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Brewed by Mikkeller
Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.16   EST. CALORIES: 480   ABV: 16%
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4/4 of the experimental X series presented by Mikkeller at Københavnske Øldage 2006. X Imperial Stout is strongest beer ever brewed by a danish brewery. It’s a killer..... brewed with 11 different malts, 3 sugars, 6 hop types and 3 different yeast strains.


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Staffan47 (873) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 19, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2014 Flaska. Delar med Isabel och avslutar födelsedagen. Hade glömt bort den här rackaren när jag dyker ner i källaren för att rota fram något att avsluta kvällen med. Minst ett topp-50 kryss lär man ju bocka av när man fyller år. Förväntningarna var dock inte så höga med tanke på att Mikkeller aldrig riktigt imponerat på mig på så vis att jag ramlat av stolen i häpnad av ölperfektion. Den här känns dessutom mest som en kul experimetbärs. Men ack så fel jag hade. Helt fantastisk och underbar. Förmodligen passade det perfekt med att vi redan druckit en hel del innan och trubbat av smaklökarna lite för alkoholen är inte det minsta spritig. Ovanligt mycket fikon och dadlar i doften. Smaken kan nog mest liknas vid flytande choklad och ren kakao. Blytung men samtidigt i bra balans. Påminner mig mest om Chocolate Rain men utan bourbon (Inte testat Black Tuesday ännu, troligen mer lik den då kanske). Ingen slurry. Tveklöst det bästa Mikkeller gjort. Och det vågar jag påstå eftersom jag testat allt från Mikkeller... -----&# Rerate: Torkade frukter dominerar denna härliga imp-stout. Fin sötma i balans. Fikon, russin och dadlar. Tung och riktigt bra. Håller lätt många år till. Inga tecken till att ha åldrats. Skulle kunna fungera till en snygg efterrätt med tex tryffel eller annan kul choklad.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BoBoChamp (5443) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 18, 2013
38cl, Vintage 2013, at 16%Vol, as Mikkeller X Imperial Stout, exclusive Danish brew, thx alot to Mikkel and team!, very complex sweet Stout, roasted/sweet and slightly alcoholic/fruity, yet not too heavy, very balanced, cloudy, nearly no head, top class!, WOW!, ’Another masterpiece from Mikkeller... Respect!’

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (12547) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 21, 2013
Keg@CBC2013 Dark brown opaque color, small brown head. Whisky, bourbon in the nose. Alcoholic. Full-bodied. Very sweet, some vanilla, alcohol, licorice. Much going on but certainly too sweet now.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
allesmetkaas (168) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 16, 2013
Black, brown head. Chocolate and fudge. Sweet chocolate toffee. Bitterness builds in finish. Sweetness builds with an alcohol burn

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jesperhammer (2888) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2013
14-NOV-2013, draft @Mikkeller, Black Sensation night. Black with high tan head. Aroma is cocoa. Very sweet. Taste is cocoa as well. Other stuff reveals itself after a while but cocoa still dominant. Coffee and chocolate plus alcohol. Extremely sweet, extremely full body. Too sweet in the long run but fantastic.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
AngelVanDick (13) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2013
Pours black with thick tan head. Aroma of cocos, vanilla, chocolate, brown sugar. Taste is ice latte FFS! Tons of coffee, milk, vanilla, milk chocolate, some roasted malt. Body is rich and milk creamy. Yum!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Habanero (2615) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2013
Bottled. Pours pitch black with a small, lacing tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate and Vanilla. Sweet flavor that ends up with some bitterness and an alcohol bite. Medium to full bodied, oily text. and soft carb. A great impy.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andersand (529) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2013
Pitch black. Soy sauce and dark fruit dominated aroma with heavy roasted malts and cold old coffe. Flavor is insanely heavy and sweet with roasted coffe notes barley balacning the sugary sweetness. Smooth bodied nice sipper indeed but more sugary and extreme than sophisticated and complex.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skoisirius (1711) - Earth, Washington, USA - AUG 15, 2013
1-2 year aged bottle of this got busted out at a tasting years ago. I can’t remember specifics at this point except that the 5 or 6 of us that were there were rather impressed how all these different flavors somehow blended as well as they did. Definitely recommend aging it for at least a year or two.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Humlemania (29) - - AUG 10, 2013
Sample at CBC 2013, Saturday. Black with a creamy tan head. What a great beer this is! Incredible smooth and drinkable. Heavy but soft in the same time. Cocoa, vanilla, some coffee, roasted malt and syryp. Sweet but very, very nice! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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