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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Black IPA
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 349   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (7976) - Mölndal, - JUL 27, 2012
Draught at The Rover, Göteborg, on July 26, 2012
Very dark brown to black color, thick dense light brown head. Dominating citrus fresh hops scent. Hoppy, bitter, citrus taste. Dry, bitter, pine, citrus, chalk aftertaste. Medium to spritzy mouthfeel, high bitterness. Lasting bitterness that linger.
Personally it would have been even better with hints of roasted malt coming through in both scent and taste, not overly bitter, not too hopped, enjoyable and nice.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Emeister84 (1128) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Aromas of anise, cola, dry earthy hops, caramel. Almost black, ruby highlights, somewhat lasting beige head. Earthy, dried fruit, roasty bitterness. Medium-full bodied, quite smooth.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nordcore (1052) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Black with a nice light brown head. Aroma of dark fruits and chocolate. Light bitter, medium sweet, great fruity with a touch of chocolate end.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawthorne00 (2541) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle, bb 12/16! Clear brown with a large beige head that lasts well. Aroma of grapefruit, marmalade, nectarines, nuts, pine, maybe a little chocolate. Medium carbonation, oily texture. Bittersweet with stone and citrus fruit, nuts, a bit of mild roast. No particular finish, but fruit and pine linger pleasantly. Not an awful lot going on for its strength, but a nice enough beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Taboada (378) - Compostela (Galiza), - NOV 15, 2014
330 mml bottle tasted on the 14/11/2014. Clear dark colour with a huge tan head. Aroma is, basically, hops and coffe with notes of raspberries too. Taste is roasted malts, medium hoppy and dark fruits. Medium body and carbonation. A nice black IPA with a medium bitterness. Next one please!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kathouse (1105) - Nevada, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Pitch black in color with a thick khaki foam. Deep fruity aroma with a hint of chocolate. Bitterness from both hop and malt leave an astringent finish on the palate. Taste is not bad leading with floral hops. It’s a good black IPA, but not much malt support.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosskie (456) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2014
Nutty citric smell. Sweet fruitiness. Subtle touch of chocolate. Dark fruit. Roasted nuts, touch of wood, lightly metallic. Surprising how much the taste differs from the smell. Subtle alcoholicntwang. Astringent finish, peels, puke.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bullit (4030) - Burgos, SPAIN - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle from Venerables. Dark brown coloured, with a beige head. Nose is roasted malts, chocolate, pine hops. Flavour is roasted malts, coffee, pine hops. Medium carbonation, soft mouthfeeling. Creamy. Finish is fairly bitter. Well drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RickFifty (441) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - OCT 7, 2014
Deep red-brown color, beige head. Chocolate nose, sweet fruity, raisins, hint of licorice. Chocolate taste, coffee, caramel, dry finish. Medium body, soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ABS (552) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle from Ölrepublikken. Black with some tan head. Cocoa, chocolate, coffee flavour. Sweet, some bitterness. Dry mouth feel. Medium to low body and carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6083) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"A really nice representation of a black ipa. Full flavored and aromatic. roasted malt and a little nutiness, chococlate, and significant pine and citrus in both the aroma and flavor. Pretty smooth, medium bodied. Pricey, but well done!"


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