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Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 271   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.14   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 364   ABV: 12.12%
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KingCecil (2042) - DENMARK - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle @ home… it pours pitch black with a small tan head… hard roasted malt, dark fruits, chocolate, liquor, oak, cognac, coffee and warming alcohol

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kambei70 (564) - - DEC 31, 2013
2013 bottle to snifter. Pours black with very little light brown head. Coats the glass with oily lacing. Aroma is chocolate, pumpernickel, umami and some roastiness. Taste is very complex and develops in multiple layers. Starts with a chocolate and tart cherry and explodes in the middle with the cognac and alcohol but the sweetness balances it out. Some tobacco and leather at the end. Also had a lactic quality. Dries the mouth in the mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jeremyh70 (668) - Missouri, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Pours a thick dark black with hardly any head and very little lacing. Aroma has umami and dark malt. Taste is sweet up front with dark chocolate syrup then cognac and some booziness. Smooth roasted flavor and some roasted bitterness along with leather and a savory quality. Big flavors that envelope the palate. Finishes semi dry with mild roasted bitter. Mouthfeel is slick and full bodied with low carbonation. Complex stout with nice flavors. Good.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jahshuwuh (359) - USA - DEC 31, 2013
Extremely dark and thick, a tiny bit of dark brown head. Smells of smoked Gouda, umami, grain. Starts off a little salty umami savory, mid palate comes the chocolate syrup, oatmeal, not as thick as expected but coats. A little bit of hop bitter and grain towards the end. Alcohol isn't too hot. A little smoky in there as well. Some leather like flavors, tobacco, dry. Taste and flavors change as it warms. The leather smoke flavor comes a little more defined and the sweet becomes tamed. Very complex and unique. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MannyGoldberg (160) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle- 1st Jan 2014. Loads of chocolate, brandy, lactose. Excellent stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
knickskicks (687) - - DEC 28, 2013
Beautiful black pour, thin disappearing dark brown head. Glass staining. Nose is smoked ham & leather. Really gross and strange aroma. The taste is fortunately very solid: rich milk chocolate, cognac, some eggcream, sweet malts. Really oily and smooth mouthfeel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcwattsrugger (11076) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 24, 2013
RBWG-JAX Grand Tasting shared by blomster-disappearing tan-black that sheets. A-nice barrel character, dk malt. T-barrel, sweet roast/chocolate-dk malt.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (5662) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 23, 2013
Bouteille de 250 ml obtenue via Importations Privées Bièropholie. Arôme: Légère odeur de chocolat et de café. Apparence: La couleur est noire opaque. Présence d’un mince col beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de mélasse avec une pointe de chocolat et de cuir. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement sirupeuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’alcool en arrière goût. (Rating #5404)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (448) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2013
250 ml bottle @ home. Pours oily black with some light brown lacing on top. Texture is really thick with minimal carb. Aroma is soy sauce, coffee and malts. Taste is chocolate, malts and coffee. Warming alcohol finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
berntholer (801) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - DEC 8, 2013
dark mocha head disappears fast with some lacing. coffee coloured. aroma of leather, smoke, soy, earth. taste like aroma with bitter finish. very viscous pour, quit dense mouthfeel, soft carbonation. abv very well hidden. bottle 25 cl


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