Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 1411   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 393   ABV: 13.1%
Finally! Black Hole is what Mikkeller is all about. Daring, vulgar and extreme. From the very beginning Mikkellers goal has been to push the limit and with this warming, intense imperial stout, a new chapter in the Danish beer history has been written. The high bitterness from the hops and the sweetness from the malt and alcohol, creates a good balance which makes Black Hole an explosion of nuances, but also leaves a feeling of a perfect and complex beer in the heavyweight category.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AdolfoCC (225) - Veracruz, Veracruz, MEXICO - APR 8, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2016 Servida en copa Dragons Egg de Gulden Draak. APARIENCIA: color completamente negro, sin embargo se dejan ver destellos rojizos a contraluz. Corona de espuma color marrn, de mediana baja retencin, de burbuja abierta y casi inexistente lacing. AROMA: se aprecia el chocolate amargo, granos de espresso, maltas tostadas, inclusive algunas notas de ahumado, notas de vainilla y se percibe cierto dulzor y algo licorosa como de jerez. Notas del lpulo presente, algo herbal y ligero ctrico. SABOR: toneladas de caf espresso, chocolate amargo, notas de vainilla,granos tostados, que conforme agarra temperatura la bebida se van acentuando ms; ligera nota de ahumado, muy ligera y discreta nota dulce tal vez proveniente de azcares quemadas y la miel, el lpulo ctrico y algo herbal tambin sobresale, con notas a cscara de naranja. El retrogusto queda un amargor largo y algo intenso, que tiene buena permanencia en el paladar. El alcohol, a pesar de tener 13.1% ABV, se esconde con toda la intensidad y variedad de sabores. SENSACIN: cuerpo se siente algo oleoso, redondo ms no llega a ser cremoso. RESUMEN: una excelente cerveza de parte de Mikkeller, bastante compleja donde los adjuntos dan bastante carcter a la bebida. Muy buena.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jokestereo (343) - SWEDEN - APR 8, 2016
Pours pitch black with a nougat colored head. Aroma; Coffee, roasted malt, ash, smoke, liqourice and booze Taste; Coffee, ash, smoke, roasted malt, vanilla, liqourice and a lot of booze.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdmiralVernon (1075) - SWEDEN - APR 8, 2016
A: Pitch black with a light brown head N: Coffee, anise seed, smoke, ash T: Coffee, anise seed, booze O: Quite hardcore. Far more boozy than expected for 13%...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Antonio369 (190) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 8, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 2, 2016 375ml bottle, served in snifter glass. Poured pitch black with a creamy tan two finger head. Low carbonation. Aromas of coffee, licorice, dark fruits, honey, freshly cut grass. Taste: This is a very unique stout beer which exploded on my palate with notes of roasted espresso coffee beans, dark chocolate, vanilla, honey, licorice, dark fruits, alcohol, toasted bread with jam, roasted nuts, molasses, caramel, freshly cut grass, hoppy bitterness, vinous portlike qualities, toffee, this is so amazingly complex. A full thick body with a long lasting, sticky on the palate, bittersweet and sharp alcoholic kick in the teeth in the finish. What a fantastic brew! The Goya of beers. Such a delightful combination of the roasted malts and the intense hoppy bitterness. This has to be experienced because words are just a complete failure to describe this alchemical brew. A true amazing piece of art...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tomekboniek (606) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 7, 2016
Butelka. Termin ważności do 10/2018. Barwa czarna, nieprzejrzysta, gęsta. Piana średniej wielkości, beżowa, trwałą, utrzymuje się do samego końca. Aromat intensywny. Przypominający nuty beczkowe (skąd tu beczka?), wanilię. Na dalszym planie karmel i mid. Bardzo przyjemny aromat. W smaku słodycz. Nuty wanilii dominują. Na dalszym planie palone słody z przyjemna nutą gryzącego alkoholu. Odczucie w ustach pełne. Trunek ma niemalże konsystencje oleistą ale nie ulepkowatą. Potężne piwo. Bardzo dobry RIS.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
IOzh (153) - Kyiv, UKRAINE - APR 2, 2016
375ml bottle. Pours black with medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, molasses, citrus, fruits, alcohol. Medium body with soft carbonation. Taste is mild sweet and sour with alcohol warmth. Medium bitter finish. Nice but unexpectedly sour.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Batavi (376) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - APR 2, 2016
Fles gekocht bij Slijterij Vinotake in Waalwijk, uitgeschonken in een To Øl teku glas. Zwart van kleur, maar niet geheel ondoorzichtig, in het licht heeft deze stout een diepe roodachtige gloed, verder een mooie lichtbruine schuimkraag. Overweldigende aroma's van vers gebrande koffie, mokka, zeer pure chocolade, vanille, hout en alcohol. Je ruikt al van een afstand dat dit een krachtig en een sterk bier is. Het mondgevoel is complex, verwarmend met een perfecte zachte carbonatie. Het smaakpallet heeft veel tonen van koffie, koffielikeur, vanille, pure chocolade, licht aardse tonen. Het was weer even geleden dat ik een Imperial Stout van Mikkeler op had, maar deze is weer van een uitzonderlijk hoog niveau, krachtig en mooi in balans. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ALIBALI (1295) - Kiel, GERMANY - APR 2, 2016
Starker Genosse dieses schwarze Loch. Der Geruch im Vergleich zu so manch anderen IS eher dezent. Der erste Schluck gleicht dann, mikkellertypisch, einer Achterbahnfahrt. Coffee, Sherry, Barrel Aged, HOPPY! und und und..... mal wieder heftig und mit sinkender Temperatur wird es immer abgefahrener. Komplex!!! Aus dem Mikkeller Bottle Shop in Kopenhagen. 375ml Flasche fr ca. 11 Euro. Couchvernaschung mit Bby <3!!!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scottishchris (718) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 1, 2016
Bottle from beerhive as an indulgence that would test how long I could keep it in the cupboard (answer - 4 months months). Pitch black, beige head. Fired fruit, cranberries nose. Medium-full body. Dried fruit, roasted malts and coffee. Hot finish, chilli and coffee. Woof.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rusos (699) - Stupava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 31, 2016
Rated 27.03.2015. Bottle from Csakajsr, Budapest. Dark black colour with stable beige head. Full and complex aroma, roasted, caramel, licorice, molasses, noble alcohol - perhaps rum, toffee. Taste is roasted, caramel, somewhat smoke, sweet, rum, alcohol - which was of course expected, since the beer is 13 % alc. vol. This decreases the drinkablity of the beer. However, very good and complex beer.

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