BeerCritic


Mikkeller Santa’s Little Helper 2008
04/10/2009, 10:22 PM
Filed under: Current selections
Mikkeller Santas Little Helper 2008

Mikkeller Santas Little Helper 2008

Style; glass: Belgian Strong; trappist, tulip, tumbler
25.4 fl oz x 11% ABV = 279.4 / 60 = 4.65 beers * 150 C = 697.5 calories (est.)
Purchased at: Canal’s Lawrenceville for $12.19

Aroma: cocoa, coriander, orange peel, zest, and pepper.

Visuals: fun, idyllic, brand oriented packaging, A deep midnight, deep brown, opaque, bright tan head, sticky lace.

Taste: expertly balanced, dark roasted coffee malt, peppery hops, refined strength.

Palate: crisp texture gives way to a rounded mouthfeel, long burnt finish with bitterness and cocoa.

Overall: delicious, layered and amazing. This is the epitome.


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