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Mikkeller Monks Elixir (Barrel Aged Red Wine Edition)
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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kappldav123 (5512) - GERMANY - APR 3, 2011
Bottle at ACBF 2011. Dark, almost black in the glass. Sourish-malty aroma. Starts malty and dry, modest fruity-berry. Finish malty-fruity with some dry-spicy notes. Well balanced. Not bad!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bragesnak (5395) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2011
Tasting at Thorups, Aarhus, DK. Bottled, 230311. Brown with beige head. Aroma of malt and alcohol. Flavor with notes of grapes and wood - and added sugar.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (12989) - DENMARK - MAR 27, 2011
Bottle. Dark brown with small off-white head. Flavour is malt, sour, wine, caramel, dark fruit, sweet, wood and brett.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (14270) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2011
Dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is red wine, dried fruit and rather bretty. Flavor is quite sweet and light sour. Light sour and acidic finish. If you’re not a fan of red wine, which I’m not, have the unbarrelled version instead. 230311

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holy (835) - GERMANY - MAR 25, 2011
@ACBF 2011. Flavors of wood, alcohol, red wine cut through this beer. As always, a very nice Mikkeller.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (30812) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2011
Bottled. A hazy red beer with a bubbly brown head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, red berries, wood, brettanomyces, and red wine. The flavor is sweet with notes of wood, brettanomyces, malt, caramel, red wine, and alcohol, leading to a dry tart and alcoholic finish. Thanks pinball for sharing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (11546) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2011
clear dark brown, smooth light brown head. aroma of wine, wood, red berries. flavor is bretty, red berryish, sweet malty, lots of wood, red wine. Pretty mild compared to the abv.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2011
UPDATED: APR 12, 2011 Bottle 37,5 cl. Courtesy of Pinball. Pours a cloudy opaque dark brown with a lively and lacing off-white head. Tart pretty nose, lots of barrel here. Medium body, dry dark dried fruits, loads of Brett and barrel, some sweet vanilla. No hops and not overly boozy - actually extremely pleasant and balanced. 230311

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dnstone (2370) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 20, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 23, 2011 Funk, wine and wood aromas. Deep brown with thin white head. Mooderate roast with wine-wood and a hint of tartness and a clean finish. Notes: Alvinne CBF ’11

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2011

Bottle 375ml. @ Th. 4th. Alvinne Craft Beer Festival (ACBF) 2011, De Kasteelhoeve, Doorniksesteenweg 314, Outrijve (Avelgem), Belgium.

Clear dark amber brown - red color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, grape, red wine, berry. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, light acidic and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, grape - red wine, berry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110304]


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