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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (35995) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 25, 2011

Bottle 12.7fl.oz.

Clear light dark red - orange amber color with a small large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is light heavy malty, caramel, wood - toabacco, red wine barrel wood, light moderate hoppy. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, wood, toabacco, dry, grape notes. Body is medium, texture is oily - creamy, carbonation is flat to soft, fnish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. [20110413]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (32006) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2011
37.5 cL bottle. Pours hazy brown to to deep amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is fruity, alcoholic and slight phenolic. Fruity, alcohol and dense caramelish. More smooth and fruiity than the bourbon version. Mild acidic touch. Bitter and fruity finish.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (29846) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2011
Bottled. A slightly hazy deep red beer with a lazing light tan head. The aroma has strong notes of alcohol, grapes, and caramel, as well as medium notes of malt and wood. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of malt, caramel, and alcohol, as well as medium notes wine and grapes, leading to a very dry, alcoholic, woody, and bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2011
Bottle 37,5 cl. Pours reddish – red rather than amber – with a slight haze with an off-white head and a nice curtain of lacework. Tart barrel aroma, some acetone. Medium body, some sweet caramel and oak with a dry and slightly tart edge. Some heat in the finish. 160111

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (21507) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2011
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Clear orange red coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits, marzipan and cookies. Swet and fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits and red wine with notes of alcohol and hops. Sweet and warming alcoholic finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2013
14th June 2011
Cloudy dark red beer with a big pale tan fluffy head. Light palate, smooth and a little dry. Low carbonation. Light malt with traces of cream and barrel induced vanilla. Nice touch of red wine, not dominant but with good red berry fruits. Finishes smooth and semi dry. Very nice BA beer that belies it’s strength.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (15260) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 17, 2012
Draught at Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen
Cloudy dark amber and ruby color. Wonderful aroma, the classic malt of the Bad Worse merges perfectly with light red fruits, berries, and very light vanilla and oak. Strong malt and caramel flavor, evident but not excessive sweetness, some vanilla, with a mild note of red fruits and light acidity; the strong bitterness is maybe a clash here; there is some expected alcohol warmth; light impression of nuts too in the final.
The wine barrel adds an interesting note, but it’s not very cohesive, and doesn’t stand up against some best examples from memory (Fish Tale…).

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle, 375ml. A big, dense, off-white head leaves lacings as the hazy, dark amber beer leaves the glass. Wine, alcohol, wood, piney hops, some beef stock, caramel and dried fruits in the aroma. Lightly warming on the palate, full-bodied and softly carbonated, with some chocolate, as well as coffee, dried fruits and resiny, flour-ish hops. Alcohol too. Lasting finish with a nice bitterness. A pleasant one indeed, although a bit boozy in the flavor. 120905

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (14128) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2012
On tap at Craft Beer Co. Murky red brown. Thin beige head. Lots of red wine barrel. Lots of fruits lots of hops on finish. Doesnt drink its strength. Pretty good. I like the red wine and the hops. Fine

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (13780) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2011
Bottle at MikkellerBAR. Cloudy amber/brown - white head. Nutty. Raisins. Wooden. Oakey. Licorice. Red wine. Minerals. Caramel. Sharpness. Fruity. Sweetness. Nice.


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