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Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 2035   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Recent batch of this has been brewed by Mikkeller at NÝgne ō. Has also been brewed at Gourmetbryggeriet, Denmark. From 2013, brewed at Lervig.

English: An oatmeal stout with 25.0% oat-based ingredients and a nice touch of gourmet coffee. A beer that goes extremely well with breakfast.
Ingredients : Water, malt (pils, oat, smoked, caramunich, brown, pale chocolate and chocolate), roasted barley, flaked oats, hops (centennial and cascade), ale yeast and gourmet coffee.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
aubreya (676) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - SEP 12, 2007
Pour: Deep oily black. Head: thin, fizzy/creamy, dark brown. Aroma: coffee, roasty, malt, soy sauce, alcohol, burnt malt. Flavor: coffee, roasty, bitter, soy sauce, alcohol, malty, burnt. Palate: thick bodied, lively. Finish: warm, roaty, coffee.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
emacgee (4024) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - SEP 11, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 14, 2007 Holy crap. The color is black, oily. Darker than any "stout" Iíve ever seen. Thick creamy brown head. The aroma was sweet, dark sugar, molasses, rich roased chocolate, coffee, an earthy burnt wood, and alcohol. The flavor was rich rich rich, coffee, burnt wood, bakers chocolate, alcohol, warming impyish quality, very malty, waxy hoppy aftertaste. The palate is complex, it has a warming quality from the alcohol and yet the brew has a smooth cool feel in your mouth. One of the most complex and satisfying beers Iíve ever had.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - SEP 11, 2007
Bomber. Pours black black with a rocky head thatís very brown... dark all around. The aroma reminds me of oatmeal, with a strong cappuccino character and little whiffs of vanilla and licorice. The flavor is smooth coffee almost immediately. There is also some sweet chocolate and noticeable oats. The middle has some vanilla and nut tones, but still a bunch of coffee and oats. The coffee isnít overwhelming, but it does stick around. Licorice emerges in the finish after a while, and even a little bit of hoppiness. Great stuff. I want another.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NJBeerman013 (1047) - Hamilton Twp., New Jersey, USA - SEP 11, 2007
22 oz. bottle - To say this beer is midnight black would be like calling a Model T white. This beer is DARK even for a stout. There is a tremendous cocoa colored head that lasts forever. Flavor- If you pay attention, you can actually discern the coffee from the oatmeal flavors. This beer is is loaded with flavors. Very good.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beachbum25 (1085) - Powellville, Maryland, USA - SEP 10, 2007
22 oz Bomber-Poured jet black w/a slight tan head. WOW, thats all I can say about this one. Intense coffee aroma & flavor, like drinking an espresso w/a kick. Has some traces of chocolate & roasted almonds as well, but the coffee is prodominant. Rich mouthfeel w/a finish of roasted malt which does balance it out well. Long full finish, great after dinner beer, very enjoyable.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ogglethorp (917) - Ohio, USA - SEP 9, 2007
Bottle via The_Epeeist, thanks Chris! Pours oily black color with a dense tan colored head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate, roast, toffee. Flavor is again roast, chocolate, nice blast of coffee but definitely kept in check. Palate is full bodied, medium to mildly carbonated, finishes dry and bitter. This is one bad ass brew. The coffee is not overpowering, just adds to the depth of the beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wetherel (1836) - Encinitas, California, USA - SEP 8, 2007
Tried at Lost Abbey Brunch with awaisanen and cquiroga. Tan thick head with microbubbles. Pitch black color. Great appearance. Nicer end of roasty, chocolatey taste, with no sourness (that I donít like in roasty beers). Medium body, which was thinner than I was expecting. Leans a bit toward dry. Pretty drinkable and best with a meal.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
footy (345) - scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 8, 2007
8/11/07. Bomber 2007 vintage. Deep dark brown. A black strap molasses aroma with some coffee. Very pleasant smooth mouthfeel. Nice bitterness balanced by the oatmeal sweetness. The coffee is not overwhelming at first but intrudes on the flavor as the beer warms and becomes too prominant.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cbeers21 (693) - Miami, Florida, USA - SEP 8, 2007
Oily black with potent brown head. Deep chocolate aromas as well as coffee, vanilla, burnt nuts and pine. This is a very robust brew, smoked, woody flavors persist and provide an oaty quality and good body for the beer. For some reason I figured this brew would be more complex, but it does have some intriguing layered flavors and aromas and a simple, but powerful and fulfilling structure. While I didnít have this one for breakfast, it does seem like a good idea.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DragonStout (1408) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - SEP 7, 2007
Pours black as night with no light escaping from it.The head was khaki that dissapated quickly that laced up on the sides of the glass nice.A sweet coffee aroma.Coffee and oatmeal with a backside of sweetness to it.The finish was sticking to the back of my throat.


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