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Mikkeller Æ Pale Ale

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Mikkeller Æ Pale Ale
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Mikkeller
Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: American Pale Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 26, 2011
Draught at Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen
Cloudy dark amber color, with red hue; creamy head. Strong hoppy aroma, citrus fruits with a tad of soil and dust, some cheese and then hop resins; maybe chaotic, but interesting indeed. The body is quite strong, with a powerful caramel flavor, some roasted malt and a tendency to earthiness; also, the yeast has quite some trace here; the hopping is obviously strong, very resiny and no longer fruity. The final is powerful, it almost becomes aggressive. It can be defined more as robust, and rough, than elegant. Very American.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2011
Draught at SBWF. Pours out in a shady pale amber colour, small white head. Crisp hops aroma of pine, grapefruit and wet grass with hints of mango and Seville oranges. Medium-bodied with notes of pine, flowers and red grapefruit. Crisp bitter finish of piney and grapefruity hops. Nice!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsniclas (5591) - Billdal, SWEDEN - DEC 25, 2010
Sampled at SBWF-10 Orange with a small head. Hoppy, grassy and perfumeish. Pretty sweet. Medium bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (10275) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2010
SBWF 2010. Amber/orange color, small head. Grassy aroma, perfume and some sweeter notes. Hoppy grassy perfume flavor, metal notes and a little sweet. Grassy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11158) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2010
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar, Cph.
Pours murky amber with a small, creamy, yellowish, film head. Aroma is pleasant, lots of grapefruit, light piney, some herbal notes and peach. Medium carbonation, light and quite dry palate. Lovely flavour at first, rather bitter in the beginning, mild fruity, some mild sweetness. Orangse, grapefruit. Long, lingering bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (3311) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 24, 2010
Draft @ Mikkeller Bar. Dark bronzy colored totally without any foam. Quite hoppy with hints of leather and a soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (6065) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2010
(Draught at Stockholm Beer Festival, 2 Oct 2010) Amber colour with frothy, beige head. Fruity, hoppy nose with citrus, pine needles and grainy malt. Fruity, hoppy taste with notes of pine needles, citrus peel and grapefruit. Generous piney and citrussy bitterness in the finish. More than medium body, fairly sweet and very tasty. As solid an APA as I would expect from Mikkeller. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LoFi (1592) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 7, 2011 Draught. Hazy orange brown with an off-white head. Aroma: pine, resin, fresh tropical fruitiness, citrus, some caramel. Taste: large grapefruit bitterness, pineapple, caramel. Full mouthfeel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16582) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2010
Draft @ Bishops Arms Savoy, Malmö. Pours a hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty bitter grapefruit aroma. Fruity hoppy bitter grapefruit fruit flavor. Has a fruity bitter grapefruit finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19324) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2010
Draught at Stockholm Beer Festival. Clear reddish brown, no head. Grapefruity nose. Clean and dry, medium bodied. Hopy with clean crystal malt, plenty of grapefruit. Long bitterness.


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