Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Doppelbock
Copenhagen, Denmark


on tap

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RATINGS: 386   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
This Bock from Mikkeller is called Frelser. Means Savior in Danish. The name is a subtle reference to all Bocks Mother: Salvator. Originally the monks brewed Salvator because they needed a very strong and rich beer during Lent. Do not drink this beer instead of a meal, it contains 11% alcohol.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
EdKing (2529) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2011
Ppurs very dark brown. Nose is roasted malt and dried prunes. Taste is brown sugar, burnt sugar, burnt malt, bit of pear, toffee.Roasted bitter and sweet malt on palate. Very alcoholic. Not enough fruit to counter the dry roasted flavours and strong alcohol for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
GJF (1520) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - JUL 6, 2011
I wasnt quite sure what to make of this one. Its certainly got the maltiness of a big bock, and a chewy palate but it was a bit unbalanced. I think I might have enjoyed a small taste on a cold night, but on the whole it didnt really work for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (12347) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 30, 2011
@dmacs-750ml bottle-thanks to jtclockwork for sharingpours a rich/foamy brown head and black color that sheets the glass. Aroma is rich dark malt-molasses, earthy, dark fruit-prune/raisin/cherry, spice. Taste is dark malt-chocolate/molasses, earthy hops, some ashy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2011
Mikkeller frelser. On tap s mikkeller bar... Pours a semi-lively cola dark brown pour with a quickly fading light beige head... Aroma of a malty chocolate and caramel malt presence, softer yet well-presented grains and a touch of roast... Dark fruit and caramel upfront, mostly sweet with a residual lasting sweetness. Chocolate and a slight faint roast on the backend. Medium to full bodied. Pretty nice for a doppelbock, somewhat resembling three floyds creeper to a certain degree but not quite at the same level of enjoyment. 8/4/7/4/14

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlovakSniper (5467) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 29, 2011
Bottle, 75 cl. Color : dark brown with a superb mocha head. Aromas : roasted malts, chocolate, grapes, figs, hops, molasses, vermouth hints, alcohol and spices. Flavours : strong raisins, nice roastiness, bitter chocolate, hops again and fruity alcohol. Palate : medium to full body, soft carbonation, thick texture. Finish : hot and bitter, quite strong roasted notes. Overall : perfect sunday afternoon. Philip Kerrs Berlin Noir with another Mikkeller killer beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodenbach99 (4532) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 25, 2011
Bouteille de 750ml. Faux bouchon de lige (plastique). La mousse impressionne sur cette bire acajou fonce, les reflets rouges sont bien apparent. Les armes de pamplemousse, de beurre et de caramel sentremlent. La beurre dtonne du lot. En bouche le liquide est crmeux, moelleux, lalcool nest pas trop prsent sauf pour une lgre amertume en fin de bouche. Le got est trs malt, le beurre fondu est aussi prsent. Est-ce que la texture crmeuse serait le beurre ?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrianDorry55 (361) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - MAY 22, 2011
Draft at CCB Nielsbohrium Release Party. Pours very dark brown with a medium off white head. Aroma is raisins, figs, cinnamon, mollasses, and coca cola. Flavor is strong of figs, caramel, coca cola, raisins, cinnamon, unsweetened chocolate, and plums. Med/full body with decent heat. I liked this alot...very interesting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koelschtrinker (19513) - Kln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 11, 2011
Herber Antrunk mit geringem Malzanteil, stimmig aber sehr mild. Das Aroma herb-malzig bleibt fhrend, so scheint das Bier monoton, zudem zu trocken. Im Abgang zustzlich hopfig. Naja... /8/8/10//8

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
dmac (6042) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2011
Bottle shared by jtclockwork, thanks James. Poured a deep dark body under a small to average sized deep beige head. Aroma of dark fruit, alcohol, cinnamon, berries and vanilla. Flavor of raisin, dry chocolate, vanilla, and some dark bread. This one melds great and all the flavors/aromas are kick ass when combined.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (15951) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2011
Bottle shared by me at Dmacs tasting. Pours dark brown with a brown head. Nose and taste of fig, dried fruit, smoked wood, plum raisin, toffee and burnt chocolate. Mild warming alcohol in the finish.

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