Mikkeller Santas Little Helper 2012 (Barrel Aged Cognac Edition)

 
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Mikkeller
Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92/5   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois (18199) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, - JAN 22, 2014
Bottle shared at Bruces pad, big thanks to Kenneth, 16/01/14. Light black with a good sized tan head. Nose is coconut shavings a la dark chocolate Bounty Bar, dark toffee fudge, light booze. Taste is mega bounty bar - red wrapper with black cardboard tray, dark chocolate, light spice, boozey leanings. Medium bodied with bite, fine carbonation, sweet closure with light booze. Best of the series for me, nice flavours, well tempered booze - easy drinker for the style.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarcoDL (4500) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 29, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 29, 2017 Bottle. Dark brown black-ish pour. Aroma of vanilla, red fruit, oak, figs, caramelised malt and chocolate. Taste has vanilla, red fruit, caramel cookie, cinnamon, candi sugar, creamy chocolate, sweet spices and a spicey sweet luscious finish. Truly delicious.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (18739) - Kln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 30, 2016
Slicher, malzig gewrziger Antrunk. Noten von Anis und Kmmel, weich, fr ber 10% enttuschend schwach. Leicht herb, vollmundig. Gut. 10/11/11/11/12/11

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zlotta (2603) - Hagen, GERMANY - SEP 30, 2016
Sampled from 0.375 l bottle. Slightly hazy, dark brown to black with a light brown head. Sweetish-malty, quite spicy aroma of milk chocolate, lots of coconut, hazelnut and some nougat. Sweetish-malty, slightly roasty and quite spicy taste of milk chocolate, coconut, nougat, vanilla, cinnamon and hazelnut, followed by a long, slightly roasty-bitter, quite warming-alcoholic and a bit spicy finish. Medium body, slightly creamy mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Very good!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beerhunter111 (18486) - PCastle, GERMANY - SEP 30, 2016
375ml bottle. Klare dunkel rtlich braune Farbe, mittelgroe brunliche schaumkrone. Geruch schokoladig, s malzig, leicht s holzig. Geschmack s malzig, viel Vanille, trocken, s holzig, schokoladig, toll.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rotin (1219) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 23, 2016
Bottle 375ml. Dark brown colored. AROMA- red wine, cognac, chocolate, cherries, rowanberries, wood. FLAVOR- dry, cherries, chocolate, wood, cognac, licorice. Medium to full bodied.
Great.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ascelja (1210) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 22, 2016
#600
Bottle 0,375l. Very dark brown body, minimal tan head. Such nice sweet aroma of fresh coconut milk, raisins, dates, quality liqueur, cherries. Taste is dry and slightly bitter, pleasantly tart. Coconut, coconut candies, dates, raisins, vanilla, cherries, hint of licorice and lot of alcohol. Full body, average carbonation, very silky on tongue, alcohol presence is welcome.
Oh, very well!
Personal note: 3/3 BA for celebration of 3rd wedding anniversary.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RasmusOtt (2586) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 24, 2015
Bottle thanks to Vestergaard. Pours almost black with a brown head. Aroma of cinnamon, buttery cognac, raisins, syrup, dates, plums, orange crunch and sweet esters. So christmassy Geeee! The taste also has that cinnamon, some orange, dark sweet fruits, syrup, liquored marzipan, coconut cakes (kokostoppe) and a big amount of sweet barrel notes. Wow this was surprisingly good! A perfect christmas beer.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (8663) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - DEC 21, 2015
Thank you! Sampled 375 ml. bottle @ Kerstbierfestival Essen 2015. Very dark brown to black, mocha bubbles. Nose is warming, lots of spirit, big booze with light vanish, mocha, chocolate syrup, powerful, Taste is gorgeous, coconut, raisin, dates, sugar, candy, marzipan, huge vanilla from the oak, sugar, sweet dough, Beautiful oxidation, this is everything an aged Belgian wants to become when it grows up. Body is touch thinned & oxidized. A truly rare & beautiful example of everything gone right in an aged beer of this kind. Lovely.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (8537) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 6, 2015
Bottle, bought at Bierkompass in 2014. Dark brownish/red with a small head. Quite a lot of cocoa both in the aroma and taste. Also some chocolate and oak. Almost full body and with a low carbonation. A smooth and pleasant one.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SirLimpsalot (3966) - SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2015
@ Eddan 15-12-5: ltt och len doft med sm cognackstoner. Smaken r tydlig kokkos och inte s mycket annat. Inte helt balanserad.


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