Mikkeller 黑 / Black (Whisky Edition)

 
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Mikkeller
Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 525   ABV: 17.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Editor’s note: same label as the original "Mikkeller 黑 / Black" but with an additional sticker reading: "Barrel Aged Black (Whisky Edition)". Also the neck is covered in white wax.
Aged for 3 months on a French whisky barrel.

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3.6
JohnC (3008) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - FEB 5, 2012
Thanks to Papsoe for this beer. It pours black with a generous tan head. The aroma is of whisky with some chocolate. The flavor is strongly of whisky, along with roasted notes and chocolate. It finishes with a big alcohol warming. All in all, a bit over the top for me, but definitely a must have for whisk(e)y lovers

3.8
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - FEB 4, 2012
Pours a pitch black beer with a chocolate head. The aroma is malt, roasted, chocolate, vanilla and wood. The flavor follows the nose with additional alcohol. The palate is roasted with sweetness and alcoholwarmth. Overall a good beer with a high level of alcohol.

4
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - JAN 13, 2012
Pours black with a brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, whiskey, alcohol, chocolate and coffee. Flavour is roasted malt, alcohol, whiskey, chocolate and liquorish.

4.2
gunnfryd (14824) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 1, 2012
Bottle. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is whiskey, coffee, alcohol. Flavour is whiskey, coffee, alcohol, cacao, burnt malt, licorice, oak. Full body. Rough nice zippy beer.

4.2
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - NOV 23, 2011
During Mikkel’s and Thomass’ visit in Athens, Oct 2009. Pitch black wiht tiny brown head. Very roasted malt aroma, sugar, alcohol, vanilla,wood, some disntant whiskey notes in the background. Nice mouthfeel, roasted malt aroma, coffee,vanilla, wood, boozier than the other barel treatment. Nice .

3.7
Hansen (8587) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2011
Dark black coloured. Has a light brown head, mostly lasting. Aroma of roasted bread, chocolate, lightly smoked, lactic acid. Flavor has notes of whisky, more smoke. Heavy sweet start, finish moderate bitter. Syrupy texture soft carbonation.

4
Zita (6317) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2011
smoke, whisky,black, brown foam, medium bitterness, creamy, soft carbonation, nice long sweet black finish. nice beer.

4.1
robinvboyer (4586) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 2, 2011
Jet black motor oil pour. Small dark brown head. Intense aroma of burnt, scorched malts, wood and burnt soy. The burnt ingredient theme is quite prevalent in this beer. Quite smoky, and the peat comes through. Good body, light carb. Intense bitterness and quite a bit of heat from the alcohol. Better than the islay and cognac.

4.4
Geiserich (4496) - Linz, AUSTRIA - OCT 2, 2011
Bottle: Aroma is full of molasse, coffe, alcohol, vanilla, whiskey, chocolate and sugar. Black color, frothy, brown head. Flavor is very intensive, sweet, candies, chocolate, coffee, alcohol. Also whisky and barrel notes. Roasty with notes of burnt malts and bitter hops. Complex, intensive and strong. Slams intensively.

4.2
Bov (12636) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - SEP 23, 2011
from Erzbierschof.ch - colour of a black hole with a dark beige foam löeft and a nice lacework; very roasted coffeish aroma with metallic notes, hazelnuts, vanilla as well as whisky and woody notes below; very thick and full-bodied, sticky and hugely bitter; very tasty; very long bitter roasted finish with notes of coffee, ashes, metal and licorice; very dry and with strong notes of warming alcohol - extreme stuff!


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