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Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch Weasel (Highland Edition)

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Mikkeller
Formerly brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
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Editor’s note: Brewed by Mikkeller at Nøgne Ø, Norway.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjs (4555) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 4, 2009
(Bottle at Pikkulintu) Poured black with small and tan coloured head. Aromas of roastedness, whisky and vanilla. Palate was full bodied and dry with medium carbonation. Tasted of roastedness, coffee, whisky, hops, bitterness, ash and quite well hidded alcohol, Roastedness and whisky in aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13632) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2009
On tap at Borefts BF 09. I was just on a run of really good beers at this point. Black, lasting tan head. Bit hot, but the intense coffee comes through. I mean let me sit here for a while and enjoy. I like it a lot.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LoFi (1592) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 12, 2011
Bottle, sample. Black with a light brown ring. Aroma: whisky, chocolate, licorice, some hoppiness. Taste: liqueur, chocolate, grapefruit and coffee bitterness, dry and a little vinous. Full-bodied, smooth.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tkrjukoff (4053) - SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2011
Sample @ SBWF 2011. Pours black with a small brown head leaving lace. Aroma is roasted malty dark fruits sweet. Flavor is fullbodied sweet roasted alcohol bitter tart malty. Finishes longlived roasted and bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dazz3 (1552) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2011
Sampled at SB & WF 2011. Pours pitch black with a small white head. Smells smoky, chocolate and minerals. Tastes soy, smoky and chocolate with a smoky soy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VertBaconStrips (2071) - Assat, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 23, 2011
Finally getting to this - It’s pitch black which is nice for the occasion - just about to watch the PVR’d Rugby World Cup Final with New Zealand. I managed to keep the glutenous blobs within the bottle instead of letting them cannonball into my lovely glass. Produced a thin dark black cap with slippery spot lacing that moved back to the surface just like a now globe that has been left to sit. Excellent aroma - drool inducing rich roasted malts and chocolate, thick coffee that is not over the top, cream. Deep relaxed inhales bring a deep soulful meaning of indulgence. Only on deep smells after letting my beer sit can I pick up the scotch treatment hanging around in the shadows. HInts of berries and an even fainter licorice - the cookie dough hovers above both. Ahhhhhhhhh what wonderful taste - Mikkeller does everything right. Although I didn’t buy this here it’s sure great to have someone bringing in all these excellent Mikkeller beers. Massively rich malts, coffee and then chocolate combo. Whiskey bite notes continue on every sip at every point. My cat just licked my hand for 30 seconds.. such a long tongue!!!mmmmmmmmmmmmm.... Interesting spice hangs around - not quite cinnamon, not quite something else - odd. Light alcohol bite that works and doesn’t annoy. This beer is very well put together - so well that I had totally forgotten about the bitterness until right now when it obviously added up on my taste buds - I wouldn’t exactly call them my ’buds’ but I drink with them more than my other buds. This specific whisky treatment is much softer than the others and, in a way, much more enjoyable with its subdued ways that use little hooks to attach to your senses. There’s that berry quality again. Breathe in the alc. Breathe in the lingering harsh bitterness. Taste it... it’s there always. Now I note some whisky things - sharp bite with faint pear. Thick, smooth and velvety, long lingering hugely thick malt finish. I totally love this beer - so many subtle qualities - I’d email the brewery and tell them how to improve their beer but there is nothing to improve on. Lesson? Ass.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (4575) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2012
Bottle. (thanks SirLimpsalot) Pitch black with a nice creamy, tan head. Not as heavy as expected but pleasantly drinkable with quite a lot of whisky both in the aroma and taste. Also roasted malt, coffee, oak and smoke.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3332) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 19, 2012
50 cl bottle, best by 9/3/12. Mahogany with tan froth. Nose is chocolate, rich coffee, caramel, scotch and wood; just right. Medium to full body, a bit chalky with a soft, warming tang. Taste is milk chocolate, oak, scotch, light molasses and smoky raisin. Finishes ashy with hints of dark roast; coffee faded considerably. Three years old now, likely best in 2009.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Foffern (1192) - Bodø, NORWAY - MAY 24, 2013
Bottle shared with (and great courtesy of) ClubGonzo and Inbreak. Pours a deep reddish brown to black colour with a small light brown head. Aroma of liqour, coffee, roasted malt, licorice and dried fruit. The flavour is fruity with more roasted malt, coffee, soy sauce, oak and ash in the end. Has a oily mouth feel, and a lasting medium to heavy bitterness. A nice stout with a powerful taste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2588) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2014
Bottled. Pours opaque with a small, tan head. leaving a good lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, whiskey and peat. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry with alcohol. Full bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. An awesome and complex impy.


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