overall
100
100
style
Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1787   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly brewed by Mikkeller at Ngne , Norway, now at Lervig, Norway.
This imperial Oatmeal stout is brewed with one of the worlds most expensive coffees, made from droppings of weasel-like civetcats. The fussy Southeast Asian animals only eat the best and ripest coffee berries.Enzymes in their digestive system help to break down the bean. Workers collect the bean-containing droppings for Civet or Weasel Coffee. The exceedingly rare Civet Coffee has a strong taste and an even stronger aroma.
Ingredients : Water, malts, hops, yeast and Vietnamese ca phe chon coffee.

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4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jazz88 (2674) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 20, 2010
Bottle. Black color with a brown head. Amazingly compelling palate with the right balance of sweetness, alcohol, coffee, vanilla, oatmeal, and bitter chocolate. Simply delightful with both complexity and subtleness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
wkalle (263) - SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2010
Pours oily black with a large dense thick brown head. Intense full coffee aroma with lots of toffee, dark bread and licorice. Thick mouthfilling coffee flavor mixed with spicy hops and some fruitiness. Finish is dry with a rather harsh coffee bitterness. Faint aftertaste of brandy.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jebbe (22) - Malm, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2010
Aroma of coffee, caramel, licorice, and coconut. Taste of caramel, sweet coffee, vanilla ice cream and wood. Fantastic beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blklab2007 (2120) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 14, 2010
bottle poured a dark black with a nice thick brown head. aroma has dark rich coffee, dark chocolate, toffee sweetness, some oats, and roast. mouth feel is hefty and thick with low side carbonation. flavor has huge dark coffee but little bitterness, oily, earthy oats, dark baking chocolate, medium roast, has a touch of sweetness, and some hops pop in from time to time. a huge rich beer but it is very smooth and the oats just thicken it up a bit more.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Skvader (136) - Malm, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2010
Aroma of vanilla ice cream and caramel. Very pleasant taste with a long lasting bitterness. Sweet and creamy. A lot less coffee than can be expected although some is present when smelling

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
garza (573) - Oslo (NO), Caracas (VE), VENEZUELA - NOV 8, 2010
On tap at Mikkeller. Pours deep black with a coffee cream colour head but very timid. Dark chocolate aroma, fresh. Medium sweetness very well balanced with medium bitterness in the taste. Hints of dark chocolate and some coffee. The chocolate feel persists in the after taste toguether with some bitterness. Despite the alcohol volume, it is almost imperceptible. This is a must try of Mikkeller.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerSkull (1374) - SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2010
Fragrance of dark roasted malt with a hint of burnt coffee and a vague shade of hops in the background. Sweet taste of roasted malt, burnt coffee, alcohol and hop bitterness. Aftertaste is bitter and burnt. This is NOT my type of beer! Only for coffee-holics I would say!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Chalsk (1104) - North Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - NOV 2, 2010
Pours a black color with a caramel colored head. Has an aroma of roast, vanilla, chocolate, and soy. Has a sweet roasty taste with some coffee bitters on the back end and a nice velvety chocolate finish. A little coffee spice that lingers. Creamy and smooth. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kschep (1707) - DENMARK - NOV 2, 2010
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2010 Nose of coffee, wood, leather, feel is quite creamy, carb is mediumweak, taste is sugar, alcohol, dry hopscough syrup.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gislings (4) - DENMARK - NOV 2, 2010 does not count
Tap at lbaren, nrrebro. Pours midnight jungle black, with a two finger espresso lasting head. Aroma is coffee, tar and coffee. Medium carbonation, fully bodied. Taste is beautiful, its thick, oily, bitter, sweet and sticky. The blend of burned malts, coffee and hops are astonishing. I thank you Mikkel Borg Bjergs.


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