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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: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sebletitje (6594) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAR 6, 2011
Bouteille @ ACBF 2011. Que dire de cette petite merveille si ce n’est que le Danemark mérite sa propre abbaye! Mikkel réussit là un autre tour de magie en intégrant parfaitement les éléments d’une quad càd en conservant le style belge tout en ajoutant sa touche personnelle dans l’ajout de ce fût de vin rouge. Une couleur brune foncée, mousse beige. Arôme présente un nez subtile de raisins donnant au vin une présence immédiate dans la bière. En bouche, ressent encore plus le tonneau de vin rouge avec un peu de malt et un aspect qui demeure fruité. Serait-ce donc là l’élixir des moines?

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Papsoe (25089) - 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

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bierkoning (9999) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2011
From bottle @ BBF 2011. Purple color. Barolo wine and gorgonzola in the aroma. Very tart with caramelly Rodenbach-like flavor. Cherry and marzipan, leather. Oaky. Thin but intense .

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vaiz (3298) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 12, 2013 Bottle at ACBF 2011. Murky brown pour. Aroma of fruity ans spicy hops. Flavor is slightly sour, spicy and fruity. Nice brew. 8/4/8/4/16 Re-rate 12/03/2013. Bottle at monthly 2nd Tuesday tasting @ De Molen, hosted by dEnk. Murky brown pour. Aroma is huge with stilton blue, drenched in port, sweaty socks, a hint of balsamic vinegar. Flavor is smooth, tannine, barrel aged port and balsamic vinegar. Lovely balance and although quite offensive in the nose at first, really delicate in the mouth in the end.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dnstone (2134) - 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

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (29170) - 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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holy (833) - GERMANY - MAR 25, 2011
@ACBF 2011. Flavors of wood, alcohol, red wine cut through this beer. As always, a very nice Mikkeller.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (10828) - DENMARK - MAR 27, 2011
Bottle. Dark brown with small off-white head. Flavour is malt, sour, wine, caramel, dark fruit, sweet, wood and brett.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RasmusOtt (1063) - Aalborg, DENMARK - APR 21, 2011
Pours brown with allmost no head. Aroma is very sour. very smellable red wine barrel, sour berries (cherry up front) and wild yeast.. Taste is much "darker". Caramel, dark dried fruits along with sour berries and redwine aswell.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Geokkjer (5595) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 8, 2011
Bottle.Pours dark amber with a nice beige head.Aroma of sour red berries, funk , red wine, grapes and oak.Flavor is sweet and sour with some funk , red wine, malt, oak and berries.Medium body, average carbonation.Really nice beer.


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