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Mikkeller Drink Your Sorrows Away

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 11.99%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
omhper (20288) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2011
Bottled. Cloudy dark amber, small head. Strong caramel aroma. Very sweet and heavy with lots of butterscotch and caramel. Sticky and oversized with slight bitterness. Alcohol is hidden in a sea of sweetened caramel. Unbalanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - NOV 23, 2011
During Mikkel’s and Thomass’ visit in Athens, Oct 2009. REd amber with brown hue. Medium head. Very sweet malty aroma, ripe fruit and caramel.Caramel,bready taste with sugar notes, toffee, oranges,orange blossom, raisins. i really loved this and had it on many occasiosn after that day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
diabel (1614) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - NOV 13, 2011
Deep brown muddy body. Lightly brown head. Aroma of malts (sweet cara/chocolate), wine (and some yeast). Moderately bitter, moderately sweet flavour of malts and some hops. Not very well balanced, bit still ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MoritzF (8639) - Bochum, GERMANY - SEP 30, 2011
(draught at Festival der Bierkulturen 2010, Köln) Hazy, amber colour with a short and tanned foamy head. Toast-malty aroma with notes of sweet liquorice and a whiff of smoke and hops. Full bodied with an oily mouthfeel. Hearty malt-character with moderate to subtle notes of dried fruits; sweet and slightly hop- and roasty bitter finish with present notes of alcohol. Nevertheless a well-balanced brew. 16.V.10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maneliquor (3354) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 4, 2011
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours a dirty chestnut brown with a small off white head. Decent lacing left. Smells of over ripe dark fruits and bitter coffee - lots of plums, raisins and cherries. A slight sweetness throughout. Taste comes across as burnt and bitter coffee beans with a lingering sweetness of ripened plum and raisins. Brown sugar notes in there as well. A long, dry bitterness left on the palate. Pretty average

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (6598) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2011
Bottle @ Fairbar. Pours dark amber with a white head. Aroma of malt, dark dried fruit, vanilla. Taste is malt, vanilla, raisins, orange, plums. Medium body, soft carbonation, alcohol well hidden. Nice beer with a good drinkability. 130511

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
thirdeye11 (5670) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 14, 2011
(375ml bottle thanks to bu11zeye) clearish rich orange-brown, light tan bubbles. Nose is a bit funky, mildly tart fruits, oranges and vanilla. Taste is toasty caramel, vanilla, very hidden alcohol, excellent. Easy to drink. Thick mouthfeel and really creamy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zdk (1816) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 20, 2011
bottle shared at 5000 tasting - yeasty nose, bready, spicey grain notes, alcohol warmth. Smooth yeastiness, sweet bubblegum candy. Pretty tasty, actually.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapez (1528) - Hilleroed, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2011
Bottle. Aroma of caramel, plums and cherries. Dark barown colour with beige head. Sweet and spicy flavour with malt, nuts and fruit and slightly bitter finish. Creamy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (4119) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 10, 2011
375ml bottle, thanks lusikka

Pours dark brown with a small white head. Aroma is sweet, with hints of raisin, exotic fruits and alcohol. Taste is caramely sweet with notes of toffee, exotic fruits and malts. Finish is sweet, smooth and carbonated. Full bodied. Quite good, but I’m not a fan of these kind of overly sweet dessert beers.

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