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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

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RATINGS: 769   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   IBU: 1000   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RasmusOtt (1148) - Aalborg, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 2, 2014 Pours hazy brown with a beige/white head. Smell is grassy and has notes of earthy hops, a bit alcohol and some caramel malts as it warms. The taste has some grassy hops, grapefruit, caramel malts and a bit alcohol at the end. There is a dry and sharp mouthfeel to this aswell, along with a big and solid body. A heavy pale ale. YES!

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (4622) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 29, 2010
(Bottle from Systembolaget) Poured brown and cloudy. Head was medium sized and it was shaded with brown. Arom contained lot of hops and some caramell and malts. Palate was dry and full bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were hops, malts, bitterness, mustiness and mildly sweetness. Aftertaste was bitter and malty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 26, 2010
The Dan Journal #358. Tasted 6/24/10. 12.7oz bottle. Hazy with an amber hue. Moldy off-white head. Aromas of grapefruit and random other citrus fruits with piney and grassy notes. A very deep hoppy nose! Full bodied and hop dominant. Rather hot in the burn department as well. Grassy and green hops. Modest effervescence. Decently blended with a big citrus bitterness. A ton of grapefruit flavor. Overt and big.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ditmier (1508) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 24, 2010
2010 Bottle - Thanks JohnGalt1!! - Pours a hazy, ruddy amber with a large beige head...aroma is pretty straightforward, caramel and pitchy hop resin...flavour is sweet caramel malt, pitchy pine, crystal malt...plenty of bitteness but not much direction...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6603) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 23, 2010
Bottle. Pours a deep murky brown with a huge creamy tanned beige head. Lots of deep caramel, some light citrus hops. Medium bodied, lots more caramel, a slight bit of oxidization, and a whole lot of big bitterness. More big grapefruit and quinine bitterness and a slow growing warming alcohol on the finish with some more caramel. Not what I was expecting at all, but tasty either way.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (6537) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 20, 2010
Bottle from Healthy Spirits. Pours reddish copper with a rich apricot head and a toffee and pine aroma. There is a delicious caramel malt flavor with serious hop bitterness. A nice brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11086) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 20, 2010
@PilsnerPeters-bottle-pours a tan head that laces and copper color. Aroma is resin/citrus, secondary medium malt. Taste is resin/citrus/herbal hops bite, secondary medium malt-caramel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pilsnerrogge (2503) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2010
Bottle:
Pours a muddy dark brownish amber with a large head. Aroma is shampoo, hops and some liquorice. Thick mouth feel. Flavour resin, pine and some toffee. As expected this is really bitter, but in a pleasant way.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (6660) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 20, 2010
Bottle shared by someone I cannot remember at the 2010 Summer Solstice. Poured a cloudy yellow amber with an off-white head that dissipated quickly. Aroma had strong pine as well as hay and grass on the nose. Flavor was very hoppy, but I thought the texture helped bring that out. For a beer called 1000 IBU, I would expect more extreme hoppiness and pine.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (5844) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 20, 2010
Daddy? What’s that coming out of Kitty’s ears? .. nice presentation, great foam, cool label .. . smell is of fresh pine, green, and sappy aspirin .. . decent malt showing to go with the bitterness.. . for so many ibu’s, more balanced than you’d think .. . a nice experience but not again for the price.. . Why that’s uh... raspberry jam!


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