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Mikkeller Abel

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Mikkeller
Formerly brewed at Brouwerij de Molen

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Boutip (4726) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 2, 2011
Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a nice huge foamy head with good retention and good lacing. Aroma of black chocolate with light lactose notes and some deep roasted malt is quite sublime. Taste is also a great mix between some black chocolate with just enough lactose notes and some roasted malt to make this truly interesting. Body is full with a super nice creamy texture and good carbonation with no apparent alcohol. I wasn’t expecting much but this is truly wonderful. Mikkeller is becoming the go-to brewery for Imperial Stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Barrelbelly (638) - BELGIUM - DEC 1, 2011
Coffee and hop aroma. Sweet coffee, roasted taste. High carbonation. Lingering sweet coffee aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2011
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a sweetish malty chocoalte aroma. Sweetish roasted malty chocolate and coffee flavor with weak hints of licorice. Has a roasted malty sweetish chocolate and coffee finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardGretton (4247) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2011
Bottle. Flat looking black beer. The aroma is milky and roasted, and the flavour is initially milky with a very malty and roasted bitter finish. Overall complex in parts but not that palatable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - NOV 29, 2011
Nose is medium Iron, rye, alcohol, dark roasted malt, some cooked vegetables, cane sugar, feel is medium, carb is very, very low, taste is mushroom, cake, alcohol bite, leather, cough syrup, late fig and stale coffee

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bragesnak (5387) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2011
From Skjold Burne, Aarhus, DK. Bottled, 011111. Black with beige head. Aroma of coffee and liqourice. Flavor with roasted malt and some caramel

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (14552) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 26, 2011
Courtesy of Theis
Black color, with a creamy but not persistent head. The aroma of roasted malts is also mildly cheesy, very nice. It would have a better mouthfeel with less carbonation; the body is not too thick; excellent flavor of chocolate and dark malts, spicy, peppery, with a good share of sugars, and also high alcohol content, everything powerful but balancing each other. Very good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Abio (1572) - Waasland, BELGIUM - NOV 26, 2011
Black at the glass. Head should maybe be some bigger but ok. Roasted malts, coffee hops, the sweetness is there but not to overwhelming. Misses a bit of body. Light earthy biterness...

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jesperhammer (2892) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2011
25-NOV-2011, bottle @home, from "Ølbutikken". Black with brown head that dies quickly and only leaves a brown rim and a slightly coated glass. Nose is tar, smoke like peaty, very roaste - burnt chocolate and espresso. Taste is the same with a sweet dark fruit-like addition. Under the peat I sense some wood, dry wood. Layers of burnt brown sugar fills the mouth. Fine carbonation to sort of break the sweetness. Extremely complex, and very very sweet. Nothing wrong with that:-) I love this brew. My 99th Mikkeller rating and my rating #1200.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2624) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2011
bottled. Pours opaque black with a one fingers brown head. Nose of roasted maltschocolate and brown sugar. Sweet flavor of coffee, chocolate, dark fruits and licorice notes. Full bodied, oily to syrupy texture and flat carbonation. Ends up with a little malt bitterness and alcohol notes. Quite good..


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