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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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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2011

Draught @ Mikkeller Bar, Viktoriagade 8BC, kld., DK-1655 Copenhagen, Denmark.

Clear dark brown black colour with a small, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, darkmalt, cranberries, wood, alcohol notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet, moderate acidic and light to moderate bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110505]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31470) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2011
From tap at MikkellerBar. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is acidic cranberry and dark roasted malty. Sweet and citric flavoured. Dark roasted malt and acidic cranberry yet smooth flavoured. Citric and dark malty finish. Slight wooden and tart far finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (29474) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2011
Draft. A murky red-brown beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of fruits, caramel, as well as fresh and over ripe berries. The flavor is very sweet with notes of with notes of fruit, caramel, over ripe berries, and alcohol, leading to a dry alcoholic finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2011
On tap. Pours an opaque dark brown with a rough yet lacing beige head. Strange aroma, some wooden barrels and a tart fruitiness. Medium body, oxidized woody accents, quite tart with a very distinct cranberry note. In the finish things gets pruney, very overripe indeed. The alcohol is pretty well hidden. I never was much of a cranberry fan. This just confirms why. 060511

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (21072) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2011
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Hazy red brown coloured with a small beige head. Lighr acidic aroma of caramel, berries and red wine. Light acidic flavour of caramel, berries and red wine. Tart finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20618) - 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.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
omhper (19654) - 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 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16909) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2011
Draft @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a dark brown amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty barrel aroma with hints of canberries. Sweetish fruity malty cranberry flavor with hints of dark fruit and caramel. Has a sweetish fruity malty cranberry finish with hints of barrel.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2012
1st February 2012
On tap at the Camden Brewdog. Cloudy red brown beer, little pale tan head. Light palate, semi dry. A little raw pale malt. Dark pruney like sourness with cranberry tartness. Pretty intense. Semi dry finish with a lingering sour aftertaste. Okay.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14680) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 13, 2011
tap at brewdog ... deep black .. thin tan lacing ... deep rich malts and heavy fruity ... almost westvletern in nose ... dark malts .... big chocolate ... huge cranberry ... big sharp almost balsamic linger ...


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