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Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 621   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 364   ABV: 12.12%
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Ever been punched in the face by a beer? Our pal George offers anyone willing to try, a thick and oily fist right to the nose.

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4.1
Cimbasso (891) - - NOV 21, 2016
Winter has finally arrived, so I decided to crack open this bottle! Thanks to Holmen1 for the gift! Pours like engine oil, really thick and viscous. Very dark and virtually no carbonation. Taste is rich and gloriously complex. Coffee, dark chocolate, vanilla, spices. leather and dried vine fruits are all in the mix. Great flavours. This is a really wonderful winter beer. The high alcohol content is well concealed by an appealing sweetness and excellent balance. A really good ale which is very easy to drink.

4.4
dmctaster (90) - Florida, USA - NOV 14, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 14, 2016 Black with a dark brown head. Aroma of dark fruits and sweet. Taste is bittersweet dark fruits and slight chocolate. More of a Russian imperial with the flavors.

4.8
AnG_BrgNor (717) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 5, 2016
Bottle. Roasted, coffee, chocolate, dark fruits, licorice and smoked. This Imp stout get it all. A rich, full bodied and very coplex beer. ABV extremly well hidden. A great, great beer! Impressive!!

4.3
mariuspoenari (2692) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 2, 2016
33cl bottle at home . Pitch black pour, thick and oily, with a medium height espresso head. Notes of roasted malts, smoke, cherries, light peat, toffee, molasses, dark chocolate, cocoa and a hint of sour dark fruit. Very smooth texture, light carbonation, full body and a roasty bitter-sweet finish. Up there with the best plain imperial stouts, for me.

4
Bacterial (2999) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - OCT 8, 2016
Thick dark black pour with a slight tan head at Mikkeller Bar in SF. Big malty boozy bomb, but with some nice hop character and some bitterness trying to ooze through the oil. Decadent.

4
Desverger (11431) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2016
Bottle from Toft Vin, Copenhagen - black pour with a tan head. Roasted and sweet malty aroma and taste with some great charred smokey burnt notes, some cocoa and caramel sweetness coming in, liqourice, light subtle vanilla essence running through this into the finish. Very nice.

4
DenverLogan (1213) - LA, California, USA - AUG 15, 2016
On tap at Father’s Office. Pours black with head and lace. Aroma of dark roasted malts, slight chocolate, smoke and espresso. Medium carbonation and significant mouthfeel. Flavors of dark roasted malts, dark chocolate, slight smoke. Overall bold but nicely balanced and tasty.

3.1
Pilsnertest (296) - SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2016
Foam dies pretty fast. Taste is dry and intense. Dark berries in alcohol, dark chocolate, espresso, charcoal, liquorice and eucalyptus.

4.3
alvaro78 (495) - Sevilla, SPAIN - JUL 28, 2016
En nariz bourbon frutas maduras y regaliz Buen aspecto sin espuma En boca vainilla bourbon, chocolate y fruta madura con un final muy seco ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
Florya (2023) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 10, 2016
How: bottle Appearance: pitch black, minmal tan head. Aroma: intense coffee and dark chocolate, dark syrup, prunes, cherry. Palate: full body, smooth carbonation.


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