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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 891   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
English: Big Badís big bro......
Barley Wine brewed with water, malt (pilsner and cara-munich), candy sugar, hops (nugget, cascade and centennial) and yeast.

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3.5
HPDalen (376) - DENMARK - JUN 24, 2016
Aroma of plums, honey and sugar. Pours hazy light brown with an off white head. Sweet taste, sugar, honey and some spice. Medium body, quite flat, bitter finish. Yup, this is very good.

3.9
lukka19 (925) - Myjava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 9, 2016
Bottle at Mikkeller Tasting, Urban Space. Brown color with medium white head. Aroma of honey, candies, plums, nuts, berries, light citrusy aroma at the end. Taste is sweet, decent citrusy hoppy, honey, nuts, plumes. Alcohol dangerously hidden

3.5
SNL (758) - - MAY 29, 2016
Bottle. Slightly hazy dark golden pour, small tan head. Nose is hoppy, with a crisp hoppy taste. Quite nice, full body, soft carbonation.

4
mikkopen (1156) - Guelph, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 20, 2016
375 ml bottle. Cloudy brown colour, thin off-white head. Sweetish malty aroma with dried fruits, caramel, nuts and citrusy hops. The flavour is slightly sweetish malty, with grapefruit, orange, raisins, plums. Warm and bitter hoppy finish. Very tasty.

4.5
Gluepot (632) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 17, 2016
On tap at the ChurchKey, DC. A rich, dark amber beer with an off-white head. A lovely sharp and fresh nose with various fruits, some booze and biscuit malt. There are a range of sweet, fruity and roasted elements here, all in a great blend. Caramel, ripe berries, orange, lemon, biscuity malt and tropical fruit work well together. The body is rich and dense. Nicely discernible but well blended tastes. Everything you could ask for in a big Euro BW.

3.8
pilsnerrogge (2935) - FinspŚng, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2016
Bottled:
Dark brown with a thick head. Aroma is toffee, dried fruit, brown sugar and some hops. Thick mouth feel. Sweet, malty taste with notes of toffee, hops and some warming alcohol.

3.6
alexsdad06 (10284) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 7, 2016
12.7 oz bottle at home. Pours a clear dark caramel brown color with a few random bubbles. The aroma and flavor have sweet malts, caramel, toffee, dark ripe fruit, raisins, wood, figs, candi sugar, very little carbonation but I donít mind that with this beer, strictly a dessert type beer, surprising that it isnít hot, I have had this in the cellar for a bit.

4.4
DwarfeD (3450) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2016
375ml bottle at our holiday home in TravemŁnde. Hazy reddish brown with a medium white soapy head. Medium to full body with low to moderate carbonation. Well balanced bitter and sweet tones. Caramel, malts, pine, tropical fruits, raisin and spices. Very good stuff!

3.7
hrabren (1175) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 24, 2016
Shared with Marko and Ogi. Pours light brown, not really lasting head. Nuts, hazelnut, jaffa cake. Taste: wine acidity, candy, licorice. Full body, hidden alcohol. So-so.

4.2
MelvinKalksma (1516) - NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2016
Aroma:
Medium aroma of malts, caramel, dried fruit, bread, hops, citrus and grapefruit.

Appearance:
Turbid/opaque orange/brown beer with a slight/medium off-white/beige head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium sweet with malts, caramel and dried fruit; ends slightly bitter and dry with bread, hops, citrus and grapefruit.

Overall:
This beer is intense, complex and balanced. A lot of different flavours, with loads of hops; especially for a Barley Wine. Aroma could have been stronger, but itís a great beer nonetheless.


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