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Mikkeller Drink’in the Sun 12

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Low Alcohol
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 57   ABV: 1.9%
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American Style Wheat Ale

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
llkc (227) - århus, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2013
Mikkeller. Drink in the sun 2012, 1,9% Amerikansk Hvede øl. duft: citrus, grapefrugt, gran, Smag strå græs smag, en smule parfumeret duft. lav fylde.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5045) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy gold with a medium, blond head. Strong floral hops in the nose along with a lemony, citrus zest. Taste is strong floral and citrus hops up front with yeast, soft wheat and lemon drops behind it. Body is light and very lively with a lingering hop bitterness. Finishes with abundant hops, citrus, yeast, light malt and light wheat. Not my favorite style but not bad for a 1.9% beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thornecb (4162) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Pours gold into a Sam glass. White head with good retention recedes leaving spider lacing. Lemon joy aromas. Soft yet dry with lemon and citrus front to back. Medium length slightly watery finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
k0mpsa (937) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2013
Bottle from k-market, järvenpää. Hazy light orange color, white head. Light arona of some malts and hops. Hoppy taste, some fruits, little malts. Refreshing summer beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
marcus (6011) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Bottle from City Beer. Pours cloudy blonde with a huge white head and a fruity aroma. There is a light wheat flavor with a dry slightly bitter finish. Well-balanced and refreshing, with lots of flavor for a low abv beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kappldav123 (4575) - Nordhausen, GERMANY - JUL 3, 2013
Bottle sample at CBC 2012. Deep golden and zippy in the glass. Mild-hoppy aroma. Starts surprisingly intense fruity, modest sweet. Finish less fruity, milder, but not washy. Some interesting grasy notes. Interesting beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (5016) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 17, 2013
11.2oz bottle from Party Source. Code on the cap reads 9991206. An almost entirely hazy orange color. Bigger. foamy white head. Good lace, good retention. Nice looking beer. Light body. Smooth, kind of crisp, lightly soft lighter carbonation. Lightly dry finish. Easy drinking. Nice light citrus, lightly grassy hop aroma. Some orange zest. Light bit of peppery bready malt. Lighter bitter taste, some moderate sweet. Great, flavorful super light beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOLTZ7555 (2701) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Murky golden 10 karat pour with a massive eggshell crown. Mild citrus nose with a slight honey-baked biscuit quality. Lemony, tart, bready, yeasty. Earthy as well with some grassy notes. Light and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (8548) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 13, 2013
330ml bottle (K Kamppi, Helsinki)
Lovely crisp citrussy fruity hoppy aroma, refreshing and uplifting. Pale in the glass, but with a uge spongy persistent head. In the mouth its’s a bit watery, but does have a little resiny stickiness and malty sweetness. Some mashy sticky malts are a little annoying, maybe crystal malts? A little sub-par as a beer, but this is 2 percent, and there’s no reason to drink shit LAs when there are good ones like this around.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ron (2343) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 11, 2013
I’ve got to start reading the labels better on some of these. I did not know Mikkeller made a low alcohol beer till I tasted this. Hazy orange color, small white head. Fresh hoppyness with notes of pineapple. Light-bodied. Fruity, slightly grapefruity with some pine needles. Of course watery, but tasty for this ABV.

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