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Big Worse - Mikkeller ApS

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85
very good

361 Ratings
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Ratings: 361
Reviews: 237
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 15.65%
Wants: 19
Gots: 47 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij.

Ingredients: Water, malt (pils and caramunich), candy sugar, hops (nugget, cascade and centennial) and ale yeast.

(Beer added by: Viggo on 11-25-2007)
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bheilman

Indiana

3.73/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Dark color. Darkest barleywine I've ever seen. Not much carbonation nor head. The smell is malt thick. It's like the smell of malt extract used in the quick homebrewing recipes. I guess that is how a dense malt syrup should smell. Somehow the taste comes through to be more complex. It is definitely malt heavy (I may have got an old one). I don't really sense much hops at all. The taste also adds some smokey flavors. It's almost like it has been aged in burnt barrels, but it's not advertised that way and doesn't taste like bourbon at all. The beer has a nice aftertaste but it is too sweet to drink more than half a bottle. Interesting barleywine, with emphasis on the barley, but I like a stronger hop influence.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2010 01:17:54 | More by bheilman
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A- Cloudy amber pour, head is non existent.

S- Watery malt, sweet, very boozy!

T- This is sweet on the way in, and hot on the way down. Molasses overshadows caramel malts with a warm boozey finish.

M-Thick and sticky, no carbonation whatsoever.

O-By far the highest abv I've seen in a barleywine; this brew is a one hitter quitter! I love everything Mikkeller does...brilliance in brewing!

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Big Worse from Mikkeller ApS
85 out of 100 based on 361 ratings.