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George - Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

159 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 159
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 8.94%
Wants: 20
Gots: 19 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS visit their website
Denmark

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  12.12% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: glid02 on 07-05-2010)
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BMMillsy

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bottle from Tipples. Pours pitch black with a super creamy dark brown head that lightens up as it grows. Aroma of lots of chocolate sauce, a hint of anise, and mild roastiness. Flavor is a massive hit of bittersweet chocolate sauce, a good bit of bitter roast to balance, a little smoke, and a slight twinge of anise. Huge thick viscous mouthfeel, low to medium carbonation, sticky. This is one of the best non-BA stouts I have had. Awesome stuff.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2014 22:09:53 | More by BMMillsy
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samEBC

Belgium

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

04-06-2014 19:23:04 | More by samEBC
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JavierGC

Spain

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

04-06-2014 06:18:51 | More by JavierGC
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.4%

04-03-2014 03:52:56 | More by Localdrinklax
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TwelveOunces

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.4%

04-02-2014 23:34:08 | More by TwelveOunces
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beerpirates

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-02-2014 19:14:51 | More by beerpirates
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fleurdelou

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

04-02-2014 15:26:17 | More by fleurdelou
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yeaprolly

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-01-2014 06:22:02 | More by yeaprolly
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.4%

03-31-2014 02:36:17 | More by dbrauneis
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pcarney8

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.4%

03-28-2014 12:38:55 | More by pcarney8
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cyrushire

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-24-2014 02:49:41 | More by cyrushire
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Prager62

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.4%

03-23-2014 20:20:34 | More by Prager62
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.4%

03-22-2014 03:30:00 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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afsdan

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

03-21-2014 03:42:19 | More by afsdan
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SStein

Belgium

4/5  rDev -3.4%

03-20-2014 18:23:14 | More by SStein
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Beerbuddy21

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

03-18-2014 23:07:17 | More by Beerbuddy21
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Hallertau

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.4%

03-18-2014 02:53:53 | More by Hallertau
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enelson

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-08-2014 00:53:56 | More by enelson
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MaillardRx

Kansas

4.53/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

As mentioned previously, the current label has George Foreman with a black eye gritting his teeth in front of a backdrop of thin white stripes in between alternating blue and red stripes. The label also boasts a modest 12.12% ABV.

A: Thick black syrupy goodness with a slight head that appears dark tan, even brown. Tipping it back when drinking it, it looks like iodine running down the glass. Lacing consists of small dots of head that dissipates quickly. A very nice looking beer, but I'd love just a little bit more head retention and lacing on a Russian Imperial Stout.

S: A very pleasant aroma of sweet coffee malts, some dark fruits, and hints of booze.

T: Lots of roasted malts on the palette. Coffee and bitter chocolate notes persist, with some dark candied fruits, and I pick up like a hint of marshmallow.

M: Good mouthfeel, but could perhaps have a bit more chew, be that may just be personal preference. But it leaves a moist mouth and I like that.

O: A well-crafted beer that packs the punch that Mikkeller is known for. This beer will knock you out if you have twin newborns that keep you up all night... and you are in med school... at the end of exam week... All at the same time... Yes it happened to me, George Foreman/boxing puns intended.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2014 22:30:34 | More by MaillardRx
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

the new release go george has different labeling and is listed at 12.12% abv like some of its variants are here. its great beer, rich and dark brown with almost an full inch of tan head with excellent lasting power and perfect spider ring lacing as it drinks on down. its nose is robustly malty, dark cocoa, burnt barley, and even dried blueberry all come into play. i hardly get booze, but i get some spirit flavors, earthy and smokey scotch, vanilla kissed bourbon, and even charred oak, but its not barrel aged. the alcohol is so subtle and the body is so big, this drinks creamy and slightly bitter, but scary easy for how strong it really is. an expensive little bottle of beer, but mikkeller has proven time and time again to be one of the kings of stout, and for that i will always try news beers that come out, especially dark ones. george has layers, it has class, and its huge. bitter chocolate on the finish and a wonderfully dynamic grain bill thats put together brilliantly. definitely worth a try, and it has been really pumped to try the barrel aged variations of this. calvados? yes please!

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2014 20:16:13 | More by StonedTrippin
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

02-24-2014 18:43:39 | More by kjkinsey
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev -3.4%

02-22-2014 17:51:22 | More by jaydoc
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

02-20-2014 00:49:54 | More by tom10101
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Lare453

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

02-17-2014 03:14:02 | More by Lare453
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

02-16-2014 07:12:38 | More by Texasfan549
George from Mikkeller ApS
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