Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 401   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
In Mikkeller we have over the years done ​​many collaboration brews. However, the last one we did was a little unusual – we collaborated with the Swedish tattoo studio Crooked Moon. The two brothers Jacob and Jonas Pedersen that run Crooked Moon Tattoo in Helsingborg wanted to celebrate their tattoo studio’s first birthday with a big party, and what could be more natural than to do it with a beer in their own name? The two brothers have designed the labels for this beer. And therefore this beer comes with two different labels. One by of Jacob, and the other by Jonas. The beer is just like a Crooked Moon tattoo: strong and powerful. In this case we are talking about a violently hoppy double IPA with 9% alcohol. You’ll find Crooked Moon / Mikkeller DIPA find on draft and bottled. The picture show the two labels – Jacob’s label design to the left and of course then, Jonas’ to the right.En dobbelt india pale ale.
Ingredienser: vand, malt, (pilsner, pale), humle (amarillo, citra, nelson sauvin, simcoe, sorachi ace), og alegær.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
willisread (1283) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 5, 2015
Tap at Mikkeller Tokyo. Hazy rusty orange with a nice soapy head. Aromas of papaya and apple with some dried apricot. Also a bit of paint thinner on the nose as well as it warms (Oxidized maybe?). Fairly sweet with a lot of wood that comes on as well. Finishes with some bitterness. Not in the best condition I suppose.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McWorta (1136) - LUXEMBOURG - SEP 3, 2015
Opalescent deep golden (6-8 EBC) with a pillowy dark off white head, good lacings. Aromas of alcohol-aromatic drenched pineapple, mirabelles and strawberries, spruce and some toffee develop. Fine CO2 propelled, mild slick and full bodied. But burnt toffee sweetness, alcohol aromatic fruits some herbal impressions with a developping solid bitterness even light astringency. Lasting finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (4341) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 29, 2015
Lots of apples and mangoes with oranges. Smooth fairly hoppy. A bit to much woodiness and very yeasty

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jc1762 (384) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 29, 2015
Taster showing cloudy amber and a finger of clean white foam. The nose shows mango and sweet malts. The palate is medium bodied and moderately carbonated. Flavors of apple and lightly sweet malts. Slight notes of oak and vanilla. Slight sharp IPA bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Foffern (1494) - Bodø, NORWAY - AUG 14, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours a murky, dull orange color with a big, beige head. Compact aroma with almonds, alcohol, toffee, grass and leather. Some tropical fruits in the background. The flavor is similar with a little more tropical fruits coming through. There’s also a great malty part in the middle before a heavy and grassy bitterness lingers in the end. Is full-bodied with a slick and soft mouth feel, and a heavy bitterness. There so much stuff in this DIPA but all feels like a big mess and it’s hard separate the different flavors. A very hoppy ale and feels a bit unbalanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StilleStorm (1208) - Stavanger, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2015
DWF; Bottle 11,2 FL OZ. Pours large, hazy golden orange with a frothy, creamy, lacing, white to off-white, lasting head. Nose fills with fruity, tropic, pine, rasin, caramel malt, light yeast and spice. Taste is heavy sweet and bitter, balancing and spicy with a lasting bitter, fruit, dark fruit, warming finish. Body is medium, texture is oily to sticky, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
melush (1589) - SPAIN - AUG 2, 2015
Bottle 33cl / Botella 33cl. @ Cervezorama 2.0. A: Light amber / Ambar claro. T/S: Hops, fruity, resinous, bitter, alcohol / Lupulo, afrutado, resinoso, amargo, alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sjohnh (536) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2015
I love DIPAs when they work like this. Like the film "From Dusk Till Dawn". The first half is interesting, slow building with a hint of menace - the nose and early taste are bursting with fruit, and unlike some in the style the fruit stays light and citrus rather than being pulled into a more cloying sweetness by the alcohol. And then halfway through - all hell breaks loose. Complete mayhem - bitter, bitter, bitter. Medium body, good mouthfeel, looks like a DIPA should with quality lacing. Ace.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
lmastr (59) - Norma, ITALY - JUL 28, 2015
First Mikkeller beer I didn’t absolutely love. Too much alcohol hid the great complexity of this beer. There’s everything in it, but I couldn’t appreciate it, the alcohol spoiled it IMHO.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerBaboon (1808) - FINLAND - JUL 26, 2015
Pours clear gold with white head. Aroma is fruity and pine. Flavour is medium to heavy bitter, medium sweet, fruity and pine.

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