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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 756   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with Chipotle chili peppers.


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
peral2 (575) - SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2012
On tap The Rover, Göteborg. Dark Brown, almost black. Aroma of dark chocolate. Taste real spicy (chili) but still it is a stout with bitterness in the finish. Really good, but i am not sure if i can separate this one from Mikkeller Hot Rod. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
konstifik (573) - SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2011
Black with a large and frothy mocca coloured head. Aroma is roasty and raw with only slightly chili at first but opens up and mellows as it sits and warms a bit to reveal chocolate and a whole lot more chili. Some hops make themselves noticed in the taste, followed by chocolate in the middle before the chili onslaught begins. There are loads of chili, both flavour and heat. This stuff is hot for sure!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
joshwoodward (572) - - JAN 1, 2014
From a bottle. Very subtle chipotle flavor and not heat to speak of, but as a straight porter this is great. On the round and sweet side, very full flavor. A bit pricey, but this is great.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VamboladeTolly (563) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JAN 30, 2015
Bottle@ De Tolly Joogipood. Pours deep dark brown with nice thick brown head. Aroma of burnt malts, coffee, some herbal notes. Taste burnt malts, some light chilli spicyness, coffee, medium bitter. Good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheRealMGD (551) - Lakewood, Washington, USA - DEC 16, 2011
Bottle from Belmont Station. Deep brown-black pour with a short brown head leaving minimal lace. Nose is chocolate with a hint of spice. Medium-heavy body and moderate carbonation. Baking chocolate, black cherry, oak and dark roast. Finish is more bitter chocolate, oak, charcoal and some spicy peppers, but I couldn’t swear they were Chipotle. Really liked this one, as I do most of the Mikkeller brews.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Garlic_of_Doom (541) - SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2012
UPDATED: APR 16, 2014 Bottle from Hökeren. Pours dark brown with a brown head. This is really something. The aroma is mainly chocolate and some fruit/port/madeira. The taste, oh boy! Burned/roasted malts, some hops (pretty fresh bottle), loads of chocolate, some sweet notes and then...the chili kicks in, bites and hangs on for a long while. One of my favourites. Feels more like a stout than a porter. Looking forward to see how it will taste after a few years ageing.
Added 120715: Pretty much the same as the last time but with some milk chocolate/cold cocoa drink in taste. Chocolate malts is more prominent this time.
Rerate 140413: Thinner than all previous times, chili has no growing heat for each sip and is overall very weak. Not the usual great flavour either. I’m disappointed. Perhaps just a batch variation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mauritsio (534) - FINLAND - JUN 7, 2013
0,33 Bottle from drink shop tallinn. Black with tall brown head. Sweat roasted aroma. Roasted bitter taste with spicy after kick. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
dumontn (529) - St. Joseph, Michigan, USA - DEC 18, 2011
Draft @Local Option’s ASS MAKEOVER event. Pours dark dark brown with some light at the edges, super tight light brown head, great retention. Aroma is smoke, salt, dry chili peppers, dark chocolate, espresso, brine, leather. Taste is green hops, intense "hot" spiciness in back of the throat, smoke, espresso, burn, burnt wood, dry chili, chocolate, leather. Body is full, creamy, low carbonation, very dry spicy/hot finish with tons of leather. Overall, uniqe and delcious; my first "hot" beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MSBrindbergs (528) - Solna, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2014
Flaska på Sue Ellen Kolsvart med tjock brunt skum. Doftar rostad malt, kaffe med kryddighet. Kraftig bränd smak med en chilitouch. Annars typiskt stoutig. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
paco (527) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - MAR 19, 2012
Bottle. Thanks Kyle!! Pours nearly solid black with a half finger mocha head. Aroma of coffee and chocolate upfront. Lots of cigarette aromas and smoke. Some spice, molasses and oatmeal. Initial flavor is completely different from the aroma. I get chalk and chili pepper immediately. Cigarette like finish with hints of dark chocolate. Plenty of heat, but not too much. Chalky mouth feel, medium body.


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