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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 925   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   EST. CALORIES: 525   ABV: 17.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The strongest beer in Scandinavia. This imperial stout is the craziest, wildest, strongest beer from Mikkeller to this date. Not for sissies.......! Sample it fresh or store it for many many years to come!
Ingredients : Water, malt, roasted barley, dark cassonade, ale yeast and champagne yeast.


Chuckaduck's rating

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Chuckaduck (674) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - JAN 8, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2013 Pours black with a graham cracker head. Aroma is vanilla, solvent, herbs, spice, and something nice that I cant quite place. Taste is dark fruit, very hoppy and malty, incredibly complex with loads of coffee; coffee for days. Super strong and incredibly delicious and drinkable. An absolutely excellent stout.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nilsas (1973) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2015

Lukt: Kaffe, bek, lakris og Ryk.
Utseende: Sort
Skum/kullsyre: Dekkende brunt skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Mild smak av kaffe, sjokolade og vanilje, noe skarp avslutning med alkovarmer.
Hvor: Kjpt@Melkebaren, Sandnes, Nydt@Pubrunde med Bryne
Medium: Tapp@100ml (Planke), ABV@17,5%, Nr@26.03.2015

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zwiebel88 (423) - GERMANY - MAR 22, 2015
Schwarz, brauner Schaum, schick. In der Nase Alkohol, Kaffee, Kakao, alkoholische dunkle Frchte. Am Gaumen Alkohol, KAffee, hohe Kaffeebitterkeit, leichte Alkoholse. Cremig, viskos.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ippopotamo36 (530) - Rome, ITALY - MAR 17, 2015
0,2 on tap at Kulminator pub in Antwerp-Belgium. Ciao Marko :-) (what a great evening). Pours oily black color with a medium-tall blackish cap (peculiar foamy head). Nose: the strongest blast ever of coffee, licorice, alcohol as well. Mouth: this beer is crazy and certainly not the one you long to drink during a prolonged tasting. Alcohol dominates the palate and disturbs you a bit, unless you sip it responsibly merely to perceive the madness of the brewer (bravo). dark chocolate, alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shark_Pants (351) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 15, 2015
Black as sin with decent mocha head, especially considering the huge 17.5% ABV. Massive boozy aroma of concentrated espresso, dark chocolate, leather and soy. The taste is equally huge - punch in the face espresso, rich treacle, bitter dark chocolate, port wine, leather tannin and heady booze. Ashy finish. Very full bodied and dry. Definitely not subtle but great flavours; however, a little rough around the edges. Like others have said, Id be interested to see how this ages.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer-yum (713) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 14, 2015
Has an aroma that says "Im a huge beer" and a colour that would swallow any light. Taste is a surprisingly balanced one between the strength and the usual cocoa,coffee, licorice hints of an imperial stout. An impressive beer for that - but not one Id be looking to drink too often.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuu666 (5345) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black, sweet, bitter, chocolate, coffee roast, extremely bitter finish, quite hot and boozy.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markoijelena (900) - Belgrade, SERBIA - MAR 12, 2015
Draft 0.2l at Kulminator Antwerpen Belgium.Great time with my bro ippopotamo36.Ajdeeee Alberto.Thank you man.Pour it dark black thick color with small black head.On the nose roasted coffee.Taste and aroma of dark chocolate,roasted coffee,liquer,very good hidden alcohol.Very good balanced.After taste again coffee.Perfect Imperial.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
diomedest1 (60) - - MAR 9, 2015
Syrop na kaszel, słodki mooooooooooocnooo. Ewentualnie mid pitny skrzyżowany z kakao. Ciekawe doświadczenie, niekoniecznie pozytywne.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DentargPL (6) - POLAND - MAR 9, 2015 does not count
This one is a killer. Alcohol level is very high, but its hidden so well, that you do not even suspect how strong this one is. Nice colour, good aroma (like gingerbread), nice taste. Overpriced in Poland.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bendrixian (1236) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 5, 2015
Pitch black pour with a huge brown head that lasts and laces well. Huge alcohol aroma with coffee grounds and chocolate. it is like whiskey but it does sport a little bit of citrus. very interesting. Very aggressive taste, it burns and it kicks butt and keeps on looking for more. I cant believe how layered, aggressive this is. bite, toast and heat. WHAT A PHENOMENAL BREW.


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