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Mikkeller 黑 / Black

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style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1037   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   EST. CALORIES: 525   ABV: 17.5%
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.


2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kiwi_daz (53) - NEW ZEALAND - APR 30, 2016
First impressions on the nose are acetate, nail polish remover and the taste confirms with hot alcohol. Sampled version is 2012 vintage so probably not going to get any better. Apart from that there is nothing going on in this beer - no complex flavours. Disappointing.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
eersen (8) - Warszawa, POLAND - APR 26, 2016 does not count
Buzuj?ca szampa?sko?? tego piwa sprawi?a, ?e w ka?dej kolejnej sekundzie smakowa?o ono zupe?nie inaczej. Jak b?dzie smakowa? jutro?

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
eXORRO (91) - POLAND - APR 20, 2016
UPDATED: APR 20, 2016 Fantastic, big, beige head. In aroma full of vanilla, almonds, nuts, chocolate pralines, licorice, roasted sunflower seeds, flash of alcohol. Taste is so sweet. Full of chocolate, coffee, roasted malts ends with too long lasting alcoholic finish. Body is full. Very good imperial stout.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrOrla (1710) - Odense C, DENMARK - APR 16, 2016
Bottle. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of sweet, toffee, alcohol, licorice, vinous, orange bitter, krokant with a aftermath biting a orange peel very bitter. Taste us alcohol, sweet, boozy, very bitter, light coffee. Boozy

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhilosophyGuy (240) - Wroclaw, POLAND - APR 11, 2016
UPDATED: APR 22, 2016 ---Pisane na podstawie notatek--- Barwa brązowa, wysoka piana, świetny lacing. Aromat mega intensywny. Wyczuwalne: lekki alkohol, mleczna czekolada, kawa, lekka paloność, aromaty zbożowe-chlebowe, wanilia, cukier trzcinowy, whisky, lekkie wiśnie. Piwo jest oleiste. W smaku mega słodkie, kawowe, gładkie, słodowe, słabo wyczuwalna paloność, przykryta przez mega słodycz. Wychodzi również aromat sosu sojowego. Wyraźnie wyczuwalny alkohol i alkoholowa goryczka, które z czasem giną i zostają zastąpione kawą i kawową goryczką. Ogólnie likierowe. Świetne!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sjogro (1908) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2016
At Mrk’s. Bottle shared. Black with tan head. Verrery boozy dark roasted, bitter concentrated chocolate/coffee, dark raisans. Sweet with strong bitter. Medium body, sharpness from high abv. Powdery dryness. Quite carbonated. Sour edge to the finish. Overkill, obvious.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (2706) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2016
Bottle shared thanks to sjogro. Black with very big light brown head. Lots of roasted malts up front, dark chocolate, marzipan, cranberries, dried orange skins, massive bitter alcohol in the finish with some noted of green tea and unripe berries. Medium sweet, thick roasted bitterness and way too strong lasting nasty bitter finish. Almost full bodied. Ok, but the finish and lingering bitterness are pretty bad.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
yourilevesque (1071) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 6, 2016
Parfaitement noire au look huileux. Une mousse claire et dense se forme lentement en surface suite à une lente décantation. Une fois une le stade de l’évaluation visuelle passé, tout de cette bière me paraît surdimensionné et inutilement brutal. Tant les arômes que les saveurs et le mouthfeel n’ont rien de subtils. Une attaque d’alcool sèche sans aucune torréfaction et sans corps véritable. Une texture huileuse, des saveurs d’écorce d’orange et d’alcool qui se résorbent sur une intolérable et interminable amertume. Je suis incapable de terminer ce verre qui m’agresse.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
FraekkeFyr87 (253) - - APR 5, 2016
The aroma is full of chocolate, coffee, rope, smoke, tar, sugar and fire place. The color is pitch black. The taste is full of coffee, chocolate, sugar, tar and smoke. A nice beer with a long and bitter finish!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MayumiH (709) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2016
Keg at Brrwdog Shoreditch. Bitter chocolate, strong espresso, Worcestershire sauce and ash. Full body. Very dark and heavy.


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