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

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap


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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SirLimpsalot (2553) - SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2012
@ Gyllenbock: Liten lätt doft av malt med svaga brända toner. Tydlig humle, mycket lakrits och en ganska torr eftersmak

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Inbreak (2541) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - DEC 18, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 18.12.2013, 0,33l bottle sampled @ BBGTC Christmas tasting:
Nice creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly neutral, old hops, dark malts, wet leafs, soil, grass, citrus peel, alcohol. Taste is slightly harsh, dark malts, old hops, wet leafs, pine needles, soil, grass, citrus peel. Longlasting bitterness, a little thin body. Fair enough, has probably faded a lot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hirigalzkar (2477) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2013
Bottle. Quite nice BIPA with heavy coffee and chocolate notes. Citrusy hops. Bitter, but not too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
finol (2394) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2013
Bottle. Pours black with a brown light head. Sweet chocolate and oranges. Smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brnandersen (2378) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brandman (2304) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 5, 2013
Dark brown body, light brown head. Aroma nas nice rcsiny happiness wih crisp maltiness. Some Choco and Some medicine. Flavor is bit grainy and sharp malt and some roasted fruity hops. some liquorice. Not balanced which for me is a bit turnoff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
NordicV (1293) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2013
Flaska på BA Savoy, Malmö. Brunsvart öl med ett lätt ljusbrunt skum. Doft av tropisk frukt, lätt citrus och rostad malt. Bra balans mellan rostning och fruktighet även i smaken. Inte så framträdande humlebeska. Kanske flaskan stått i kylen ett tag?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
humlelala (1086) - DENMARK - FEB 29, 2012
(33 cl bottle from Kommunal Øl Service) Pours dark brown bordering on black with medium, toffee head. Good retention and lace. Aroma is a very floral hoppy with notes of grape fruit(?) and a subtle, dark edge. More nuances but difficult to detect among all the smoking youngsters. Oily texture, medium body, soft carbonation and a long, bitter finish. Taste is dominated by fresh bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phredrik (1011) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ej (925) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - DEC 18, 2013
Pours a dark brown with a creamy tan head. Aroma is liquorice and malts. Light roasted notes. Moderate roasty taste, bitter with hints of chocolate and coffee.

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