Mikkeller X-mas Porter 2007 Til Fra (To From)

Mikkeller
Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij
Copenhagen, Denmark
8% Imperial Porter | 317 Ratings | Winter Seasonal |
Danish: En porter brygget på: vand, malt (pale, caracrystal, pale chocolate og chocolate), flækket havre, mørk cassanade, humle (centennial og cascade), krydderier (stjerneanis, kanel, nellike og korianderfrø) og ale gær. Etiketten til årets juleporter fra Mikkeller er designet som et ’Til Fra’ kort. Udfyld kortet og stil flasken under juletræet – den perfekte julegaveidé fra den dovne mand/kvinde!! Til Fra er en mørk, let ristet porter krydret med julens krydderier. Maltens sødme, humlens lette bitterhed og den diskrete mængde julekrydderier skaber en så velbalanceret øl, at du kan høre englene synge.

English: ’To From’ is the perfect Christmas gift for lazy dudes. Just fill in the To/From card on the front label and put it under the three. ’To From’ is an easy drinkable christmasporter with light malty sweetness and a slight touch of X-mas spices.

Editor’s note: This is the 2007 edition. 2008 has a separate listing.

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Beer Rating Assistance


Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
caramel bread hay cereal chocolate coffee nuts toast roasty

Hops
resin floral grass spruce citrus herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough barnyard cheese basement aromas leather earthy leaves

Other
alcohol banana bubblegum butterscotch clove cooked vegetables cough drop ginger licorice raisin rotten eggs soy sauce skunky smoke vanilla woody
Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

Color
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Liquid
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Head
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Taste is what can be appreciated with the tongue. It's easy to mistake aromas for tastes -- the tongue only senses sweet, bitter, sour, salt and umami.

Sweet
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Bitter
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Sour
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Other
salty umami
The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

Body
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Texture
thin oily creamy sticky slick thick

Carbonation
fizzy lively average soft flat

Finish
astringent bitter abrupt long

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