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Black Hole - Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
86
very good

641 Ratings
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Ratings: 641
Reviews: 352
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 17.02%
Wants: 30
Gots: 69 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS visit their website
Denmark

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  13.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij.

Ingredients: Water, malt, roasted barley, flaked oats, dark cassanade, honey, hops, coffee, vanilla and ale yeast.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-24-2006)
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Photo of Lorenzito
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Had on tap at Hopfields in Austin, TX .

Pours , as expected, an opaque black color with little head . Nose is rich with fruity aroma, coffee, and a medium booze smell

its tastes very sweet , especially considering the light sweetness in the nose with hints\
of honey and vanilla. booze taste hits at the end

Great brew. Would and did buy again

Lorenzito, Yesterday at 10:51 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

PaF, Oct 12, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +19.4%

L0ne, Oct 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

MykeJ, Oct 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

OKFine, Sep 30, 2014
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3.61/5  rDev -5.5%

dseanv, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

jeffaroo95, Sep 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

hozersr, Sep 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

StephRai, Sep 25, 2014
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5/5  rDev +30.9%

Movingtarget45, Sep 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

JohneHoodlum, Sep 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

ElviraS, Sep 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

killcore, Sep 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

YOSHl, Sep 18, 2014
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3.69/5  rDev -3.4%

-Bottled- Pours an oily, inky black color with a light gathering of slick, dark bubbles that dies off quickly. Looks flat after. Aroma is heavy on dark fruit, coffee and alcohol. Deeply roasted barley. Smells like port, too. Flavor is rich, sweetness and roast. Potent, sweetened coffee and burnt oats. Raisins and plums and port. Vanilla extract. Big, oily, slick, lingering feel. Unfortunately, this bottle is completely flat. It enhances the port/sherry feel. The alcohol is still present but you can tell the couple years of sitting has mellowed it out a bit. I wish the carbonation hadn't flees this one because it's pretty yummy otherwise. It has aged well and I'm not going to crucify this beer for going flat.

VelvetExtract, Sep 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

kylehay2004, Sep 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

JohnnieNepal, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

dangelop, Aug 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Opened with little to no aging. Purchased at Jester King two weeks prior. Dark and malty with a bit of acidity on the finish. Dried fruit and coffee aroma. Surprisingly smooth for the ABV. Lighter body than expected. A bit of the alcohol shows up at the finish and as the beer warms.

LittleDon, Aug 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

JakerLou, Aug 23, 2014
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Black Hole from Mikkeller ApS
86 out of 100 based on 641 ratings.