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

Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bragesnak (5387) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2014
From Voldby, DK. Bottled, 0614. Dark Brown with small head. Aroma of roasted malt and alcohol. Flavor with Wood and spirits.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMMillsy (1432) - Florida, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Tequila aged 2012 version. Bottle from Tipples poured 8/1/14. Tequila usually bad news for me so hoping for the best. Pours pitch black with a massive dark brown head that mushrooms out of the glass. Aroma of chocolate, CocaCola or Pepsi (really like a soda smell), roast, vanilla, some very interesting spice notes like ginger snaps, not a lot of specific tequila characteristics which is OK by me. Roast up front with lightly sweet cocoa, some graham cracker and ginger snap spice, and a finish of funky tequila like booze. I donít do well with tequila so Iím hypersensitive to this, but I imagine itís no big deal for others. A really bitter boozy spice cocoa powder note that is unpleasant to me on the finish. Medium bodied with medium carbonation and a dry finish. Overall this is pretty solid, but not what I was expecting at all. Wish I chose a better time for this when I was in the mood for an end of the night sipper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (8535) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared by Dutchdrebus. Black color, full sized brown head that lasts for a long time. Aroma is malts, clearly tequila which I happen to dislike, sweetish and alcoholic. Taste has malts, liquor, tequila, some alcohol, some roast and a hint of dark chocolate. Full body, suitable carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DutchDrebus (4142) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle @ benzai. Pitch black with a large brown head. Beautiful colour. Smells roasty, lots of chocolate and coffee, dark malts, sweet, some alcohol. Tastes alcohol, tequila, roasty, some chocolate, sweet. Pretty nice. Full body, soft carbo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (2422) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks ArizviSG. Black with a nice tan head. A little vinous, some cocoa beans in the nose, dry, ash, a little wood, then wine and cocoa in the mouth. Didnít sense the tequila at all. Smooth, full-bodied, a little ash finish. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zvikar (3492) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Pours black with a large beige to brown head, aroma of fruits, chocolate and cherries, flavor is is slightly acidic, with coffee, chocolate, smoked malt, tequila and wood, medium bodied. Nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zvsn (632) - ISRAEL - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting. Thanks DSG for sharing it. Dark brown with a huge mocha head. Aroma of roasted malts, wood and dried fruits. Sweet and roasty with moderate bitterness, coffee, vanilla, some spices and alcoholic warmth. Smooth and creamy. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (6106) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Black color with a creamy brown head. Roasty aroma with wood, coffee, some fruitiness, dark chocolate and some spices. Roasty bittersweet flavor, spicy, woody, a bit alcoholic, with dark chocolate, a bit of coffee and a bitter burnt ashy finish. Full-bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yves (2271) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - MAY 18, 2014
Dark brown colored beer with brown head and no carbonation visible. Roasted malty aroma. Medium sparkling palate. Finish is malty coffee bitter roasted.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mcberko (6702) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 11, 2014
375mL bottle, pours black with a medium light brown head. Aroma brings out lots of tequila, burnt roasted malt and alcohol. Flavour brings out a lot of tequila, surprisingly in a tasteful amount, with a little residual roast, and slight alcohol. Very tequila dominated, but I can somehow drink this no problem. Not bad at all, but only drinkable in small amounts.

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