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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 933   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SorenE (168) - , - APR 28, 2010
after 16 hours at ’the office’ i’m happy to find curb your enthusiasm on the telly and a mikkeller black in the beer fridge. man, this is one intense beer! nose is dark choc and stonefruit, like imperial black forrest cake. the palate is a little bit harsh but extremely smooth for the 17.5%. I love it for what it is, but its lacking drinkability..


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tomekboniek (172) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 27, 2015
Beczka. Barwa czarna, nieprzejrzysta. Piana beżowa, niewysoka utrzymująca się do końca. Aromat zdecydowanie palony, kawowy, czekoladowy. Wygląd zewnętrzny: bardzo lepka, oleista ciecz. W smaku słodycz, czekolada, kawa. Ładnie grzeje w przełyk, pozostawiając lekko kwaskawy posmak na podniebieniu. Goryczka zdecydowanie wysoka, lekko zalegająca i drapiąca. Czuć moc alkoholu ale bardzo pasuje do tego trunku. Świetne piwo, warte spróbowania.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wim (3021) - Weelde, BELGIUM - APR 25, 2015
from tap in the Kulminator with bart black colored body with an off white head and a malt coffee alcholic chocolate aroma a malt coffee chocolat alcholic bitter sweet taste with alcholic bitter finish

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fredd_an (161) - Borlänge, SWEDEN - APR 24, 2015
Svart färg med kaffe bärnstenskrona. Väldigt söt rostad doft. Stärkande söt balanserad alkohol smak med massa bitter kaffe i eftersmaken. Även choklad. Alkoholen sticker dock ut betydligt. Tur man redan är full. Haha! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
androman (722) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2015
37.5cl bottle at home from Only Good Beer, Budapest. Body is pitch black, head is big, brownish, rocky, mostly lasting, excellent lacing. Nose is roasty, light smoky, flavor is heavy roasty, dark roasted coffee, dark chocolate, smoke, medicine, ash, toast, licorice. Heavy roasty bitter. Finish is long lasting extremely heavy bitter, roasty, hoppy and all shades of bitterness, alcohol is well covered, only appears in my stomach and later in my head. Full body, sticky, soft carbonation. Extreme dessert beer, quite sick, not too easy, great one.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gorm (1613) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 17, 2015
A damn fine Imperial Stout! Black as midnight on a moonless night... Svart farve med mørk beige skum. Lukt av røykt og røstet malt, kaffe, sjokolade, bek og lakris. Smak av røykt og røstet malt, kaffe, sjokolade, unami, bek og lakris. Bittersøt avslutming. Almost Perfect Imperial. Tap @ Melkebaren.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
klm1 (351) - - APR 15, 2015
Dark like crude oil colour with almost no creamy light brown head. Aroma and flavours of dark fruits, roasted coffe, roasted chocolate, tobacco and evident alcohol notice. Full, massive body, low carbonation, very complex, creamy taste, even more than Geore vs. Brian editions with concrete alcoholic note in finish. Aftertaste is sweet and at the same time liqueuric. Really complex beer which can easily kick your ass.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yiannnos (1007) - , CYPRUS - APR 11, 2015
Shared. Black colour. Heavy roasted malt, alcohol, coffee aroma. Taste is aggressive, dark chocolate, boozy, bitter

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricksta_p (1690) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - APR 7, 2015
Aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate, burnt rubber, liquorice, coffee. Flavour is moderate to medium sweet with a massive bitterness in the aftertaste. A bit boozy, but judging by the taste (as opposed to my hand-eye coordination) I wouldn’t have guessed it’s that high. Frankly, hard to rate because it’s such a beast of a beer. Lots of dark chocolate and burnt rubber. Massive.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
gavinleonard (8) - - APR 6, 2015 does not count
Looks nice... But very bitter. Lots of heat and very boozy! Give me a Guinness any day!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nilsas (2040) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2015

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


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