Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 1731   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
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.

kennethaus' rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kennethaus (13) - - JUL 18, 2012
Dough, earthy, cooked vegetables, citrus, basement aromas, cheese, cooked vegetables, cereal, toast

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Szopeen (344) - POLAND - OCT 26, 2016
Nieprzejrzyście czarne, gęste, piana ciemno beżowa, z początku obfita, szybko jednak opada. W aromacie w pierwszej chwili atakuje kawa, po niej na scenę wchodzi czekolada, praliny itp. W smaku jest słodko, ale nie za słodko, jest sporo czekolady i kawy, jest delikatna kwaskowatość od ciemnych słodów. Niskie wysycenie, przyjemna gładkość, goryczka co najwyżej średnia, alkohol fantastycznie ukryty. Świetne piwo, dobrze zbalansowane, ale jednak Beer Geek Vanilla Shake zrobiło na mnie ciut lepsze wrażenie.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
knasputte78 (608) - SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2016
Svart som natten. Kaffe och choklad, djupa smaker. Något kärv i eftersmaken, bra men inte bäst ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrettGT (190) - Aalborg, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2016
Aroma of huge coffee, roasted malts, vanilla, roasted chocolate, baked bread. Pours pitch black with a mocha head. Taste follows the nose with loads of coffee, roast, sweeter vanilla and chocolate. Lighter side of full bodied, soft carbonation, velvety mouthfeel, bitter and roasty finish. It’s good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jimbo2 (247) - DENMARK - OCT 19, 2016
Great mouthfeel, low carbonation, lots of coffee, roasted malt, some sweetness. Complex and warming.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ALIBALI (793) - Kiel, GERMANY - OCT 19, 2016
Säuerlich schlanker Lakritzgenosse. Viel deliöse Kaffeearomen gepaart mit einem tiefschwarzen Outfit. Der Trunk heiß alkoholisch und voll würzig röstiger Schokokraft. Schwer. Not the best, trotzdem BIG and hot as hell. MIKKELLER & FRIENDS Kopenhagen. 0,2/60DKK. Tap.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DandyWolfFloyd (1093) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 17, 2016
Aroma - big roast, alcohol, licorice, caramelized sugars, chocolate, coffee, and a dash of vanilla. Appearance - the body is on the verge of blackness, the head is beige and around 1/2" and settles into a thin layer of foam. Alcohol cloying drapes the glass in a wash of small suds. Taste - has a rich roast, coffee, caramelized sugars, alcohol, some licorice, and a little dark chocolate. Palate - full body, thick feel, soft carbonation, nice roast astringency that is medium in length.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PMgep (263) - Lund, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2016
Bottle and tap at various times. Really dark color, Roasted and coffee notes. Strong coffee taste, roasted malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adamnowek (1884) - Brussels, BELGIUM - OCT 15, 2016
Dark brown with a small mocha head. Smells like that coffee that the lemurs shit out. Creamy texture. Coffee taste with some sour undertones.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ken1 (1785) - DENMARK - OCT 15, 2016
Aroma: Dark roasted malt, chokolate and a hint of vanilla. Flavour: Dark roasted coffee with chocolate and sweet fruity notes with vanilla. Aftertaste is fruity bitter with a long lasting malty roasted flavour. Mouthfeel is creamy and alcoholic warm. Colour: Black with a brown head. From: Bottle @ Salling Super Aarhus Sept. 2016.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
skmikeg (1787) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2016
Pours black with a thin khaki head which fades to just a little lacing. Aroma is of roasted malts, super dark chocolate, intense dark roast coffee, milk coco, dark fruits, sweet malts, caramel, and some salt. Taste is about the same as the aroma with a lot of bitter dark chocolate, espresso and dark roast, almost burnt coffee, dark fruits, vanilla, sweet malts, caramel, salt, earthiness, and and maybe just a little alcohol as it warms. Has a full body with a creamy, kinda of oily mouthfeel and a semi bitter, long, lingering finish. Overall, a fantastic, super unique and interesting beer that I’m glad I finally tried.

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