Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 1681   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.

JakobBKK's rating

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
JakobBKK (11) - Bangkok, - DEC 16, 2012
Had this beer at Mikkellers bar in Copenhagen. All I can say is WOW!!! By far the best beer I have had! The aroma, the taste, the oat, the coffee... It all just works! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
4chon (6) - Olsztyn, POLAND - MAY 6, 2016 does not count
Oh boy here we go! Aroma is full of dark fruits,coffee,roasted malts and chocolate. Color is deep black with no foam. Taste is what blew me away. Hint of sweetness is countered by bitter counter with just tons and tons of coffee and chocolate.Full bodied,oily Imperial Stout with no carbonation with long finish and coffee aftertaste. Well hidden alcohol with 10.9% ABV is really something. Mikkeller your beer is outstanding!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
melush (2299) - SPAIN - MAY 1, 2016
Bottle 33cl / Botella 33cl. @ Cervezorama 2.0., Madrid, España. A: Black / Negro. T/S: Roasted malt, sweet, chocolate, licorice, coffee / Malta tostada, dulce, chocolate, regaliz, cafe.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
VDuquerroux (1052) - Airvault, FRANCE - APR 25, 2016
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A pitch black beer with a big beige creamy head ; good retention ; good lacing. Roast, toast, light blackcurrant, balck chocolate (+), coffee, herb. Medium sweet, warming baseline ; medium to dry heavy bitter. Full body, light creamy texture, average to soft carbonation, light prickly on the tongue, chocolate dry lasting bitter finish. Overall, WoW !! Wonderful beer, such a powerful aromatic landscape, great bitter chocolate coffee adventure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
killroy (104) - BULGARIA - APR 23, 2016
awesome one. Pours oily, thick consistency. Complex aroma, some malt, coffee and some dark fruits, may be. Full body, awesome taste of some coffee, toffee with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
cmacklin (653) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - APR 20, 2016
330ml bottle. Pours an opaque black with a medium, creamy, long lasting, chocolate brown head that laces nicely. Sweet aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, licorice, vanilla and coffee. Sweet flavour of roasted malt, coffee, licorice, dark chocolate, vanilla and warming alcohol with a dry, bitter, slightly hoppy finish. Medium to full body with a creamy smooth, oily texture and soft carbonation. I’ve been dying to try this one for a while. It was well worth the wait. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zlotta (1223) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2016
0.33 l bottle from ’Saveur Bière’, best before May 2025. Pitch black with a thin, frothy, almost stable, light brown head. Sweetish, medium roasty and slightly fruity aroma of milk chocolate, coffee beans, vanilla, some caramel and hints of prunes. Sweetish, slightly roasty and minimally fruity taste of milk chocolate, coffee beans, vanilla, caramel, toasted nuts and some prunes, followed by a long, moderately roasty-bitter, slightly warming-alcoholic finish. Full body, very smooth and creamy mouthfeel, almost flat. What a treat! Superbly balanced, unbelievably creamy and very tasty although not overly complex.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
msbernac (1579) - Krakow, POLAND - APR 17, 2016
Bottle Aroma-coffee, chocolate, caramel, Appearance-black, hazy, brown foam, Taste-medium bitterness, medium sourness, light sweetness, Palate-full body, thick feel, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-perfect

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Mdr1991 (23) - - APR 15, 2016
Sehr ausgewogenes schwarzes bier mit geruch und geschmack nach zartbitter und mandeln sowie nach dörrobst! Traumhaft gutes bier!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JFF (94) - - APR 14, 2016
Arômes de cerises et réglisse. Liquide noire opaque avec mousse abondante et compacte. En bouche, notes de torréfaction alcool et beaucoup de corps.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rask0lnikov (435) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 10, 2016
On tap at TCBW 2016. Bkack liquid. Beige head. Coffee and roasted sour coffee beans in the aroma. Nice sourness in my nose. Reminds sherry or port. Smooth coffee at first. Creamy palate. Really nice mouthfeel. Bready sourness and coffee beans in the middle. Coffee taste also in the end. Great balance. Very drinkable. Would say even medium bodied. Tasty.

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