Mikkeller Santas Little Helper 2011

 
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Mikkeller
Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: En mrk, strk belgisk ale brygget p: vand, malt, flkket hvede, mrk candi sirup, mrk cassonadesukker, humle, krydderier og gr.
Version sold in Sweden was 9.1%
English: Belgian Ale brewed with spices

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (23255) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 3, 2015
Bottle at home... Christmas tasting 2015... Dark brown... Massive tan head... Soft sweet chocolate roast malts nose.. Soft sweet fruits... Soft. Malt nose... Soft sweet fruits.. Juicy fruits.. Massive sweet fruits chocolate roast

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (12496) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 3, 2015
Bottle at craigs. Pours deep ruby brown, nose is toffee, caramel, chocolate, spiced, taste is similar, dry, roasted.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (3865) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 23, 2015
From the very old notes, hence this is not a real rating, but more just a mark to myself that I have tried this at one point. Very nice sweet and boozy, roasty, and spicy brew.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kevinator (2171) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Aroma and flavor of biscuit, spice and yeast. Good color and weighty palate. This had some age on it so there was a drop in the carbonation; however, it held up fairly well.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (7828) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle. This one really mellowed out after a few years. Poured a hazy brown color with a small fluffy head. Aroma was sweet malts, some lingering spices still remain. Light roast. Sweetness, like toffee, with a little booze lingering.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nordcore (1415) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle 37,5cl. Black with a nice light brown head. Chocolate and dark fruits aroma, .

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarpa (1521) - FINLAND - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle 375ml. Pours very dark brown, dark beige head. Coffee, burnt malts, spices, caramel in the aroma. Smooth, caramel, spices, some burnt malts. Very well balanced.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HopfenWeisse (1516) - - DEC 19, 2014
Dark Brown color with medium light Brown head. Arola is dark fruits, chocolate, roasted. Flavor is malt, berries. Long lasting after taste. Great start for christmas holiday. Strong but so tasty.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
erling1000 (680) - - NOV 15, 2014
A dark belgian xmas ale. Palate like velvet. Aroma is complex, coffee, vineous. Taste is bitter. Interesting beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alengrin (5087) - BELGIUM - SEP 2, 2014
Complex massive ale in Belgian style with a long list of ingredients including four hop varieties, wheat flakes and candi syrup. Off-white, dense head, very dark burgundy colour, hazy. Strong aroma of dried spices and caramel with hints of orange peel, cloves, bayleaf, nutmeg, caramel, passion fruit, port wine, pear and hay. Dry and tingling spiciness in the onset (dried citrus peel), deep caramelly and chocolatey maltiness, candied fruits, yeast bitterness especially in the end, finishing with leafy hops and warming, sherry-like alcohol. Must be a great provisional beer with amazing ageing potential.


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