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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 292   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 393   ABV: 13.1%
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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pentaz (1222) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle bb. 09/05/15. Pours black with a partly lasting brown frothy head. Aroma is bourbon, roasted malt, chocolate, wood, dark sugars, licorice and ash. Taste is heavy sweet, bitter and light+ acidic. Body is medium, texture is creamy, carbonation is soft+. Finishes dry and boozy with lingering bitter and astringent roasted notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Errl (1496) - Plano, Texas, USA - NOV 20, 2013
Bottle thanks to mora2000...Pour is black with a thin white head...Nose is nice chocolate, bourbon,honey, sweetness, soft, vanilla...Taste is chocolate, spice, bourbon, vanilla, oak, sweetness, honey, dry..

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
markextrae (887) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 4, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 13, 2014 bottle bought at de molen. poured pitch black with a small brown head. the smell reminds me a lot to the regular black version. chocolate, bourbon booze, barrel smell, vanilla, some tabacco, the abv is verry noticeable. all the flavours are perfect together. verry complex beer. would love to try the other versions.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pfriesen (110) - Richmond Hill, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 3, 2013
375ml bottle with BB date of 18/03/14 Very low carbonation with no lacing. Winey-coffee flavour dominates with vanilla and bourbon coming along after. Kahlua like finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (7935) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle at home, from De Molen shop, 02/11/13. Pitch black with a good sized dirty tan covering that retains well. Nose is roast malt, bitter dark chocolate, woody bourbon notes, earthy, light coffe waft. Taste comprises dark chocolate, light spice, good bourbon hit, boozed soaked wood, sugars but not overly sweet for a 13%er. Full bodied, soft carbonation, warming alcohol in the finale. Solid BA impy, carries a good level of depth throughout and doesn’t get too hot or cloying.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2479) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2013
Bottled. Pours pitch black with a large tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, wood, coffee notes and bourbon. Sweet flavor that ends up with some alcohol. medium to full bodied, oily text. and soft carb. An enjoyableimpy. indeed.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (1981) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 20, 2013
A: Dark Opaque Hue, Passes No Light, Brown Head, Minimal Lacing S: Bourbon, Coffee, Honey T: Coffee, Bourbon, Vanilla M: Decent Carbonation, Full Bodied, Boozy Overall, a decent barrel aged stout but the bourbon is very powerful and almost over powering as it gets warmer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
esp0r (1908) - NORWAY - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle shared with Simonsen, edvard & daje
Black, tanned head. Smells of bourbon, toffee, vanilla, roast and malts. Heavy sweet, coffee, bourbon, oak, moderate bitter. Quite nice but not all that complex, strange mouthfeel. Nice bourbon barrelled beer

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bax (1099) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2013
(bottle 06/10-2013) medium brown head, black color, roasted bourbon aroma, soft co2, full body, smooth taste, slightly warm taste. BB date 09/05/2015.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dogbrick (7634) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Sample at the "Far Out! Space-themed beer tasting" on 10/01/2013. This beer pours a glazzy onyx color with a medium thick beige head that recedes slowly. Patchy lacing on the glass. Aroma of bourbon, chocolate and malt. Full-bodied with flavors of oaky bourbon, dark chocolate and roasted malt. The finish is roasty with an oaky vanilla and bourbon aftertaste. Good all around.


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