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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: En Porter brygget specielt til Texas på: vand, malt (smoked, maris otter, cara-crystal, brown og chocolate), ristet byg, humle (zeus, saaz og centennial), gær og chipotle chili. Lagret på brandyfade med kakaobønner og vaniljebønner.

English: Mikkeller Texas Ranger barrel aged with vanilla- and cocoa beans.

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_angst_ (4802) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2014
Bottle courtesy of ye ol’ rotbox. Bought at beermerchant some years ago. Pours oily pitch black with a creamy and fizzy dark chocolate brown head that doesn’t leave much trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is malty and spicy with roasted malts, cocoa nibs, dark roast coffee, liquorice fudge, chipotle peppers, charred wood, vanilla, african birds eye chili, carmelized almonds, moist hay and hints of roasted green bell peppers. Taste is slightly sweet, slightly bitter, malty and spicy with roasted malts, bitter chocolate, burnt caramel, charred wood, chipotle peppers, dark roast coffee, cinnamon, hay, moist soil, coconut shells, vanilla fudge, crème brûlée and hints of salty liquorice hard candy. Mouthfeel is soft, silky, tiny watery, spicy hot and medium bodied. Finish is bitter, malty and spicy with roasted malts, bitter chocolate, dark roast coffee, chipotle peppers, moist soil, burnt wood, vanilla beans and hints of alcohol. Exciting version of a solid, yet hot, base beer.

3.9
joergen (28108) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2011
Bottle at ACBF 2011. Black coloured with a small brown head. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel and dark chocolate with notes of pepper and vanilla. Sweet and roasted flavour of caramel, pepper and vanilla with notes of dark chocolate. Roasted finish.

3.9
chrisv10 (17427) - DENMARK - APR 10, 2011
Bottle. Very dark brown with small brown head. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, chipotle, vanillla, cocoa and sweet.

3.9
anders37 (26625) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2011
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small creamy tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and chili aroma. Roasted malty sweetish chocolate and vanilla flavor with spicy chili hints. Has a roasted malty malty spicy chili flavor with hints of vanilla finish.

3.9
Zita (6325) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2011
sweet smoked vanilla aroma,black, brown foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, nice chilli and cocoa finish.

3.9
gunnar (9091) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2012
Bottle from Ølkonsortiet, Ålborg. Pours pitch black with a small light tanned head. Aroma of roasted malts, tar and vanilla,smoke and cocoa. Taste is moderate sweet chocolate and toffee, vanilla with that burning sensation at the end.

3.9
Svesse (8598) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 26, 2014
(Bottle) Black colour with lasting, creamy, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with notes of dark chocolate, black coffee, oak wood, black rye bread and a touch of cognac. Malty, roasted taste with dark chocolate, cacao, coffee, vanilla, dark bread, tobacco, oak wood, a touch of cognac and a balanced cacao bitterness in the finish. The chilli stays in the background at the first sip, but grows over time, and gets quite hot after a while. Slightly more than medium body, mainly dry but with some sweetness coming through. Quite complex and interesting. Still very well balanced. Very nice beer.

3.8
madsberg (11770) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2011
Bottle @ ACBF 2011. Pitch black coloured. LIght brown head. Aroma of chocolate, roast, sweetness, vanilla and light smoke. Flavour of smoke, chocolate, roastr, vanilla, coconut. Small chilibite. Medium to full bodied. Ends on a smoked and roasted note, where the smooth chili takes over. Nice.

3.8
dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 15, 2011
Aroma is deep chocolate, cacao, barrel, wood, spice, tobacco, etc. Flavour is woody, muddy chocolate, barrel, spice, spicy peppers, lingering for quite a bit. Very weird, but in a good way.

3.8
MiP (15667) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2011
Bottle, 6.6%. Good roasted aroma, hint of mild smoke. Black colour, seems hazy. Big stable brown head. The flavour starts off roasted, and quickly turns to chili. Has a good chili burn, distinct, but not unpleasantly strong. I do not taste the barrel much.


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