Brewery: Brouweij De Molen
Style: Smoked Beer
Other Notes: Smoked Imperial Stout-ish. Bruichladdich malts
Brewer Description: (from website) Hemel & Aarde is brewed with the most heavily peated malts we could find. Not for the fainthearted. This powerful brew overwhelms you with smoke, chocolate and coffee. Flavour indication: smoke, chocolate, coffee Translates as Heaven & Earth.
My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.17
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.9
Intro: A 330ml bottle, bottled on 28th November 2014, and with a best before date of 28th November 2039. Poured into a snifter glass.
Appearance: Black in colour with no head and no lacing.
Aroma: Smoky, bacon, roasty, chocolate, coffee.
Taste: Roasty malts, smoke, peat, bacon, chocolate, coffee, light ash, and slight bitter finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with soft carbonation.
Overall: A nice peaty smoked imperial stout like beer. It’s a good sipper, and one for those that enjoy peat.