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Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 1579   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.23   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly brewed by Mikkeller at Nøgne Ø, Norway, now at Lervig, Norway.
This imperial Oatmeal stout is brewed with one of the world’s 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.


Garlic_of_Doom's rating

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Garlic_of_Doom (558) - - OCT 30, 2012
Bottle from Felix, thanks for the trade! Pours pitch black with a thin brown head. Aroma has loads coffee and some bitter notes. Taste has a coffee taste that sneaks up to you. Wham! What a coffee punch! Coffee, bitter, roasted malt, huge amounts of chocolate and even more coffee. The chocolate and coffee taste alternates pretty much between each sip. Vinous notes. Where are the 10.9% alcohol? Not in the taste at all. After taste is really long and chocolate bitter. Full bodied, low carbonation. Addicted to coffee and imperial stouts? This is for you!


4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
anstei (320) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - JUL 28, 2015
Tap at Øl, Copenhagen. Pitch black with multifaceted brown head and a beautiful lacing. The nose is rather soft, some cocoa and toffee, clearly roasty. Beautiful taste, very sweet but in balance with the power of this beer. Outstandingly delicious!

4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
King_Alex_II (624) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 26, 2015
Pitch black color with medium brown foam. The smell has a lot of roasted coffee. The taste is ultra smooth, sweet, coffeeish with a high viscosity and a lot of bitter dark chocolate. The aftertaste is smooth as gargling silk that has been soaked in chocolate cream. This beer is just awesome, and I don’t like coffee.

3.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
bnokk (275) - Ohio, USA - JUL 24, 2015
APPEARANCE ? perfectly black with dark caramel colored head. NOSE ? absolutely the most coffee smelling beer I?ve ever had. FLAVOR ? for all the great nose, it comes up weak in the flavor arena. NOTES ? Shigadeyo rates this in 2009, and had a much better review. I?m surprised that the beer has changed so significantly over the years.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
nordic (271) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 22, 2015
Bottle 0,33. Dark brown. Full body. Light carbonation. Creamy. Strong coffee aroma. Well balanced taste, complex, warming, toffee. Good!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Malin_aiisa (221) - SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2015
Thanks vjohans! Bottle. Dark brown, brown head. Aroma of caramel, coffee, candy. Vanilla. Taste sweet and some bitterness. Taste coffe and vanilla, lovely!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tbunting75 (14) - - JUL 19, 2015
12 oz bottle into pint glass. Jet black with dark brown head. Malty, with strong chocolate and oatmeal notes. Outstanding beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
thorongil2 (1667) - , Ontario, CANADA - JUL 10, 2015
(bottle) clear very dark brown colour with a small, brown head; aroma of coffee, then coffee liqueur; thick palate; well hidden alcohol; balanced flavour with a long, medium bitter finish

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hesoo (68) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUL 10, 2015
Doskonałe piwo do analizy jak temperatura wpływa nie postrzeganie genialności piwa. Można rozpocząć zbyt nisko i nie zorientować się że te sztuczne smaki w nim kiedyś się rozwiną i powalą.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HaraldB (18) - NORWAY - JUL 10, 2015
Aroma: picking up a lot of coffee, some licorice, vanilla and smoke (like in smoked meat). Smooth mouth feel! Taste: coffee, burned meat, vanilla and coffee. Quite bitter, seems to sweeten when temperature rise. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
furthur (426) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - JUL 10, 2015
Small bottle, deep black beer, almost purple deep brown head faded to nothing. Aroma is coffee, chocolate, roasted barley, dark fruits. Taste is sweet coffee, vanillas, dried plum, molasses and burnt sugar. Palate is thick and rich, carbonation subdued. This is good, rich and roasty, but too sweet overall.


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