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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
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An imperial sweet stout brewed with cherries and cacao nibs, which is then aged in bourbon barrels. This beer is brewed in collaboration with Mikkeller our generous friend from Copenhagen, Denmark. What you have here is a modest attempt to emulate the experience of biting into a chocolate-covered cherry candy. We hope you enjoy it but you never know what you’re gonna get.



4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
VsXsV (2451) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2014
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Opaque black liquid with a medium tan head. Aroma of chocolate, raw sugar, coffee, vanilla and wood. Taste is medium to high sweet and medium bitter with notes of chocolate and vanilla. Full bodied with low to medium carbonation. Awesome.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rouhlas (313) - GREECE - MAY 5, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2014 On tap at Mikkeller bar, Copenhagen. Black with small beige/brown head. Roasted malty aroma with chocolate and coffee, bourbon and some vanilla. Taste is the same with an addition of a light sense of fruits like cherries. Full body with a nice alcoholic feeling.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ansalon (1596) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2014
On tap at Mikkeller Viktoriagade, May 1st. Pours pitch black with a low tan head. Aroma of bourbon, vanilla, dark chocolate, leather, some cherries, muscovado sugar. Could smell this all day. Taste is dark chocolate, muscovado sugar, vanilla, honey, some smoky bacon notes. Mouthfeel is silky smooth and slightly oily with no carbonation. Aftertaste is chocolate, vanilla, muscovado sugar, slight cherry notes. An exceptional imperial stout that is very well balanced.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gEUS (1262) - Linden, BELGIUM - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle kindly shared by kermis at the CMLSG14 cellar tasting. Overall a well balanced beer in bot aromas (roasted malts, chocolate, sweet coffee) and taste (chocolate cake with cassis and cherries). Definite like.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ktwse (2221) - SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2014
Pours black with low tan head. Aroma of muscovado, prunes, dates, molasses, cherry barrel. Taste is big, bold sweet with strong barrel notes, long sweet and lightly boozy finish. Delicious! Thick, creamy body with soft carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kryon (1471) - SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2014
On tap at Three Floyds Tap takover Mikkeller Bar. Pours black with low brown head Aromas and Taste is a fuckin explosion of fig, dades, muscavado, chocolate, coffee Perfect mouthfeel with long warming alcohol finish. Brilliant!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (6508) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar.
Pours pitch black color with a large beige head. Dark roasted malts and licorice on the nose, burnt notes with some dark fruit notes as well. Molasses and syrup on the flavor, chocolate, cocoa and some brown sugar also. Sticky sweet palate with some wooden notes on the finish. Demands a lot of its drinker. Excellent.
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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (4012) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Draught @ Theee Floyds Bar, Copenhagen

Pours pitch black with a small brown head. Aroma of roasty malts, sticky syrup, molasses, wood, oak, hints of vanilla and cherries. Taste is smooth, complex, heavy and roasty with some molasses, vanilla, cherries and oak. Finish ia smooth, sweetish and sticky with cocoa, cherries and syrup. Quite heavy and complex, ABV is quite well hidden.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
laiti (5955) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Draught @ Mikkeller Bar
Aroma is sweet but somewhat straightforward with soy sauce, licorice. Flavour has salty licorice, soy sauce, some coffee and distangt rubbery tones. Hides the ABV rather well. Perhaps a bit too salty and I also expect more richness with ABV like this. Starts to feel more rich when this warms up. Bourbon steps forward.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (6525) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Draught @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Extremely black pour with a beige head. Aroma of roastiness, molasses, chocolate and grass. Rich flavour of dark bitter chocolate, wooden notes, elegant sherry notes, biscuit and licorice. Full bodied and oily mouthfeel. Heavy and enjoyable.


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