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Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 2057   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Recent batch of this has been brewed by Mikkeller at Ngne . 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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
holdenn (2080) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 17, 2007
Bomber thanks to xnoxhatex. Pours dark brown with a thin filmy head. Coffee yep thats coffee in the nose. A little chocolate and earthniess. Burnt coffee charred flavors. Lightly creamy and bitter roast. Finishes with dry coffee beans. Its good. Basically a creamy cup of cold coffee.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheEpeeist (3371) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 17, 2007
22.3 oz bottle. Enjoyed for breakfast while watching the climb of the Galibier. Dark chocolate brown yields a small head but leaves a pretty crema ring and a thin haze. Looks rich, smells rich. Dates, coffee, concord grapes and mild woodiness. Milky body with coffee and dark fruits. Melts away with a bit of citric carb fizz and ends with dry bitter greens. Elegance becomes aggressive. Crazy good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jarspag (601) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 17, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 22, 2007 Purchased a bomber during my visit to Oliver Twist - June 07. What a beer! Amplified coffee aroma on the nose of this pitch black beer with beige-brown edges/head. Flavor was dominated by dark chocolate, oatmeal, and COFFEE. And even though Im not the biggest fan of intense coffee, it seemed to work perfectly here. Super easy to drink - and the mouthfeel was very smooth. - I mean smooth smooth. Finish is moderately sweet with a touch of bitterness and roasted malts, lingering with hops, chocolate, and coffee. This thing is straight up delicious. MMMMMMMMMM, breakfast!

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grandpa (327) - Verona, New York, USA - JUL 17, 2007
The bomber bottle filled a big glass with a thick, black, opaque liquid topped with a creamy brown head and there was still half of it left in the bomber. It was strong flavored, strong malt, strong coffee with a feather light hop hit. My mouth was coated and my eyes closed in ecstasy as I swallowed. It was very smooth, the head held high and the lacing coated the glass. A lip smacking delight.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mreusch (851) - Olathe, Kansas, USA - JUL 16, 2007
Bomber, with yet another HUGE THANKS to the man - john_adam2002! Pours a syrupy dark black, super dark brown head that dissipates down to a whispy covering, good lacing. Aroma is dominated by coffee/espresso as youd expect, but also plenty of diversity behind that - milk chocolate, vanilla, oats, molasses and a hint of dark fruits. Taste does the same; a big hit of coffee/espresso up front, but some hoppiness in the back. What seems a bit separate and distinct blends nicely as it warms. Palate is creamy and slick, average carbonation, with a medium mouthfeel and long but dry finish with some bittersweetness. This one lives to the hype quite well!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
pineypower (2523) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - JUL 16, 2007
Thanks to Zathrus13 for doing the case split. Pours out black with a moderate foamy off-white head. Aroma is of coffee, roasted malt and slight hop. Creamy mouthfeel, slightly thinner than Id expect, but nothing to negatively impact the beer. Very complex flavor, chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, slight dark fruit with a dry finish. Very solid beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thomahan (31) - DENMARK - JUL 16, 2007
Black and strong. Lots of flavour especially, coffee and chocolate and a worderful burned finish. It has a moderate hoppy balance. I would characterise this beer to have a medium to full body,

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
heemer77 (5104) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUL 15, 2007
From a bottle, thanks iowaherkeye. The body was very black with a light brown colored head. The aroma was soybeans with some milk chocolate. There was also coffee and sweet vanilla. The taste was quality coffee with some dark chocolate. There were also some prunes. This was relatively subtle for an Imperial stout. While well made, nothing about it stood out to me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
luckygirl (1223) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 15, 2007
Bomber. Beautiful appearance. Beer is opaque very dark brown/black with a largish, light brown, creamy/frothy head. Diminishes slowly and mostly lasts. Affectionate lace curtain draping.<P>First impression clangs with pine, creamy malts and strong acidic coffee. Malty with heavy notes of roasted grain, creamy oatmeal, dark chocolate milk, coffee, light note of vaguely fruity molasses; Hoppy with heavy notes of herbal resin; Yeasty with a moderate note of damp. crawly basement; Moderate note of dark French Roasted coffee. <P>The flavor is moderately sweet, moderately/heavily bitter, lightly acidic with a long, moderately sweet, lightly acidic, light/moderately bitter finish. Generic coffee in the retronasal return. <P>The body is full, the texture is watery/velvety and the carbonation is soft/lively. Swank on the palate.<P>Ive been looking forward to this meeting, and I want to be blown away, but, honestly, Im not. For me, its terroir-driven subtleties that make a great coffee-infused stout. Here, those subtleties feel masked by high-alpha hop and over-generous roast. Nothing wrong here at all, in fact there are few quite good things happening. But a phenomenon? Eh...

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
sloth (2504) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - JUL 14, 2007
Big brown choco colored head, retention is good with a bit of stringy lace hanging around. Black like only black can be, very dark. Large roasty nose, chocolatey, berryish and of course the coffee aromas. Body is almost big, nicely creamy, a touch chalky with a good astringency. Almost dry, roasty malt flavors, cocoa, bittersweet chocolates, coffee grains are laid back. There,s some hops going on just not sure what, piney almost. Large and lucious roast and coffee flavors, chocolate, all well put together. My wife stops in as i,m rating this and trys it and says WOW , it,s like an iced coffe flavor, hmmm, OK i ,ll go with that though i,ve never had an iced coffe. Damn what am i missing?? Damn near dry, roasty, fruity finish. Pretty well luxurious i,d say. Big props to jasonmech77 for this bomber, thanks bro! Props to the boys at Mikkeller also, well done!!


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