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Mikkeller Black Hole Barrel Aged Edition Peat Whiskey

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40
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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 293   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 393   ABV: 13.1%
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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gerbeer (3027) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 10, 2016
375 ml. 2011 vintage. Pours black with no head. Aromas of clean peat, iodine and licorice. Flavors of watery peat, iodine and alcohol wth chewy roasted malts. Interesting but overpiced. I don’t think srong peat beers age very well,..

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (9255) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 9, 2016
375 ml bottle purchased from The Wine and Cheese Place in 2010 and 2011 - I had one of each year. Both opened blindly alongside all other variants. Both pour a deep, nearly opaque dark brown with minimal tan head that settles into a ring. Both have notes of peat, earth, charred wood, dark chocolate, molasses, rubber, burnt sugar, coffee grounds, and smoke. Both are medium-bodied, with low carbonation and a coating, woody, peaty, and smooth mouthfeel. But the 2010 version was a little more intensely barrel-forward, and the 2011 version was a little bit mellower and thinner. I had the years mixed up in my guesses. 2010 got a 4.0, 2011 got a 3.8 that was changed to a 3.9.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SlackerMads (2782) - DENMARK - MAR 4, 2016
Bottle 2010 edition thanks to pentaz. Black with no head. Massive peated smoke; ink, earth, wood. Booze, caramel. Rough and inky.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Inbreak (4278) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2016
18.02.2016, 0,375l bottle (2010 vintage) shared @ BBGTC tasting:
No head, just some bubbles. Aroma is dry mineraly, peat, weeds, leather, minerals, alcohol, bark, oak, dark malts, burnt sugar. Taste is dry peated, bark, peat, leather, minerals, weeds, oak, alcohol, paper, burnt sugar. Medium bitterness, dry mineraly mouthfeel. Not really my cup of tea.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NBird (626) - Perth, West Australia, AUSTRALIA - JUN 18, 2015
Mikkeller black hole BA fight. Peat whiskey BA vs cognac BA Whiskey.. looks Black, sml dark tan head. Smells.. Big smokey, wood, earthy.. Just a touch of the choc coming through Tastes.. Heavy peat & smokey whiskey dominates, lingering burnt choc and heavy roasted malts. Cognac.. Looks cola black, no head. Smells..dark roasted malts and choc, cognac Tastes.. Smooth dark choc, some coffee, big heavy roast, loads of cognac barrel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmrmwel (1699) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 23, 2015
Bottle, enjoyed 3,5 years after bottling. Pours pitch black, with a creamy brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, with cocoa, peated islay whisky and coffee, as well as oak, heather, tannins and tobacco. Full body with creamy texture, and soft carbonation. Flavour is sweet roasted malts, with cocoa, oak barrels, liquorice and leather as well as coffee, earth, heather and peat whisky with a sting of alcohol. Lingering sweet malts and peat in the finish.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
nimbleprop (7202) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 20, 2014
375ml bottle pours a murky black with some clumpy brown head. Nose... well, here we go, loads of rubber band, almost a bit of fresh tire too (not a compliment), heavy char, a little salty too - like a camp fire of driftwood. Flavor has some malt sweetness but it’s way too smokey, way to salty and too sweet. Finish is harsh. Drain pour.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (15472) - Hasborn, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2014
Fast schwarzes Bier mit wenig Schaum. Geruch sehr röstmalzig, rauchig, torfig, alkoholisch. Geschmack sehr röstmalzig, Kaffee, torfig rauchig, alkoholisch.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (16443) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 19, 2014
Stark malzig trockener Antrunk, erkennbar alkoholisch. Deutliche Rauchnoten, dennoch süffig und rund. 11/12/11/11/11/11

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuu666 (9989) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is peaty, chocolate, taste is rich chocolate, smooth whisky, dry peat.


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