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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 849   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.


uhre's rating

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
uhre (384) - - MAY 20, 2010
Hop Bomb!! Aroma of hops it is amazing! Flavor is also nice a bit sweet. What an amazing beer!


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kevinator (1317) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JUL 1, 2015
Awesome. I know the reality is that my palate couldn’t truly detect this many IBU’s but I did detect the strong bitterness, which was even. Not harsh or one-sided. The malt balance was incredible. A must have for all hop lovers.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
PlinyDad1952 (100) - - JUN 26, 2015
YES FINALLY SOME ONE’S UNDERSTAND DO THEY’RE OWN HOPS AND REAL BITTER AND HOP FLAYVER. GOOD JOB MICKELER. BUTT DONT FORGET PLINY IS (200++"") IBU. NO ONE NOW THE REAL NUMBER AND ITS YHE ALSO BEST BEER EVER!! I HAVE TO SAY LET ME TELL YOU THIS 1000 IBU IS PRETTY CLOSE. MAYBE SOMETHING OTHER HOPPY BEER FOR ME TOO DRINK SOME TIME’S NOW.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
alex_leit (357) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle. Dark yellow-amber color. Heavy hop aroma: pine notes, spicy, citrus, fruit, grass, pharmacy, resinous. Mighty taste: oil and malty sweetness, tsunami hop bitterness, wormwood. Very unusual experiment.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mesjasz (221) - Lodz, POLAND - JUN 15, 2015
Hazy Amber color, big tan head. Strong hops aroma, also caramel and malt. Taste is very strong bitter, citrus seed and herbal flavor. Some caramel malt base. Aftertaste is long herbal bitterness. Full body, light carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Florya (760) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 15, 2015
How : bottle Appearance : cloudy light brown, medium head with a yellow tint. Aroma : citrus, caramel, grass and pine. Palate : medium body, average carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vells (953) - Riga, LATVIA - JUN 13, 2015
Feels bit of a waste of ingredients - at first theres huge maltiness, caramel almost syrupy sweetness, but.. in tast its all overcomed by dull bitterness. At first its interesting and enjoyable, but keep going and it becomes boring and even annoying. Like a wormwood. Before bitterness eats all aroma off, theres some peach, grapferuit, pine, caramel. Ends dry and bitter. Interesting for try. Not interesting for buying 2nd time

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Melnis (306) - LATVIA - JUN 11, 2015
Flavor tells a tell of sweet and hoppy story, but the taste gives complex bitter and dry and mouth strangling feeling which stays for very long time.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kimveland (10) - Randaberg, NORWAY - JUN 7, 2015
Tasted this on bottle in copenhagen. A full bodied beer with a huge amount of hops. The bitterness stays untill next morningen 😃

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sjohnh (427) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2015
Colour is between dark orange and copper. Big sticky off-white head. Body is on the firmer side of medium, with a frothy, creamy texture. Some fresh citrus in the aroma and early part of the taste - grapefruit and lime. There is a touch of toffee in there, but before long the bitterness volume is turned up to the max. And there it stays - the longest bitter aftertaste I’ve experienced from a beer. So it lives up to its reputation and an enjoyable experience, but not sure I’d do it again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
electrotype (358) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 2, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2015 Ça sent évidemment les houblons mais jamais à l’aveugle je n’aurais détecté que cette bière se veut en fait un concentré d’amertûme. Je dirais même que l’odeur est plutôt discrète, fruitée et sucrée. En bouche : bon, là au moins c’est clairement amère! La toute fin de la gorgée est particulièrement intense... Une boit avalé, le liquide n’a en effet pas dit son dernier mot et c’est à ce moment qu’il dévoile toute l’agressivité qu’il contient. Ça se boit quand même étonnement bien, somme toute! Je suis content d’avoir essayé.


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