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Mikkeller Amass B&W West Coast Style India Pale Ale

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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 283   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
No commercial description


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (2791) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2016
Bottle fom Rehills of Jesmond. Pours hazy blond with a big frothy white head. Nice tropical pineapple aroma. The taste is nice and fruity with plenty of citrus and pineaplle and light spice. Nice bitter finish. There’s a bit of aniseed in the finish. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (3617) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - MAY 18, 2016
bottle @ Amerasia / Covington KY --- Aroma of hoppy malt. Cloudy, dirty, medium amber color, ivory head that drops to a thick cover, strips of lace. Taste is yeasty malt with good fizz on the swallow. Pine hops do a takeover in the finish, but they aren’t as strong as some West Coast IPA’s I’ve sampled. Overall, a solid brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (24430) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 11, 2016
Bottled. Hazy golden colour with a mediumsized white creamy head. Aroma is citrus, resin, some tropical fruits, nectar, mild honeylike notes as well as some slight sweet malts to it. Flavour is rather similar, but ends in a rather big floral and grassiness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
charlotte (5088) - rødovre, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2016
Bottle.Hazy orange colour with small white head.Aroma is strong fruity of tropical fruits,most like pineappels and greapfruits,nice dry bitter mouthfeels and smooth carbonated and good long finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
janubio (617) - SPAIN - APR 29, 2016
Deep golden colour, big head that fades leaving a ring but not lace. Aroma of tropical fruits, resine, pine.Medium body, fizzy carbonation. Taste of tropical fruits, pine is present too, some citrus, peaches. Sweeter than expected, though the bitterness is there too.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Trolleo (1145) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 24, 2016
Hazy to cloudy yellow body, small white head. Citrus and grapefruit bomb! Incredible aroma. Citrus and pine taste, bittersweet, just great. Grapefruit and pine notes in the finish, not too bitter, medium long. Watery, soft carbonated. Thin, insanely drinkable and tasty IPA! //bottle at Craft Room

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
77ships (7023) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - APR 14, 2016
Draft glass @ Gollem. Deep hazy orange, little white head. Nose is oddly sweet, sugar, sweet paper, neutral with low sweet hops, some fruity tropical qualities are present but basic sugary sweetness drowns them out. Taste is the same, there is pine resin, hay, low mango but neutral sweetness, candy & sweet orange peel drown them out. Neutral candy & sugar body. Too neutral, too sweet, doesn’t pop. Bit of a letdown put okay as neutral easy brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (5725) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - APR 13, 2016
Tap at Gollem. Pours bit unclear blonde. Small white head. Smell is Pine , tropical fruit. Bit bitter. Taste is Sharp, full bitterness. Tropical fruits. Very Nice, bit wattery though.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drjoeng (651) - SINGAPORE - APR 10, 2016
6.5%ABV.  IPA. Poured out gold.  8ºSRM. Nose has ripe lemons and oranges.  Bright citrus aromas predominate. Some pale malt sweetness in the nose. Mouthfeel is watery.  Palate has pale malt body with some floury, bready flavors.  Hops are lemon zest with the same level of bitterness.   Some spiciness suggesting mint or basil, very much like hyssop.  Finish is medium and on the light end of the bitterness spectrum.   There is another leg at the very very end that blooms Overall impression is that this is a light, easy drinking, pale malt based ale with some citrus, plenty of spice and herbaceously and refreshingly bitter. Goes on Favorites List!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (4300) - Michigan, USA - APR 7, 2016
330 ml bottle into tulip glass, best before 10/28/2017. Pours lightly hazy deep orange/amber color with a 2 finger fairly dense and fluffy off white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice dense foamy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, citrus rind, pine, light caramel, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of bright citrus/tropical/pine hops and light-moderate bready malt notes; with good strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, citrus rind, pine, light caramel, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Good sized pine/citrus rind bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, mango, lemon/orange rind, pine, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Damn nice complexity, robustness, and balance of bright citrus/tropical/pine hops and light-moderate bready malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero astringent hop flavors after the finish. Moderate dryness from bitterness that increases through the glass. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, sticky/resinous, and lightly grainy/creamy/bready balanced mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice west coast IPA. All around good complexity, robustness, and balance of bright citrus/tropical/pine hops and light-moderate bready malt flavors; and very smooth and easy to drink. A very enjoyable offering.


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