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Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Aged 2½ months in Schotch Islay whiskey barrels
Carbonation level: Medium
Editor’s note: Brewed by Mikkeller at Nøgne Ø, Norway.


jbrus' rating

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbrus (4990) - Delft, - FEB 25, 2010
Bottle@Home. Aroma of peat with some chocolate and coffee. Ebony coloured, clear, brown head, fair lace. Sweet, light sourish, light bitter start but very bitter finish. Loads of peat, chocolate, coffee, licorice. Medium body. Nice but not exceptional.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ALIBALI (539) - Kiel, GERMANY - AUG 25, 2016
Rauchig medizinsche Aromen & Flavours, Malz und eine permanente Schwere zeichnen dieses, trotzdem samtige Schwergewicht aus. Trotzdem nicht so aussergewöhnlich wie erhofft. MIKKELLER BAR Aarhus. 0,2/65 DKK. Tap.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
haukur (1711) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - AUG 24, 2016
backlog. green bottle. Pitch black with a brown head. Peaty aroma along with chocolate, mocha, roast. Creamy and velvety mouthfeel. Extremely nice

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
eXORRO (130) - POLAND - JUL 19, 2016
Nice beige head, quickly dissapearing. Aroma full of chocolate, coffee, roast, vanilla, soy sauce, licorice, woody, whisky. Fantastic. Very sweet taste with alcoholic finish. Full of chocolate, coffee, roasted malts. Full bodied. Alcohol 10.9% is very well hidden. Carbonation medium leveled. Awesome Imperial Stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
VT (2527) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 14, 2016
330 ml bottle. Pours a ruby reddish black with a short lived beige head. Aroma is iodine, peat, chocolate, wood, molasses. Flavor is chocolate, peat, wine, whiskey. Finish is oldish, woody, salty. Lingering dark grapes. Full body, velvety mouthfeel and weak carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pushkinwow (2552) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 10, 2016
Bottle brought back by Steve and Mel from Copenhagen. Dark brown with a dark mocha head that settles down to a thin film. Very smooth, bittersweet chocolate and roasted malt, a nice islay presence with a warming booziness - if scotch isn’t your thing probably not going to like this unless you let it age for a bit an settle down. Full body with moderate carbonation, slightly bitter, peat, tobacco, delicious.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElDesmadre (3078) - Mikołów, POLAND - JUN 1, 2016
Bottle. Warm asphalt, coffee, sweet chocolate, fruit esters. Notes of leather and tobacco. Creamy, thick almost as syrup, coffeeish like a fresh made espresso, slick and almost perfectly smooth (almost, because of the sharp peat notes). Sweet and full bodied, hence balancing the bitterness really well. Creamy, brown, durable head. Awesome.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
drjoeng (816) - SINGAPORE - MAY 21, 2016
10.9%ABV. Imperial Stout. Nose has charcoal with mesquite coming to mind. The smoke takes on an almost chemical dimension with liniment coming to mind. Mouthfeel is syrupy. Palate has smoke, Japanese bamboo charcoal, mesquite briquets, black honey, Chinese lo han guo, scientific name Siraitia grosvenorii. This fruit is used in Chinese medicine to sweeten otherwise unpalatably bitter brews. The sweet malt in this bear of an ale is just that dark, smoky, medicinal and nectary. No hops Nice alcoholic heat in the back of the throat to finish. Goes on Favorites List ! Goes on All Time Faves!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DroolYeast (977) - Aalborg, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2016
Tap @ Mikkeller Aarhus. Aroma of smoke, whisky, caramel, coffee, dark chocolate. Black colour with tan head, not lasting. Taste is moderate malt bitter and light+ sweet, more whisky. Full body, creamy texture, avg. carb., smokey whisky finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (2319) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 10, 2016
Black with a light beige head. Aroma is chocolate, peated whiskey, smoke, hint of coffee, plum, leather. Full bodied, sticky mouthfeel, smoky on the palate with a balancing rich sweetness and a touch of roast on the finish. Taste is chocolate, smoke, whiskey, coffee, hint of chicory, leather.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crim (113) - POLAND - APR 25, 2016
Aromat drewniano alkoholowo, troche whisky bardzo gorzka kawa, troche chyba śliwki, jakiś ciemny owoc W smaku oleiste, gęste, pełne, likier kawowy , lekko przypalony ale tak kawowo posmak i dużo beczki i whisky Podsumowując jak cała seria jest po prostu bardzo dobre, dosyć dobrze czuć whisky, drobny minus w postaci wyczuwalnego alko w aromacie


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