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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 830   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   IBU: 1000   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
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Like your beer bitter? Getting tired of inventing zesty kitchen tricks trying to spike your beer in search for that fulfilling kick in the palate? Look no further as 1000 IBU was brewed to satisfy all hop-heads with a craving for some serious back-burning action.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (5538) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours hazy amber, deliciously bitter, lots of hops! Sweet and malty.

1.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Fashawn (333) - Montesarchio, ITALY - MAR 11, 2015
This is the worst beer i’ve ever tried,smells like a shit and the taste is worst. No words for this bad beer

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VamboladeTolly (498) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle @ Keller, Tartu. Deep orange colour, with nice beige head. Aroma is fruity, citrus,peach, grass, herbal, caramel. Taste is heavy bitter, bitter and bitter- hard to notice something els maybe grass and citrus.Medium body, dry. If you like bitter taste, then its your beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrJoller (86) - ITALY - MAR 6, 2015
Extremely bitter. Extremely. Bitter. Looong lasting bitter aftertaste. Grassy aroma. Floating yeast is not very good but maybe adds even more bitterness. Very, very goood.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rougeau13 (2131) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Orangish with a good sized off-white head. Tons of fruit, citrus and tropical, in the aroma with some caramel malt. Fruity and super bitter aroma. Very drinkable, though tough with a heavy cheeseburger. Medium bodied and super dry.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
atrox (327) - Kraków, POLAND - MAR 1, 2015
Deep orange colour, with big, nice, beige head. Sweet, hoppy aroma with tons of citrus fruits, grass and herbs. Sweet, malty and with some caramel in taste. Sweet beginng, but next we’re attacking by strong herbal bitterness with long aftertaste. Interesting experiment.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
heman (137) - Tychy, POLAND - MAR 1, 2015
Piana jest bardzo intensywna i piękna, bardzo drobno-pęcherzykowa, długo utrzymująca się i ładnie zdobiąca szkło. Piwo ma barwę miedzianą, na dnie butelki zalega gruba warstwa osadu, jednak przy ostrożnym nalewaniu piwo pozostaje klarowne. Aromat jest bardzo świeży, chmielowy. W głównej mierze mamy cytrusy i ogólnie zapachy "zielone" - świeżo skoszona trawa i suszone liście tytoniu. Smak jest absolutnie zdominowany chmielem. Od pierwszego łyka zalewa nas goryczka, na początku średnio-wysoka z tytoniowymi posmakami. Piwo jest bardzo pełne, a gdzieś tam w tle majaczy delikatny karmel. Jednak gorycz przez cały czas picia nie daje o sobie zapomnieć, finisz całkowicie paraliżuje kubki smakowe. W ustach pozostaje lekko ściągające uczucie, a goryczka jest bardzo długo zalegająca - każdy łyk 1000 IBU pozostaje z nami na długo.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrBlueSky93 (326) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2015
Bottle from Brewdog. Pours Brown-Orange, single finger head, was very syrupy too. Aroma dominated by hops, grass, tropical fruits, citrus fruits, peach, caramel too. Tastes much the same, there is a real fruit blast and awesome bitterness on this, unbelievably bitter, what a great idea!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thearmi (29) - Riga, LATVIA - FEB 14, 2015
A crazy experiment - extremely bitter. I even felt the taste when waking up the next morning. Too much for me. A good experiment but not an excellent beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tfredvik (1296) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 8, 2015
The person that came up with the idea that the human taste buds are incapable of registering any increased bitterness when the IBU goes beyond 100, has probably never tasted Mikkeller 1000 IBU. This is some serious bitter stuff. Not 10 times more bitter than a 100 IBU IPA, but it’s definitely by far the most bitter beer I’ve ever had. Despite the ridiculous, extremely long-lasting, lingering, tongue numbing heavy bitterness, this beer actually doesn’t feel unbalanced: there’s plenty of sweetness that backs up the hop attack. The very strong aroma is of course dominated by hops, lots and lots of overripe tropical fruits and citrus, but also a good dose of caramel. Unfortunately I also get some dull notes of sweat. The sweat isn’t present in the strong flavour, instead I get resin, and I also manage to pinpoint sweet peaches in the tropical fruit basket. The body is full, the texture is creamy, smooth and syrupy, the carbonation is soft. It’s a very good-looking beer: it looks syrupy and cloudy with an amber colour. The head is dense, beige and fully lasting: it stays finger thick until the glass is empty. Good lacing. A tasty DIPA and an extremely entertaining brew!
[33 cl bottle, enjoyed 19 months before BB date, from Vinmonopolet Online]


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