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Mikkeller Santas Little Helper 2012

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
UDBeernut (1856) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - DEC 15, 2013
pours dark opaque plum. lots of toffee, caramel, cherries, plums, and burnt sugar. slightly sweet and a creamy body. hell yeah!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Abijen (1540) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2013
Pours a dark brown beer with a good tan head. Smells coffee, chocolate and roasty. Tastes coffee, chocolate and roasted. Average carbo, medium body and a sticky texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brnandersen (2031) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2013
Well, let’s see how the leftovers from last Christmas tastes like. 75 cl. bottle poured in to a Trappist glass. Dark brown colour bordering black with a small, dense tanned head. Sweet aroma with dark fruits, caramel, brown sugar, roasted, chocolate, "Christmas spices", some banana. A boozy hint. Taste is sweet. Full body, creamy to thick texture and a soft carbonation. Finishes sweet with chocolate, roasted malts and spices. More booze. A rich, juicy Christmas beer - however, the booziness is a bit of a let down.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (3554) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; dark black pour with thin tan head, dark fruit aroma, taste has chocolate really smooth tasting also has dried dark fruits and a slight hint of roast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2406) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 18, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 23, 2013 At Asahiya’s Christmas party last year, a nice spicy stout like beer with a rich orange tinged head. It was interesting but you could feel the alcohol burn down your throat. Aged 1 year: Santa 2012: creamy slightly boozy nose, chocolatey. This has improved immensely over a year. It is way less boozy, more balanced chocolate velvety notes. Delicious. Some cheese gives me nutty notes. It is an exceptionally solid beer but still not super complex. Good stuff. Old rating 3.3 now 3.6

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
storskurk (119) - DENMARK - NOV 15, 2013
Dejlig sød kompleksitet. Helt sort. Tæt skum. Belgisk kompleksitet med kandisfylde. Minimal ristet, dejlig gær. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (5855) - Indiana, USA - NOV 7, 2013
Draft to taster at Dutch’s. Looks good; a cloudy brown with light beige lacing. Smells of dark malt and chocolate with notes of light Belgium yeast and dark fruit notes. Tastes like it smells with a nice, smooth. Mouthfeel. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
llkc (492) - århus, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2013
fra fad: fairbar århus. Duft: malt, rusin, fin sødme fra malten. brunsukkerm Smag: whisky noter, kiks, ristet brød, kaffe, fyldog og rund i smagen,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (3630) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - NOV 5, 2013
Bottle . Pours dark brown No real foam Smells unintence , sweet Taste is sweet . Some chocolate , sugar . Ok...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16117) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2013
29th November 2012
Opaque black - brown beer, little pale tan head. Smooth softish palate, a little dry with fine carbonation. Spirity dark malt.. no roast or bitterness. A little dark chocolate and dark fruits. Not really getting the spices. Dry finish with mild wood. Okay but could do with a little aging.

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