overall
100
97
style
Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 608   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 364   ABV: 12.12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dynamiteninja (1844) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2016
Bottle. Mocha head which quickly dissipates. Black body. Malty, alcohol, red wine, smoke, liquorice, bubblegum. Bittersweet and savoury. Full bodied and warming. Excellent.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ytrewqaz (40) - - JAN 20, 2016
Pitch black and oily with dark, rapidly disappearing head. Amazing and rich aroma: Belgian pralines, dark chocolate, freshly roasted coffee as well as dates, cherries, fruity notes, bit of licorice and some burnt flavours. Harsh bitterness and pleasant sweetness together. Very long aftertaste. Maybe too much alcohol can be smelled but well, its more than 12 ABV, and probably it just need the touch of time to balance out. Great beer!

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
adasko (2119) - Poznan, POLAND - JAN 12, 2016
Pitch black beer, non-transparent with rather poor head which reduces itself almost immediately to just a ring. In aroma awesome rum notes, a lot of chocolate, a bit of coffee, roasted, toasted notes as well. Aroma is very deep, very well balanced with just a slight touch of alcohol which is quite amazing since is 12,12% abv beer. In taste it never ends. The beginning is smooth and calm full of delicate chocolate notes. But as its heading to an end its starting to be very aggressive, harsh - much more dry and bitter. The aftertaste never ends. It just stays in your mouth with bitter coffee flavors for ever. Alcohol only pleasantly warms the stomach. It really is an awesome beer. Cant wait to try BA versions.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GRM (3895) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 2, 2016
Brown bottle, 11,2 ounces, purchased at Binnys, savoured on January 2 2016; eye: black, opaque, no head, no lacing; nose: ink, roasted barley, light burnt barley, slight black berries, molasses, coffee, chocolate; mouth: ink, roasted barley, intense, light burnt barley, molasses, surprisingly bitter, coffee, chocolate, malt, dry finale is surprisingly bitter with presence of coffee, full body, average carbonation, really bitter, really fleshy texture, the thickest beer I have ever had; overall: quite fine FRANAIS Bouteille brune, 11,2 onces, achete chez Binnys, savoure le 2 janvier 2016; il : noire, opaque, pas de mousse, pas de dentelle; nez : encre, orge torrfie, lger orge brle, trs lger fruits noirs, mlasse, caf, chocolat; bouche : encre, orge torrfie, intense, lger orge brle, mlasse, curieusement amre, caf, chocolat, malt, finale sche curieusement amre en caf, corse, carbonatation moyenne, trs amre, texture trs charnue, la bire la plus paisse que je nai jamais bue; en rsum : bien bon

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kosmokrator (849) - ITALY - DEC 31, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2016 Imperial stout robusta e corposa, nera, caffettosa, profumata, indomabile. Fortissime note cioccolatose e golose accompagnano verso un finale amarognolo, rotondo, pulito e persistente, con sentori di tostato, liquirizia e luppolo. Grandiosa!!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (5991) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 22, 2015
Thick as oil. Poured from draft at hair of the dog in Bangkok. Frothy head. Chocolate Bomb. Cocoa nibs and vanilla. Good shit

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ZombiezMum (10) - Bangkok, THAILAND - DEC 18, 2015
On Tap at Hair of the Dog, during their Star Wars event so this was the Empire beer very fitting rep for the Imperials. Pours black like tar with light and dark two toned head, taste of licorice and soy with some dark chocolate and vanilla, a master piece and will rule the galaxy.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
aleworker (10) - - DEC 17, 2015
Bottle.This is one of my favorite Imperial stouts.Very rich dark chocolate and coffee aroma and taste,full body,long sweet finish,after worming coming from the alcohol.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
angelkostvo (1203) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 16, 2015
Black colour, cocoa colour. Aroma of coffee, licorice, dark chocolate, soy sauce, roasted malts and toffee. Taste is light to medium sweet, light bitter, very umami forward. Medium to full body, oily texture, very soft carbonation. Very interesting imperial stout.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lilsummerlil (9) - THAILAND - DEC 12, 2015 does not count
The smell isnt that attract me but after I tasted it. I have to admit though. Its really good! I would have it any days if Im at any craft beer bar ^_^


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