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Hel & Verdoemenis 666 - Brouwerij De Molen

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

118 Ratings
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Ratings: 118
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 7.75%
Wants: 73
Gots: 23 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Molen visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 03-09-2010

Batch 666 was H&V with added wood chips soaked in a 40 year old cognac.
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Photo of FondueVoodoo
4.04/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: brown black, no retention of the head, and enough chunky sediment to qualify as a salad. Who's eating their vegetables? You are.
S: Wet wood, dry cherry, plums, , rum barrels, burnt honey, coco nibs and chocolate liquor.
T: rum barrels, and wet wood precede a blast of dried dark fruits. Alcohol esters on the end that evokes coco nibs. Slightly dry and bitter after taste that defeats any cloying sweetness.
M: envelopes the mouth fully, and allows the alcohol esters to evaporate and swirl around. If you hold it in your mouth for a slight omens those esters heighten the flavours.
O: Bold and assertive, the burnt honey sweetness and dark dry fruits with the alcohol esters punch offer a wonderful evening sipper. The flavours are bold, but not especially complex. I'd love to try this while eating plain coco nibs, to enhance that coco nib liquor quality on the finish.

Photo of AndyCowles75
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.15/5  rDev -2.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of JonnyBeers
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of SebD
4.46/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: It has a nice almost jet black color to it. It has a nice creamy tan head that dies down moderately slow and leaves some nice lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of cocoa, espresso, a bunch of roasted malts, vanilla, oak and cognac. Smells fantastic.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some roasted malts, cocoa, espresso, faint vanilla, a touch of dark fruit, oak and cognac.

Mouthfeel: It has a low-medium carbonation with a very nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied by great flavors and aromas. Delightful stuff!

Photo of Alieniloquium
4.13/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Bottle number 034.

Appearance - Inky black. Stains the glass. Medium khaki head.

Smell - Sharp roasted malt. Very intense roasted aroma. Dark fruit.

Taste - Dark fruits and lots of oak. Intense roasted malt. Almost burnt. Coffee malts. Woody finish.

Mouthfeel - Boozy. Heavy stout. Medium low carbonation.

Overall - I don't get any of the cognac in the wood chips, but otherwise it's a fantastic stout.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4.65/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Thanks to Lurkaholic for generously giving me this one. Bottle number 2840.

A: Pitch black with a slight mocha head that settled around the edges of the glass.

S: Coconut, oak, cognac, marshmallow, espresso.

T: Cognac, oak, espresso, coconut, marshmallow.

M: Medium viscosity and a medium level of fine carbonation.

O: A beautiful beer. Not boozy at all, with very delicious flavours.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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Hel & Verdoemenis 666 from Brouwerij De Molen
94 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.