RateBeer
overall
99
92
style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 579   ABV: 19.3%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Editor’s note: 19.3% is the correct ABV.

Mikkeller Black barrel aged on Buffalo Trace barrels.


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (5655) - Manhattan, New York, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Bottle Poirs pith black. Aroma is light poop and delicious bourbon and oak. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of chocolate, bourbon, oak and a ton of heat.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
npwgallagher (38) - valparaíso, CHILE - NOV 8, 2012
Negra negra! Espuma café bien cremosa. Aroma quemada y mucha alcohol con cacao & pasas. Viscosa. Sabor bourbon y alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6602) - Helsinge, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2012
Bottle at home. This is a serious heavy bastard. It pours opaque black with a medium creamy dense brown head. The aroma is huge bourbon, sweet hard roasted malt, smoke, tar, biting hops and alcohol. The flavour is loaded with alcohol and bourbon with some sharp notes of hops. Some smoke and tar. Alcohol is way to profound in the flavour for me.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Foffern (1298) - Bodø, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2012
Bottle shared with Veitafan. Pours a totally black colour with a heavy light brown head. Wow! Heavy aroma of chocolate cake, roasted malt, leather and smoked bacon. The flavour is nothing less with lots of roasted coffee and dark chocolate, some soy sauce and alcohol. Has a very rich and oily mouthfeel, and a medium bitterness. A powerful and fantastic beer!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3346) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 22, 2012
large rich head foamy very dark pour mild carbonation the aromas whiskey a plenty dark chocolate and fruit liquorice mocha coffee molasses and fig dried fruit the flavours roasted caramel and chocolate lovely whiskey though strong some heat there raisin plum and fig liquorice strong bitter morishing strong coffee the good aftertastes roasted chocolate coffee fruity goodness a lovely sweetness to balance the strong bitter finish very likeable

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
_angst_ (3051) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 19, 2012
375 ml bottle courtesy of rlgk. Pours oily pitch black with a frothy dark mocha head that slowly dissipates while leaving some thick sticky lacing on the glass. Smell is sweet and boozy with roasted malts, sweet liquorice candy, alcohol, lemon zest, madeira wine, raisins, prunes, moist wood, grass, burnt caramel and sweet dark bread. Taste is slightly sweet, bitter, salty and salty with roasted malts, prunes, ammonium chloride, lemon zest, prunes, raisins, burning alcohol, vanilla fudge, resinous wood, port wine and sweet pumpernickel. Mouthfeel is tiny round, very boozy and medium to full bodied. Finish is sweet, bitter, salty and tiny sour with roasted malts, prunes, raisins, burning alcohol, lemon zest, peat and whisky. Way too much but smells rather nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (11486) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 19, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 20, 2012 Bottle at pretasting for USA comes to Skövde. Pitch black with à quite lasting beige head. Figs aroma, dades, alcohol, figs, raisins, caramel, whiskey, vs ills, cream, whiskey, woody, smoked, roasted, smoked. Whisky flavor, boozy, vanilla, milk, peat, smoked, hay, port, salt, figs, dades. Too boozy.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dazz3 (1554) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - OCT 19, 2012
Bottled, thx rlgk. Pours pitch black with a big brown head. Smells coffee, roasted malt and alcohol. Tastes alcohol, chocolate and roasted.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 19, 2012
Bottle, 375ml. It pours a black body and a small, dark tan head. It’s quite boozy on the nose, with vanilla, roasted malts, molasses, dark sugars and lots of chocolate. Warming, full-bodied and quite sweetish on the palate, with flavors of roasted malts and lots of dark chocolate. Some vanilla. Warming finish with roasted malts, chocolate and some coffee hints. One of the more pleasant Black editions. 121019

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Geokkjer (6016) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 19, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a tiny beige head. Aroma of alcohol, soy-sauce, chocolate, roasted malt and brown sugar. Flavor is sweet alcohol with some chocolate, coffee, wood and roasted malt. Meidum body, soft carbonation.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 4 5 6  7  8 9 10 » 15


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50