Mikkeller Drink Your Sorrows Away

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark


on tap


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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 11.99%
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MPA (1040) - Amager (form. Nørrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - FEB 6, 2016
Bottle. Hazy brown with off white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, figs and dates. Sweet flavour with notes of figs and dates

fugitive (2061) - Athens, GREECE - NOV 8, 2015
Bottle. Color dark red with small head. Aroma malt, yeast, caramel, alcohol. Taste sweet, caramel, alcohol.

TorbenJensen (1590) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2015
Thin but durable foam appears when gently pouring from this gold wrapped bottle from Mikkeller. It has a very vinous aroma where little cherry stands out. The taste is rich, thick, inter alia, roasted malt, prune and cherry. In its heavy fruit nuances and vinous complexity appears also a hint of dark chocolate. Estimates protracted fruity aftertaste with warming alcohol to follow. Certainly a beer that should be enjoyed for a real gourmet dinner. The very vinous character and distinct flavor of alcohol in the final, causes it to protrude slightly from its beer style as dubbel. I think the closer acts as a cross a dubbel and a Belgian quadrupel. So if you expect a good full dubbel you should maybe choose something else, for Mikkeller has once again challenged the usual expectations and created something ground-breaking.

rouhlas (3986) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - JUN 26, 2015
375ml bottle. Dark amber copper color with off white head. Malty aroma, caramel, light bread, yeasty spicy, fruity, dark ripe fruits, citrusy fruity. Sweet and light bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation

tderoeck (10639) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 6, 2014
20/IX/14 - 37.5cl bottle from De Hopduvel @ Klaas’ place - BB: "imorgen" (2014-1019)

Note: ridiculously expensive!
Clear dark amber to red brown beer, aery irregular fizzy beige head, unstable, dissipates quickly. Aroma: very oxidized, lots of caramel, sherry notes, bit nutty, port, alcohol. MF: soft to no carbon, medium body. Taste: lots of milk chocolate, caramel, bit sugary, soft bitterness, bit lemony, sour. Aftertaste: very oxidized, caramel, nutty, lots of chocolate, little bitter, alcohol, sugary. Damn, I bought this bottle like 3 years ago, but apparently the beer was already 2 years old, then... To conclude: NEVER, EVER, EVER do this again, just put (preferably bottle) dates on bottles, all right? Kthnxbye!

olio (10692) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 7, 2013
375 ml bottle @ Olutravintola Konttori.
Originally rated on 20091107.
Pours copper color with a small head. Aroma of ripe fruits, yeast, caramel malts and spices. Flavor of spices, caramel malts, yeast and ripe fruits, some toffee notes too. Decent.

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