Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 1296   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96   EST. CALORIES: 393   ABV: 13.1%
Finally……! Black Hole is what Mikkeller is all about. Daring, vulgar and extreme. From the very beginning Mikkellers goal has been to push the limit and with this warming, intense imperial stout, a new chapter in the Danish beer history has been written. The high bitterness from the hops and the sweetness from the malt and alcohol, creates a good balance which makes Black Hole an explosion of nuances, but also leaves a feeling of a perfect and complex beer – in the heavyweight category.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tonkun (1296) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle. Pitch black pour with a big mocha head. Caramel, coffee, roast, cocoa, black cherries. Big bitter sweet body. High in acidity but balances well with the hint of sweetness and carbonation. Hides the alcohol well. Very complex during the finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
azzie (510) - - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle 0.375 from Hoppiness in Koper. Thick dark liquid with small unsteady tan head. Full body, light carbonation. Slightly roasted aroma, lance leaf syrup, wood. Very sweet and alcoholy. Spicy and hot with cocoa in the end. Long finish. Very nice finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (1446) - - JUN 29, 2015
Draught at Craftsman. Pitch black body. Rich dark malt, coffee beans, cocoa, strong smokey notes, herbal hops, traces of alcohol, roasty finish. Quite a slow sipper, interesting and complex, would like to try some of the barrel-aged versions.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sureshpa (339) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 9, 2015
Aroma: Coffee, chocolate, malt, light booze, hint of liquorice Appearance: Dark brown, black, red glow, beige head, thick big bubble frothy foam, full lace Taste: Coffee, bit sweet (wel balance), chocolate, light hint of booze, soy sauce, light dry light sweet finish, nice balance

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
androman (1055) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2015
37.5cl bottle at home from Only Good Beer, Budapest. Body is black, head is medium, brown, rocky, average lasting, good lacing. Nose is sweetish light smoky roasty, flavor is chocolate, coffee liqueur, chocolate mousse, bonbon, light red wine, Belgian yeast. Light sweet, heavy roasty bitter, light sour. Finish is long lasting roasty heavy bitter, medium cherry sour, heavy alcohol warmth, later more hops, more bitterness. Full body, slightly sticky texture, average carbonation. Not that heavy, nice dessert beer, reminds me of some Belgian strong dark ales with more hoppy bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
veceo (908) - CROATIA - JUL 16, 2015
Cloudy very dark brown color, average sized brownish head. Aroma of cocoa, dark chocolate, coffee. Taste is very boozy, warming, slightly acidic, coffee, chocolate, hops and some fruitiness. Full body, lively carbonation. Very intense and long finish. Good, not great.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shoulderbroken (2960) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 16, 2015
Tap at Gar Eden. Aroma of caramel, cocoa, chocolate, little smoke and spice, roast, just a hint of booze. Taste is good, very smooth, surprisingly easy drinking, roast, malty sweetness, bit of bitterness, gets more full on as it warms, more bitterness, more booze, black treacle, rich, actually increasingly bitter. Preferred it at the start.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
hesoo (80) - Warszawa, POLAND - AUG 21, 2015
No niestety chyba trafiłem w jakiś gorszy egzemplarz. Po otwarciu butelki dało się wyczuć coś czego w risie jeszcze nie spotkałem bo delikatne warzywa i kwaśność (może coś przy kapslu się stało). Piwo uspokoiło się dopiero po odstaniu i napowietrzeniu, ale nadal to skojarzenie zostało. Alkohol dominuje, szczypie i drażni. W smaku są oczywiście te smaki które decydują o imperialności piwa, jednak jako całość źle się to pije.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
alex_leit (789) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUL 15, 2015
375 ml bottle, vint. 2012. Gloomy black with good tan foam. Powerfull aroma: aged strong wine, alcohol, roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate, licorice, vanilla, flowers and old wood. Strong and very warming taste: vintage port, sour cherry, coffee with chocolate and vanilla, cognac, oxidation, wood. Really great old stout! For New Horizons!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bebum (540) - - JUL 15, 2015
Opaque, Full body, moderately intense flavor, hot and smooth mouthfeel, avg length. Sweet, good acidity, little bitterness. Fruity, uva de cavalo flavor, dried cherry. Pleasant but not exciting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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