Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 925   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   EST. CALORIES: 525   ABV: 17.5%
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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scauca (490) - Lovere, ITALY - NOV 20, 2008
Black as ink, dark brown thick head. Aroma is quite complex, bitter choco, licorice, coffee, tobacco(ish), soy sauce, yet you can feel a strange sweetness you don’t expect from a beer like this. Flavour is tainted indeed from loads of sweet added sugars which burns your mouth combined with those not that hidden 17,5%.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (11024) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2008
bottle tasted at home., bottled dec 2007. 17.5% aroma is alcoholic, coffee and roasted grains, appears pitch black, dark brown smooth head, flavor is very sweet, very roasted grains, borwn sugar and caramel. imo too much alc. and not enough to show for it. still of course quite an interesting brew.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
lemasney (398) - Trenton, New Jersey, USA - NOV 2, 2008
Style and Glass: Imperial Stout; Snifter ABV, Volume & Calories: 17.5% in 12.7 fl oz. estimated at 400 C Purchased at: Canal’s Lawrenceville, NJ for $18.99 Neither of those (17.5 or 18.99 or 12.7 fl. oz. ) are typos. Aroma: amazing, coffee, cocoa, hay, barnyard, oak, alcohol, ether. Visuals: world class packaging, blackness, midnight, deep woods, solid, thick, viscous, staying tan head, intricate lace. Taste: nicely balanced, off the charts in malt and hops, a new level of strength. Superb. Palate: highest quality, syrupy texture, long dark finish. Overall: The DFH 120 minute IPA of the world of imperial stouts. All others pale. It is without a doubt the best beer I have ever tasted in my life. I will go and clear the shelves of it, whatever the cost. It’s not only a favorite, it is my new superlative standard. Highest value for the highest craft. Mikkeller is only posing as a human.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - NOV 2, 2008
Bottle. Big alcohol on the nose. Also some molasas and tobacco, coffee roast. Black body with dark tan head. Thick impy stout flavos of coffee, and wet tobacco. Nothing to really peak my interest here than normal stout with abundance of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (4411) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - OCT 28, 2008
The final round of a beer dinner last night. Dark, roasty, intense. One of those oil can stouts I really enjoy. Served with an espresso torte.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dorwart (2410) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - OCT 27, 2008
About a 1/2 inch thick head from a vigorous pour. Infinitely small bubbles and super dense. Reduces slowly. Super strong and rich aroma. Lots of coffee, alcohol, sweet malts, little bit of basalmic vinergar without the sour notes. Some nutty aromas in there also. Color is black with hints of black around the edges and some more black when held up to a strong light. BIG flavor and alcohol presence. Lots of hotness and alcohol that slaps you in the face the moment it crosses your lips. Oily mouthfeel. Sweet malts, carbon, smoke and some chocolate. Bit of burnt wood and vanilla burried in there also. Finishes oily and hot and delicious. This brew is definately getting better as it warms. Really smoothing out. Lingering carbon and smoke. A damn fine brew and one that is slowly putting me on my ass. A nice over ther top brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MatSciGuy (907) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 26, 2008
[Bottle] shared by OSLO. Pours very deep black with a smallish tan head. Aroma is alcohol, toffee, strangely barbecue sauce, and soy sauce. Flavor is hard to find under the alcohol, a little roasted barley, charcoal, with a smooth, looooong finish. Overall, just way too much alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
trevor211 (1392) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 22, 2008
Pours black. Solid black. Tiny mocha-brown head - and that’s if you center-pour from about eight inches up. Smells like the World Wide Stout from DFH. Sweet, dark fruits, alcohol, chocolate, molasses. Flavor brought out a huge port note for me. Smokey, chocolatey, and smooth as hell. Thick, syrupy - exactly like I wanted the palate to be. The flavor has a little more coffee than the WWS, and doesn’t linger on your tongue quite as long, but this is still utterly fantastic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
luttonm (2868) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 20, 2008
Found at Seattle’s Bottleworks. As opposed to the Girardin Geuze had earlier in the tasting, this beer’s cork barely popped. Thick pour like balsamic vinegar with a respectable mocha head that quickly left us. Unreal lacing and legs, probably as much as I’ve ever seen. Inevitably draws comparisons to the World Wide Stout, which I think I prefer just a little more than this. Huge molasses flavor, heavy like port, ladden and syrupy on the tongue with minimal carbonation feel. Dark bean roast, smokier and tarter than WWS, definitely more ’out there’. Fascinating..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
austone (1062) - Turku; Pori, FINLAND - OCT 20, 2008
Draught at EBF. Black, quick brown head. Burned rubbery, slightly vinous nose with liquorice and sweetness. Quite subtle. Intensive burned, strongly mentholey flavor with cocoa, espresso and little rubber. Very sweet and syrupy. Full bodied, sticky sweet palate. Just a bit over the top, but I bet this’d make a great winter warmer.

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