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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Quadrupel barrel aged on Bourbon barrels. Nice malty taste with notes of dark chocolate and dark fruits. The barrel aging gives a nice warmth from the alcohol as well as a nice aroma of vanilla.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (5248) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2013
Bruce’s birthday tasting st the craft. Dark caramel colour. Some onion whiskey. Caramel flavour. Lingering veg.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (8418) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 7, 2013
375 ml bottle. Viisi Penniä, Helsinki, Finland. Dark reddish brown colour with a small tan head. Strong malty aroma with mild alcohol, mild wood and vinous elements. The flavour is sweet fudge, vanilla, strong malt and mild wood. Easy to drink. Oily. You can feel the strenght. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brnandersen (2448) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 1, 2013
375 ml. bottle poured in to a trappist glass. Dark brown colour with a dense, creamy tan head. Sweet and fruity aroma with candy sugar, overripe, almost rotting fruits, figs and resins, bourbon barrels, vanilla, Belgian yeast and an alcohol note. Sweet taste. Full body, oily feel, soft carbonation. Finishes sweet, fruity and spicy with alcohol and yeasty notes. Good and complex brew however, lacks a bit barrel character to be excellent.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 29, 2013
A - Dark black with a touch of brown around the edges and a finger of frothy khaki-brown head. Fades normal. S - Sweet dark caramel malts, oak, vanilla, Bourbon, plums, raisins, other dark fruits, Belgian yeast, clove and other spices, candi sugars, some booze. T - Sweet dark caramel malts, vanilla, plums, raisins, dates, other dark fruits, Bourbon, oak, Belgian yeasts, clove, other spices, candi sugars, booze. M - Full bodied, moderate carbonation. Smooth with a sweet, spicy, warming finish. D - Really nicely balanced Quad with a great mouthfeel. The Bourbon barrel adds some great character.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ddemmingjr (773) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Bottle: pours dark, murky, muddy brown with milky off white head that looks like cream on a Starbucks coffee. Nose is brutal bourbon, wood, raisins, molasses and coffee. Loads of bourbon, vanilla, caramel malts and alcohol heat on the finish. The beer grows on you but it's somewhat rough and uneven for BB quad. ABV is noticeable for sure ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (6844) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 12, 2013
Bottle shared at Beer Temple. Pours cloudy brown with a small tan head. Aroma of caramel, oak, yeast, candy, booze, very subdued bourbon. Flavour is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Good, but not great.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BillHick420 (440) - North Dakota, NORWAY - JAN 6, 2013
Pours black dark, with a brown head. Nose of sweet fruit. Aroma of fruit, sweet aromas of caramel, some alcohol and caramel. Refreshing.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tyler_durden (116) - ITALY - JAN 6, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 21, 2013 Bottle @ il pretesto. It pours dark with a good beige head on top. Aroma and flavor are bourbon, vanilla and candi sugar overall. Great body and well balanced with a good bitterness. A great beer!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (12516) - DENMARK - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle, 10%. Very dark brown with medium beige head. Aroma is malt, bourbon, vanilla, oak, yeast, candy and bread. Flavour is malt, over carbonated, bourbon, candy sugar, wood, little vanilla, medium sweet, yeast, little dark fruits and bread.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (10076) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Bottle... Murky dark-brown ale with a mid-sized, fluffy, taupe head. The aroma is a marriage of burnt caramel and bourbon underscored by hints of lactic acid, toasted oak and maple syrup. Light to medium-bodied and watery with fizzy carbonation. The bittersweet flavor is both nutty and chocolaty including a warm, smooth, bourbon element. Finishes lightly tangy and sweet; capped by a gentle kiss of vanilla. Bottle courtesy of the ever-generous growler!


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