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

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsniclas (5852) - Billdal, - DEC 31, 2012
Bottled from Systembolaget Black with a thick, beige head. Piney flowery aroma with along with a lot of chocolate. Dry cocoa and chocolate in the flavour. Rather sweet. High bitterness and a rather light body. Perfume and/or soapy notes.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andrewturba (1133) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 26, 2014
Pours an opaque black with a massive light brown head and tons of lace. Aroma is coffee, roasted malts, light dark fruits, and cocoa. Flavour is lots of roasted malts, cocoa, coffee, medium dark malt bitterness, just shy of tasting burnt and a mild-medium dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bobhund (441) - - NOV 30, 2014
Köpt på Systembolaget Boländerna, Uppsala. En fin öl på många sätt, se betyget för mer info. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bax (1226) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 6, 2014
(tap 06/10-2014) low brown head, black color, sweet roasted vanilla aroma, full body, soft co2, smooth dry roasted vanilla taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (6715) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - OCT 13, 2014
(Bottle) Brownish black colour with lasting brown head, leaving traces of lacing. Malty, roasted nose with notes of black coffee, dark chocolate, pine needles, orange peel, black rye bread, liquorice and hints of roasted almonds. Malty, roasted taste with dark chocolate, cocoa, black coffee, pine needles, citrus peel, liquorice, hints of spices (cinnamon, anise, nutmeg) and a generous cocoa bitterness in the finish. Almost full body, with just a touch of sweetness. Tasty and warming winter porter. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6336) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Dry bittersweet notes of coffee. spice and an overabundance of malt. I always like this beer and the 2012 is no exception.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThirstyBird (1940) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - AUG 28, 2014
Thanks to koelschtrinker... Pours very dark black/brown with a light brown head. The smell is molasses, slight sourness, leather. The taste is slight sour, dry bitter roast, dirty underwear. The body is medium with average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (11744) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 28, 2014
Rund malziger Beginn, in dem die Gewürze nicht so störend sind wie sie im Geruch wirken. Rund, etwas Espresso, trocken röstig, leicht herb. Harmonisch, gut. 12/12/12/11/8/12

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
stefannilssons (1505) - SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2014
Det här var en stor besvikelse, smaken var biter och obehaglig med toner av kaffe, gammeldansk och choklad. Nej, det här var inte okej.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrSilverworm (7782) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 25, 2014
On tap at Dutch’s. Pitch black color, with a nice thin light brown head that leaves awesome, thicker throws of lace. Definitely looks great. Good chewy texture to this. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, lighter carbonation. More dry finish. Some ash in the flavor, and a surprising amount of earthy hoppiness. Moderate bitter taste, light sweet, more dry. I expected this to be sweet and syrupy, but the bitterness is a nice surprise. Moderate bitter taste, light sweet, just a mild astringency, and a light spiciness. Light hint of the alcohol. Some good dark chocolate, toast aromas. Nice coffee in the late finish, and hints of dark berries. Great, complex imperial porter. Very interesting, tasty stuff. One to savor and contemplate on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (6420) - Ohio, USA - APR 17, 2014
Draft at Dutch’s. Pours a dark brown to black color with a medium sized creamy khaki colored head that leaves thick lace. The aroma is boozy with roasted malt, and coffee. The flavor has more roasted malts and black coffee with some of the alcohol in the nose. Decent enough.

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