced, with oak, Bourbon, and vanilla leading the way. Body is maybe medium, less life than I would like, dry as expected, and goes down easy enough. This is solid, but will never spend nearly $15 again on this. Needs more carbonation, would love to have two KBSs for less than one of these.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2013 01:41:19 | More by SawDog505
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

03-23-2013 14:05:31 | More by thegerm87
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FlussigkeitMut

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

06-10-2013 01:36:52 | More by FlussigkeitMut
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Sparky44

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

03-24-2013 23:44:05 | More by Sparky44
Hel & Verdoemenis from Brouwerij De Molen
92 out of 100 based on 426 ratings.