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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


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DutchDrebus (3863) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2012
Rating 1500, bottle i took with me to Joes? house. Pitch black, opaqu colour with a big, creamy light brown head. Smells wood, bourbon, sweet, some alcohol. Tastes roasty, coffee, subtle bourbon notes, chocolate, sweet, round, porto. Slightly warming, medium to full body, low carbo, silky. Lovely. 1500!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (5549) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this bottle. This is my 100th Mikkeller rating. The beer pours a black color with a tan head. The aroma is full of chocolate and roasted malt, but it also features a hint of oak and some bourbon whiskey notes. The flavor is heavier on the barrel-aged notes. I get a lot of oak and bourbon, as well as some chocolate and roasted malt. Thick mouthfeel and low carbonation.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KennethArd (217) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2012
One of the best chritmas beers i have ever tasted. I hope Santa will give me this every christmas

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gunnfryd (10252) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2012
Bottle. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is vanilla, oak, roasted malt, chocolate. Flavour is sweet, oak, vanilla, bourbon, alcohol, cocoa, roasted malt. full body. Very nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beernbourbon (1285) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - MAR 29, 2012
Bottle. Pour Is deep brown with a very large brown head. Aroma is smooth and creamy roasted malt with notes of cocoa, coffee, faint spice, toffee, and faint vanilla. Flavor is rosted malt with hints of coffee, faint holiday spice and a faint musty note. Not too much bourbon present. It’s like a good standard porter with a hint of spice and a hint of sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TwoSipDip (8948) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 14, 2012
Bottle in AZ. Cloudy, deep brown appearance with a big dark brown head and some lacing. Slightly peaty whiskey, woody, roasty, chocolate malty, slightly burnt, light anise aroma. Rich dark chocolate, fairly fruity, plum, fig, oaky, a little burnt, toffee, a bit smoky, light whiskey flavor with more whiskey on the warming finish. Not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
badnewsbeers (2313) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 5, 2012
hopcat. bottle. mikkeller from via to barrel aged. pour from bottle. black with large beige head. aroma of delicate bourbon and vanilla. big chocolate and roasted coffee. very nice. flavor of barrel and wood, light alcohol. chocolate and burnt marshmallow. 848415

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sunevdj (3132) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2012
On tap. Pours an opaque black with a beige head. Smells of bourbon and alcohol. Sweet and dry. Lots of bourbon aromas. Some aromas of roasted malts and chocolate.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maneliquor (3006) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - FEB 26, 2012
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Jet black pour with a medium, very dense khaki head. No lacing. Insane amount of herbal notes mingle on the nose. Bitter chocolate and light bourbon tones come and go with prominence to the green herbal tones. Dark chocolate is at the back in the taste throughout. The green and grassy herbal tones are all about but they mix well with the spicy bourbon notes. Comes together fairly well. A few rough edges but works. Very nice and unique

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 25, 2012

Name: From via True, Bourbon Barrel
Date: November 12, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: Hop City, Atlanta
Appearance: black, pillowy tan head, sticky lace
Aroma: sweet bourbon aroma, touch of spices, licorice
Flavor: dark chocolate and roasted malt flavor, touch of bourbon, balancing spicyness, just a touch of vabilla, oak melds with the spices
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4


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