Mikkeller Big Bad (Calvados Edition)


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Formerly brewed at Mikkeller
Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mad_Ferret (1014) - Stockholm, - MAR 23, 2014
Draft @ Mikkeller Bar Sthlm, 2014-03-17.
App: Hazy dark red, foamy dirty pinkish head.
Aroma: Sweet acidic yogurth aroma with raspberry, strawberry and toast.
Taste: Sweet and slightly tart raspberry jammy with yogurth and some spicy alcohol.
Palate: Big body, oily and slight sticky texture, soft tickling carbonation.
Overall: A bit weird for a barley wine, and not my thing from the beginning really. Still rather tasty and interesting though.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
SirLimpsalot (4054) - SWEDEN - APR 2, 2014
@ Mikkeller Bar Stockholm: Mycket syrlig doft av kefir eller yoghurt. Smaken är ganska sträv med tydlig spår av mjölksyra. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (24624) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 18, 2014
Keg at Mikkeller Bar, Stockholm. Cloudy copper colour, rich creamy head. Caramelly nose with lingonberry tartness. Fairly sweet with full body and well rounded mouthfeel. White pepper, cranberry and carsmel, some prars. Warming finish with low bitterness. The barrel chatacter is subtle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
solros (88) - stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 16, 2014
Doft: kakao kaffe ton, intresssant för att oftast slår spritsmaken genom men denne håller aromen på plats. Smak: välbalanserad kakao öl vill jag säga att det är. Hade kunnat ha denna öl till mina framtida kokosbollar. Gillar denna öl!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndySnow (7397) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - MAR 16, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: Mikkeller Bar, Stockholm.
Appearance: Dark amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Sweet, dried fruit, malt.
Body: Full body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet caramel, dried fruit, raisin, malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (4466) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2014
Pours hazy brown with a finger of off-white head. Aroma of yeast, overripe fruit, light alcohol. Taste is sweet, boozy with slightly astringent finish. Medium, creamy body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (8685) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 16, 2014
On tap at the Mikkeller Bar Stockholm opening) Hazy dark amber with a large, fluffy head. Sweet with dried fruit, some roasted malt, toffee and something that reminded of honey. Also with light notes of Calvados. Fairly thick mouthfeel. A descent one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ansalon (3484) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAR 16, 2014
Pours dark caramel with a fairly large creamy off-white head. Aroma is quite roasted overall with caramel, roasted almonds, smoked bacon, figs, dates, butterscotch. Taste is loads of sweetness upfront with caramel, honey, figs, dates, raisins, roasted almonds. Mouthfeel is sticky and full-bodied with low carbonation. Aftertaste is caramel, ripe apple honey and malt sweetness. Just fantastic. (Tasted March 15th at opening.of Mikkeller Bar Stockholm)

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