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Mikkeller George!

overall
100
97
style
Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 515   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04   EST. CALORIES: 364   ABV: 12.12%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ever been punched in the face by a beer? Our pal George offers anyone willing to try, a thick and oily fist right to the nose.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mile (3338) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle. Very dark brown - almost black, small and mostly diminishing dark brown head. Moderate to full, malty and lightly sweetish - sweetish aroma, some caramel, roasted malt and light coffee, light dark fruits and faint vinous notes, faint alcohol. Body is medium to full, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, faint caramel and some roasted malt and light coffee, light alcohol. Finish is average to long, malty and lightly sweetish, some roasted malt and light coffee, light - some hoppyness and some alcohol. Really nice fruity/vinous aroma - flavor/finish lack the fruitiness. Aroma and flavor are not in balance. Way too much alcohol in the finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jpkeskinen (334) - FINLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Drank from a bottle. A very good stout, an excellent beer! The taste has some chocolate, coffee and the kind you get from those whisky barrels.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
likeatrainwreck (93) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2015
BAM! Thick, oily, burnt, treacle... massive coffee and dark chocolate flavours. Loads of alcohol warmth. Amazing beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Turtles (221) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2015
330ml bottle from Mikkeller bottle shop. Black and no head. Burnt, toasted aroma, coffee and sweet port wine. Thick, syrup liquid. The taste is rich, sweet and complex. Chocolate, coffee, Christmas candy, soy, vanilla, sweet dried fruits, prunes, dates. Several great flavors that stay long.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TET (1989) - FINLAND - MAY 9, 2015
A black beer with a small and dark brown head. Aroma is great, coffee, liquirice, some chocolate and roastiness, nice sweetness. Taste is very intensive, liquirice, coffee, some salt, balanced sweetness. The great balance and enjoyable taste. Full bodied, low carbonation, not sticky, surprisingly fresh. This is a big beer, very enjoyable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
k0mpsa (1583) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle shared at brewdog, helsinki. Black color, no head. Aroma has hint of cognac, coffee, roasty, coffee. Full roasty body, some alcohol warming, coffee and barrels.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tomer (2081) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - MAY 4, 2015
At a tasting, many thanks, no head, opaque black color, aroma of cocoa, roasted coffee beans and dark chocolate, flavor of intense bitter sweet chocolate, with some chocolate cake and chocolate liquor with a touch of earthiness and some coffee in the back, tounge coating oily palate. Really good, would be nice to linger on this.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sledutah (5680) - Utah, USA - MAY 3, 2015
330ml bottle picked up at De Bierkoning
Pours thick black with a small dark brown head, no lacing but coats the glass. Aroma of dark roast coffee, leather and vanilla. Flavors of rich chocolate, ashy, leather with a bitter pine resin finish, black licorice
Very nice and smooth.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
magsinva (949) - Virginia, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle - well I’ve now been punched in the face by a beer. WTF? Very piney hop forward. I’m not sure how I feel about this one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DiarmaidBHK (3680) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle from wine and cheese place. Pours black with no head. Leaves trace lacing in the glass. Kind of piney on the nose. Lots and lots and lots of pine on the tongue. Has a certain what the fuck is this quality to it. Finish lingers a bit. Definitely the most Mikkeller stout I’ve ever had. Of course I’d never have another one.


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