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Mikkeller KØS - You’ve Never Been Køssed Like This Before

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style
Mikkeller
Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Black IPA
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dansk: En mørk IPA brygget i samarbejde mellem Mikkeller og Kommunal Øl Service (KØS). Ingredienser: Vand, malt (pilsner, pale ale, munich og cara munich), havre, ristet byg, humle (tomahawk, simcoe, cascade, centennial og amarillo) og gær.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mile (2857) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2012
Bottle. Dark amber, average and mostly lasting head. Moderate malty and sweetish aroma, light caramel and roasted malt with light tropical fruitiness, piney - some grapefruit hoppynes. Body is medium, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, some caramel and light roasted malt, light tropical fruitiness, piney - citrus hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish, light caramel and roasted malt, piney - some citrus hoppyness. Nice one - could be drier/have less caramel, though.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
laiti (5441) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 11, 2012
33 cl bottle @ hotel room, copenhagen, BBE 25.01.2014
Aroma has hops with exotic fruits and no roastiness at all. Also some resin. Flavour is ashy with roastiness, some vanilla, strawberries and hops. A bit too ashy but good anyway.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (5955) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 11, 2012
330 ml bottle.
Pours a pitch black colour with a thick white head. Aroma of strong, juicy and sweet fruits with floral hops. Flavour of roasted malts, strong floral hops, sweet juicy fruits, strawberries and wood. Full bodied, thick mouthfeel and a long, bitter and roasty finish with juicy fruits. Probably the most fruity black IPA I’ve tasted so far. Great stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (5856) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 11, 2012
33 cl bottle @ hotel room in Copenhagen. BBE 25.01.2014.
Pours dark red, almost black color with medium beige head. Aroma of fruits, hops, toasted malts and lemon. Flavor of lemon, hoppy fruits, toasted malts and some sweet berryish notes. Quite nice and fruity brew.
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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (3615) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 11, 2012
330ml bottle from Kihoskh

Pours pitch black with a smooth white head. Nice aroma of fruits, grassy hops, pine, lemon and roasty malts. Taste is very fruity and slightly roasty with a lot of berries, fruits and lemony notes. Finish is slightly roasty and bitter with fruity hops. Nice, well balanced, fruity Black IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2012
Bottle @ kihoskh, Copenhagen. Pours black with a creamy beige head. Roast, caramel a bit of ashes and lovely grapefruity and piney hops. Smooth, crisp and dry hoppy. Nice

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phredrik (1010) - Copenhagen (formerly Aalborg), DENMARK - MAY 9, 2012
Bottle from Kihoskh. Pours dark brown with an enormous head, I guess because of the white platic cups. Aroma is very hop forward with citrus and pineapple, roasted malt presence with chocolate and coffee. Piney notes and zesty grapefruit also. Taste has sweet fruity hoppy notes, oranges and mango, a good deal of bitter coffee notes, a hint of chocolate. Very bitter on the palate. Good black IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (3700) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - APR 29, 2012
Bottle 33cl, from Henrik thanks. A dark beer with medium brownish head. Nose is on exotic fruit. Aroma is fruity, resinous, grassy, pineapple, licorice, mint, dark chocolate with intense bitterness at the finish and roasted notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brnandersen (1800) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 28, 2012
330 ml. bottle poured in to a tulip. Very dark colour, almost black with a big, beige head. Hoppy aroma with grapefruit, sweet tropical fruits and roasted malts, notes of licorice. Light to medium sweet before a nice, roasted bitterness kicks in. Medium body with a soft carbonation. Finishes bitter with roasted malts. Very nice black IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (7664) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 21, 2012
33 cl bottle thanks to Reza! (not on ratebeer) On April 20, 2012
BB 25/01/14
Laughed when I was told what "Kos" mean in the Persian language :D
Dark brown color, brown head. Sweet, licorice, ripe banana, some roasted notes scent, also a bit of alcohol. Sweet, creamy, licorice, alcohol, grainy taste. Bitter finish. Moussy mouthfeel, medium bitterness. A bit salty, mineral and sweet licorice aftertaste.


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