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Firestone Walker/Mikkeller Lil’ Mikkel

Firestone Walker/Mikkeller Lil’ Mikkel
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85
40
style
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Final blend: 50/50 blend of barrels that where fruited with Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc grapes. Barrels used for this blend were exclusively from the famed Opus One winery. In addition to the grapes, Brettanomyces Lambicus and Lactobacillus Brevis were introduced to these barrels. ABV: 6.6% O.G.: 12.9P F.G.: 0.5P pH: 3.75 (mildly acidic) Color: Golden Straw Aroma: Vinous, peppery, mild clove, spicy barnyard Flavor: Mild acidity with strong white wine qualities, pepper and clove, dry quenching finish.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (10047) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2014
Draught at Mikkeller Bar, Stockholm. Clear pale golden beer with a decent white head. Sourish fruity aroma, grapefruit, rubber, leather notes, raisins, tart, some dandelions. Sourish fruity flavor, citrus, rubber, grassy, floral. Surprisingly thin.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2014

Draught @ Mikkeller & Friends, Stefansgade 35, DK-2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark.

[ As Firestone Walker/Mikkeller Lil Mikkel ].
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, barnyard, light caramel, light hoppy, light wood - cedar. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, wood - cedar dry, fruity, apple - cider, medium dry, grapes. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140317]

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zvikar (3370) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 17, 2014
Draught sample at Mikkeller Bar (Viktoriagade) Three Floyds Takeover. Pours yellow to orange with a small head, aroma of fart, sulfur, acidic with floral notes, flavor is sour and pleasant with green tea, crisp with medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DSG (5615) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 15, 2014
[5/1/14] Draught at Mikkeller Bar in Copenhagen. Cloudy orange. Lovely sour fruits aroma with oak and barnyard. Sour flavor, fruity, oaky, slightly vinous. Medium-bodied. Great and refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (10755) - DENMARK - MAY 11, 2014
Tap @ Mikkeller. Hazy dark yellow with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hop, brett and a little lemon. Flavour is malt, fruit, hop, brett, little lemon, medium dry, little sweet and a little citric.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (10578) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2014
Tap @ Mikkeller, Viktoriagade. Hazy yellow with a small off_ white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, bretty and moderate hoppy - citrus. Flavor is medium sweet, moderate bitter and light acidic. Dry, moderate bitter and light acidic finish. 010514

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2014
On tap at Mikkeller Bar Viktoriagade pre-CBC. Slightly acidic and ’rotten’, moist basement, straw and hay.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ktwse (1835) - SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2014
Pours hazy light amber with low white head. Aroma of honey, orange peel, apples, bretta. Taste is distinct tart sour, with light fruit sweetness to balance the finish. Light, crisp body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kryon (1324) - SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2014
Pours hazy golden low head Aromas sour grapes, citrusy fruits Taste has sour green apples, grapes, citrus, wheat

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pentaz (1214) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 30, 2014
Draught @ Mikkellerbar, Viktoriagade. Pours hazy orange with a tiny head. Aroma is eggs, funk, clove, grapes, wood, apple, white glue, stonefruit and barnyard. Taste is light sweet, bitter and light tart. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Finishes dry and tart.


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