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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 292   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 393   ABV: 13.1%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NBird (342) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 2, 2013
Looks.. Black pour with sml-med tan head. Smells..roasty and heavy malts, dar choc, rich coffee and bourbon. Tastes..rich choc, coffee, malts dominate with some bourbon and a hint of a salty soy liquorish kinda flavour. Bourbon barrel again at end. Good

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Simonsen (628) - NORWAY - SEP 28, 2013
Flaske fra esp0r. Drukket pĺ hytta til dag. Svart farge. Beige skumrand. Lav karbonert. Mřrkbrent malt,kaffe,lakris. God men mangler fylde

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Yorker (1110) - Herning, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2013
Corked 37.5 cl bottle @ home. Pours black with some sediment and a tiny tan head that leaves no lacing. Aroma is dark fruits, booze, vanilla, and chocolate. Flavour is much like the aroma – with some warming alcohol and a bitter finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zach8270 (3376) - Henrietta, New York, USA - SEP 23, 2013
(bottle - corked & caged 375 ml - 2010 vintage) Dark black pour with a very thin tan head and very mild carbonation. Huge roasted malt aroma with a dark fruit backbone and a woody twinge to it as well. Flavor is a big mixture of coffee, licorice, vanilla, wood and a big bourbon sweetness. Not as sweet as I thought it would be and the alcohol is well hidden. Delicious and thick.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Imaena (1802) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Bottle. This is a really big beer with lots of wood and alcohol in the mix. I like this a little more than the scotch barrel aged. I think the sweetness of the bourbon helped.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Christopsy (99) - SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2013
WOW!! This is a BIG BEER!!! Robust, full bodied stout! This is what I expected from Mikeller. Coffee, licorice, beer, and bourbon flavors explode in the mouth... Small, tan head. (Oct 2012)

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2013
375ml bottle at BrewDog,Birmingham 18th march,shared with Roberto.Good looking black pour with smallish stable tan head.First aromas of roast malt and bourbon followed by chocolate and caramel, also a little vanilla presenting itself upon warming.Bourbon and roast malt flavour with dark fruit,oak and alcohol making up the mix in this very tasty stout which we both agreed was a cracker.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Frenger (367) - Derby, Alabama, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2013
Bottle from brewdog.com. Flavours are dark chocolate with a mousse like texture. Stunning

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
omikr0n (703) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 26, 2013
Bottle. Pours pitch black with barely any (brown) head. Aroma is roasty and licorice, hints of wood. Flavor is spicy, roasty, bitter with some malt and hops.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 7, 2013
A - Dark brown-black with a finger of frothy chocolate colored head. Fades at a normal pace. S - Dark chocolate and dark caramel malts, roasted coffee, molasses, black licorice, oak, vanilla, Bourbon, some dark fruit, and some booze. T - Dark chocolate and sweet dark caramel malts, roasted coffee, black licorice, molasses, vanilla, oak, Bourbon, some dark fruit, some citrus and pine hops and a bit of bitterness, and some booze. M - Full bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a warming and sweet finish. D - Nicely balanced big imperial Stout. Nice body and mouthfeel. The Bourbon barrels add some nice depth and complexity.


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