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Brewed by Mikkeller
Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 480   ABV: 16%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
4/4 of the experimental X series presented by Mikkeller at Kbenhavnske ldage 2006. X Imperial Stout is strongest beer ever brewed by a danish brewery. Its a killer..... brewed with 11 different malts, 3 sugars, 6 hop types and 3 different yeast strains.

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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andersand (529) - Malm, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2013
Pitch black. Soy sauce and dark fruit dominated aroma with heavy roasted malts and cold old coffe. Flavor is insanely heavy and sweet with roasted coffe notes barley balacning the sugary sweetness. Smooth bodied nice sipper indeed but more sugary and extreme than sophisticated and complex.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skoisirius (1908) - Earth, Washington, USA - AUG 15, 2013
1-2 year aged bottle of this got busted out at a tasting years ago. I cant remember specifics at this point except that the 5 or 6 of us that were there were rather impressed how all these different flavors somehow blended as well as they did. Definitely recommend aging it for at least a year or two.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Humlemania (40) - - AUG 10, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 15, 2015 Sample at CBC 2013, Saturday. Black with a creamy tan head. What a great beer this is! Incredible smooth and drinkable. Heavy but soft in the same time. Cocoa, vanilla, some coffee, roasted malt and syryp. Sweet but very, very nice! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AntonioBirra (10) - - AUG 5, 2013
Medium full body, very smooth and creamy, fine bubbled carbonation, Rich and decadent flavors, incredibly smooth feel.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2013
CBC - Red Session, sterbro, Copenhagen, DK. Tap, 050513. Black with beige head. Aroma of roasted malt. Flavor with caramel, coffee, chocolate and smooth palate

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (12402) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2013
Sample at CBC 2013. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, alcohol and fruity notes.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (19174) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2013
Tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013 - Session II. Pours oily black with a strong, brown foam cap. Lots of syrupy chocolate in the aroma, some vanilla. Hugely sweet flavor, lots of chocolate candies, burnt sugar, vanilla cream. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Syrupy. Moderately warming finish, tons of sticky dark sugars, more chocolate syrup. Rich, very, very, very sweet. Decadent stuff but getting through more than a few ounces would be a chore.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
patricks110 (2456) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 8, 2013
One hell of an Imperial Stout on tap at Mikkeller Bar Viktoriagade. THe pour is a completely opaque black with a dark tan or brown head floating atop creamy and dense. The aroma is outstanding and almost too intense with big alcohol whiffs and a huge coffee and espresso aroma. The flavour has a hint of brown sugar sweetness with a bit of dark chocolate flavours before the intense roast and robust roasted espresso beans take over towards the finish. This is an intense beer with an awesome coffee flavour but despite that, the mouthfeel is silken smooth and creamy. This is a pure delight!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madmitch76 (22685) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2014 4th May 2013
CBC. Great to finally catch up with this beast! Opaque black beer, big tan head. Palate is soft and surprisingly light. Very sweet dark malt. Touches of wood and lactose. Sweet coffee. Semi dry finish. A super rich sweet treat.

Bottle at Scopeys 5K. Sweet rich chocolate and dark chocolate. Nice jammy fruits and a little coffee. Very light touch of spice. Drinking well below the abv.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (12988) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2013
Black with a light brown, lasting head. Overwhelming aroma, fresh hops, tobacco, citrus and flowers. Sharp bitterness attack, with some alcohol presence. 4.3

2013 The Remake: Lots and lots of cocoa powder, along with dark chocolate and plenty of alcohol. Sugary sweet flavour with cane sugar and cocoa powder


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