overall
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96
style
Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 240   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: Denne imperial oatmeal stout er brygget med den vietnamesiske kaffesort Ca Pe Chon, som er en af verdens dyreste kaffesorter. Ca Pe Chon kaffen er lavet af affringen fra vseldyr. De sydstasiatiske dyr spiser kun de bedste og mest modne kaffebnner. Enzymer i deres fordjelsessystem hjlper til at nedbryde bnnerne. Herefter indsamles affringen som indeholder de hele bnner og bruges til vselkaffen. Kaffen har en kraftig smag og en endnu kraftigere aroma. Nogle mener endda, at kaffen ger sexlysten!
En Imperial Oatmeal Stout brygget p: vand, malt, humle, gr og vietnamesisk ca phe chon kaffe.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbeatty (1245) - New York, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Bottle, 03/24/2013. Pours dark brown, nearly black, medium creamy dark tan head, settles in a few minutes, fine lacing rings the glass. Aroma is round, rich coffee and chocolate with smooth roast background, very dark, raisin and sweeter fruity barrel notes. Taste begins with fruity calvados notes, boozy apple highlights coming in, then changes completely, expanding to intense char roast, espresso grounds, cacao nuts and dark chocolate, long bitter finish. Thick, creamy palate. Wow, nice and quite complex.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JStax (6113) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Poured from an 8.5 ounce bottle. Pours a fairly dark brown to black with a thin khaki colored head of foam. Decent retention. The aroma has some wood, coffee, roasty malt, maybe some vanilla bean influence. Almost a cinnamon spiced apple. Taste is a lot more wood and barrel heat than the original version. The original wasnt barreled either, though. I get the spicy apple notes from the calvados, but still get a nice leathery, roasty coffee presence throughout, its just a lot more subdued than what the original had to offer. You really have to concentrate to get the barrel notes in the aroma, but in the taste, theyre front and center. Nice beer and variant, but I believe I prefer the original version.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Plovmand (8227) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2013
Bottle at home. It pours jet black with a creamy steady mokka coloured head. The aroma is coffee, sweet roasted malt, oak, dark fruit, light tar and chocolate. The flavour is a great mix of roasted malt, calvados, oak, coffee and liquorice. The calvados barrel takes some of the complexity from the original beer which is not to the better and I still like the original better than any of the barreled versions. This is great though.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
pablothirteen (38) - - MAR 12, 2013
Goes down way stronger than 11% #BeerSnob

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Patrickctenchi (6509) - Coxs Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 11, 2013
Pours purple-black with a ring of dark brown. Scent is licorice, molasses, apple, chocolate , wood....bitter coffee. Flavour is heavily coffee/chocolate....strong booze at the start, dark cherry...burned and bitter....smooth and milky... A very different vibe to this....but, considering the journey some of the ingredients had to make, I guess thats not so.....odd.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Tybalt (212) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Pours black with very small brown head. Super rich aroma - almost like figs and brandy. Taste explodes in your mouth - bourbon, coffee, molasses, anise. One of the most flavor packed and complex beers I've ever had. Nice heavy body - finishes incredibly smooth.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (3753) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2013
Pours jet black. Nose is quite boozy with loads of espresso, liquor, molasses and vanilla. Taste is very concentrated with explosions of newly ground coffee, sugar, spirits and chocolate. Not that balanced, but very nice! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (14274) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Bottle. Poured a black color with an average frothy brown head that mostly diminished with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted coffee, chocolate and wood alcohol aroma. Medium to heavy toasted chocolate malt flavor with a heavy dark sweet and small alcohol burn finish of moderate to long duration. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. This is a standout beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2013
8.5oz bottle. I bought this bottle and the cognac edition about a year ago. Been wanting to try the base beer before having the barrel editions, but havent been able to find it, and Im done waiting. I just feel like 8.5oz of super-exotic beer right now. Pours pitch black. Good thin brown head. Great lace. Big body. Awesome chewy texture. Very light carbonation. Kind of creamy. No viscosity. Great texture. Rich butterscotch coffee chocolate nose. Kind of decadent, but not too intense of a smell. Coffee isnt explosive like Id expect from weasel poop - its definitely noticeable, and very enjoyable. But its in check, for me. Roasty malts. Oatmeal flavors. Nice big bitter taste. Alcohol just slightly detectable, but not at all bothersome. Nice influences from what I assume is the calvados barrel here... Little bit of woody taste, with some subtle apple, nutsin the flavor, as well as the significant butterscotch. Not mind-blowing, but very agreeable, smooth, complex and well-blended. $13 for this tiny little bottle hurts, but somehow its worth tasting once. Really enjoyable to sip on slowly, especially late at night after a big dinner when even 12oz seems like too much. Would probably have been even better in the morning, though..

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BitchPls (803) - FINLAND - FEB 11, 2013
Black beer with a brief and small dark brown mocha head. I cant quite get anything to describe the aroma directly, roastiness, dark hint of sweetness, apples. Body is medium to full. Mouth feel is oily. Burnt caramel and coffee roastiness, a hint of syrup. Bitterness slowly builds up in the after taste and fades away quite elegantly.


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