Brewery: Mikkeller ApS
Style: American Imperial Stout
Other Notes: Brewed & bottled by Mikkeller at Lervig Aktiebryggeri, Norway
Brewer Description: (from bottle) Oatmeal Stout brewed with coffee & vanilla & aged in bourbon whiskey barrels.
My rating: 5
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.57
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.4
Intro: A 11.2 fl. oz. bottle, bottled on 5th September 2016 and a best before date of 5th September 2026. Poured into a snifter glass.
Appearance: Dark dark brown, near black in colour with pretty much no head and no lacing.
Aroma: Vanilla, caramel, cream, chocolate, cocoa, oak and bourbon with hints of alcohol soaked raisin.
Taste: Cocoa, chocolate, caramel, fudge, vanilla, bourbon soaked raisin, oak, bourbon cream with touches of roasty coffee.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, full bodied with low carbonation.
Overall: A very nice sipper with good creamy vanilla and bourbon flavours.