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Black Fist - Mikkeller ApS

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89
very good

47 Ratings
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Ratings: 47
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.59%
Wants: 31
Gots: 27 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS visit their website
Denmark

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  26.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Mikkeller Black stout barrel-aged 10 times in different bourbon barrels over the course of 2 years.

(Beer added by: dwagner003 on 10-30-2013)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I am following the serving tips for this beer, which Mikkeller gives as the following:

"Refrigerate bottle the day before.
Take bottle out of fridge at least 1 1/2 hour before serving.
Open and decant like wine.
Leave at room temperature.
Serve at minimum 15°C / 59°F.
Drink.
Enjoy."

375 mL bottle poured into a snifter (yeah, I'm drinking the whole bottle).

Appearance: Pours pitch black and gives a tan head of about a half finger that slowly fades to a tan layer atop the beer.

Smell: Big roasty coffee, dark chocolate fudge, bourbon, candied plums, toffee, oak, charred oak, finishes with some heat. Really interesting and wonderful.

Taste: Big roasted malts, black licorice, candied figs, toasted oak, molasses, dark chocolate. Lots of oak in here - a lot of bourbon characteristics in the flavor, more than in any other beer I've had. Very complex, and there is a lot of "heat" in here, but it is very smooth - hard to explain, but unique to this beer for me, for sure. Absolutely destroys my palate like nothing I've had before.

Mouth-feel: Low carbonation with a thick, full, creamy body. The finish is long and quite interesting. I love the fact that this is carbonated, definitely gives it the edge over the other big beers that are served flat.

Overall: An extremely interesting brew. Amazing aroma, and a unique, fascinating flavor profile and mouthfeel. The alcohol, while evident in the flavor, is quite subdued and smooth, which is unlike anything I've had before. This is actually pretty drinkable, other than the fact that it has so much flavor that my taste may be numb for days to come.

Serving type: bottle

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Black Fist from Mikkeller ApS
89 out of 100 based on 47 ratings.