RateBeer
overall
100
97
style
Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 415   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04   EST. CALORIES: 364   ABV: 12.12%
Share this beer with friends!
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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvikar (3372) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 13, 2014
Draught sample at Mikkeller and Friends (Stefansgade). Pours black with a nice brown head, aroma of chocolate, nuts, flavor of honey, caramel, chocolate and coffee medium to full bodied.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (3190) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Sample at Blackback, pours black with coffee colored head, very pronounced and lasting lacing. Aromas and flavor of roasted barrel, booze, dark fruits, molasses, cocoa, and tons of complex wood. Finishes like a nice bourbon or other tasty whiskey. Medium to full in body, pretty sticky. Nice!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sonnycheeba (3510) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Tap at Max?s. Pours opaque black with fizzy tan head. Aroma is chocolate and roasted malts, light booze, earthy notes, coffee, prunes, raisins, and faint smoked meat. Flavor is dry roast malts, dark chocolate, earthy bitterness, espresso, some dried dark fruit notes, and faint booze; rich roast and chocolate notes through the finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BeerandBlues2 (9601) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Tap at Max’s. Pours opaque black with a small, fizzy tan head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is sweet dark chocolate malt, roast and coffee malt, prunes and figs, light earthy hops. Flavor is sweet dark malt and fruits, light hops and bitterness, candied dark fruits, chocolate and a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsordr (1051) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle pour opaque black with dark brown head. Nose dark roast, some dank, hint of dark fruit, one alcohol. Taste dark roast, s sweet malt, Some smokiness. Late palate Roasty bitterness. Mild oily mouth. Roasted finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukasmh (105) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2014
Pours black tiny light brown head. Great lacing. Aroma is sweet vanilla. Taste is sweet and a bit bourbon alcohol and some licorice. Drinkable! Finish is a bit alcoholic. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
skullgeorge (41) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - MAY 8, 2014
On tap at the Hoppy Pub , Thessaloniki. Pours deep black with a thick brown head that leaves laces on my snifter. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, roasted malts and alcohol. Taste is bittersweet full of coffee, dark chocolate, liquorice and some hints of dark fruits. Full body with low carbonation and a dry bitter aftertaste. One of the best imperial stouts, in my opinion.... Brew gem !!!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
delomixal (12) - GREECE - MAY 4, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 7, 2014 On tap at Hoppy Pub... Nice aroma with rich body with chocolate aftertaste. Good thick foam which last but you can tell the alcohol... I really enjoy this beast...

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
berntholer (898) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAY 2, 2014
dark brown head that disappears fast. coffee coloured. aroma coffee, very earthy, coffeebeans, boozy, bit vegetal. taste is coffee, earthy, some alcoholsweetness, also salty aftertaste long bitter. medium body, soft carbonation. bottle 33 cl / bbf oct-2023

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2014
On tap at Mikkeller & Friends in Copenhagen CBC-week. Slightly over-rated if you ask me. Hints of primarily coffee and vanilla.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2 3  4  5 6 7 » 42


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50