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Black Hole - Mikkeller ApS

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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:
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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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Bottle purchased at Oliver's Beverage in Albany, NY.

Pours a very deep black (what did you expect?), with no real head or lacing.

Smells like chocolate, roasted malt, sherry, dark fruits, and espresso.

The taste is similar. Slightly oily in taste, with rich creamy nutty coffee flavor, a slight bit of spicy booze, vanilla, chocolate liqueur, sherry, roasted malt, and burnt coffee grounds. Very sweet and intense flavor.

This one is a little more thin-bodied than I expected a 13.1% stout to be. It's not too thin, though, I just wanted a thicker body and mouthfeel. Still very creamy, and ultimately pretty drinkable, because the alcohol is hidden fairly well.

I had heard that there was major bottle variation with this one, luckily me and those involved at the share last night, this was a good bottle.

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Black Hole from Mikkeller ApS
86 out of 100 based on 641 ratings.