Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Brown Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 880   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Brewed by Mikkeller at Ørbæk Bryggeri, Ørbæk, Denmark.
Mikkellers tribute to the foul-mouthed stewardess Jackie Brown from Quentin Tarantino’s movie of the same name. It’s a roasty, chocolaty brown ale with hints of coffee and licorice. Being a Mikkeller brew the malts are inevitably complimented by a great amount of hop bitterness, aroma and flavour.
Ingredients : Water, malt (pale, munich, cara-pils, cara-crystal, brown and chocolate), flaked oats, hops (nugget, simcoe and centennial) and ale yeast.

Marstonlad's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marstonlad (408) - Helsinki, - MAR 7, 2013
Bottle from Alko Arkadia, Helsinki. Pours very dark brown with a frothy medium-sized head. Aroma has roasty maltiness with notes of chocolate but also plenty of fruity elements; the hop aroma is very noticeable. Taste is also surprisingly hoppy and the roastedness and sweetness are comparably low. Hops are nearly pushing malts out of the scene with the bitterness and the exotic fruity flavour. Couldn’t detect much chocolate or coffee in the taste. Medium body, slick. This is a strange brown ale, has more similarities with IPAs than other brown ales.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (939) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2014
33cl bottle. poured a cloudy brown colour with a tan head. big hop profile on the nose, sweet bakers chocolate, caramel, nuts, malts, creamy mouthfeel, red fruits, grapefruit, ok

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pentaz (1236) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy brown with a lasting big creamy tan head. Aroma is caramel, nuts, oats, earthy and herbal hops, licorice root, mild roasted malt, and very mild coffee. Taste is moderate sweet, near moderate bitter and very light acidic. Body is medium, texture is very creamy, carbonation is moderate. Finishes mild dry with licorice and mild dusty. Great creamyness, but I don’t appreciate the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VDuquerroux (267) - Airvault, FRANCE - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A dark brown beer with light brown hues on top. Big creamy beige head with a good retention. Beautiful lacing. Roasty and fruity (red berries, blackcurrant, blackberry), herbs, coffee. Medium bitter, light sweet. Light body, silky texture, medium carbonation, bitter refreshing finish with a sweet note. Overall, a delicious roasty fruity beer balanced with dry bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Renobob (616) - Besançon, FRANCE - AUG 16, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Arômes de chocolat, de noisette, de café. Ne équilibre même s'il manque à peine de corpulence à mon goût. Un bon produit, à la Mikkeller.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Xavalias (113) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2014
On tap at Mikkeller’s Øl & Brød, paired with a dish of smoked egg yolk, mushrooms and malt cheese. Taste is heavy of roasted malts, chocolate, licorice, caramel, nuts. The brown sweetness is balanced with loads of bitter hops, for a long bitter finish, Guinness-style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beese (1625) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2014
Draught at The White Horse, Parson’s Green on 24 Nov 2012. Poured a very dark brown (near black), with a halo of beige head. Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate and burnt sugar. Caramel flavours, with roasted malt and nutty elements. Finish was cocoa, liquorice and espresso.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
niklasdietz (83) - DENMARK - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle @ home. Absolute favorite brown ale. Aroma is full of chocolate, dark fruits and fresh hops. Taste is malty, some licorice and chocolate. Lasting bitterness and smooth creamy mouthfeel. Medium carb. - with thirst, Niklas

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2024) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 9, 2014
Keg at the Vintage. Pours brown, dry roasted malts, bitter, nutty, coffee, chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nilsas (1289) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUL 7, 2014
God duft av frukter, lakris rosin og krydder. Dyp mørk brun farge, nesten sort. Tykt kremet brunt skum. God smak av rosin. Lakris og krydder.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Baton (33) - Łódź, POLAND - JUN 6, 2014
Bottle. Pours brown with nice beige head. Aroma: chocolate, American hops, fruits. Taste: dark chocolate, coffee, dark malts, good bitter. Light body. Nice drinkability.

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