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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Fruit Beer
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A strong Belgian Blonde with raspberries aged on Sauternes barrels.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (14380) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2013
Sample from bottle, thanks to Viktor! Somewhat hazy pale red/pingisbord beer with a quite nice offwhite/pinkish head. Fruity aroma, glue, raspberries, vinous, strawberry notes, cherry notes, almonds. Flavor is lots of red wine at first, grapes, raspberries, cherry notes, tart, sour, strawberries, woody notes, caramel, horse blanket, floral notes. Sour raspberry finish with cherries, rubber notes and some stable.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olr1984 (1338) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Pours hazy dark amber with a constant pink white head. Tart fruit aromas. Sour Raspberry taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (18659) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2013
10th June 2012
Cloudy brown beer. Massive pale apricot coloured head. Strong nose of red wine and a little sherbet. Palate is light and semi crisp. Fresh raspberry, tart but not overly so. A little red wine in the background. Slightly sour orange which has a touch of sherbet. Finishes semi dry and crisp. Fruity tangy beer, a real taste bud tickler!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reynolds314 (2881) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 20, 2013
Wow this is quite unique. Ive never had Sauternes before but I can guess what it tastes like after having this beer. Sweet rich and raspberry forward with some notes of cherry, almonds, vanilla, cola, and balsamic. Quite interesting.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (4748) - Arizona, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Huge raspberries flavors, sweetness from the barrel aging, delicious blend, mikkeller has really outdone himself

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 14, 2013
A - Cloudy reddish with a bit of orange and pink with a finger of frothy white-pinkish frothy head. Fades normal. S - Sweet and tart raspberries, oak, vanilla, sauternes, funky yeasts, grainy malts, Belgian yeasts, lemon zest, some booze. T - Sweet and tart raspberry jam, other berries, oak, sauternes, vanilla, funky yeasts, grainy malts, Belgian yeasts, mild spices, lemon zest, some booze. M - Medium bodied, moderate carbonation. Smooth with a tart and sweet finish. D - Nice fruit beer. Good raspberry flavor and the Sauternes barrel is a nice touch.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tide (2282) - Espoo, FINLAND - FEB 1, 2013
Bottle at bar. Red color, white head. Sour taste with strawberries, raspberries, herbs, wheat and citrus. Almost perfectly balanced body. Nice sour finish with berries. Magnificent brew.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Baz7778 (58) - SCOTLAND - DEC 29, 2012
Nice berry nose, with big sour finish, acidity high but palatable. A nice one not two type brew ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (13623) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 2, 2012
Nice cloudy reddish pour with a pink head. Intense raspberry aroma. A hint of cherry, big wine sweetness, a hint of lemon tartness, and some peach. Light grass and herbs, too. Really excellent flavor. Tons of fruit, mostly raspberry, but some blackberry, cherry, and peach. Huge wine flavor and sweetness, oak, mild lemon tartness, and a light herbal note on the back end.

3.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nisse666 (5162) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2012
Bottle at ÖÖWF cons 2012-11-17 Örebro AR: blueberries, black raspberries, sweetnees - great aroma! AP: cognac colore liquid, transparent white head F: sour, white wine, wee frothy yeastiness, soft carbonation, heavy grapefruit bitterness,


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