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Mikkeller Monks Elixir (Barrel Aged Cranberry Edition)

 (RETIRED)
overall
91
46
style
Mikkeller
Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Copenhagen, Denmark

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unknown

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sunevdj (3120) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2011
Københavnske Øldage 2011. Pours a drak brown with a small head and lacings. Sweet and tart with some bitterness. Aromas of grain, rye and cranberries. Also some wood aromas. Slightly bready. Hints of port. Medium to full bodied. Soft carbonation. Bitter finish. A bit like a Flemmish bruin.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dazz3 (1512) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2011
10/10 i mörkhet. Rökig och fruktig i lukten. Frisk, bubblig lite rökig med en smak av lingon. Lingonrökig eftersmak.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pantanap (3349) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2011
Ba monks elixir w/ cranberries... On tap at mikkeller bar... Pours a dark mahogony cola brown with a thin soapy quickly dissipating light beige head... Aroma of tart cranberry, a light vineousness of red fruit and dark plum... Flavors continuing on a similar wavelength with cranberries, wood, a little bit of leather as well as providing a light warmth, contributed by the barrel. A slight medicinal quality although not too distracting. Semi-lively carbonation and medium bodied overall. 8/4/7/3/15

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20216) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 13, 2011
Draught@Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Quite much black colour with a small head. Aroma is liquorice, some berries, mild roasted and yeasty notes along with toffee. Flavour is alcohol, some liquorice, mild yeastyness, toffee and also some slight tartness and berries. Smooth and rather pleasant.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (7760) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 7, 2011
Draught, shared with omhper at Mikkeller Bar. Deep, dark brown. Low, off-white head. Oaky dry aroma with berries beneath. Comprehensive taste character with the berries to the fore supplied by dark malts. Tartness, sweetness and dryness in fine harmony. Good (Copenhagen, 26.05.2011).

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
omhper (19185) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2011
Draught at Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Cloudy dark brown, small head. Evident tart cranberry aroma. Syrupy sweet with lots of molasses. Thick and sugary with a light cranberry tartness. Slight resiny bitterness. Messy, sticky and tough to drink. Not at all my cup of tea.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (10751) - DENMARK - JUN 2, 2011
Tap @ Mikkeller. Dark brown with small beige head. Flavour is malt, yeast, fruit, cranberry, little sweet, little bitter and plume.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (10044) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2011
Copenhagen Beer Festival 2011. Black beer with a small head. Cranberry and lingonberry aroma, some metal, some yeast. Malty cranberry flavor, evident alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (10577) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2011
Clear dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, dark malts and loads of cranberries. Flavor is very sweet and light bitter. Sweet and light acidic finish. 250511

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - MAY 25, 2011
Nose is rotten fruit, some banana, later weak malt, feel is very watery, carb is medium, taste follows nose with wood and weak late port.


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