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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 376   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 393   ABV: 13.1%
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Benjii's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, - AUG 31, 2011
On keg at the BrewDog bar. Had this alongside the Cognac and Tequila versions. Pours a black colour with a thin tan head. Softer aroma of red wine, chocolate, coffee and caramel. Flavours of coffee, chocolate and roasty malt. Lingering oak. Light carbonation with an oily mouth-feel and a bitter finish. Alcohol quite present throughout. Very nice.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jashiu (115) - Gdañsk, POLAND - AUG 5, 2016
Bottle. Shared @Alebrowar Gdynia. Smells of coffee, tar, red fruit (red grapes). Heavy red wine smells. Some wooden barrel scents. Pours pitch black with some short lasting small tan head. Taste is dry, cocoa beans, chocolate, some coffee. A lot of red wine as the beer gets warmer. The finish brings some wooden barrel tastes. Almost no carbonation. Overall very interesting beer, though very dominated by the barrel aging in the red wine barrel.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Inbreak (4516) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAY 30, 2016
30.05.2016, 0,375l bottle shared @ BBGTC tasting:
Tiny bubbly shortlasting head. Aroma is slightly dry mineraly, burnt sugar, dark malts, licorice, oak, alcohol, weeds, bark, minerals, dark sugar, grass. Taste is slightly sour-ish mineraly, weeds, minerals, sour grass, oak, burnt sugar, bark, alcohol, ashes, paper, licorice. Medium bitterness, slightly dry and burnt watery mouthfeel. Fair enough.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (2864) - DENMARK - MAR 4, 2016
Bottle, 2011 edition, thanks to pentaz. Black with a small light brown head. Earthy, wood, roasted malt, minerals, chalck. Somehow crisp. Honey. Soft carbonation, filling sweetness, good balance.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10592) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Keg at Brewdog Edinburgh. Pours black, nose is chocolate, coffee, red wine, taste is rich and fruity, liquorice, chocolate.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
crossovert (11345) - Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2014
375ml green bottle. This is old and oxidized. Peppery red wine notes, soy saucey stout, ash, nto terirble but tastes ancient.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (16977) - Hasborn, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2014
Fast schwarzes Bier mit wenig beigem Schaum. Geruch sehr röstmalzig, reife dunkle Früchte, alkoholisch. Geschmack sehr röstmalzig, fruchtig, Kaffee, alkoholisch.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Koelschtrinker (17283) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 19, 2014
Schokoladig malziger Beginn, wenig alkoholisch. Harmonisch, weiterhin schokoladig. Zum Ende etwas wässrig. Rund. 10/11/11/12/11/12

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
XaenDovet (1282) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours a diseased blood reddish brown with minimal cap. Aroma is red wine, plum, wood, coffee, vanilla. Oh so much vanilla. And booze. Taste is tannic and sweet. Very dry finish from a coating, sticky mouthfeel. Pretty much a red wine drenched beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
markextrae (3802) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2014
shared bottle. poured dark black with a small tan head. dark roasted malts, oats, red fruits, dark bitter chocolate, oak, hints of wine. some vanilla, enjoyed it!

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbruner (3987) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Bottle sampled at Classic City Brew Fest 2014. Pours a deep brownish black with minimal head. Aroma is much like the original with hints of earthy wood and dark fruit. Tannic taste but still very roasty, somehow the booze is better hidden. Good stuff.


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