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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 393   ABV: 13.1%
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2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
48FanInCali (736) - California, USA - APR 16, 2012
Bottle. What a freaking mess this was. Black pour with soapy bubbles and not a lick of head. Flat as shit. Nose of coffee, soy sauce, vanilla, and more coffee. Taste follows the nose. I mixed a little with a BB winter warmer I was drinking at the time as well. Just to add some carbonation. It made it a little better.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5782) - Ohio, USA - MAR 30, 2012
Bottle. Oily black pour with a few soapy bubbles hanging around. The aroma had big roasted notes to the point where it is almost ashy, rum barrel, vanilla, honey and coffee. The flavor has a sweetness early from the honey and vanilla, molasses and rum barrel hit next followed by the coffee and a strong ash component. Although I know this is big, I’m a bit surprised that there is not more alcohol burn.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BelgBeerGeek (1299) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAR 25, 2012
head: none
Colour: black
Smell: coffee, booze, roasted coffee, roasted bread, chocolat, awesome !!
Taste: start is cold coffee, herbs, bit of booze, some oregano,rosemary, touch of anise, end is bone dry chocolat with earthy mouthstinging bitterness , cool !

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (2156) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 11, 2012
Chocolate aroma with light rum notes. Black in color with tan head. Moderate chocolate; the rum is noticable but nice. Notes: Borefts fest

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
sunevdj (3263) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2012
Pours black with a beige head. Sweet with some dryness. Aromas of dark chocolates, toasted malts and vanilla. Dark fruits. Also aromas of prunes. Lots of wood as it ages in the glass. Full bodied. Medium to soft carbonation.

2.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
FullObs (133) - Illinois, USA - FEB 20, 2012
Pours pitch blk w/ zero head. This is thin and lacks any carbonation. Very sweet, but if you don’t mind the rum imparts a pretty nice flavor. Unfortunately cherry coke has a nice flavor profile too, but I don’t want to drink it flat.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
dogfishho (598) - Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - FEB 14, 2012
After really enjoying the regular Black Hole, I thought that a rum barrel-aged version would be interesting. It was not. It was hardly even drinkable. Super hot and sweet on the nose and then cloying and digusting on the palate. This is a small bottle, but I didn’t even make it all the way through. Drain pour.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PaulUnwin (86) - Pinellas Park, Florida, USA - FEB 6, 2012
Wow, I love the aroma, the coffee, vanilla, honey rum is all there. Pous a very dark brown colour with a small bubbly head which quickly dies down, tastes great, I tasted it out of the fridge then left it nearly an hour, and the taste got better! Very powerful taste with a lot going on, overall a great beer indeed!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10953) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 19, 2012
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a reddish black color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted and produced fair lacing. Medium to heavy toasted malt, rum and chocolate aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Moderate to heavy complex toasted sweet rum flavor with a medium to heavy toasted sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Complex good brew.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Macegan75 (701) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2011
Bottle from 2010. Pours black with slight head that I coaxed out. Nose is slight sour with boozy overtones. First sip is sweet almost sherry like but vanilla and burnt sugar. Finish is cherries with black strap molasses. Mouth feel was not bad for such a flat looking beer.


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