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Kopi Loewak - Brouwerij De Molen

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BA SCORE
89
very good

159 Ratings
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Ratings: 159
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 12
Gots: 29 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Molen visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rvdoorn on 11-01-2009)
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BeerShirts

Minnesota

4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Bottle number #3

A- Very Dark almost black with a lasting head that just stuck to whatever it touched
S-Coffee of course, This beer smells like it would be a best part of waking up drinks.
T- Roasted Coffee covered lightly in Chocolate. Was not as strong as I was expecting it to be though.
M-Smooth! A nice thick beer
D- Could drink this on a daily basis. You have to like coffee beers though.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2010 18:27:55 | More by BeerShirts
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gford217

Georgia

4.35/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

18cl bottle #172 from Jan.

First things first - this thing sounded like a shotgun when I popped the cap and the subsequent pour was a dark, dark brown with an absolutely massive head that filled up the glass completely and receded very slowly, leaving a big bubbly cap and solid lacing.

The aroma is all about the freshly ground coffee. There are some sweet malts underneath, but it's really about the bitter, fresh coffee in the nose.

The taste is probably heavier on coffee than the aroma and that suits me just fine. I mean, it's like sipping on an iced latte with an extra shot. It's definitely bitter, especially in the finish and there is a noticeable alcohol burn in the finish.

The mouthfeel is pretty light for an impy stout and over-carbonated for my tastes.

This one doesn't feel like an impy stout but, damn, if you like coffee, this one's for you. Just chock full of fresh coffee from start to finish. Loved it.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2010 03:12:50 | More by gford217
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ngeunit1

California

4.33/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Dark black with a big finger of frothy chocolate-khaki head. Fades very slowly.

S - Roasted coffee, chocolate and caramel malts, cocoa, black licorice, molasses, a bit of dark fruits, some booze.

T - Roasted coffee, some coffee bitterness, chocolate and caramel malts, bakers cocoa, black licorice, molasses, prunes, raisins, and other dark fruits, and a bit of booze.

M - Full bodied, moderate carbonation. Smooth and creamy with a sweet, roasted, bitter, and warming finish.

D - The coffee flavor is great here, as is the overall balance and mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2013 07:00:13 | More by ngeunit1
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Mar02x

Netherlands

4.28/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I am a little confused. I had this beer at my uncle's Peter's place, where he shared this fantastic beer with me. But I wrote down that th ABV is 11,2%!!! Did we have a another batch, because I am pretty certain I wrote it down correctly?

A - Pitch black (alway a good thing if it comes to beer :)) and a beige head.

S - Coffee, chocolate and citrus like hops.

T - Much more taste than the smell gave away. A nice coffee and chocolate mixture with some great hop presence. The beer was sweet upfront and bitter in the finish.

M - A soft carbonation that goes very excellent with the taste. It would have been nice if the body was a little thicker. The finish was a nicely bitter.

O - A very nice coffee stout, to my not so humble opinion among the Dutch best stouts.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2011 19:33:55 | More by Mar02x
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Nickls

District of Columbia

4.28/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

(Bottled on May 3, 2009 #456)

Bit of a gusher in the pour; when things died down a solid finger of foamy tan head with a nearly jet black color that looks pretty damn dense.

Aroma is a full on coffee onslaught, really fresh, but without a cutting bitterness; nice and roasty; but really not catching any sweetness that is often plugged into this style. Really great stuff going on in the aroma in terms of the richness of the coffee. Not overly complex, but spot on.

The fresh roasted coffee continues into the flavor and is definitely way out front. Richly roasted malts, and a sneak of of booze comes in, but simply turns into a nice warming feeling. Bittersweet chocolate hints are very light, but still there. This is definitely one of the more coffee forward takes on the Coffee IIRS range, but I like it. Medium brew in the MF, and the carbonation was a bit too tingly but not bad. Great stuff, and this is certainly great if you are a coffee lover as well as a beer lover.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2009 23:17:35 | More by Nickls
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BierJager89

California

4.28/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Black with a thick foamy mocha head.

S: Coffee, amazing coffee, in the nose. Yes roasted malt, yes chocolate, but COFFEE is the deliciousness that is the nose.

T: Roasted malt, good coffee notes with dark chocolate in the finish. Quite dry. Delicious.

M: Full bodied not quite smooth.

O: Not the best De Molen beer, but it really makes me want to try Kopi Hel & Verdoemenis.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2014 23:08:58 | More by BierJager89
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eduardolinhalis

Switzerland

4.28/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml bottle served in a snifter glass.

A: Pours a deep and dark brown color forming a small but persistent bubbled beige to brown head. Few spotty lacings are left in the glass

S: Very roasted with strong notes of coffee. Notes of dark chocolate and chocolate malts. Really amazing in the nose. Some alcohol is felt in the end

T: Strong roasted malts and slightly sweet upfront. Strong notes of coffee. Strong roasted malts bitterness in the end

M: Heavy molasses body. Low carbonation. Roasted malts bitterness in the aftertaste

O: Great coffee Stout. Quite good drinkability considering that it's a 11.5% ABV beer. It does not seem to be that strong

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2013 21:03:43 | More by eduardolinhalis
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

4.26/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle from a friend in Alberta. Bottled April 2012.

A - Pours black with a giant fluffy beige head. Wicked lace from the giant head left two fingers of retention and awesome lace. No complaints here.

S - Aggressive coffee, earthy. Good but really basic to some degree.

T - Strong coffee, earthy, dark fruit, lot's of roast. Sweetness present, roast, some alcohol. Interesting and more complex than aroma. Tasty stuff.

M - Good carbonation, full body, tasty coffee and dark fruit finish. Nice.

O/D - This is a hella coffee stout. While the aroma was a little bit one dimensional, the palate came through much more complex while retaining the intense coffee flavour.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2014 02:59:34 | More by tbeckett
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seand

California

4.26/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours an opaque very dark brown, near black, with lots of pillowy tan head. The mound of foam retains pretty well and leaves lots of lacing.

S: Dense, nutty, earthy, sweet coffee.

T: Dense nutty sweetness, with the coffee coming out more towards the finish. Finishes with a strong roasted coffee note.

M: Full body, medium to strong carbonation.

Overall, a nice slow sipper. Lots of flavor, especially coffee flavors.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2013 01:56:45 | More by seand
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xdefeatsy

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +6%

10-16-2012 18:21:02 | More by xdefeatsy
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Romania

4.25/5  rDev +6%

12-01-2013 20:37:01 | More by Ciocanelu
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jsnoek

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +6%

06-28-2012 22:30:02 | More by jsnoek
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alelover

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +6%

05-05-2013 03:49:31 | More by alelover
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MaseFace

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +6%

07-23-2013 03:34:29 | More by MaseFace
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IrishColonial

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6%

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DoubleSimcoe

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6%

12-16-2012 16:02:18 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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ajzy

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +6%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6%

10-15-2012 11:38:16 | More by kaelingirl
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California

4.25/5  rDev +6%

02-15-2013 04:13:02 | More by brotherloco
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +6%

11-28-2013 01:20:23 | More by Kmat10
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Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +6%

05-09-2013 01:24:13 | More by TwelveOunces
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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6%

01-29-2013 01:59:16 | More by kjkinsey
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Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +6%

09-19-2013 07:08:16 | More by Vegasbeer
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YobroitsJoe

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +6%

04-07-2014 02:40:36 | More by YobroitsJoe
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BigDaveLB

California

4.25/5  rDev +6%

01-08-2014 05:53:03 | More by BigDaveLB
Kopi Loewak from Brouwerij De Molen
89 out of 100 based on 159 ratings.