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Mikkeller X-mas Porter 2012 Fra Til Via (From To Via) Grand Marnier

overall
92
46
style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
angel77 (886) - oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 19, 2014
---Botella de 37.5 cl de cervezalandia tonada en 19-08-2014 (fecha cons pref para 28-03-2019) en el momento en llamas. Color negro intenso con bastante espuma beige oscura y persistente. ---Aromas de maltas tostadas bastante intensos con toques de maderas también ligeramente quemadas seguidas de una buena dosis de especias. ---Cuerpo medio con 8 vol y paso ligero por boca. ---Sabores también intensos tostados y ligeras maderas de licores acabando con un ligero amargo. Notables toques de especias y sobretodo pimientas, que hacen recordar de inmediato a la gran texas ranger. Buen y duradero regusto final tostado y maderas quemadas y licores con ligero amargo. ---Bastante buena, un pelin mejor que su compañera envejecida en cognac, maravillosos regusto final. Para repetir sin duda.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lobs_ols (71) - LATVIA - AUG 13, 2014
Very dark brown, strong light brown head. Roast cocoa on the nose. Chocolate-caramel palate, sweet balanced by the bitter cocoa. Various spices also noticeable. Lovely.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6436) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle from Davis Beer Shoppe. Pours near black with a thick tan head and a chocolate aroma. There is a slightly bitter burnt chocolate flavor with a hint of liquer. Not bad, though it leaves an odd taste on the palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yves (2191) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - MAY 18, 2014
Shard with Wim at his home. Brown colored beer with small brown head and no carbonation visible. Malty roasted aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is roasted sweet bitter coffee hinted.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borresteijn (4634) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2014
Sample from a 37.5cl Bottle at De Bierkoning. Black with a beige-brown head. Aroma of hard-roasted malts, chocolate, spices, caramel, sweet and ashy at the same time, coffee. Flavour is medium-sweet, dry, ashy, chocolate, light sweet booze, spices, chili, coffee/mocha/caramel bitter roasted finish. Medium-bodied. Really nice.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mcberko (6300) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 11, 2014
375mL bottle, pours black with a medium light brown head. Aroma brings out lots of grand marnier barrels, caramel, and booze. Flavour brings out a lot of roasted malt, almost burnt, followed by grand marnier liqueur, and alcohol. A little rough around the edges - weird choice of barrels for a porter. It’s alright.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ughsmash (7124) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Thanks to Bill for bringing this! Poured rich black with a short dark tan head. The aroma picked up burnt black malts and ashy malts with some vinous notes and cognac accents.. missed the orange than I hoped for. The flavor found similar stuff.. burnt black malts and lesser chocolate at the core with vinous notes and oak around.. more roast and barrel character on the finish. Medium-plus bodied and very dry on the palate.. burnt and decently integrated with the barrel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
1FastSTi (3334) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Thanks Bill. Pours to a pitch black body with a creamy dark tan head. The beer truly reminds me of the cognac one. Not really a whole lot different. Subtle orange if anything. Charred black malt.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wim (2734) - Weelde, BELGIUM - MAY 2, 2014
shared with yves at my home dark brown black colored body with an off white head and a spicy malt hops alcholic fruity aroma a spicy fruity malt alcholic bitter taste with a alcholic bitter finish

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (2865) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 29, 2014
20-APR-2014, bottle @Henrik, brought by Morten. Black with lasting Brown head. Aroma is weak roast and alcohol. Taste is grand marnier, roast, burnt. High carbonation, full body. Fine. One of the better Fra Til Via.


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