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George - Mikkeller ApS

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209 Ratings
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Ratings: 209
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 8.41%
Wants: 24
Gots: 35 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  12.12% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: glid02 on 07-05-2010

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The beer comes in a hugely thick black color.

The aroma has toasted dark caramel, dark chocolate.

The flavor has a hop bite up front of wood and licorice. Lots of molasses. Then a huge full mouthfeel with a touch of alcohol that is then balanced with caramel sweetness and milk chocolate.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

11.2 oz. bottle Courtesy of SomethingClever, thank you beer Buddha!

This brew pours accordingly to the style, Nice deep black body, khaki head and lacing. Alcohol legs are present. Looks pretty legit. Time to get the fumes. Dense roasted malts and some brown sugar sweetness. Deep inside is notes of vanilla bean, cocoa spice and booze tickles the nose hairs. Smells pretty par to the style. The flavor is just as great and intense. First waves of roasted malt goodness with residual sugars to help accent the roast. Nice chocolate flavors with a subtle vanilla cream flavor, tastes like an Oreo Cookie that was soaked in Rum and Coffee. This finishes dry, boozy with a lingering bitterness. Aftertaste is of Cookies and tobacco. The feel on this brew is full bodied, creamy smooth with soft carbonation.

Overall: I like this better than I thought I was going to. I really thought it was going to be like Vanilla Shake's ultimate end. Yet this is hella enjoyable. The booze is actually a part of the beer to make it balanced. It's not an out of place booze that leaves it too dry with alcohol burn. The bitterness is lingering which I'm ok with, yet one might say it's too abrasive. The rest of the flavors are very enjoyable each with a story to tell. This brew is recommended.

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George from Mikkeller ApS
92 out of 100 based on 209 ratings.