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Hel & Verdoemenis 666 - Brouwerij De Molen

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

113 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 113
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 7.75%
Wants: 73
Gots: 24 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Molen visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Batch 666 was H&V with added wood chips soaked in a 40 year old cognac.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 03-09-2010)
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

SVD, Oct 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

JonnyBeers, Jul 09, 2014
Photo of SebD
4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
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!

SebD, Jun 25, 2014
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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.

Alieniloquium, May 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

mtomlins, Apr 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

brother_kenneth, Apr 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

JAHMUR, Apr 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

flipdog0, Apr 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

cp45, Apr 19, 2014
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4.66/5  rDev +9.4%
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.

DaftCaskBC, Mar 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

jsnoek, Mar 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

604growler, Mar 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Boozecamel, Mar 01, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Friend in Alberta brought this to me. Bottle 449. Bottled December 2013.

A - Pours pitch black with one finger of beige head. A small ring of lace and a film of retention left over.

S - Wood, dark fruit, spirit note. Strong spirit note, alcohol. Pleasant stuff.

T - Boozy with lot's of spirit notes. Licorice, lot's of dark fruit. Dry, burnt grain.

M - Mild carbonation, full body, boozy dry finish.

O/D - This was a touch bit of a letdown. The barrel was very strong and really seems to have taken over. It's complex and enjoyable, tasty and rich. Not bad.

tbeckett, Feb 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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Erik-P, Feb 15, 2014
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4.19/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle shared by Liam.

Near jet black, ring of tan head with no lace left behind here. Smell is roasty with quite a bit of alcohol, lots of oak and vinious cognac leaving a fruity scent with it, vanilla, there is a fairly persistent astringent note to it and for 10% seems quite boozy. Taste is roasted with lots of cognac, oak and a long woody flavour, vanilla, a bit astringent but not the way the nose would lead you to believe, chocolate, coffee and vanilla flavours are all here, vinious cognac finish with a bit of a lingering bitterness. Medium carbonation, medium full syrupy body. Overall this is quite good but not as good as Misto or Wild Turkey variants.

peensteen, Dec 15, 2013
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Hel & Verdoemenis 666 from Brouwerij De Molen
92 out of 100 based on 113 ratings.