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Mikkeller DfG 40 års Jubilæum

Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: American Pale Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Brewed with Citra and Soraci Ace hops.

The beer is a special 40 year birthday beer for "Det frie Gymnasium" (www.detfri.dk) where Mikkel started his life as a brewer/teacher.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrOrla (2304) - Odense C, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2014
On tap at C4. Pours a hazy orange with an off-white head leaving laces. Taste peachy and citrusy aroma. Great Apa.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Dedollewaitor (15579) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2014
Tap @ C4, Odense. Pours hazy amber with a small creamy head. Butterscotch and dusty hops. Mild citrus and grass beneath the earthy layer! Rather disgusting actually! Tastes like old beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DroolYeast (1103) - Aalborg, DENMARK - OCT 27, 2014
Draft @ Basement Beer Bar in Aalborg. Floral and tropical hops, some citrus. Reddish in colour with small off-white head. Tiny lasting. Heavy bitterness, moderate sweetness. Finish is long bitter, good body, oily texture, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (6817) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2014
Bottle from at Cotteridge Wines; hazy light copper pour with a frothy beige head, aroma has peach and rubber, taste has pine, apricot, tangy citrus, light bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (4133) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2014
Bottle shared with richthevillan. Copper beer with small head. Aroma of fruits, dry leaf and dry hops. Taste is dry leaf, caramel and fruity hops. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (12955) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2014
Deep amber with a lasting white head. Aroma of malt and citrus hops, with a little diacetyl. Sweet and malty flavour with mild herbal and citrus hops

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (8719) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2014
Tap@Søernes Ølbar, Copenhagen - dark amber pour with off-white head. Fruity aroma and taste, medley of juicy citrus and tropical fruits, strong pine, high bitterness on the palate, and spicy hop bite in the finish [Note to Admin: Listed in Søernes as Mikkeller - Det Frie Gymnasium (5% abv) - please move if different, still whithin 1%abv range of original]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PotjeBier (2747) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2011
From notes: Tap @ Beer Temple. Golden yellow color, hazy. White head, good lace. Aroma’s of citrus, resin, pine, lychee, somewhat acidic. Flavor is a very refreshing bitter. Medium body. Finishes dry, a bit herbal and bitter. Not quite balanced but nice nonetheless.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 23, 2011
At Mikkeler Bar in Copenhagen New Year weekend 2010. Golden a bit hazy. Some citrus aroma with a bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (19385) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 9, 2011
Draught at Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen
Muddy blond color; creamy head. Beautiful hop aroma, fruity: peach, lemon; with floral notes, elderflowers. The body is lean; the mouthfeel is dry; it has a bit too much carbonation; unfortunately there is some yeast flavor, that with the high bitterness contributes to some astringency; the hopping has fruity notes, but the bitterness level, mostly in the final, is too high, and screens too much all the qualities in this beer. Excessive.

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