Mooi & Meedogenloos - Brouwerij De Molen
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4.03/5 rDev +2.5%
Pours a somewhar murky russett brown with an almost perfect light beige one finger clingy head atop leaving a full broken ring of lace as it settles oh so slowly.Fruit with a hint of sherry vinegar in the nose wich Iam not sure is a good thing but works here,wow it's fruity.Fruity and cakey on the palate with some cake notes,the finsih has some yeasty spice notes.The alcohol is kept in control pretty good and the palate is a fruit attack.I liked it and would buy again.
08-20-2013 21:42:14 | More by oberon
3.19/5 rDev -18.8%
Feb 2012 bottle opened April 27th 2013
A: Pours a ruby brown with an insane amount of head. I was almost worried about it being a gusher. Full hand light brown head.
S: Oh man, dark sweet fruits. Very over powering with a bit of burnt plastic on the end of the aroma.
T: Sweet dark fruits. Very powerful. Prunes, Raisins, grapes a hint of chocolate. Little too sweet for my taste.
M: Medium bodied, really carbonated, too much so IMO. Sticky sweet, that coats the mouth.
O: Really sweet, pungent beer. More on the quad side just really dark fruit sweetness. Not my favorite style or taste profile but its there if you're into that.
04-27-2013 17:17:03 | More by CommanderOfAwesome
4.18/5 rDev +6.4%
Pours a very dark brown, not quite opaque. A 4 finger tan head recedes becoming chunky as it goes, leaving a bit of thick, sticky lacing. and a mound of foam.
Very fruity with both dark dried fruit and grapes and some faint chocolate as well.
Very sweet!. A dessert beer? A light chocolatey bitterness, but there's also some significant dark toasted malt. Nice! Very winey, but more substantial, like a port or sherry. Light spice.
Moderatly full body, wih a light bite on the tongue, and a bit of warming in the throat. Smooth, the alcohol is barely noticable. Moderately sticky.
Very easy to drink considering the ABV. I could have downed three of these in a flash, except that the alcohol would have soon overtaken me. Elegant. Decadent.
04-25-2013 01:39:55 | More by obywan59
3.91/5 rDev -0.5%
Bottle at Bar Volo(bottled May 26, 2011). Substantive bitterness, very coffee like bitterness. The aroma is very roast. Black bodied. Lacey. A long bitter finish.Average mouthfeel, and a small amount of chocolate malt. More of an imperial stout. Decent drinkability, although something I may not reach for again. A bomber is a lot for three people.Slightly drying aftertaste.
02-08-2013 15:09:21 | More by Sammy
4.3/5 rDev +9.4%
12oz bottle purchased for $5.99 at Calandro's in Baton Rouge, LA, poured into tulip. Pours a deep brown with awesome, perfect creamy off white head. Great dried fruit and boozey chocolate aromas. Wow...awesome chocolate, dried fruit, malty flavor with a hint of bitter hop. Some booze is present but not as much as I expected. So smooth and so creamy. The beer is like silk. This brew has one of the best "mouthfeel" ive ever had, especially one with such a high abv. This is a great brew...somewhat different than the normal Strong Dark, I think its less "spice" character than I normally attribute to the style, but its just so good. Go have one if you see it!
01-16-2013 01:44:29 | More by DrinkSlurm
3.55/5 rDev -9.7%
A good looking beer, but holy hell...the head was about 7 fingers! Dirty glass? No. Used another. Same. Whew, that's foam! And looks like chocolate milk.
Dark pour. The aroma is coffee and dark chocolate. A bit of berry and dark toast.
Coffee lingers in the flavor, but fades. The yeast and bread come out a bit, too, but not much. Cranberry and some berry come and go across the palate. A hint of nuttiness. Toffee.
Not quite as sweet or candy-like that many dark Belgians (beers) have, which makes it more drinkable.
Solid beer. Price is touch steep.
01-07-2013 03:24:38 | More by Mebuzzard
3.95/5 rDev +0.5%
Beer bottle (33 cl.) purchased from Bière & Chopes, and tasted in 2012.
Appearance : dark red brown color with tan foamy head.
Smell : roasted malt, caramel, chocolate aromas.
Tasted & mouthfeel : dark dried fruit with roasted, wood and spicy notes. Dry alcoholic finish.
Drinkability : a good beer in the style Belgian strong dark ale.
12-08-2012 19:16:39 | More by thierrynantes
3.65/5 rDev -7.1%
.33cl bottled acquired at De Molen in Bodegraven and served into Antwerp Beer Passion Weekend 20cl stemware. 10.2% ABV confirmed.
A: Pours a four finger head of tan colour, fair cream and thickness, and amazing retention - especially for this high an ABV. The head's showing no signs of going down after four minutes. Colour is a dark brown with visible yeast particles.
Sm: Yeast, cream, caramel, and coffee. A mild strength aroma.
T: Cream opens to a caramelized malt foundation on top of which are notes of caramel, cream, coffee, and roasted barley. Alcohol is quite apparent, unfortunately. Complex but a bit imbalanced. Well built for the style.
Mf: Coarse - a bit overly so, and dry - but not enough. Doesn't quite suit the flavours like it should.
Dr: Hides its ABV alright. Very drinkable and of high quality. Fairly priced at the brewery. I'd have it again.
12-05-2012 21:30:57 | More by kojevergas
4.23/5 rDev +7.6%
11.2oz. Te usual ridiculous Belgian pour, blackish brown with the overflowing the glass cream colored head. Someone explain to me again why this is good? Anyways, looks how it should. Nice heavy lacing.
Aroma, loads of fig, brown sugar, prune and molasses.
Taste, baked brown sugar, plum up front pretty sweet. More toasted notes, malt and chestnut. Little bit of dark chocolate in there too. A nice earthy finish, peat, herbal hops, a slight oaky char. Pretty nice.
Medium body, but lively carbonation keeps it pretty easy to drink. Still coats pretty well. Really only a faint warming.
This was very nice, and much better than the De Molen attempts at stouts and porters.
12-01-2012 02:34:20 | More by Bung
3.8/5 rDev -3.3%
Poured from a 33cL bottle into a brandy snifter. Bottled 13 February 2012.
A: MASSIVE, oversized head. Even a moderate pour nets 4+ fingers of head and threatens to overflow the glass. Impressive retention, but not a good start. Heavy lacing.
S: Vague fruits. Porterish dark, chocolate, nutty malts.
T: Excellent! Rich, complex, and rewarding. Very sweet, with a sticky-fruity side and a chocolate, malty character. Raisins, dates, plums, and other dark, sugary fruits swim around, with a touch of Belgian yeast, a hint of roast, and some definite chocolate (especially on the aftertaste).
M: From all that head, I expected a bit more carbonation. As it stands, it's thick, smooth, and a tad oppressive.
O: A good beer, but underwhelming. Would look elsewhere for my BSDA, but did not tarnish my opinion of De Molen.
10-28-2012 06:27:03 | More by AgentMunky
Mooi & Meedogenloos from Brouwerij De Molen
88 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.