Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 1050   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 525   ABV: 17.5%
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.

buzzoven's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
buzzoven (376) - - JAN 7, 2009
Had this one in the fridge for awhile and felt i had to psyche myself up a bit before i could finally crack it open. Once i did pop the bastard little cork, i carefully tilted the mystical bottle and poured myself a sipping glass of black wonder. Witnessed a ruby dark black that shifted to pitch midnight tone once fully poured. No head rested on top, just a glass of "what the hell am i about to drink?" Shifted my nose towards the rim and was treated to a very complex array of smells...cherries, port, brandy, raisin, tar, cigar, pavement, grease, fig and plum. Taste was amazing...dropping (not just hints) but full blown novels containing roasted cold chestnuts, almonds, various forms of candied fruit, fig cake, whiskey pies, grandaddy’s rum, copper (like the taste of a penny). Flavour was very complex, somewhat overwhelming, highly alcoholic, and strangely, not hard to drink and enjoy. The finish is a real kicker, settling back in the inner valleys of the downtown part of the tongue and, like tiny scorpions, just sitting there for a while and lashing their tails...what a beautiful sting. By the end of this bottle I felt like I was living inside of a Melvins record.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rafael52 (884) - Łódź, POLAND - AUG 15, 2016
Kolor: ciemnobrunatny, prawie czarny, klarowny.
Piana: dość obfita, drobnopęcherzykowa, trwała, zdobi szkło.
Zapach: sporo gorzkiej czekolady, kawy, kakao, ciasta czekoladowego, trochę ciemnych owoców, cherry, dość wyraźny alkohol.
Smak: spora pełnia, gładkie aksamitne, sporo nut ciemnych słodów, kawy, kakao, gorzkiej czekolady, lekka paloność, kwaśność od ciemnych słodów, słodycz skontrowana wyraźną goryczką, dość wyraźny alkohol.
Wysycenie: w kierunku niskiego.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
explosivedog (195) - NEW ZEALAND - JUL 22, 2016
Taster at Mikkeller Seoul. Aroma is pure espresso and it is as dark as beers come. Flavour is strong tart plum with a very alcoholic finish. This is big flavour, but oh so complex too. Utterly sublime.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jacobarts (58) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2016
330ml. Bottle - 2015. Shared with the junes. Pours pitch black. Big fat brown head, great lacing. Aroma of coffee, caramel, roasted Malty chocolate. Taste is intense and very long lasting fine aftertaste. Sweet, brown sugar, alcohol, medium bitter. Strong brew!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jonasdm (24) - - JUL 20, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2016 Bottle shared with JD. 15,7% vol. Thick brown and creamy head. Aroma of sweet berries, toffee, coffee but also complex. Taste is amazing. Bitter sweet complexity. Extremely long lasting taste with no alchohol domination. The kind of beer you just go "wow" and then speechless.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
OminouSC2 (426) - SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2016
Black color. Dextrose and molasses in aroma. Taste is a sweet, syrupy mess. Molasses. Alcohol. Terrible.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drjoeng (837) - SINGAPORE - JUN 21, 2016
16.8%ABV. Imperial Stout. Tapped out black. 40şSRM. Nose has sweet dark fruit, liniment, lo han go (fruit of seraitia grosvenorii), maraschino cherries, Turkish coffees, alcohol with a hint of fermented funk. Nose from a distance has some very attractive honey char siew or honeyed Cantonese roast pork aromas, I say distance because even after its done you still get a lot f astringents in the nose suggesting rubbing alcohol. Mouthfeel is alcoholic. Palate has charcoal, burnt toast, honeyed dates, charred driftwood. Overall, an assault on the senses with an almost abusive belligerence. I am soooo happy right now! Goes on Favorites List !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jakubwloszcz (168) - Piastów, POLAND - JUN 21, 2016
Barwa czarna, nieprzejrzysta. Piana obfita, beżowa, drobnopęcherzykowa, zostawia świetny lacing. Prezentuje się naprawdę perfekcyjnie. Aromat bardzo złożony: czuć czekoladę, kawę, sos sojowy, paloność, ciemne owoce. W smaku jest bardzo intensywne, pełne, gęste, dominuje gorzka czekolada, jest też lekka kawowa kwaskowość. W odbiorze przeszkadza zdecydowanie palący alkohol, piwo staje się dość szybko męczące.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MMJL (394) - Gliwice, POLAND - JUN 6, 2016
W zapachu z butelki maggi, sos sojowy, paloność, kwaśna kawa. Piana wysoka, drobna brązowa, sztywna, trwała, koronkujące. Piwo czarne, nieprzejrzyste. Aromat ze szkła intensywny - suszone owoce, maggi, sos sojowy, paloność, kawa. W smaku megaintensywne - palone, orzechowe, ściągające kawowe. Kwaskowe. Bardzo pełne, gęste, wyklejające. Dosyć wyraźny alkohol grzejący czy wręcz palący w przełyku, ale nadal przyjemny. Goryczka wyraźna, dosyć alkoholowa - przyjemna. Takie praliny - gorzka czekolada z alkoholem - i to nawet nie wiśniówką a brandy, wódką czy likierem. Bardzo długi posmak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Achel (390) - Ioannina, GREECE - MAY 16, 2016
Poursa black color with a small tan head. Roasted malty chocolate aroma with some sweetish hints. Rosated malty chocolate and coffee flavor with some hoppy hints. Has a sweetish malty warming finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hamirubi (564) - Waarschoot, BELGIUM - MAY 12, 2016
7.5cl sample at the Ghent Beer Festival VI (22 VIII 2015). Black tanned imperial stout build upon the traditional stout features. Coffee is accompanied by fairly sweet accents. Heavy, truly heavy brew with brown sugar, bitter and malt notes. The aftertaste is so very long and fine. Heavy!

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