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Mikkeller Santas Little Helper 2010 (Barrel Aged Rum Edition)

 (RETIRED)
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59
20
style
Mikkeller
Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: American Strong Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter, Tulip

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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
onystrom (1321) - Magellan Hunter! - Skanderborg, - DEC 21, 2011
Dark brown black color with huge great head. Lovely aroma but a disappointing flavor and especially a weak palate. Lots of sourness and raisins.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lukasmh (250) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2014
Rating #200. Bottle. Pours clear deep dark amber/brown with a surprising one-finger tan head. Aroma is vanilla and booze. Oak, rum, dark dried fruits and again tons of oaky vanillin, some spice. Bit sharp. Taste is loads of vanilla, sweet, finish is spicy and has some cocoa-like dryness. Low bitterness. Booze. Light body, but warming booze. The vanilla is over the top, and more sharp spice like.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Valgreen (718) - DENMARK - NOV 12, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2014 Bottle @ døe øldommer smagning. Very dark brown, small tan head, nice lacing. Dark fruits, rum, vanilla, oak, roasted malts, alcholhol.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6114) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 16, 2014
"Pours with a better than expected head, especially as this may have a little age on it. Barreling is a little too prevalent - pleasant in and of itself, but it also covers up much of the complexities of this strong, dark ale. Very little spices, lots of booze & sweetness. Good, but i prefer the unbarreled version for half the price."

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bulk_Carrier (2281) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Thanks Barry, 2010 just as the title of the beer says. This was poured into a snifter. The appearance was a gentle dark brown color with a one finger white to off white foamy soft head. Once the head died off, there was a semi-thick speckled lacing pervading around the sides of the glass. The smell had a slight boozy ginger to cinnamon with a decent dark chocolate and a milk chocolate involving itself with a semi-light coffee. The taste was intriguing as it took all of those previously mentioned flavors and combined wonderfully. On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body and I found myself sipping this for the most part. Sticky booziness smooths it’s way over my tongue and coerces me to luxuriously float in my recliner. Overall, wow, what a night it was when I had this. For being several years old, this one still had it’s power at you know what, this was really good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcartamdg (2105) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Pours dark brown almost black with no head. Aroma of booze, roast and milk chocolate. Taste is chocolate, roast, cinnamon, nutmeg and rum. Very thin.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Enjoyit (3483) - Vadum, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2014
Reddish brown of color with a light brown head. An aroma of acetone, prunes and alcohol. A flavor of acetone, prunes and spice. This beer wasn’t good.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wedgie9 (2101) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 25, 2014
Tasted on 4/25/14 from a capped 375mL bottle purchased at Sun Devil a while ago. Pours murky dark brown with a thick beige head that slowly recedes to thick, sticky lace. The nose is spiced with some caramel, chocolate, and dark bread malt with a very signature dark rum molasses, and an earthy basement yeast aroma. The flavor is a bit more chocolate with the same caramel, spices, lighter bread, and lighter molasses rum with some heat. The body is full with lively carbonation and a long molasses rum and chocolate finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ken1 (1045) - DENMARK - DEC 21, 2013
A sweet aroma with sour notes. Flavor is sweet and sour with an alcoholic mouthfeel. Notes of roasted caramel. Color is dark brown with a cream color head.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Miksu (4972) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - SEP 26, 2013
0.375 l bottle, thanks hanniku! Slightly hazy dark reddish brown color. Heavily rummy aroma with oak, vanilla, nail polish remover, cocoa and dark fruits. Taste of oak, raisins, solvent, cocoa, clove, cinnamon, ginger and cola. Thick full body. Very pungent, too much nail polish remover (ethyl acetate).

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2013
Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is roasted caramel, alcohol, rum, oak and orange peal. Flavour is roasted caramel, alcohol, rum, orange peal and coriander.


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