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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mezr (112) - California, USA - APR 16, 2013
Poured from a 12.7 oz bottle, its as close to black as can be ... and yet still be brown. A HUGE, frothy, medium brown head slowly dissipates and laces nicely on the glass. Aroma is of caramel, roasty malt and earthy. Maybe cocoa and vanilla? Tasting this beer is a relief, because I was afraid that it would be a bit boozy given the fermentation in tequila barrels. But its not. What does come through is a slight saltiness, followed by a little sting from the many chilies used in the brewing process. Not sure if its the chilies or the carbonation, but its a bit lively on the palate, and its a bit sticky too. This is one of those beers where I wasnt sure if Id like the unusual combination of ingredients. In the end, Id say its a winner. But I wish I knew that the "non-tequila" version was like.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vjohans (723) - SWEDEN - SEP 30, 2016
caramel, toast, roasty, chili, cinneamon, barrel, woodblack, hazy, brown foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, bitter, long finish, sticky, medium body, slightly unbalanced

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Enjoyit (3775) - Vadum, DENMARK - JAN 22, 2016
Black of color with a brown head. An aroma of coffee, roasted malt, sweets and spice. A flavor of roasted malt, liqurice, spice and dry. Weal sweets.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (7959) - Hsselby, SWEDEN - SEP 15, 2015
(Bottle) Black colour with thick, lasting, brown head. Malty, roasted nose with notes of coffee, dark chocolate, liquorice, a touch of chilli and hints of tequila. Malty, roasted taste with dark chocolate, black coffee, liquorice, a touch of soy sauce, slightly vegetal flavours of chilli (not very hot), hints of tequila and a balanced cacao bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with just a touch of sweetness. Very tasty stout/porter, with balanced hints of chilli and tequila. Very nice.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Hop_Hedonist (484) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 23, 2015
Just great from nose to palate - I dont get any chilli or spices - dont get much tequila either but missing these elements doesnt distract me from a superb, smooth, balanced and richly earthy chocolate/coffee tasting brew - more like a stout to me but lighter on the tongue - lovely.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dambor (500) - Berlin, GERMANY - FEB 6, 2015
Pours pitch black with a wonderful head, leaving a nice lacing. Aroma: chocolate, chillies, tequilla, vanilla. Taste: chocolate and coffee followed by tequilla with a very nice hoppy aftertaste, coupled with a pleasant alcohol warming effect. Very interesting-the ingredients balance very well.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skoisirius (1908) - Earth, Washington, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Bottle. Having not had the OG Ranger Im not as sure what to go off of here, but this odd concept worked as far as Im concerned. Hints of sweet roast, tequila, light chocolate, and oddly enough, beans. Flavors are swimming mostly in delicious dark sweet porter, all the while tasting almonds, beans, cocoa powder, and hints at tequila barrels. This was either going to work or not work. I thought it was somewhere in between. You cant fully taste all the ingredients listed, but it all works well and nothing is out of place. Go Mikkel!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
angel77 (2596) - oviedo, SPAIN - NOV 21, 2014
Botella de 33 cl de 2d2dspuma, tomada en el momento en Belmonte el 21-11-2014. Con fecha de cons pref para antes de 20-11-2016. color negro intenso con espuma bastante oscura. Aromas intensos de licores que tapan casi por completo algunas maltas tostadas y ligeramente quemadas con toques de cacaos, especias (suaves vainillas). Cuerpo medio a alto, con 6.6 vol, algo denso aunque con buen paso por boca con bastante aspecto de licor. Sabores intensos de licores frescos y secos tipo tequilas que dominan desde el principio dejando ver por debajo toques maltosos tostados con algo de cacao y especias tipo vainilla que se van acentuando segn coge temperatura. Bastante buena, con una gran sensacin y sabores de tequila. Mucho menos, por no decir nada, herbcea, especiada y picante que la mexas ranger. Para repetir sin duda.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
omega (900) - NEW ZEALAND - OCT 29, 2014
From Texas to Mexas, this one has a bit more sweetness on the palate. The aroma also seems intensified by the barrel aging, yet I find it to be a little more subdued on the palate. I typically dont like tequila - it is my angry drink, but for this beer it somehow works. Come any closer and I will stab you!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hackobock (3677) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 18, 2014
August 20, 2014. Bottle. Pours dark brown/black with a dense brown head, Aroma is lots of tequila up front, chocolate, wood, chili, spices. Taste is light sweet, light bitter roasted and some spices. Finish is tequila, dry woody, light sweet chocolate.Light medium bodied. The tequila overpowers and mask the other flavors present in the base beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnfryd (14262) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is alcohol, fruit, coffee, roasted malt. Flavour is alcohol, fruit, chili, roasted malt, spices, tequila. Very nice beer.


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