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Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 498   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04   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.


inkubuzz's rating

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
inkubuzz (15) - - JAN 4, 2013
Oh this is just my favorite beer. Very big and strong. Lots of roasted malt. Pours black. Almost no foam. Tasty. You can feel the abv but you think its less than it actually is and just notice when you are ordering the next one and see two bartenders. I dont know if it being a 250 cc bottle is a good or bad thing.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
CousinBrenden (88) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 14, 2015
Black pour nice head. Coffee and caramel and dark malts. Long lasting coffee malty finish.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DroolYeast (405) - Aalborg, DENMARK - APR 11, 2015
Tap @ Mikkeller and friends. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, roasted malt. Pitch black with tiny tan head, tiny lasting. Taste is more chocolate, moderate malt bitterness, alcohol sweetness, dark deep roasted. Full body, thick texture, light+ carbonation, boozy roasted malt finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JHeath99 (1289) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - APR 10, 2015
Bottle. Pours an opaque black with minimal toffee colored head. Aroma of coffee, roasted/burnt malts. Taste of burnt malts, dark chocolate, and a slight hint of booze.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kristaps (14) - LATVIA - APR 7, 2015
On draught. Black color with almost no head. Roasted malt, vanilla and coffee notes, excellent imperial stout.

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
swampwater (37) - Preston, Lancashire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2015
Day 19 of Julepakkekalender from Mikkeller. Bottled.

Aroma: Dark chocolate. Ginger. Slight roast coffee beans. Caramel.
Appearance: Pours a tar colour, with an almost non-existent caramel head.
Taste: Treacle, with a bitter hit of coffee.
Palate: Sweet upfront, with a big hit of bitterness. Very oily mouthfeel. Full body. Barely any carbonation.
Overall: Not my kind of thing at all. Very sickly sweet, with a big bitter kick to it. Iím a fan of blonde ales, and this hasnít convinced me to change that any time soon.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (995) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - APR 3, 2015
Black, glints of warm brown at the edges, 1mm of medium-brown, medium-fine head that reduces to a film. Aroma is cold-pressed coffee syrup, hazelnut, brown sugar, candy, touch of pear and chili. Body is thick-medium-thick, syrupy, somewhat oily, light carbonation, medium-light burn. Flavor is huge hazelnut sugar syrup, butterscotch, cold-pressed coffee, some sap and considerable candy. Delicious!!!!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lore (1359) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 3, 2015
deep dark brown, almost black colour, 1 inch of creamy and quite stable brown head; aroma of roasted coffee, some dark chocolate, lightly smoked wood, dried plum, hints of herbal liqueur and alcoholic notes; taste of strongly roasted coffee, woody notes, herbal liqueur, dried plum, hints of vanilla, and spicy alcohol in the aftertaste; excellent imperial stout!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alusmamuts (731) - LATVIA - APR 2, 2015
Dark brown with almost no head. Sweet aroma if roasted malt. Roasted bitter taste, with sweet vanilla and coffee notes.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pelzky (71) - Szczecin, POLAND - APR 1, 2015
Pours very dark brown color with 2 finger, beige and short-lasting head. Very complex aroma of coffee, malts, dark chocolate, cocoa, a bit of vanilla, cherry and dried plums. Strange salty note in taste but itís interesting. Quite high bitterness. Smooth, oily mouthfeel. One of best beers Iíve ever had.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zakoon (140) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
33cl bottle enjoyed @ home. Pours very dark brown with a creamy dark brown head. Aroma is rich and bitter chocolate, roasted malt, coffee and liquorice. Flavour is medium sweet and bitter, salty and espresso. Full bodied, oily texture. Soft carbonation. Finish is bitter, roasted, espresso and quite long.


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