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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 644   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A delightful Buckwheat Wine brewed by Three Floyds and Mikkeller at De Proefbrouwerij in Belgium. Enjoy the fourth collaboration between our two breweries! 80 IBU 10.4% ABV


Tmoney99's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (13068) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2012
Bottle shared by Jay. Poured clear ruby color with a large frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy complex spruce hop and alcohol aroma. Medium to full body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. This is a complex standout beer.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohhnyB (134) - CROATIA - MAY 26, 2016
Amber color with medium off white head. Aromas of caramel flower, sugar and toffee. Sweety taste, some bitterness, medium body. Not really a fan of it.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartyW (47) - DENMARK - MAY 9, 2016
Draft. Dark orange colour with a medium off-white head. Smell leads me to an IPA, taste more of a stout. Aroma has cherry blossom, roasted buckwheat, more floral notes. Flavour is a bit hoppy, roasted chocolate with a well balanced finish of bitter and sweet roasted, toasty malt.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DroolYeast (864) - Aalborg, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2016
Tap @ Basement Beer Bar, Aalborg. Aroma of moderate malt, caramel, flowery and parfume hops. Clear red amber colour with white head, mostly diminishing. Taste is moderate sweet and light+ bitter. Full body, oily feel, avg. carb., bitter and sweet finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Desverger (6954) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 27, 2016
Tap@Taphouse, Copenhagen - dark Amber brown pour with white head. Sweet malty and fruity, some caramel, fudge, treacle, nice hoppy backing, very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borup (10295) - Albertslund, DENMARK - APR 27, 2016
From tap at Taphouse. Dark amber colour an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of hops, dried fruit, malt, caramel, alcohol and yeast.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (5172) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 17, 2016
750ml bottle thanks to Eric. pours out a cloudy copper topped with a sand head. Nose is big caramel toffee some newspaper and a spice. Taste is more of the toffee caramel sweetness some light pine hops.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VamboladeTolly (1259) - Tartu, ESTONIA - APR 12, 2016
Bottle @ Žmogšala3 festival, Vilnius. Pours hazy amber with yellow head. Aroma: hay, caramel, dead hops. Taste: caramel, sweetish, dead hops, hay. Medium + body. Not mine kind of beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Panzerfaust (778) - Hanga Roa, Easter Island, CHILE - MAR 24, 2016
750ml bottle from Gallagher’s Beer World/El Irlandés. Pours a hazy reddish orange color with a small but thick creamy head that lingers. Aroma is intensely fruity but relatively simple. Mango, peach, pommegranate and grapefruit dominate throughout. Maybe a bit of sweet citrus and little malt presence. Taste continues the fruity sweetness but adds a bitter feeling towards the end. The flavors remain within the tropical fruit and sweet citrus comfy zone but there’s a bitter hint that’s not completely refined. Alcohol well integrated, medium to big body. Smooth. Neither super-intense nor extremely-complex. Just a competent hoppy and well-made Barley Wine.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nickd717 (4038) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 18, 2016
Bottle pours a hazy copper color with a large, lasting, lacy light beige head. The aroma is caramel sugar, toffee, buckwheat, and grapefruit. Sweet sugary caramel malt flavor. Finishes with moderate bitterness - citrus and herbal notes. Medium-full bodied, somewhat syrupy. Hides the booze decently well. A bit overrated, but good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mgajdaczewa (1476) - Katowice, POLAND - MAR 17, 2016
W aromacie owocowe, dojrzałe tropiki, żółte owoce, wyrazista baza słodowa idąca w stronę biszkoptów, sugestia lekkiej wanilii, lekkie utlenienie, ale generalnie bardzo przyjemny. W smaku raczej wytrawne jak na styl, dobrze ukryty alkohol, biszkoptowo - owocowe, ponownie te niezidentyfikowane żółte owoce, ale na niskim poziomie soczystości, utlenieniowa ice tea, goryczka podwyższona, nieco gryząca, ciut popiołowa. W smaku niewiele się dzieje, ładnie pachnie, generalnie plus.


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