Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 1228   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96   EST. CALORIES: 393   ABV: 13.1%
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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (779) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2014
Tap @ Fairbar. Slightly see through black pour with small lacings on top. Nose has licorice, chocolate and some vanilla. Taste is slightly bitter, dark chocolate, some roast and some vanilla notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (339) - GREECE - SEP 21, 2014
On tap at the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. Black color with brown head. Aroma is roasted malty, dark chocolate, light coffee, some vanilla, dark fruits, raisins, light wineous, and light hoppy. Taste is the same, sweet and bitter, dark chocolate and vanilla, light coffee, fruity and light wineous again. Medium to full body, oily to creamy, flat carbonation, long alcoholic bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HourGlass13 (131) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Pours as black as night, with a brown head. Chocolate and dark roasted malt dominate the aroma. Tastes just as it smells with dark chocolate and malts with a hint of coffee. There seems to be some dark fruit here too like a touch of port wine. Its well balanced. You can feel the alcohol. Still a very delicious, full-bodied imperial stout. Recommended.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmr (37) - - SEP 20, 2014
A: pitch black/ tiny head (brown)/ huge legs/ slight lacing S: alcohol/ malty/ coffee/ chocolate/ licorice T: alcohol/ coffee/ chocolate/ molasses/ wine Body: well balanced/ oily/ slight sour/ bitter/ full body/ average car/ dry complex and well balanced

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
martin00sr (882) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
Black with thick and creamy light tan head. Aroma has strong coffee and hops, hints of licorice and black currant. Flavour has more coffee and berries, piercing bitterness just barely controlled by a syrupy sweetness. Big, sticky mouthfeel, lingering bitterness and light alcohol burn. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (11056) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 19, 2014
Süßer Malzantrunk mit geringer Röstigkeit. Etwas zu zuckrig, frisch rund malzig. Wenig alkoholisch, daher recht süffig. Gut! 8/10/10/10/12/10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rockana (296) - Zadar/Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 19, 2014
Pours dark brown woth average brown head. Alcohol on the nose. Aroma is malty, alcoholic, a bit of coffee and chocolate. Very strong beer, but alcohol is well balanced with sugar so it’s very drinkable. Good one, but nothing to amaze you.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vestergaard (455) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2014
2012 Bottle. Pours pitch black with a tiny, brown head. Aroma has lots of coffee, licorice and burned sugar. Taste is quite sweet, but greatly balanced compared to younger editions of this. Sugary sweetness. A bit of oatmeal, licorice, coffee, bitter roast and a little molasses. The aging has provided some good port wine notes and a nice balance to this beer. Medium-low carbonation and a nice, full body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftBeerNick (996) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2014
Keg at Munich Tap House, 16th September 14. This is heavy on the nose, booze soaked fruit, a little liquorice, tar, coffee. Taste is interesting and complex, there’s a lot going on. The palate is surprisingly light, and it works. Loved it

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Blade86 (664) - Wrocław, POLAND - SEP 16, 2014
perfect black, medium brownish foam; coffee, chocolate, some fruits, maybe pine, little bit of alcohol; medium(+) sweetness, medium(-) bitterness, slightly sour; full body, oily feel, little bit alcoholic but smooth, average carbonation, long coffeeish dry finish; Overall: very complex and balanced, great beer

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