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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: 799   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.


flutetokill's rating

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
flutetokill (523) - Fresno, California, USA - JUN 8, 2012
Opaque brownish black color with a tan head. Funky sour lactose, grass, and coffee aroma. Strong sweet coffee, cherry, and plum flavors, with a fair amount of sour lactose. A medium dry finish with a lot of alcohol burn. An interesting combination. I wasn’t sure after the ultra funky aroma, but the flavor is pretty nice. It’s growing on me.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nicke80 (53) - Södertälje, SWEDEN - APR 19, 2014
375 ml bottle from systembolaget bs. Pours black with little head. roasted aroma with sweet taste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harbert (98) - leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2014
Veel koffie en geroosterd mout in de geur. Smaak zet zoet in met caramel en verwarmende alcohol die in balans gebracht wordt door de bittere nasmaak met zoet-bittere chocolade.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rnunes75 (125) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - APR 15, 2014
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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentAle (418) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 25, 2014
Aroma is a very rich one of deep maltiness, mocha, chocolate, fig, espresso and black licorice. Taste is extremely rich maltiness with deep caramel and slight smokiness. Very very nice bitterness to pair. Body is jet black with a nice thick creamy head that retains well.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
josephspa (13) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
Strong coffee smell, not really my thing. Looks great, nice and dark. Tastes of nice chocolate and very much coffee at first.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhunter111 (5600) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 16, 2014
Sehr dunkelbraunes Bier mit geringer beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch intensiv röstmalzig, schokoladig, Toffee, Kaffee, alkoholisch. Geschmack sehr röstmalzig, schokoladig, Kaffee. Wunderbares und sehr starkes Imperial Stout.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Yorker (993) - Herning, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2014
37.5 cl bottle @ home. Pours black with a dark tan head that leaves some lacing. Aroma and flavour are liquorice, roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, vanilla, alcohol, and hops - with a bitter and alcoholic finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cstuartj (928) - Washington, USA - MAR 12, 2014
On tap. Pours oily pitch black no head, tiny lacing. Mind blowing amazing nose, complex dark fruits, alcohol, coffee, dried cherries, and more. Taste is crazy complex, heavy, fruity, dark. Finish is long and lovely. Great beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MattiasA (621) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2014
Backlog. Intense with strong alcohol-reminiscent aromas pounding you straight away, followed up by dark-malt aromas, brown sugar, dark bread, chocolate and caramel. Matched with licorice and a hint of smoke.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
angel77 (527) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 7, 2014
Botella de 37.5 cl en el lúpulo varias veces durante 2012 y 2013 Una grandisima cerveza, Imperial Stout potente con sabores intensos tostados y quemados con un amargo final también considerable. Cuerpo intenso, sobre todo al ir cogiendo temperatura ambiente con 17.5, Tomada también con 16.5 vol. Me quedo con una botella de cada para darle un homenaje no dentro de mucho.


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