Mikkeller Abel

Formerly brewed at Brouwerij de Molen

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (3592) - Mostery, NORWAY - JUN 1, 2012
330 ml bottle at Amundsen, Oslo. Black with a fingerthick, creamy brown head that leaves excellent lacing. Butter, malts, roasted notes, Turkish coffee and dry hops on the nose. Heavy sweet, rich, roasted, Turkish coffee flavor. Full bodied. Light syrupy. Medium pluss carbonation. Long coffee candy aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2012
Small bottle, brought home from Kihoskh, Kbenhavn. Jet black body. Tall, mostely lasting choco head. Nice fruity and hoppy aroma, backed by rich and fresh sourish coffe/chocolate and well roasted dark malts. Roasty, light tarry malt flavor. Yet crisp and kind of fruity with a sour-sweet twist. Thick texture. Full body. Fresh bitter-sweet and roasty ending. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PotjeBier (2990) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2012
33 cl bottle @ home. Pours a pitch black color. Head is almost brown, with some retention. Aromas: hard roasted malts, sweet chocolate, alcoholic, just a hint of red fruit/berries. Flavor is sweet, chocolate, somewhat alcoholic. Alcohol is prickly. Body is full, soft, syruppy. Finishes with ash and a light bitterness. Sweet!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gEUS (1637) - Linden, BELGIUM - APR 10, 2012
33 cl bottle - pours blacker than black and leaves a light brown creamy head (1 finger). Nose is roasted malt, coffee, some soy sauce and a hint of green paprica. Medium to full body with light carbonation, sweetness all over and dry finish with bitterness kicking in at that point (also some alcohol glowth and something spicy).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (12398) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2012
Bottle shared. Black pour with minimal beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, chocolate and licorice. Same in flavor with caramel and some bitterness. Thick oily texture.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (6403) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle: Yeah, a completely black motor oil pour! Medium vast brown head, that disappears slow, on top of a pitch black beer. Will this be another George... The aroma is a beautiful mix of roasted malts, coffee, roasted barley, light hints of liquorice, some spices/alcohol. All very well blended. Taste roasted malts, coffee, light roasted brown sugars, some bitterness, chocolate soaked hops, earth, tobacco, spices, sticky sweets which are well balanced with the bitterness and roasted ingredients. Spicy roast earthy coffee herby aftertaste. Low carbo, soft almost silky mouthfeel, full body and a creamy sticky texture. Bit on the sweet side at first, but after a while it gets more easier and tastier to drink. Good and interesting brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sunevdj (4038) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2012
Bottle at Alexs. Pours black with a beige head. Smells of hops and coffee. Very bitter and quite hoppy. Citric aromas of hops. Very bitter. Aromas of bitter coffee. Hints of peat. Huppy sprucy burbs. Sweet coffee finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (22998) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 17, 2012
bottle at home ... deep black ... deep roast ... heavy malt ... heavy roast ... dark and dry nose...heavy sweet cherry roast malts ... marzipan ... juicy malts... almost bakewell tart ... molasis malts ...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 17, 2012
In bottle. Pours a very dark brown colour with a thin light tan head. Aroma of burnt toast, roasty malt and a little liquorice. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Quite sweet and a little dry with lingering Weetabix malt and caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - MAR 17, 2012
Bottle at cgarvieuks, courtesy of Benjii and Sev. Thanks!! Deep black pour, no head. Awesome nose, massive rich dark chocolate, liquorice, massively fruity, hint of coffee, marzipan maybe. Amazing sweet chocolate front, more marzipan, sweet caramel maybe, hints of coffee grounds, just a very very tiny hint of booze on the finish, also a touch of earthy hops. This is pretty amazing.

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