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Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 289   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.14   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 364   ABV: 12.12%
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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
larsniclas (5745) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JUN 2, 2013
Bottled from Systembolaget Pitch black with a very small beige/orange head. Sweet and oily nose with cognac and oak. Very thick and oily palate. Loads of burnt flavours; dark coffee and chocolate, tar, licorice and sweet,dried fruits. Not much of the cognac in the flavour.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6530) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 1, 2013
25 cl bottle.
Vertical with calvados edition
Pours pitch black color with a small beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, licorice, some wooden notes, cognac and sweetish caramel. Flavor of dark ripe fruits, roasted malts, licorice, mild acidic green apples and wood. A bit more harsh palate compared to calvados, a bit more complex thought.
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
laiti (5978) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 1, 2013
25 cl bottle @ lusikka
Vertical with Calvados
Sweet and quite heavy aroma with licorice, woody notes, cocoa and some smooth cognac. Flavour is sweet with slightly stinging cognac, some slightly salty licorice, herbal notes, alcohol and some rubbery notes. Alcohol comes though and stings, but then again it disturbs just a little. A slow sipper.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (6570) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 1, 2013
250 ml bottle.
Pours a black colour with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, mudcake, grass and caramel. Flavour of roasted malts, salty licorice, wood, cognac, mudcake, grassy bitterness, bread and some complex fruitiness. Full bodied, oily mouthfeel and a roasty, wood, alcohol finish. I’m not a big fan of cognac but the cognac here wasn’t too overwhelming. Great stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (4018) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 1, 2013
250ml bottle from Systembolaget

Vertical with Calvados Edition - Pours pitch black with a brown head. Nice aroma of roasted malts, wood, oak, licorice, hints of sweet cognac. Taste is strong, roasty, wooden and oaky with notes of licorice, cognac and molasses. FInish is sweetish, roasty and smooth with licorice, wood, oak, cognac, vanilla and molasses. Quite tasty and well balanced imperial stout with cognac. Not quite as good as the Calvados Edition, though.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
b3shine (5854) - Indiana, USA - MAY 30, 2013
8.5 oz bottle to snifter (shared with jmborggren). Looks good; motor oil black with thin mocha lacing. Smells good too; sweet, malty, and chocolatey with some roast and a notable cognac presence. Tastes like it smells with a good mouthfeel. Good beer, but not worth almost $2/oz retail.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sean9689 (285) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 27, 2013
On-tap at Dark Lord Day 2013.

Pours black, light tan-colored head, wisps on top. Nose is chocolate, very boozy, burnt sugars, and oak. Flavor is basically that of the nose...booze-forward with lots of chocolate and barrel influence. Pretty sweet...maybe a touch too much. Medium body, light carbonation, creamy finish. Nice, perhaps a bit overrated.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fletchfighters (1136) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 23, 2013
Thanks to Owen for the beer 250 ML bottle Ink black pour, dark leather brown head. Ample carbonation for the size of the beer. Visible ABV legs. Oak, dark chocolate, cognac, liquid brownie nose. Thick, rich and decadent. Big, slow sipper. Better variant than the calvados version. On par wiht the bourbon edition. Excellent beer

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11533) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 22, 2013
Bottle from The Davis Beer Shoppe. Pours inky black with a dark tan smear. Aroma is cognac, oak, dark malt, alcohol and possibly some anise. Full + bodied. Flavor is very cognac, with some heat and oak and still, I think, anise. Nice sipper.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pyrmir (3559) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 21, 2013
On tap @CBC13. Aroma with chocolate, toffee, fudge, dark chocolate, cognac notes and molasses. Taste with fudge, chocolate, toffee, roasted notes, alcohol and cognac notes. Very creamy and pleasant, definitly the best of the Georges


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