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style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Porter
Copenhagen, Denmark

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 353   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: En porter brygget på vand, malt, sukker, humle og gær.

Drawing by Keith Shore.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jd543 (419) - SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2013
I love this beer. Thick, dark body, off white head, light fizz. Chocolate, coffee and caramel flavour. Delicious. I want more.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NBird (513) - Perth, West Australia, AUSTRALIA - MAR 14, 2013
Pours dark, dark brown with a medium macchiato tan head. Smells ..chocolate/coffee/malt, dark fruits, some woody/old hops and a bit of booze when it warms up. Tastes choc/coffee/malt into cured salty / sour dark fruits (when warmer) which is balanced by a malty coffee sweetness and some roast action+ bitterness to finish. Pleasure.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2013
500ml bottle at BrewDog,Birmingham shared with Steve.10th march.This was a nice looking black pour with a short lived tan head.Mainly chocolate nose at first but other aromas appeared after a little warming including a little smokiness and vanilla.Taste of dark chocolate,coffee and vanilla with some booze.Balanced and smooth drinking tasty porter.Last part of drink especially nice after a little more warming.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (8634) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 8, 2013
bottle. deep brown body with a small light brown ring of a head and little retention. simple, inky, dark chocolate is the first impression of the nose, though there’s some char (notes of liquid smoke and soy sauce are coming up) and light esters (plum, date, black cherry, dark fruits, etc.) that show up with time, but altogether the nose seems a bit plain and one-dimensional (a lot of chocolate syrup). low carbonation, medium-high body which dissolves late into a medium-thin finish. medium-low bitterness and low acid, light to moderate roasted grain astringency, though much cleaner than most of the De Proef Mikkeller beers, I have to agree with others. not too sweet, decent roast character with some mild malted milk ball notes and a touch of green hops (pine and a little bell pepper). overall it’s a well-made strong porter but I wonder if a little more carbonation could give it a little more expression to those dark fruit esters and give the body a little more roundness and froth.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hammy78 (876) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 26, 2013
Bottle picked up at Zyn in Calgary Alberta. Pours pitch black with dark tan head that is a ring, flecks of lacing. Nose is so sweet and inviting. Roasted malt, caramel, chocolate and vanilla, maybe a touch of coffee. Tastes like dark chocolate, cold coffee, boozy with a bit of bite. Vanilla smooth. Nice silky mouthfeel.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BillHick420 (442) - North Dakota, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2013
Pours pitch black with a brown head. Nose of mild chocolate. Aroma is direct, chocolate and coffee. Well balanced, and smooth. A great porter.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (10827) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Bottle. Pours opaque black with a large, frothy and bubbly tan head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is dark chocolate, coffee and roast malt with earthy and herbal hops, figs, dates, and prunes. Flavor is malt dominant with dark fruity esters, light hops and medium bitterness with a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sonnycheeba (4281) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Bottle. Pours deep, dark brown with thick, frothy tan head; good retention and spare lacing. Aroma is roasted and caramel malts, milk chocolate, plums, coffee, earthy hops, and light toast. Flavor is roast malt forward with supporting dark fruit esters, light chocolate, coffee, light ash, and some earthy hops; dry, roast finish. Medium body and low carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jaghana (4720) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - FEB 20, 2013
Bottle 50cl, a dark beer with brown head. nose is very chocolate and creamy like. Aroma is on dark chocolate, dark malt, coffee, caramel, toffee, light ashes, very creamy with some wood / vanilla touch and licorice notes, very pleasant, good porter.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RABinCO (1399) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - FEB 19, 2013
Holy cow! Pours deep brown, deep cola. Little carbonation that provides a slight tan halo that leaves loose lacing. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, a bit of soy sauce and stone fruits. Taste is equally complex. Lots of the same notes with a bit of brown sugar and finishes a bit dry. A chocolate taste lingers for awhile. At $5.99 a bottle wish I’d bought more!


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