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Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 549   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   EST. CALORIES: 364   ABV: 12.12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ever been punched in the face by a beer? Our pal George offers anyone willing to try, a thick and oily fist right to the nose.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
David_87 (114) - - JUL 24, 2015
Pours jet black. Aroma is very dark and lots of roasted malts, some salmiak tones. Taste is sweet and filled with dark roasted malts and coffee tones, some liquorice. No hints of the massive abv at all. To me it really feels like a great stout suited for additions of both cold brewed coffee and some barrel ageing on bourbon kegs! Got to try the bourbon barrel aged one! Bottle from SB.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ciocanelu (190) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - JUL 24, 2015
Absolutely opaque black and heavy bodied beer. Aroma of dark roasted malts and some bitter chocolate. Taste starts intense with some sharp, acidic cacao and a bit of soy sauce. Aftertaste is intensely bitter and roasty. Body is extremely viscous and chewy. Alcohol is present but overall the beer is pretty easy to drink at its high ABV.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Norovgath (16) - Poznań, POLAND - JUL 18, 2015
Bootle 0.33 Pours pitch black. Nice looking creamy head. Aroma is a punch of chocolate, roasted malt and dark fruits. Flavour is dark chocolate, bitter and dry with roasted note. Smooth smoked and dense chocolate malty flavoured. Bitter and dry finish. Long lasting liqourice note. Lovely beer :D

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fitwitchik (420) - Ohio, USA - JUL 15, 2015
Poured from a bottle into my favorite Delirium tremens snifter the thickest most milky dark brown I have ever seen in a stout. Reminds me of muddy water but in a good way. Aroma is roasted cocoa. Flavor is oily like motor oil. Heavy dark chocolate bitter. Mild prunes. To the palate bittersweet. Caramel. Incredible smoothness almost no carbonation. Delicious

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
cernjoh (166) - Ohio, USA - JUL 15, 2015
Poured from a bottle into a snifter. Aroma is chocolate and coffee. Appearance is of a thick dark brown dirty motor oil. Taste is a bitter dark chocolate with coffee notes. Palate is incredibly viscous. The thickest beer I have ever had. Actually milk shake like. Would go great with a raspberry or marshmallow dish. Overall an excellent brew definitely worth seeking out. Cheers!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lachneger (392) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 15, 2015
Donker zwartbont met een mokkakoffie kleurige schuimkraag. Smaak koffie chocola vanille en een vleug scherpe ouderwetse drop. Top bier.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
androman (976) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 14, 2015
33cl bottle at home from Only Good Beer, Budapest. Body is pitch black, head is small, brown, creamy, mostly diminishing, good lacing. Nose is woody, roasty, dark chocolate, flavor is dark roasted coffee, rotten wood, leaves, raisin, toast, dark chocolate, cocoa, licorice, smoke, ash. Medium sweet, heavy roasty bitter. Finish is long lasting roasty heavy bitter, medium alcohol warmth. Full body, oily sticky texture, soft carbonation. Quite heavy, great strong flavor.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hesoo (77) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUL 10, 2015
Jeden z najlepszych Risów na rynku. Piwo cudowne zrównoważone i nie wymagające.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kevinator (1433) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JUL 1, 2015
Man that was good. Roasted malts, hints of chocolate, toffee. Thick and viscous. A good sipper that gets better as it warms. Enough alcohol to add a punch at the end.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
colui72 (324) - HONG KONG - JUN 30, 2015
Excellent! Black. Very black and thick with brown head. Roasty aroma, chocolate. Chocolate and coffee dominate the taste. Very intense and creamy. A coffee type-bitterness in the end. Some liquorice.


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