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Mikkeller X Barley Wine 2006/2013

 (RETIRED)
overall
98
93
style
Formerly brewed at Mikkeller
Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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unknown

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   EST. CALORIES: 387   ABV: 12.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
3/4 of the experimental X series presented by Mikkeller at Københavnske Øldage 2006. X Barley Wine is Big Bad’s big brother........ ;-)


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (12966) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 21, 2013
Keg@CBC2013 Hazy brown color, small off-white head. Sweet, toffeish, diacetylic(?) nose. Medium-bodied. Flavor is also sweet: it has alcohol, some hops and toffeish notes known as diacetyl. Not among the best from Mikkeller.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (2948) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2013
Draught @ CBC2013. Pours clear goldenish amber with a small goldenish white head that quickly dissipates without leaving much trace on the glass. Smell is sweet, fruity and floral with caramel, sweet dark bread, biscuits, lemon zest, orange zest, pine needles, grass, alcohol and resinous wood. Taste is sweet, bitter and malty with caramel, sweet dark bread, biscuits, toffee, grapefruit rinds, lemon zest, orange zest, grass, pine needles, red berries, resinous wood and alcohol. Mouthfeel is slightly sticky sweet, slightly astringent, slightly round and medium to full bodied. Finish is sweet, bitter and malty with sweet dark bread, caramel, toffee, golden syrup, citrus zest, grass, resinous wood and pine needles.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2013

Draught @ CBC 2013 [ Blue Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

Clear medium to dark amber orange colour with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, dried fruit, earthy, moldy - fusty, alcohol. Flavour is heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, moldy - fusty, caramel, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily and sticky, carbonation is flat, finish feel is moderate alcoholic. [20130504]

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (6113) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2013
Sample at CBC 2013. Hazy amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of alcohol, malt, caramel, fruit and spicy notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (11649) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2013
Tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013 - Session III. Pours clear copper with a creamy head. Rich bready malts nose, some toffee, hints of butterscotch. Heavy sweet flavor with rich bread and toffee, dates and figs. Full bodied with fine, chewy carbonation. Lightly warming, sticky finish with more toffee, bread, ripe fruits, figs, golden raisins. Very good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (15853) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2013
4th May 2013
CBC. Hazy amber beer, little pale tan head. Palate is minerally crisp. Sweet malts with bubblegum esters. Light aniseed alcohol. Dry spicy finish. Big flavours but overall a bit clunky!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (4797) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Tap @ CBC 2013. The pour’s medium amber with a tiny head. The nose is red apples, mild biting acidity. Some rich toffee and caramel malt. Spicy hop, compost. Some cracked pepper. The taste is smooth toffee, more red apple. Caramel-slathered popcorn. Nice peppery hot finish. Thick and oily body, fine carbonation. Overall, quite good for what it is. Bold.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
pentaz (1242) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2013
Draught @ CBC 2013. Pours clear copper with a lacing small head. Aroma is caramel, stone fruit, flowers, toasted malt, sugar, prune, toffee, pine and citrus. Taste is moderate+ sweet and light+ bitter. Body is medium, texture is creamy and sticky, carbonation is soft. Finishes hoppy and warming. Despite the high sweetness, it manages to come across with a freshness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bragesnak (5395) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2013
Copenhagen Beer Celebration. Tap, 040513. Brown with beige head. Aroma of malt and fruit. Flavour with caramel and alcohol

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (11689) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2013
CBC. Hazy amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and dried fruit. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish with warming alcohol. 040513


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