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Mikkeller George! Barrel Aged (Cognac Edition)

overall
100
99
style
Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 330   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.13/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 364   ABV: 12.12%
No commercial description


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koelschtrinker (16324) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 10, 2016
Cremig malziger, etwas oxidierter Antrunk. Holzig, wenig herb, erstaunlich süffig. Später etwas alkoholisch, geringe Würzigkeit. Insgesamt eher schwach. 9/7/8/7/7/7

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Svesse (7700) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2016
(Bottle) Pitch black colour with dense, dark brown head. Malty, roasted nose with notes of strong black coffee, cacao, liquorice, treacle, tar, asphalt, black rye bread, oak wood and a touch of cognac. Malty, roasted taste with strong black coffee, cacao, dark chocolate, liquorice, sweet soy sauce, oak wood, cognac and a warming finish with some alcohol, a generous coffee bitterness and a touch of cognac. Full body, quite sweet. Thick and oily texture. Hardly subtle, but very tasty and fairly well balanced (considering it carries a certain punch). Excellent beer!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Johnsense (1248) - - MAR 25, 2016
Pitch black pour with a nearly equally small black head. Big cognac and roasted malt aroma. Cognac less prevalent in the taste, huge roasted malt note, black coffee, char. Thick oily body.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Viper666 (3271) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 25, 2016
Où, Quand, Comment : Bouteille, dégustée le 10/30/2013.
Visuel : Couleur : noire. Apparence : opaque.
Arôme : Malt rôti, chocolat, fruité (raisins), boisé (cognac), léger herbeux, notes de fumées de bois.
Goût : En entrée de bouche : Léger goût fruité (petits fruits confits) avec des notes épicées et fumées. Une dominante maltée de malt rôti et de chocolat est présente avec un léger goût boisé (cognac) ainsi que des notes herbeuses et de caramel brûlé.
En bouche : Corps : ronde. Effervescence : douce. Texture : sirupeuse. Finale : longue, composée d’une légère amertume de rôti et d’alcool avec des notes épicées et fruitées.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
czar (7382) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 21, 2016
pours oily black with a resilient dark beige cap offering minimal retention, sticky lacing with residues. burnt raisins, burnt caramel, lots of burnt red fruitiness as well - perhaps fro cognac; roasted soybeans, soy sauce, salt, floral alcohol, spices - aniseed. low carbonation, full body; warming and spicy finish. very solid BA salty stout.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (10789) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 13, 2016
Thick RIS, and it looks it. Calvados not imposing but rounds out the stout. Very rich and worth seeking out.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jorn69 (2551) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2016 Backlog, early amateur rating! @ Havregatan 20130405. Bottle from Systembolaget. Roasted malty, coffee, cognac.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Florya (1555) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 12, 2016
How: bottle Appearance: pitch black with no head. Aroma: intense cherry and grape smell, dried fruits, nuts, grass and some chocolate in the back. Palate: almost a full body, low carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (13067) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 31, 2015
250ml bottle (Drink Shop,Tallinn) 2012 batch
Woh, pure booze coming off this as I pour and bring it close to my nose, cognac heat. Closer up, it’s ashily burnt, raw and charcoaly. Black, brief brown head, looks like obsidian in the glass. Flat palate, slick and oily, carbonation nowhere. Rich burnt roast taste, fortunately not aggressively astringent.Leaves cocoa-powder on the tongue in the finish. Some burntness, and some alcoholic vapours. A bit of a mess, but the glass is finishable. Glad it’s shared 3-ways though,

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (5879) - Reval, ESTONIA - DEC 31, 2015
250ml bottle. Pitch black color. Small to medium head, stays. Sweet, roast, butterscotch, toffee, biscuits and dusty in aroma. Biscuits, roast, dried toffee, almonds, chocolate cake and dusty in taste. Long lasting dusty sweet roast in aftertaste. Taste is bit weird. With every sip it gets more and more boozy. Sweet and boozy brew.


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