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Mikkeller Monks Elixir (Barrel Aged Cranberry Edition)

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Copenhagen, Denmark


on tap


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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 12, 2011
Tap at brewdog. Dark with tan head. Sour aroma with lots of cranberry and apple. Taste is fruity, very sour. Sweet with a sour finish, bit alcohol

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - DEC 11, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 13, 2011 Keg at BrewDog Edinburgh. Pours a murky dark reddish brown, thin light head. Nose is big, fresh cranberry juice, green apples. Palate is sweet/sour cranberries, wood, some subtle Belgian spicy funk. Tart, puckering finish. I like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 11, 2011
On keg at the BrewDog Bar, Edinburgh. Pours a dark brown colour with a thick tan head. A Granny Smith green apple aroma dominates with caramel, yeast and a little alcohol coming through. Flavour is really quite tart with cranberries, Granny Smith apples and lemon notes. Heavy carbonation, moderate CO2 prickle and a foamy mouth-feel. Quite sharp with cheek-puckering green apple linger. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blafa (511) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2011
Draught at Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen, May 2011.
Sweet and spicy with caramel, toffee, dried fruits and syrup. On top of that a lighter more refreshing sweet note of berries. The taste is full with some fruity character - other then that, wood, dried fruits and warming alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skortila (5284) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2011
On tap @ Mikkeller bar. The aroma has red fruitiness (cranberry), wine. Hazy, dark brown coloured beer with an off-white head. The taste is sweet, woody, quite fruity, has some green apples. Medium-full bodied. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (16504) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 29, 2011
On tap at Mikkeller Bar. An almost black one, topped by a dense, lasting, finger-thick tan head. The aroma has berries, some roasted malts and sourness and a solid dose of fruits, both fresh and dried. Slightly sour on the palate, dry and full-bodied, and with a nice carbonation. Berries and some roasted malts and caramel in the flavor, finishing with berries and some caramel. A rather lovely beer, complex and tasteful. 110526

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsniclas (6691) - Billdal, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2011
Draught at Mikkeller bar 1105 Murky dark brown. Small tan head. Very fruity and berry’ish aroma. Sweet, spicy and vinous flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AnyJoe (36) - Aalborg, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2011
On tap @ Mikkeller Pours dark brown with red tint and a brown/white head. Aroma has cranberries, very fresh. Hints of jellybeans. Sweet with hops and fruits. Some herbs as well. You can really taste the cranberries. It has this weird sweetness. Hops and herbs along with some candy synthetic sweet taste. A little weird, but I like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmrmwel (1765) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 12, 2011
On tap @ Mikkeller, Copenhagen. Pours near black, with an almost unnoticeable head. Aroma is sweet and fruity, with notes of cranberries and raisins. Flavour is vinous, with a sour berry taste, and some notes of oak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (14120) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 3, 2011
On tap at Mikkeller bar. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is cranberries, licorice, malt, hop. Flavour is cranberries, licorice, malt, hop, apple, alcohol. Lovely but weird.

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