Hel & Verdoemenis 666 | Brouwerij De Molen

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Hel & Verdoemenis 666Hel & Verdoemenis 666
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Molen
Netherlands
brouwerijdemolen.nl

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

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

Added by UncleJimbo on 03-09-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
131
Reviews:
48
Avg:
4.23
pDev:
7.8%
 
 
Wants:
77
Gots:
21
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Corson
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beersnake1
4.74/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from cellar temp (56 degrees) into a snifter. This is from 2012. Smell is amazing. I get a lot of vanilla, but I assume this is from the wood chips soaked in cognac. Taste follows the nose. Some bitterness, but it's almost non-existent. Dark fruits (cherries, currants, blackberries, and raspberries. Amazing!

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Photo of kristinc
4.39/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of YvesB
5/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of nmann08
3.74/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sohearn
4.31/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AndyEdgar
4.2/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Magery
4.13/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LinusBohman
4.12/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Look: Pitch black. Brown head. Dissipates quickly.
Smell: Hazelnut, dark chocolate, oak.
Taste: Chocolate, raisins, Finnish memma. Sweet molass.
Feel: Oily thick. Smooth. Wonderful.
Overall: complex big beer that is really drinkable.

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4.35/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BMart
4.08/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Petertauro
4.36/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FondueVoodoo
4.04/5  rDev -4.5%
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.

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Photo of AndyCowles75
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of AlexM
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of SVD
4/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of zestar
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of killcore
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of cyrushire
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of jrenihan
4.15/5  rDev -1.9%

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of TX-Badger
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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Hel & Verdoemenis 666 from Brouwerij De Molen
4.23 out of 5 based on 131 ratings.
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