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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
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An imperial sweet stout brewed with cherries and cacao nibs, which is then aged in bourbon barrels. This beer is brewed in collaboration with Mikkeller our generous friend from Copenhagen, Denmark. What you have here is a modest attempt to emulate the experience of biting into a chocolate-covered cherry candy. We hope you enjoy it but you never know what you’re gonna get.


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4.2
thomashall (1602) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - JAN 31, 2018
From notes. Tasted at Great American Beer Festival. Will add more notes if I get to try this again. Wow this was amazing, one of the best from the event.

4.5
RRistow12 (994) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - JAN 29, 2018
Tasted from bottle. Pours dark black with thick dark brown head. Aroma is big time cocoa with hints of fruit. Taste is moderate to heavily sweet. Lots of chocolate, caramel, toffee, vanilla and cherries. Incredible sweet stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
dzudohonor (362) - POLAND - JAN 23, 2018
Aromat: wiśnie w czekoladzie, kakao, kawa, nuty bourbnowe. Smak: Bardzo, oj bardzo słodkie i gęste, tony wiśni zalanych czekoladą, trochę kawowej paloności, bourbon. Fajnie rozgrzewa w przełyku, bardzo przyjemnie się pije. Solidne kolaboracja.

4
hallinghansen (3488) - Odense SV, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2018
Bottle at The El Catador goes to Denmark Tasting. Black body with a small offwhite head. Chocolate, cherries, vanilla, bourbon.

4.2
Guruhso (1101) - Grindsted, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2018
Bottle, El Catador @ HallingHansen. Black. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, cherry, dark fruit, vanilla and bourbon. Heavy sweet with lingering cherry notes, Full and smoothy. A good one

4.2
Plovmand (8702) - Grindsted, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2018
Bottle shared with my El Catadorian friends at El Catador comes to Denmark tasting. It pours jet black with a creamy tan head. The aroma is loads of bourbon and sweet roasted malts with vanilla and chocolate. The flavor is sweet cacao and ripe fruit. Light cherry and chocolates. Somewhat roasted notes. Good balance between sweet roast and the berries.

3.9
MrOrla (3711) - Odense C, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2018
Bottle. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of dried fruits, slight yeast, barrel, coffee, choko, red berries, fruity, slight wood. Taste is rather sweet, light sour - note of red berries, fruity, slight dry coffee. Good stuff.

4.2
Hoprider (797) - DENMARK - DEC 18, 2017
Pours a typical CCB pitch black with the creamiest dark espresso crema head. Aroma is inviting here with the bourbon being most recognisable, then dark dusty chocolate and fairly subtle cherry wine notes. Pretty wow nose. The taste is intensely rich with the full, creamy chocolate, the mild boozy notes from the wood and again the well integrated cherry notes. Kind of rancio cherry wine like actually. The flavours work super nicely but I must say that this is probably not a bottle you finish by yourself. Anyway. Mouthfeel is super creamy and rich, ultra soft suds. Aftertaste has a little cardboard and chocolate action going on and just a hint of port and the high abv. Very pleased with this bottle.

4.6
Iznogud (4991) - CROATIA - NOV 26, 2017
On tap at at Beavertown Extravaganza 2017. Pours black with brownish head. Roasted malts, chocolate, cocoa, some bourbon and sour cherries. Sweet. Warming. Oily texture. Thick and full bodied. Loved the chocolate fruity combination. Fantastic.

4
The_Osprey (9854) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2017
September 2017 - Keg at Beavertown Extravaganza. As 'Cigar City / Mikkeller Life is Like ...'. Opaque black, foamy brown head. Aroma is chocolate sauce, earthy, spiced dark chocolate. Body is smooth with tingly carbonation. Taste is chocolate, earthy, quite rich molasses, smooth sugary molasses with a woody earthy vibe offsetting this. Tasty stuff. (8-4-8-4-16=4.0)


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