Santa's Little Helper 2016 | Mikkeller ApS

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Santa's Little Helper 2016Santa's Little Helper 2016
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS
Denmark
mikkeller.dk

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.90%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by SirDirtJoe on 12-07-2016

BEER STATS
Ratings:
10
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
8.89%
 
 
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Ratings: 10 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of Hayley_86
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of craigbelly
3.98/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tricks me from the nose to the taste. Nice warm. Alcohol muddles the flavor slightly. Overall a solid seasonal strong ale.

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Photo of kitch
3.31/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

A 330ml bottle with a best before date of 17th August 2026. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.

Appearance: A dark amber brown colour with a big three finger off white head that had good retention and left great sticky lacing.

Aroma: Caramel, sweet malts, dark fruit plum and raisins with a hint of chocolate.

Taste: Sweet caramel and toffee, plum, raisins, candied sugar, black coffee bitterness, orange, spices and booze.

Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall: It’s probably overly sweet for my liking. In addition there is quite a lot of booze coming through especially as it warms and in the end, probably too much.

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Photo of HopsAreDaMan
3.96/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

btw, I believe this is a 'Dark Strong Ale', not a 'Strong Pale Ale', as the description suggests. This is one of the better Belgian Dark Strong Ales I've had. I get the spicy-ness in here, but as I don't care for it, I'm glad it's not overwhelming.

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Photo of PJCarnell
3.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LeftHanded666
4.21/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Giggy
4.11/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerasaurus
3.98/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dkline39
3.98/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SirDirtJoe
4.16/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Santa's Little Helper 2016 from Mikkeller ApS
3.71 out of 5 based on 10 ratings.
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