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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 1401   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 393   ABV: 13.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Finally! Black Hole is what Mikkeller is all about. Daring, vulgar and extreme. From the very beginning Mikkellers goal has been to push the limit and with this warming, intense imperial stout, a new chapter in the Danish beer history has been written. The high bitterness from the hops and the sweetness from the malt and alcohol, creates a good balance which makes Black Hole an explosion of nuances, but also leaves a feeling of a perfect and complex beer in the heavyweight category.

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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
n0mel (250) - - DEC 17, 2012
19.11.12. Bottle. BBE has passed. Poured at room temperature (has not been in the fridge). No foam. Pitch black beer. Aroma is vanilla, dark sugar, some alcohol. Flavor is a noticeable hops, coffee, sweetness. Mouthfeel is smooth and sticky, a bit like soy sauce. Warming finish; sweet and bitter, long. Fantastic beer which I recommend to be sipped at room temperature.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (6294) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 27, 2016
vtg backlog, Bottle bought at Capones shared with Pat, pours a midnight black color with a thick and syrupy mouthfeel. Light head/lacing. Smell is fudge, roasted malt, smoke, and coffee. Flavor is a lot of the same with espresso, cocoa, and malts. Rich and complex brew from Mikkeller

4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Aldegar (43) - - NOV 10, 2016
Wygląd: Czarne, rubinowe refleksy. Drobna piana, szybkom opadająca Aromat: Mocne, kawa, ciemna czekolada, rum, wanilia Smak: Kawa, czekolada, wanilia, lekka owocowosć Niesamowite piwo.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (3522) - Madrid, SPAIN - NOV 3, 2016
2nd International Stout Day 2016 Beer. Black color with abeige head, short duration and nice lacework. Aroma has muscatel notes, slightly sweet and roasted malts. Flavor is slightly sweet with hints of white grapes where moscatel notes are more present and in high proportion. Slightly bitterness in the final with hints of coffee beans. Dense and creamy on palate with some coffee notes in the aftertaste.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Tl82 (7) - Kbenhavn s, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2016 does not count
From bottle @ home. My fav. imp stout to date. In comparison, nothing Ive tried competes. This is a wild one. The bitterness together with the warmth of the alcohol and sweetness of the roasted malt, superb.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Continues (189) - GERMANY - OCT 2, 2016
From bottle. Pours black, with nice, brown head. Coffee, roast, smoke, biscuits, wine, plum, wood. Perfect mouth feel, nicely balanced, warming alcohol. Spent around two years in my fridge.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
vincentvega72 (462) - Terneuzen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 21, 2016
Donkerzwart bier met crmekleurige schuimkraag. Bier blijft goed plakken aan het glas. Aroma en smaken van koffie, hop, vanille, zeer romig en vol in de mond. Perfect in balans. Ondanks de 13 % abv gaat deze hl vlot naar binnen. Zoete aanzet van vanille, beetje honing, met een (licht) bitterzoete afdronk. Niks minder dan subliem !!!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mateuszk (2252) - Poznań, POLAND - SEP 16, 2016
Draught/bottle. Very dark brown, almost black in colour, small brown head. Aroma of chocolate, rather sweet with coffee, trufles and vanilla. In taste sweet with chocolate, caramel, vanilla and some booze. Full body, moderate carbonation, finish is ashy and medium bitter.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vladslav1976 (9) - Porto Alegre, BRAZIL - SEP 7, 2016 does not count
Bottle. Beautiful appearance: Intense black color, with beige to brown head, of medium persistence. Excellent aroma of roasted malts, cofee alcohol and, maybe, dried fruits. Taste doesnt follow the aroma. Something between bitter and sweet, with a light sour and alcohol in the final. But not balanced. Less than expected fom a Mikkeller top RIS.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Michael27 (1121) - Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 3, 2016
Aus der Flasche getrunken (bei Getrnkefeinkost ergattert). Tiefschwarz und undurchsichtig im Glas. Beiger stabiler Schaum. In der Nase mischen sich Schoko- mit Brandynoten. Im Mund dann eine verwirrende Geschmacksexplosion: Schoko, Kakoakreme, hochprozentige Alkoholika... Es verbleibt die Erinnerung an ein hochprozentiges Mixgetrnk, weniger an ein Klassebier.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
limbonicartbeer (39) - - SEP 2, 2016
Cerveza con corona pequeña de burbujas compactas. Apariencia negra completamente, aromas a maltas tostadas con ciertas notas a aquellas cervezas belgas de tradición. Al paladar al inicio se perciben notas con características a cervezas belgas con un final a una imperial stout pesada, ahumada y con notas sutiles a dulce. Gran cerveza, de gran complejidad y pesada es cuestiones de graduación de alcohol. Conclusión cerveza altamente recomendada. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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