Beer of the Week: Mikkeller Big Worst

Posted on November 16th, 2010

Mikkeller Big Worse

About the beer:

The first Barleywine I’ll be reviewing is an unusual one, coming all the way from Denmark by Mikkeller. This young company was founded in 2006 and has already received world-wide acclaim for their bold and innovativeĀ beers like theĀ Big Worst barleywine. The Big Worst comes in a small 12.7 oz. bottle with a cork and a cage, making it look like a miniature bottle of champagne. While less than 13 ounces might not seem like much, what the beer lacks in volume it more than makes up for in strength, thanks to it’s 17.6% ABV. Needless to say Big Worst packs quite a wallop – I even had trouble finishing the half of the bottle I shared with fellow Beeriety writer Sarah.

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