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Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 347   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.17   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 364   ABV: 12.12%
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4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pyskaty_dawid (12) - POLAND - FEB 15, 2015
Totally black. Used car oil consistence. Very rich aroma. Chocolate pralines, sweet coffe, vanilla, woody accents, alcohol notes (but in a good way). Sweetnees is balanced by high bitterness. Very long chocolate aftertaste. Rich and big beer.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rammer (319) - Moscow, RUSSIA - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle. Great rich aroma, coffee, vanilla, oak, bourbon, mushrooms? Lol)) dark chocolate, little coffee and sweet flavor. Very rich and strong! Great imperial stout!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
rami_pl (280) - Warszawa, POLAND - FEB 14, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2015 Butelka (inna etykieta niz na zdjeciu z RB), warka do 30.10.23. Przy nalewaniu fajne wrazenie wlewania zuzytego oleju silnikowego, ewidentnie widac gesta, lepka konsystencje. Calkowicie nieprzejrzysty. Piana bardzo mala. redukuje sie do obraczki, brunatno-brazowa. Aromat z butelki od razu bardzo mocno wyczuwalny, dwie podstawowe skladowe to whiski (no dobra, niech bedzie - bourbon) i suszone sliwki. Pozniej tez - juz nieco delikatniej - drewno, popiol, palone slody, kawa, wanilia, gorzka czekolada, kwiaty, karmel...wszystkiego po trochu - kolejnosc nieprzypadkowa :) czuc tez alkohol, ale delikatnie dosc, gubi sie w tej rozbudowanej calosci. Smak juz nie robi az takiego wrazenia - jest oczywiscie bourbon, sliwki suszone, kawa, wanilia... ale mocniej czuc slody, kwaskowatosc od nich. Bardzo dlugie i zroznicowane posmaki - zazwyczaj kwaskowatosc + kawa, sliwki.Odczucie w ustach baaaardzo mile, dzieki gestosci, tresciwosci, lepkosci. Niemal zerowe wysycenie pasuje do tego. Bardzo dobre piwo. ale... "Were your expectations met?" - tak nie do konca...

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerbeer (2213) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 9, 2015
250 ml bottle. Pours black with moderate head. Aromas of watery bourbon, medicinal alcohol and very light hints of the original George. Flavors of nutty dark chocolate, vanilla, and base George. Hot. Disappointing relative to George but still a good beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zwiebel88 (451) - GERMANY - FEB 8, 2015
Vanille, Bourbon, dunkler Zucker, Kakao in der Nase. Am gaumen dunkle Früchte, Kakao, Vanille, Bourbon, leicht wärmend. Sehr cremig, dickflüssig.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rxeight (1739) - Illinois, USA - FEB 4, 2015
330 ml, cap dated 30.10.23. Guessing that’s a best by date and was bottled 10 years earlier. In my fridge for almost a year. Dark, black as night pour. Smell is Mikkeller dark roast, Euro malt. Licorice and fig. Taste is very toasty malt. Like other euro imperials. Some smoke, licorice, dark fruit. Some barrel heat at the end, otherwise not much barrel in this one. Good stuff but nowhere near my top 50.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
martjoobolut (1263) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 30, 2015
0,33L bottle (from bierkompass.de). Pours black with brown head. The head doesn’t stay. Aroma is intense dark chocolate, bourbon, coffee, malt. Flavor is very intense dark chocolate, roast, coffee, bourbon, smoke. Finish is intense roast bitter. Overall: great "punch in the face" stout, one of the best beers I have ever tried.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Karstenborg (441) - DENMARK - JAN 23, 2015
Dark with a medium brown head. Aroma is dried fruit, vanilla, oak and roasted malt. Taste is chocolate, coffee and malt.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (3500) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - JAN 21, 2015
Pitch black colour, tan head. Aroma of bourbon, vanilla, coffee, roasted malts. Bitter flavour, sweet, brown sugar, lots of liquorice, bay leaf, laurierdrop. Quite boozy. Finish lingering liquorice, sweet caramel and brown sugar.
(from 33cL @ home)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
wazzawazza (40) - Geraldton, AUSTRALIA - JAN 20, 2015
Bloody fantastic. A bourbon barrel aged imperial stout to die for. If you see it you’ll be doing a disservice if you don’t get it.


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