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

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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (5999) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 2, 2014
Very dark brwon. Bittersweet. Liquorice, quite herbal. Pleasant beer, but does not really take off.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2012
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of humlelala/MetteLassen. Pours a murky, opaque dark brown bordering black with a dense and creamy beige head leaving some lacework. Citrusy hops on a bed of chocolatey malts. Medium body, velvety mouthfeel, carbonation is a little low, again lots of cocoa/chocolate with a distinct bitterness. Very easy going and smooth. 140312

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2012
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a huge tan head. Aroma is roasted and dark caramelish. Spiced, herbal and roasted malty. Bitter, spiced, herbal and grapefruity to peachy. Smooth fruity. Dark malty and solid hoppy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
visionthing (2570) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 19, 2012
33cl bottle from Kihoskh. Pours very dark, almost black with a nice beige head. Hoppy aroma with grapefruit, some tropical fruits and also roasted malt and hints of chocolate, coffee and caramel. Hops dominate at first but the darker aromas presents themselves after a while. Alcohol is well integrated. Surprisingly light body. Light to medium sweet with medium bitterness. Hoppy, bitter finish with hints of alcohol and roasted malt. Quite nice and surprisingly easy to drink. Nice BIPA!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brnandersen (1793) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mile (2851) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (6733) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2012
Courtesy of Rune. Bottle. Off-white high lasting creamy head. Very dark brown amost black body. Roasted malt coffee aroma with a nice hops bitterness, low carbonation and a long bitter aftertaste. Alcohol well hidden by the bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Elwood (3009) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2012
I got kossed by Papsoe with this 330 ml. bottle. Thanks H! It pours a murky dark brown with a large tan head. The nose has a bit of light pine and anise. The flavor has some pumpernickel, rye, anise, and that pine note. A little maltier than most of the black IPAs I’ve tried, but I like it. It seems to move it a hair closer to a porter and that’s okay with me. Delightfully different.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JanLaursen (2985) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2012
Bottle, 33 cl. Unclear brown with an orange hue and a frothy beige head. Fruity aroma of grapefruit, peachs and tropical fruits. Some biscuity notes too. Flavor is sweet malty, some roasty notes with hints of licorice and cocoa dancing tete a tete with a heavy dose of fruity and light grassy hops. Dry bitter finish, easy drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29017) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2012
Bottled. A dark brown beer with a red shine under a thick brown head. The aroma has notes of chocolate, hops, and roasted malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and hops, leading to a bitter finish.


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