Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
Danish: En Porter brygget specielt til Texas på: vand, malt (smoked, maris otter, cara-crystal, brown og chocolate), ristet byg, humle (zeus, saaz og centennial), gær og chipotle chili. Lagret på brandyfade med kakaobønner og vaniljebønner.

English: Mikkeller Texas Ranger barrel aged with vanilla- and cocoa beans.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (7877) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 10, 2012
7/IV/2012 - 37.5cl bottle from Geers (Oostakker) @ Erwin’s place - BB: n/a (2012-338) Thanks to Erwin for sharing the bottle!

Dark brown beer, creamy beige to brown head, unstable, little adhesive. Aroma: lots of chocolate, vanilla, bit of smoke. MF: good carbon, medium body. Taste: dark chocolate, vanilla, mocha, some chilli, cocoa powder, bit of red berries. Aftertaste: chillies, dark chocolate, mocha, more chillies. Interesting, but a little unbalanced, too much chillies, making it a bit too hot to just drink like that. Should be accompanied by a meal. Maybe a chocolate dessert?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (7725) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 26, 2014
(Bottle) Black colour with lasting, creamy, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with notes of dark chocolate, black coffee, oak wood, black rye bread and a touch of cognac. Malty, roasted taste with dark chocolate, cacao, coffee, vanilla, dark bread, tobacco, oak wood, a touch of cognac and a balanced cacao bitterness in the finish. The chilli stays in the background at the first sip, but grows over time, and gets quite hot after a while. Slightly more than medium body, mainly dry but with some sweetness coming through. Quite complex and interesting. Still very well balanced. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (7680) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 11, 2011
375 ml bottle. BBE 26.1.2017.
Pours a pitch black colour with a thick beige head. Aroma of birch leaves, dark chocolate and vanilla. Actually reminds me of sauna. Flavour of roasted malts, vanilla, birch leaves, dark chocolate, smooth hops and a slightly burning chili finish. Full bodied with a thick mouthfeel and a dry, warming, chili finish with some vanilla notes. Great, not too much chili here.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnar (7676) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2012
Bottle from Ølkonsortiet, Ålborg. Pours pitch black with a small light tanned head. Aroma of roasted malts, tar and vanilla,smoke and cocoa. Taste is moderate sweet chocolate and toffee, vanilla with that burning sensation at the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (7306) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2012
Bottle at Mikkeller Bar, May 2012. Almost black with a small tan head. Aroma and taste of roasted malt, some chili, vanilla, chocolate and notes of hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (7262) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle. Pours black with a creamy beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, vanilla, coco and burnt sugar. Flavor is sweet and roasted with some chili, vanilla and malt. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sigmund (6513) - Tau, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2012
Shared green bottle at local tasting. Black colour, moderate beige head. Complex aroma with notes of smoke, oak, tar and cocoa. Hints of vanilla. Flavour of chipotle, roasted malts / coffee, oak and cocoa. Some slight sourish notes in the background.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (6280) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 11, 2011
375ml bottle from Bierkompass

Pours pitch black with a nice brown head. Aroma has hints of roasted malts, chocolate and vanilla. Taste is a bit roasty with notes of vanilla, oak, coffee and spices. Nice roasted and warming finish. Chili gives a nice touch to it. Complex, unusual, great. Well balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zita (6083) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2011
sweet smoked vanilla aroma,black, brown foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, nice chilli and cocoa finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kappldav123 (5829) - GERMANY - MAR 25, 2011
From bottle at ACBF 2011. Deep black in the glass, small head. Starts heavy-malty, light hints of vanilla, a bit sweet. Then more and more sharp, really sharp finish, modest alcoholic-dry. Great beer!

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