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Black Hole - Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
86
very good

624 Ratings
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Ratings: 624
Reviews: 351
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 17.06%
Wants: 29
Gots: 64 | 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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A: Thick black with no light coming through the glass. Medium thick tan head.

S: Sweet sweet chocolate, raisins, and booze.

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M: Thick and velvet like but not a heavy thick- more so a smooth thickness. Very cloying.

O: A bit of a disappointment due to the extreme sweetness and booze that shines through a little too much. But it's complex in flavor no doubt and the mouth feel is pleasant.

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Unmarked bottle at 55 degrees into imperial pint
Aroma of coffee with hint of alcohol
Head large (6.5 cm), light brown, rocky, slowly diminishing to a partial layer with a 0-10 mm edge.
Lacing present as small islands and archipelagoes
Body dark brown with slight reddish tinge around edges
Flavor of weak stale coffee without the bitterness, actually somewhat sweet. No alcohol, no malt, no hops, no diacetyl. Ends slightly sweet and flavorless.
Palate medium to full, lightly creamy, carbonation soft.

Not a bad example of a coffee stout, just a little weak in flavor. The 13.1% ABV is well hidden – I don’t even have an alcohol afterglow in my stomach.

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Black Hole from Mikkeller ApS
86 out of 100 based on 624 ratings.