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Mikkeller Santas Little Helper 2012

 (RETIRED)
overall
98
96
style
Mikkeller
Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ingredienser: vand, malt (pale, special-B og chocolate), flækket hvede, mørk candi sirup, humle (northern brewer, hallertauer og styrian goldings), krydderier (appelsinskal og korianderfrø) og gær.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34222) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2012

Draught @ [ OJ-dag paa Fairbar ] Fairbar, Norre Alle 66, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark.

Unclear dark black brown colour with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, light moderate hoppy, moderate yeasty, spicy, coriander notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, spicy yeast, dark fruit, dried fruit, dark candy sweet alike. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20121101]

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfearnley (876) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 10, 2012
750mL bottle to pint glass Prunes, toffee, dough, grape and alcohol aromas. Deep opaque brown with a creamy medium tan head. Alcohol with light coffee, sweetness in the middle and a late back of the tongue bitterness. Full bodied and creamy with a alcoholic burn.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 10, 2012
Draft. Dark brownish maroon color, nice dark brown head, solid lacing. Aroma os slightly medicinal coffee. Taste is coffee spiked with a schnapps of some sort. Muvh tastier than the aroma would suggest.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WilleLW (170) - Lund, SWEDEN - DEC 10, 2012
Black colour with a great creamy tan head. Aromas of malt, chocolate snd some roasted coffee. Also hints some raisin and sourness. Taste of chocolate, some malt, fruits ans dried plums. Aftertaste of some spices and orange. Much sweetness. A hint of sweet liqourice. Medium-full body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wittales (611) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Appearance was clear reddish root beer with creamy diminishing tannish 1 finger head, spotty lacing. Aromas are sweet caramel, chocolate, molassas, cherry, candi with spicey yeasts. Taste are dark fruits; cherry, fig, date, plum, prune and sweet candi malts. Palate was silky creamy CO2 with meduim-full body, then long warming smooth sweet clean finish. A Gem...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11328) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 7, 2012
75cl bottle. Medium beige head atop clear cola dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, chococaramel, some alcohol. Taste is moderately sweet, chocolate, caramel, light alcohol, spicy. Sticky medium-full body, light effervescence.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (1836) - SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2012
Pours brown to black with minimal tan head. Aroma of Christmas spices, basement, belgian yeast, bread, caramel malt. Taste is very nicely balanced with a distinct sweetness. Finish is abrupt. Body is medium with low carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4020) - SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2012
@ Tiddes Bar. Pours potch black with a great creamy tanned head leaving lace. Aroma is ashy roasted spicy malty hoppy slightly sweet. Flavor is syrup sweet roasted malty candy fruity bitter vanilla. Finishes sweet bitter roasted.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frovigalning (2908) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2012
Bottle from systembolaget. Chocolate, dried fruit, spices on the nose with a boozy finish. Similar taste with earth cellar notes. Nice beer better then 2010, but 2011 was better.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Habanero (2445) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2012
Bottled. Pours deep brown witha red glow and a medium sized beige head, leaving a fair lacing. Malty nose of yeast, caramel, spices, chocolate, orange peel and licorice. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry, slightly bitter and with alcohol notes. Medium to full bodied, oily texture and soft CO2. A great christmas brew. ★★★★


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