Mikkeller Big Worster

Brewery: Mikkeller ApS
Country: Denmark
ABV: 15.7%
Style: Barleywine – American
Other Notes: Brewed by Mikkeller at De Proef Brouwerij, Belgium

Brewer Description: (from bottle) American-style Barley Wine ale.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.77
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.5

Intro: A 375ml capped and foiled bottle, with a best before date of 1st July 2025. Poured into a snifter glass.
Appearance: A cloudy dark orangey brown colour with a very thin beige head that dissipated almost immediately while leaving only sparse lacing.
Aroma: Sweet, caramel, toffee, dark fruit, plum, prunes, and fig.
Taste: Sweet, dark fruit, dried fruit, plum, prunes, dates, fig, with notes of caramel, toffee, and booze.
Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with soft to no carbonation.
Overall: A little sweeter than I prefer, but still a decent sipper.


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