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Mikkeller Abel

Formerly brewed at Brouwerij de Molen

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beer5000 (5938) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 23, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 1, 2013 330 ml bottle @ Patricks. Black body with a lasting, medium sized brown head. Aroma of dark malt, cocoa, coffee and dry fruit. Flavor is sweet, roasted malt, molasses, cocoa, coffee, bitterness and some warming alcohol. Fine body and a good aftertaste. Another Mikkeller IMP stout, the cocoa makes the biggest difference this time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Geokkjer (7341) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2012
Bottle@Patricks. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of cacao, chocolate, caramel, coffe and malt. Flavor is sweet and warming with some coffee, chocolate, cacao and caramel. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Another nice imperial stout from Mikkeller.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skinnyviking (8858) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2011
Bottle. Low but lasting brown creamy head. Pitch black body. Powerful alcohol dominated choccolate aroma. Smooth and pleasant choccolate flavor with some hops bitterness but not too much of a good thing. Low carbonation. Long bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suprchunk (2962) - Crestview, Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2011
Black pour. Small tan head that quickly dies down to a thin layer of bubbles and leaves a little bit of lacing behind. Smells of alcohol and a bit of chocolate. Mostly alcohol. Tastes of coffee and chocolate. Molasses as well. Some vanilla. Some alcohol. A little hot and thinner than I expected. Decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maledictum (755) - Pyongyang, NORTH KOREA - DEC 24, 2011
Bottled. A pitch black beer with no head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, roasted malt, and chocolate. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, alcohol, and chocolate, leading to a dry, roasted and bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nisse666 (6297) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 23, 2011
Bottle from Ölkonsortiet cons 2011-12-23 Karlskoga AR: roasted coffey, melas, chocolate AP: pitch black colored body with a ruby tone, wee dark dark brown transparent head F: very sweet and round chocolate/coffey flavor, white sugar, medium low bitterness, low carbonation, finish is chocolate and coffey, thick oily body

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Japalo (1840) - DENMARK - DEC 20, 2011
Bortled. Black as tar. No head or carbonation. Heavy roasted coffee bouquet. Sweet-bitter finish and very balanced. Strong good brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bax (1311) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2011
(Bottle 17/12-2011) large dark brown head, black color, roasted chocolade aroma, smooth roasted slightly smoky taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
omegamike (152) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2011 Pours without any carbonation too speak off, pitch black, very thick fluid. Aroma is all dried fruit, prunes, rich sweet things. Taste follows this lead, taking on more red fruit, brown sugar, and prunes. Mouthfeel is thick, slick, little/no carb,followed by a pleasant alcohol burn. A decadent sipper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJester (2542) - Cavan Monaghan, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2011
330 mL bottle from Plovmand. Black, with not much head. Not much of a pop when this one opened, and the carbonation was very low, so I wonder if there was a problem with bottling. The beer was very fine, however, with roast, cocoa, maraschino cherries, and a hint of booze. Great body. Thanks, Thomas.

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