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Mikkeller Drink Your Sorrows Away

 (RETIRED)
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Mikkeller
Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 11.99%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2009
Bottle 375ml. @ LCRBM09 - Low Countries RateBeer Meeting V, Kulminator, Antwerpen, Belgium.
Clear medium to dark amber color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, spicy and fruity, moderate hoppy, grapefruit, orange, light alcohol. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light moderate alcoholic. [20090905]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2009
37.5 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is mild yeasty and dense caramel malty. Sweet caramel malty, distinct alcohol note. Mild bitter and light caramelish note. Smooth finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2012
Bottled. A deep red beer with a tan head. The aroma has notes of berries, grapes, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, alcohol, wood, grapes, and berries, leading to a bitter finish. The body is powerful.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2009
Bottle 37,5 cl. Courtesy of Theis. Clear warm reddish amber with an off-white head. Aroma of overripe fruit and alcohol. Solid body, a little fruit and yeast. Massive alcohol burn. Really, really needs some aging to mellow down the alcohol. 300809

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 15, 2009
Bottled@Konttori, Tampere. Very deep amber colour, close to black. Mediumsized beigeish brown coloured head. Aroma is lots of caramel malts, slight dark fruits as well as wood and sap and not-too-sweet syrup. Flavour is sweet wood, burnt sugar, quite strong hoppyness but at the same time syrupy sweet. Flavour was more syrupy and sweet, but still a wellbalanced beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (19644) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2009
Bottle at home. Dark brown coloured with a small beige head. Sweet aroma of caramel, fruits and dried fruits with notes of spices. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, spices, dried fruits and liquorice with notes of hops. Finish of hops and dried fruits.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
omhper (18944) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15493) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2010
Bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty aroma. Sweetish malty malty spicy yeasty flavor with some alcoholic hints and some hints of caramel. Has a sweetish malty spicy yeasty finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2011
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, nuts, malt and hops.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2009
Bottle @ Ølbutikken, Copenhagen. Pours unclear amber brown with a small creamy head. Nose and taste is sweet and vinous. Lots of dark fruits, yeast and caramel. Chewy malty and vinous flavor. Warming. Medium to low duration. Full bodied. Still young, without a question, but it def. has a lot of potential.


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