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Brewed by Mikkeller
Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.18   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.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ktwse (1484) - SWEDEN - MAY 4, 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! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kryon (1107) - SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2013
Pours dark with low brown head Aromas loaded with cocoa, vanilla, coffee, chocolate Fuckin amazing! Iced latte with loads of caramel malts ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (952) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2013
Nose is crazy amounts of dark sugars, cocoa, vanilla. Taste is the same with some herbal notes and coffee. Crazy sweet, ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (5376) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 4, 2013
Draught @ CBC2013. Pours a pitch black colour with a beige head. Aroma is very rich with mudcake, roasted malts and bread. Flavour is very rich as well with mudcake, raisins, roasted malts, wood and some soy sauce. Full bodied, oily mouthfeel and a warming, roasty, rich finish. Soy sauce notes ruin a bit, but otherwise a great rich beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (3077) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 4, 2013
Draught @ CBC 2013

Pours pitch black with a smooth head. Aroma of sweet syrupy notes, coffee, roasty malts, cocoa, vanilla and ash. Taste is sweet and sticky with loads of grainy roasty malts, cocoa, ash and vanilla. Finish is sweet and roasty with some syrupy notes and hints of cocoa, sugary vanilla and coffee. Quite massive and over the top IS. Too much of everything, not very balanced.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Plovmand (6178) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2013
Tap. Pours jet black with a creamy dense brown head. The aroma is chocolate, oranges, hard roasted malt and sweet fruit. The flavor is sweet roasted, oranges, candy, sweet chocolate and dark berries. Loads of sweetness in this. Complex as hell.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tkrjukoff (3900) - SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2013
Pours dark brown black with a small creamy brownish head. Aroma is sweet milk chocolate fullbodied vanilla coffee a bit boozy. Flavor is velvety sweet fulbodied nicely bitter a bit pungent coffee chocolate. Good tasty finidh.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Thebeertaster (5) - - APR 3, 2012 does not count
Rich, rosted coffee and port. Heaven! Big drink, sip it slowly and enjoy all the flavour. Wish I could try this one again.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunhaver (1030) - Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 25, 2011
Bottle. Pours black. Yup. Nose is weird and cool I think, a little sour but lots of sweet malty stuff, too. Flavor is also weird but cool. Drinks easily enough despite the alcohol. Neat.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - APR 18, 2011
big huge thanks to greg for obtaining this bottle. big thanks to Dak for inviting me to this highly insane tasting. This is the most perfect beer that i have ever had to date. I would gladly fly to the end of the earth for this beer again. poured an amazingly beautiful black with a copper head. aroma was dark fruits, chocolate, fudge, earth, and cinnamon. flavor was equally as impressive with fudge, earth, dark roast, dark fruit, and a spicy quality that really stood out and wowed me. body was insanely rich and smooth. I am seriously humbled by this beer and the chance to drink it. those tampa guys rock and really know how to show an out-of-towner a great tasting. oh yeah and this is rating 2000 baby!!!


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