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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Aged 8 months in bourbon barrels


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 20, 2011
375ml Bottle: Aroma of malt, roasting, Bourbon, oak, dark ripe fruit, light chocolate, slight berries, light wood, and a hint of alcohol. Poured pitch black in color with a large, creamy, dense, brown head that greatly diminished but lasted throughout. Opaque. Sparkling. Very good lacing. Flavor is medium sweet and lightly bitter. Tastes of malt, roasting, vanilla, oak, Bourbon, dark ripe fruit, slight berries, and a hint of alcohol. Medium body. Lightly dry texture. Soft carbonation. Malt, roast, Bourbon, light dark ripe fruit, light oak finish is lightly dry. 8%ABV is noticeable throughout, but not hot.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enjoyit (3455) - Vadum, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2011
Black of color with a brown head. An aroma of coffee, dark chocolate, spice, tobacco, weak earth and sweets. A flavour of liqurice, spice, dry, tobacco and bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (11053) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2011
Black with a lasting tan head. Strong, though nice, bourbon aroma along with licorice, ash and wood. Roasted flavour with licorice notes, bourbon and coconut, and a drying, roasted finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 19, 2011
(375ml bottle). Pours pitch black with generous 2 finger chocolate head. Nice lacing. Aroma is spices, cocoa and light bourbon. Taste is sweet with loads of chocolate and a touch a vanilla. Medium bodied with an oily texture. A bit of a dry roasty finish. Not bad at all.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2160) - Crestview, Florida, USA - DEC 19, 2011
Black pour. Huge, dark, tan head that lasts quite a while. Leaves plenty of lacing behind. Smells, chocolatey, peppery, hints of vanilla, and bourbon and wood notes. Taste is woody, chocolate, and alcohol. A little warm, but the sweetness mellows it out a bit. Not bad at all.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4030) - SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2011
Courtesy of rlgk. Pours pitch black with a huge creamy brown head leaving lace. Aroma is sweet, vanilla, bourbon barrel, cheese and fruity. Flavor is acidy, dry, ashy, vanilla, bourbon, bitter and vinous. Finishes biter acidy.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (10254) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2011
Bottle. Black beer with a nice lasting brown head. Vanilla aroma, cheese, oak, fruity, milky, tar, oaky, some figs. Vanilla flavor, tar, oak,a bit dry, hops, cocoa, dark chocolate, some figs, sweetish notes. So much better tan the original Fra Til Via.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - DEC 17, 2011
Pours a dark brown beer with a beige head. The aroma is malt, coffee, alcohol, fruit and sweetness. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is sweetness with alcoholwarmth. Overall a good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (9044) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 13, 2011
Dark pour, tan head. Roasty malts, sweet cocoa, bourbon and oak aroma. Flavor is toasty, a bit rough around the edges, bourbon, oak...ok but not the best from Mikkeller.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vignale (2031) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2011
Flaska köpt i Khioskh. Drucken med på ölföreningens julölsprovning. En märklig doft av pepparkakor och dillchips??? Vad är detta? En felaktig flaska. Hur som helst också melass och bourbon. Men dillchipsen finns där i smaken också. Märkligt! Lätt syrlig, söt, kraftig, bra balans men en lite stickig smk som av överhettat sågspån. En liten besvikelse som gör mig något förbryllad. Minns en lagrad vanlig fra til som betydligt bättre.


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