Hel & Verdoemenis | Brouwerij De Molen

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Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Molen
Netherlands
brouwerijdemolen.nl

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.20%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by paco1029384756 on 01-22-2009

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Ratings:
645
Reviews:
216
Avg:
4.13
pDev:
10.41%
 
 
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Photo of boudeysbigbrew
4.14/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

appearance - As black as black can be with dark brown edges. Had a semi medium aggressive pour which surprisingly resulted in zero head.

smell - dark chocolate is the most prominent thing that comes to mind

taste - Major coffee and chocolate hints to be found. Somewhat nutty. Not much boozyness to be found here.

mouthfeel - Medium thickness. Not quite as thick as I like my imperial stouts to be. Practically no carbonation.

overall - I'm in the netherlands for a month due to a work project, so obviously I immediately searched out the solid offerings this country has. Turns out Europe does not have the infatuation with stouts like we do here in America. Overall though, this is a pretty solid russian imperial stout that has managed to soothe my needs for a European stout.

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Photo of DCgolfpro
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Photo of sendbeer
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Photo of PTEdelman
4.5/5  rDev +9%

Photo of CDCNAM
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of riccardo132
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of Hellpop65
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Jeffh84
4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of MarshallBirdhouse
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of Bubbles
4.5/5  rDev +9%

Photo of NuclearRich
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Photo of bsnone
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of nicole309
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of djrn2
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of babaracas
4.09/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 1/13. Bourbon barrel aged at 10%. Pours a near black with very dark brown edges, one finger thick soapy light brown head. Settles to a thin layer with a few streaks of lace on the glass. Smell: chocolate cake batter. Tons of chocolate, no roast, sweet (faded) bourbon note, molasses and prune. Taste: dark chocolate brownies, tons of dark brown sugar, earthy note, toasted brown bread note. Mostly it's sweet and chocolaty with added booze sweetness. Full bodied, low carbonation, syrupy-light feel. Tasty.

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Photo of ridgeline23
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.87/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A-Pours black! Good start. The body barfs up a spongy, brown head that slowly deflates. Leaves random, thick lacing.

S-It's hard to describe how the aroma is unique but it is. It's super roasty with chocolate, but aren't all the good Stouts like that? There is something about this one that smells unique. Maybe a sip will enhance my ability to describe...

T-It really reminds me of chocolate covered hazelnuts. Well, maybe not just hazelnuts but a medley of nuts. Also it reminds me of nut flavored coffee. There is also a cool cola aspect to the flavor as well.

M-It's nearly flat...I remember reading on the label that you could age this for 25 years. Well I guess they're going for that flatness because there is no way it'll be more carbonated when I'm 50. It's got a big body with booze that isn't shy.

O-Pretty tasty. Carves it's own niche in a style that I find hard to find flavor intricacies.

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Photo of starshockey9
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Hel & Verdoemenis from Brouwerij De Molen
4.13 out of 5 based on 645 ratings.
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