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Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 1594   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.23   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly brewed by Mikkeller at Ngne , Norway, now at Lervig, Norway.
This imperial Oatmeal stout is brewed with one of the worlds most expensive coffees, made from droppings of weasel-like civetcats. The fussy Southeast Asian animals only eat the best and ripest coffee berries.Enzymes in their digestive system help to break down the bean. Workers collect the bean-containing droppings for Civet or Weasel Coffee. The exceedingly rare Civet Coffee has a strong taste and an even stronger aroma.
Ingredients : Water, malts, hops, yeast and Vietnamese ca phe chon coffee.


maledictum's rating

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
maledictum (727) - Pyongyang, - MAR 19, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 15, 2013 Cerveza negra, aromas torrefactos y a caf. Sabor a caf, cacao y maltas tostadas, Exquisita.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MunBro (830) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 4, 2015
An absolutely delicious stout. Nice wax sealed bottle. Deep brown/black pour with a small brown head. No lacing. Deep flavour profile of rich, earthy coffee, espresso, chocolates, roasted malts, and some burnt grains. Extremely well balanced with a rich and robust flavour. Absolutely delicious.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
cervmagpt (438) - PORTUGAL - AUG 28, 2015
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 20C, adapted). Bottle 33 cl - Batch unknown BF19.05.25. AROMA: strong aroma of coffee with slight sweet and complex dark fruits notes (prunes) with a faint vinous background. APPEARANCE: very darn Brown color and opaque. average brown head with moderate retention. "leg" formation and alcohol viscosity apparent. TASTE: strong black coffee flavour with slight sweet black dried fruits background (prunes). medium bitterness from hops and roasted grains with an almost dry, roasted (almost burnt) finish. PALATE: very full-body with a velvety texture. faint alcohol warmth. low carbonation. OVERALL: an outstanding imperial otameal stout that gives more central stage to coffee than other elements like esters and hops (wich would give it more complexity). Highly recommended though.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mambossa (126) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - AUG 27, 2015
Pour from bottle to snifter. Jet black with a towering tan head. Nose of chocolate, earth/bark, coffee, vanilla hints, nuances of caramel/maple. Flavor is dark chocolate, some hop charactaristics, really bright yet earthy coffee, astringency and creaminess from the oats. Powerful yet balanced. Coffee is showcased in the linger, and is, quite understandably, remarkably tasty.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rotaman14 (365) - Germany, lives in Vilnius, LT, - AUG 21, 2015
Black body, medium brown head with nice lacing. Aroma of coffee, porto, black chocolate. Taste is intense; its medium bitter, burnt, roasted; has a very spicy and slightly chocolate-y aftertaste. Alcohol is very well hidden, despite the 10,9%... Full, creamy body, slightly above average carbonation. A stout probably cant get much better than this.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cosmo6644 (96) - Illinois, USA - AUG 20, 2015
Bottle picked up on my way through cincy, aroma chocolate, malts, and aroma. Taste is similar, nice, but not great ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Acid303 (496) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - AUG 19, 2015
33cl bottle, served in tulip. Black colour with a beautiful tan creamy head, looks very good. Aroma is chocolate, coffee and roasted malts. Taste is so delicious, the coffee is amazing, very well blended with the roasted malts and the oats. The chocolate touch is also there but not as much as the smell. Dry aftertaste with some balanced sweetness, very pleasant. Full body, oily texture, perfect carbonation. In short: this is TOP.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ansalon (2034) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - AUG 19, 2015
Pours balck with a low tan head. Aromas of chocolate, burnt sugar, brandy, roasted malts. Taste is chocolate, vanilla, caramel, burnt sugar, brandy, roasted malts. Mouthfeel is very smooth with low carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Przemek1992 (66) - Warszawa, POLAND - AUG 19, 2015
Aromat: czekolada, kawa, wanilia. Smak: kakao, kawa, wanilia i jeszcze raz kawa. Super-jedwabiste odczucie w ustach, wspaniały posmak. Bardzo bogata.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sunstoneale (7) - MOLDOVA - AUG 15, 2015 does not count
Smooth aroma of coffee and roasted malt. Taste is chocolate, coffee without being too sweet. Tasty, but nothing really special, especially in the way of coffee - had regular imp stouts with a more pronounced coffee character.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
gorkogrlo (233) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 13, 2015
Bottle. Pours black-dark brown color. Wonderfull big brown had which lasts and lasts. Aroma: brett, rum, vanilla, dates, wine. Wow. Flavor: brett is dominating, with again some dates. Coffe and chocolate. Really complex. Actually, slightly high level of bitterness. Mix of biterness, coffe and sourness lasts soo long in mouth. Creamy. Overall: this is great beer. Very complex and for its 11% alcohol very drinkable. Beautiful beast.


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