Sunday, December 04, 2011
BEER: MIKKELLER George! (Bourbon Barrel Aged Edition)
Another bourbon barrel aged imperial stout. You’d think I’d tire of this, but I don’t.
Brewed as a tribute to George Foreman, apparently. 12.12% abv.
Not much of a head. Thick and greasy as hell.
Nose is beautiful. Caramelised malt, chocolate milk, bourbon. JESUS COCKTAIL.
A taste. Yes. Finally. Thick, light carbonation. Maaaaaaalt. Round and full. Rich. Sweet from the bourbon. The balance is spot on. Tremendous mouthfeel; exactly what you want from a full-on, intense imp stout.
The finish is bitter, coffee and sugar. So thick it coats your tongue and lasts for ages. For just how long I have no idea, I couldn’t wait for another sip.
My only gripe is the 250ml bottle. Add another 0 to that and we’ll talk.