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Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 458   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03   EST. CALORIES: 364   ABV: 12.12%
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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.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ksurkin (1021) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JUL 19, 2013
nip bottle courtesy of my buddy Tim! pours rich, dense, and silky smooth and sits black in the glass with just a razor thin khaki head. aroma is excellent with dark chocolate, licorice, dried figs, raisins, and toffee backed by ash, roast, ouzo, and hints of smoked grains. flavor is marvelous as well with rich dark chocolate, peat smoke, cigar ash, coffee, and licorice backed by dark fruits with a hint of tartness, pralines, black olives, and a touch of soy. palate is full bodied but maybe a bit thinner that the pour led me to believe with a lingering finish of cocoa and roast. overall, another excellent imperial stout from mikkeller.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
HopRedHead (396) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUL 17, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 6, 2014 Tap at Mikkeller & Friends. Pours black with a short, creamy khaki head. Smell is big roasted chocolate malts, espresso, raisins, soy and cocoa. Taste is huge, chewy chocolate, coffee and vanilla bean flavours with a warm boozey finish. Loads of dark fruits; raisins, licorice, plums. Man what a beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Simonsen (750) - NORWAY - JUL 10, 2013
Flaske fra vinmonopolet. Svart farge,lav til medium karbonert. En tynn beige skumrand. Føles fløyelsmyk kremete i munnen. Smaker lakris,kaffe,toast,tre og humle. Ble litt satt ut av den intense ettersmaken av bitterhumle. En anderledes men utrolig god

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HoppyBudgie (757) - SOLA, NORWAY - JUL 5, 2013
Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, intense bread. Strong flavor, strong chocolate, caramel, roasted malt, some liquorice

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Draft @ Beer Temple, Amsterdam. Black pour with a creamy tan head. Aroma of bitter chocolate, black roasted malt, coffee, dark fruit and alcohol. Flavor is bitter roast, chocolate, caramel and licorice. Full body with a creamy mouth feel. Great beer, strong, balanced and a great creamy feel.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (4547) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 24, 2013
George Foreman knock out stout. Word. This is brilliant. Pours syrupy black with some mocha head and lacing. Aroma has coffee, pungent dark chocolate, roasted malt and a small bit of booze. Excellent balance here and some great notes on palate. Thick and slick texture, alittle syrupy. Nice bitter chocolate finish with hint of sweetness. Some vanilla as well. Enjoyed watching Stanley Cup Final at Rhino. Great game, great beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gunnar (5761) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 22, 2013
Bottle from Vinmonopolet, Kvadrat. Pours pitch black with a big creamy tanned head.Aroma is heavy roasted malts, dark sugars, coffee. Taste is smooth sliky, roasted malts, chocolate and liquorice. Balanced with good bitter hops. A really pleasant sipper

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (3051) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 14, 2013
On tap at Grünerløkka brygghus. Black with a brown head. Aroma of roasted malt with dark chocolate, licorice, dark fruits, cocoa and hints of alcohol. Sweet and roasty with warming alcohold and a balanced bitterness. Full bodied with fairly soft carbonation. Heavy stuff, but certainly decent!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (3356) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 14, 2013
On tap at Oslo Beer week. Black color, ok brownish foam. Roasted aromas, licorice, coffee, malt & dried fruits; high aromaintensity Full body & high complexity. Immediate sweetness, good bitterness; ok balance . Very enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Inbreak (2490) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2013
UPDATED: APR 4, 2014 20.01.2013, tap @ Mikkeller Bar:
Big brown creamy loooonglasting head. Aroma is rich and slightly sweet, dark malts, sweet licorice, roasted coffee, cocoa, caramel, grass, dark sugar, chili, dark fruits, hints of vanilla. Taste is very rich, dark roasted malts, raw licorice, slightly sour-ish coffee, cocoa, dark sugar, burnt caramel, oak, grass, hops, hints of chili. Longlasting bitterness, thick syrupu mouthfeel. Incredibly mild and balanced for the ABV. This is just pure pleasure, it can’t get much better than this unless it’s bourbon aged!


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