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Mikkeller X Imperial Stout Black Spirit Bourbon Barrel Ed.

Mikkeller X Imperial Stout Black Spirit Bourbon Barrel Ed.
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Brewed by Mikkeller
Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22638) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 31, 2015
Draught@CBC2015. Black colour, small brown head. Aroma is liquorice, fruits, some floral notes as well as mild vanilla and bourbon sting. Flavour is liquorice, alcohol, some vanilla, wood, mild toffee and even more stinging alcohol in the finish. A bit too boozy for me likes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Desverger (3955) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2015
Tap@CBC 2015, Green Session - pours black with dark brown head. Dark roasted malty aroma and taste with chocolate, coffee, caramel, treacle, brown sugar, some vanilla, bourbon infused wooden notes, roasted finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmgreenuk (5804) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUL 19, 2015
Tap at CBC 2015. Poured a dark mahogany with a frothy round tan head. The aroma is rich roasty malt, big sweet diabetes sugar, big alcohol. The flavour is big sweet with a rich oily alcoholic sweet malt light alcohol palate. Full bodied with flat carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (12737) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2015
Keg at the 4th Copenhagen Beer Celebration, Session 4, 02/05/2015. Black topped with a dirty tan swirl. Nose is roast malt, toffee fudge, spice, sherry notes, dark fruit rinds, figs, dates. Taste comprises rich dark chocolate, charr, subtle bourbon, dark fruit rinds, molasses. Full bodied, oily feel, warming alcohol in the close. Pretty solid for the ABV, decent sipper.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hallinghansen (2392) - Odense S, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2015
Tap @ Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2015, Green session. Dark brown body with a small light brown head. Roasted malt, molasses, chocolate, oak.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bursprak (1378) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2015
Tap @ CBC 2015, green session. Black with a tan head. Nose has bourbon, vanilla and caramel. Taste is smooth, some white grapes, vanilla with some savory notes.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (3953) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Tap at CBC 2015, Copenhagen. Originally rated 20150502. Colour is black with slightly brownish head. Aromas and flavours: Bourbon, sweetness, chocolate, coffee and roasted malts.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
vjohans (478) - SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2015
@green cbc 2015 woody, alcohol, coffee, very sweet, sticky unbalanced. expecting more from a beer with 15 % abv

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RasmusOtt (1593) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2015
Tap @ CBC 2015. PoursBlack with a dark tan head. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla, caramel, weak salty notes, salty liquorice, roasted malts and some bourbon notes. The taste has sweet fudge, caramel, chocolate, vanilla, coffee, brown sugar and some bourbon heat. Very good version of the X!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrOrla (704) - Odense C, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2015
Sample at CBC 2015. Black with a small tan head. Aroma and taste of bourbon, vanilla, alcohol, and wood, boozy bitter choklade.


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