Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 890   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   IBU: 1000   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikalooch (224) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2011
Pours a deep amber with a pillowy tan head, thick lacing. I get nothing but hops and a touch of diacetyl in the nose, suprisingly a bit mellower than I had thought. It starts out kind of sweet, cherry and some caramel maltiness, followed by an intense earthy hop blast. There are other flavors lurking udner the hops towards the end, but heck if I can figure it out with the intense hop flavor that lingers forever. Slightly sticky, but goes down kind of smooth for such a hop bomb. Not bad, definitely an interesting beer, more well balanced than I expected.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
manuchampions (1243) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 4, 2011
Ahhhh 1000 rates. What better beer to mark this milestone than Mikkeller 1000 IBU? Pours a murky dark amber with an off white head. Big funky hop aroma dominates. Taste is massively hoppy with citrus, piney hops but also remarkably balanced. Really wonderful chewy malt backing. Finish is sublime. Excellent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (11754) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 4, 2011
Bottle poured a hazy amber with a lingering ring of amber foam. Aromas of biscuit, orange zest, pink grapefruit and light pine. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, grapefruit, pine and light orange zest with a smooth dry lingering moderatly bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arone12 (924) - Maryland, USA - APR 29, 2011
I have now been to the edge and back! Smells fairly normal for an ipa. But woah! What a bitter taste! Loads and loads of bitterness! Bam! It hits! Oh and by the way, it pours a murky brown color

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scottw86 (1151) - Maryland, USA - APR 29, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2012 Poured a murky brownish color with lots of sediment. Foamy off-white head. Aroma is hoppy with apricot and pine needles. Not as hoopy in the aroma as I expected. Taste starts off normal with some.fruit and creamy malts. Finish is VERY hoppy with pine and grass. Overall not as gross as I expected and pretty flavorful.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jlanning215 (363) - Peoria, Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2011
I enjoyed this yet it wasn’t featuring many complexities.The aroma was lacking. It has a nice taste up front and of course finishes insanely dry. Pours thick and deep orange gold. Tons of sediment. A good brew...but kinda gimmicky to me. I get that it takes talent to brew something with this many IBUs yet this doesnt rival IIPA like dreadnaught or Pliny. I still like it overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
neuromatt (1225) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 21, 2011
37.5 cL bottle courtesy of Chris, tasted with the barrel-aged version side-by-side with Chris and Dan. Served in a goblet. Pours hazy orange-amber with a small tan head. The head fades to a thin remnant and leaves a small amount of fine lace. The nose is sharp and hoppy, with huge notes of flowers and grapefruit, along with pine, light biscuit malt and pale malts. The flavour is sharp, intensely bitter and hoppy throughout with lots of acidity. There is a small amount of malts up front but they are immediately overpowered, never to return. The finish goes on forever with a complex bitter quality. On the palate, it is full in body with a creamy texture and soft carbonation. Overall, this is an interesting beer with so much hops that it deserves a category of its own. It hits you over the head with sharp, high-alpha hops. As extreme as it is, I actually enjoyed it and would definitely try it again. 2011-04-16

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JB84 (649) - Kitchener, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2011
Pour hazy amber off white head good lace. Aroma big pine/floral hops, some citrus, not to much else. Taste palate destroying hops, this was one of the few that wasn’t balanced and wasn’t overly enjoyable. MF cloying full body quite boozy with a destructive bitterness. Overall cool but didn’t enjoy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niko100 (2387) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 10, 2011
Hazy amber/copper color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of pine hops, citrus, floral, & caramel malt; Flavor of sweet malt, caramel, rich pine hops, resin, and citrus (notably grapefruit); Finish is bitter and does linger awhile; Nicely balanced considering all the hops; Overall, one dimensional (as expected) - but very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - APR 8, 2011
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. poured cloudy amber with a beige head. aroma was caramel and pine. flavor was much the same plus the heat of the alcohol. body was full with medium carbonation.

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