Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 1114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 471   ABV: 15.7%
The strongest beer in Scandinavia. This imperial stout is the craziest, wildest, strongest beer from Mikkeller to this date. Not for sissies.......! Sample it fresh or store it for many many years to come!
Ingredients : Water, malt, roasted barley, dark cassonade, ale yeast and champagne yeast.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
brokensail (16633) - Dublin, California, USA - SEP 13, 2011
A: Appropriately, the beer pours black in color. It also has no head, but I guess I’m not surprised. S: Doesn’t smell anywhere near as offensive as I feared. Booze, certainly, but it’s mostly just roasted malts. There is a hint of ash and burnt sugar, maybe some licorice, too. T: Although the aroma wasn’t too bad, the flavor is quite another story. Lots of tar flavor accompanied by sugar. There is more tar and asphalt, followed by booze. A very intense licorice flavor, almost like anise extract. A bit of burnt sugar and prunes. M: Medium to full bodied with very low carbonation. O: The aroma was pleasantly surprising, but the flavor was just unfortunate.

MelvinKalksma (1676) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 16, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 16, 2017 Opaque dark brown/black beer with a medium/large dark brown head. Medium/heavy aroma that is weird somehow being very sweet and roasted. Amazing taste with loads of sweet rich dark sugar and chocolate. The roasted finish is full of coffee, but I would almost say too roasted. Too sweet and dry at the same time.

sailor_one (77) - Krakow, POLAND - OCT 12, 2017
15cl from tap @ Multi Qlti. Pours black, lovely chocolate head, looks like whipped cocoa. Aroma is rather sweet, chocolate, coffee, a bit of whisky, wood and plums. Taste is first very sweet, chocolate, plums, then it goes very bitter and dry, woody. Tons of alcohol sadly. Felt more like a beer-ish liquor rather than RIS. If it had less alcohol feeling it would've been much better.

Gluepot (682) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 11, 2017
An evidently dense black body with a thin light tan head. The nose hints at dark fruit, coffee and citrus hops. This is another monster IS by Mikkellar, but it does not produce as unified a taste profile as some others. Big berries, chocolate, bitter coffee and some hops. There is a slight venous undertaste at work here and the bitterness of the hops and coffee are a touch too strong in the finish. Overall, tasty and rich, but quite sweet and a bit jagged in the aftertaste.

MBlessing (1444) - Württemberg, GERMANY - OCT 8, 2017
Vom fass mit 17%, Schwarzes Bier schöner schaum, kräftig malzig holzig nussig und Kaffee Noten, im Geschmack kräftig süß würzig dann herb Kaffee trocken Schokoladig, sehr sehr wuchtiges Bier

DrNosha (2566) - Württemberg, Germany, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2017
Vom Fass mit 17%!! Schwarzes Bier mit beigem cremigem Schaum. Mokka RumDuft. Samtiges Mundgefühl. Bitterschokolade, Mokka, Ahorn, Karamell. Überraschend trinkbar.

murzyn (426) - Sosnowiec, POLAND - OCT 7, 2017
Barwa czarna, piana na 1 centymetr, beżowa, gęsta. Aromat to czekolada, praliny wiśniowe w whisky, trochę wanilii. Mega bogaty. W smaku trochę czekolady, wiśnie w likierze, śliwka, lekka kawa. Pifko słodkie, lekko kwaśne z paloną goryczką. Alko totalnie schowane ( 17% )!!!. Mega aksamitne. Super pifko.

jonas (7985) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - OCT 4, 2017
Backlog rating from RBESG 2008, grand tasting: Black, creamy brown head. Roast nose. Very sweet entry, concentrated sugar, soy sauce, oily mouthfeel, sweet finish. Caramel aftertaste. Simply too sweet.

popiela (955) - Poznañ, POLAND - SEP 21, 2017
Butelka 0,375l. Piękny wygląd. W aromacie wiśnie, śliwki, czekolada, kawa i wyraźny alkohol. W smaku mocna gorzka czekolada, suszone owoce, wysoka goryczka. Mocne rozgrzewanie.

koleminer20 (3840) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - SEP 18, 2017
375 mL bottle. The pour is a nicer dark black with a thick tan head and a solid lace against the glass as it falls to a dense cap. The aroma is pretty complex. There is a creaminess about it and a strong chocolate. A bitter roast and a light caramel are present. A dark fruit kind of moves in late with a hint of smoke and a light alcohol. This is pretty intense. The flavor is really different. This is almost like a hugely bitter dark fruit medicine. There is a big time scorched malt and a heavy, heavy bitterness. The bitter is definitely a bit of a turn off here. The light chocolate and toffee finish is crazy. There is so much happening. The mouth feel is definitely thick and viscous, heavy bodied with a soft carbonation and a heavy, heavy bitterness on the back end. This almost had a perfect plate if it weren't so god damned bitter. Overall, this is a very intense beer. 7 4 6 4 14

zaax1 (18) - Wrocław, POLAND - SEP 13, 2017
Czarne z drobnopęcherzykową beżową pianą na jeden palec. W aromacie ciężki zapach ciemnej czekolady z odrobiną alkoholu w tle. Na drugim planie ciemne owoce. W smaku masa słodyczy, alkohol prawie niewyczuwalny - bardzo ułożone piwo. Kontra goryczkowa bardzo wyczuwalna. Fantastyczne piwo.

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