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Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 255   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.13   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 364   ABV: 12.12%
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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
inkubuzz (15) - CHILE - JUL 31, 2013
This has to be my favorite beer of all times. WOW! Although im not a cognac fan and cognac is very present, this smells and tastes very very good. All the Goerge! series are good, but this one is just breathtaking!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
JefVerstraete (937) - BELGIUM - FEB 19, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 26, 2014 Oily black colour, very thick texture. Low carbonation. Overwhelming aroma of roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate, dark fruits and cognac. Very impressive, this is just perfect!

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jesperhammer (2647) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2013
20-MAR-2013, draft @Mikkeller, with Erik. Black with lasting, creamy brown head. Aroma is alcohol, roaste, sweet chocolate. Taste is molases, roast, sweet chocolate, cognac, and alcohol. Very very full body, soft carbonation. Very sweet.. Best of the Georges. This is an amazing beer. Had to buy another glass. WOW. Had it not been for a little weak aroma with a little too much alcohol, this would have been a perfect 5.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SlovakSniper (2831) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 11, 2013
La tunique est longue, visqueuse et belle comme l’objet d’une satisfaction désintéressée. Le nez est noir et traversé par de brillants soleils. Les malts ont un sourire d’ébène. Il y a du chocolat qui me coule dans les yeux. Des fruits poussent dans mes narines et les arbres transpirent une eau vivante. Dans les ténèbres, toute la place existe pour la beauté. Mes papilles volent comme des papillons goudronnés. Ma canine poignarde un raisin chocolaté. Il pleut des peaux d’amandes. Le cognac qui tremble n’est que le bruit d’une chose vivante. Je salive devant ce gâteau marbré: les chiens de Pavlov ont une haleine de résine brûlée. Mon palais est un vers de soie dans une forêt du Limousin. Ma langue est découpée par le velours moelleux de l’ombre. Derrière chaque gorgée, une flamme vacille sur les manches amères d’un manteau pourpre: il fait subitement clair quand la bête ferme les yeux.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Rasmus40 (9856) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2013
Tap @ Mikkeller, Viktoriagade. Black with a lasting dark brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate, wood and cognac. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. Oily and smooth. Yummy. 160313

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (3313) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JAN 28, 2013
Thx! For this one Kraddel // Tasted blind. 25 cl. Viscous black with some bordeaux hue in the light, quickly vanishing mocha head. Sticky molasses in the nose, alcoholic in the nose, thick licorice blended with thick mocha in the nose with a fair dose of roast. Bitter in the front, burned grounds, roast, molasses, licorice, stick mocha, turns silky with lots of enjoyable booze in the back, presumably cognac but general fine strong liquor, toasted barrel, sticky in the mouth, light burn, warming, lingering bitterness. Firm barrel aging, lovely stout that can handle this.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kraddel (2439) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 16, 2013
with 77ships. pours blacker than black, small dark foam. no real scent . taste is much warmth, thick, alcohol and cognac, nice sweetness, chocolaty, bitter .. low carbo. dangerously delicious !

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Furseth (1931) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - MAR 5, 2013
Bottle: Black Colour, with a big brown head. Aroma is dominated of woody, liqury,whiskey,rasins, portviny and vannila and fruits. Flavor had the same complexity, with a supriced smouth mouth feeling , coffee,vanilla, dark choclate, rasins, dry fruits, whiskey,alcy, fruits. Big body long coffee/smokey, alcy finish. Fantastic!!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tkrjukoff (3900) - SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2013
Bottle 25 cl, SB. Pours plack as night with a nice tense creamy brown head leaving small laces. Aroma is rich soy roasted malty dark fruitscoffee chocolate a bit boozy fruity with a slight touch of cognac. Flavor is velvety fullbodied, rich of sweet dark fruits acidy bitter roasted a bit hars to be honest with good astringency boozyness. Chocolate some coffee more acidy sweet boozy flavors with fruits towards the end. Excellent longlived bitter sweet and roasted fruity finish.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
haukur (1204) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - MAR 28, 2013
Pitch black, dark as the sky on a moonless night. Huge oaky aroma, some malts but hell of a lot of wood and burn. Long silky smooyh finish. My kind of imperial stout and incredibly awesome. Maybe Mikkellers best beer so far


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