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Black Hole (Cognac Edition) - Mikkeller ApS

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Black Hole (Cognac Edition)Black Hole (Cognac Edition)

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

147 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 147
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 25
Gots: 52 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS visit their website
Denmark

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  13.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-05-2010)
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Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

08-02-2014 05:38:59 | More by zestar
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

07-28-2014 01:34:27 | More by DrBier
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

07-25-2014 22:40:01 | More by dlee33
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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

4/5  rDev -4.8%

06-09-2014 02:25:54 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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afsdan

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

03-21-2014 04:07:26 | More by afsdan
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Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

02-16-2014 02:19:27 | More by appetiteforparis
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incubuscience

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -40.5%

01-14-2014 04:35:06 | More by incubuscience
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.8%

12-13-2013 07:23:41 | More by XmnwildX12
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vegas1211

Illinois

4.19/5  rDev -0.2%

On tap at Bavarian Lodge in Lisle, Il. This beer smelled as good as it tasted. It was the 2011 version and the flavours held up quite well. Notes of vanilla and toffee followed by bitter chocolate and caramel. Nice thick mouthfeel and smooth finish. Overall one of the better brews Ove had from Mikkeller.

12-01-2013 15:32:05 | More by vegas1211
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Sparky44

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.8%

11-29-2013 22:37:17 | More by Sparky44
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.8%

11-29-2013 20:24:28 | More by smartassboiler
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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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California

3.25/5  rDev -22.6%

10-26-2013 02:04:11 | More by GRG1313
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Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

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South Carolina

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California

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Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

06-28-2013 22:30:18 | More by 1Adam12
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

4.53/5  rDev +7.9%

A great beer- so well balanced and complex. A lot going on here, but it's so seemlessly integrated and smooth. Part of the reason is that is has some age on it, which tends to mellow things out a bit. You certainly can't tell that this is 13% abv. When first opened, I noticed the cofee and the honey quite distinctly, after a bit the coffee has faded a bit and the honey is more mellow but still distinct. The cognac notes continue to linger, but as a back- note and harsh at all. It serves more to underline the mellow roasty notes of the coffee and grain and add a roundness to it all. The vanilla and honey cancel any lingering sourness from the coffee and grain and add a welcome modicum of sweetness. Just lovely all around, and maybe smells even better than it tastes.

06-16-2013 03:19:44 | More by Georgiabeer
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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

06-06-2013 04:07:05 | More by artoolemomo
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Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-02-2013 03:31:04 | More by anteater
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Black Hole (Cognac Edition) from Mikkeller ApS
93 out of 100 based on 147 ratings.