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Barrel Aged Black As Coal | Mikkeller ApS

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Barrel Aged Black As CoalBarrel Aged Black As Coal

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-07-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 7
Photo of GbVDave
4.2/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 25cl bottle into two 1/2 pint glasses. Thanks to HeatherAnn for the assist! Extra special thanks to brokenleadedcask for the awesome and unexpected wedding gift!!!

Holdbar til 31/12-2012

A: Pours a thick and silky midnight black color. A creamy dark mocha head forms up to about 2 fingers thick before settling down to a thin collar.

S: Big burnt malt, smoke, and charred barrel notes. Dark chocolate, dark fruit, brandy, fudge, vanilla extract, and cherries.

T: Same as above with even more emphasis on the charred barrel flavor. Snatches of caramel pop in and out here and there before being thoroughly trounced by the hugeness of the char and burnt malt flavors.

M: Actually quite smooth and sweet before the dry and bitter char hits. A bit of solvent alcohol strips the tongue but some sweet and slightly tangy fruit hangs around for quite awhile.

O: This was pretty frigging good and I must say, the 1/4 liter bottle size was perfect to share with my wife.

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Photo of LilBeerDoctor
3.7/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle. Pours black with a thick chocolate colored head. Aroma of booze, vanilla, and roasted malt. Flavor of roasted and charred malt notes initially with a sweet, boozy finish. Rich palate. Good beer, but it didn't particularly wow me. A little bit heavy on the alcohol, although I guess that's expected with a 12.3% abv.

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Barrel Aged Black As Coal from Mikkeller ApS
3.9 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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