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Mikkeller Drink’in the Sun (2009)

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Wheat Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Weizen


on tap


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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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Danish: Drink’in the Sun er navnet på den længe ventede sommerøl fra Mikkeller. Der er tale om en amerikansk hvede-øl der er brygget med ale-gær og, til alles store overraskelse, masser af humle. Humlen er Amarillo, alkoholprocenten er 3,9 og det fremgår af etiketten, at man med fordel kan bælle den direkte fra flasken. Nu mangler vi bare noget sol og en grill-fest

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (12547) - Pori, FINLAND - JUN 28, 2009
Bottled (BB 06/2010). Golden color, small white head. Nice citrusy-flowery Amarillo hoppy nose. Crisp zesty mouthfeel. Good hoppy, citrusy-flowery flavor with long bitter aftertaste. More robust than 3.9% indicates ... excellent session beer and refreshing Summer drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Defreni (2601) - Husum, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2009
Flaske: Pilsnergul øl med et fint skumhoved. Tydelig amarillo humle i duften, virkelig lækker og letdrikkelig. Helt klart en åbenlys cross over beer, plus en fantastisk session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11119) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 25, 2009
Slightly hazy yellow with a small white head. Slightly vineous peach hop aroma. Dry, drinkable fruity flavour with a good hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Madsnp (933) - DENMARK - JUN 25, 2009
Bottle. Drank it ice cold and straight from the bottle - just as recommended on the label.. Aromas of citrus and hops. The flavour is super crisp and dry with notes of fruity hops, pine, apples and wheat. Nice 3,9 % brew! Well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (6828) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 24, 2009
330 ml bottle. Finland. Clear golden colour with small white head. Fruity and floral hoppy aroma with some maltiness. Dry and bitter hoppy flavour. Good hoppiness for 3.9% brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
raymondwave (931) - FINLAND - JUN 24, 2009
Bottle 0,33 l. Clear golden with a greenish tint, fizzy head. Nose is fresh, gummy bears, some malts. Flavor is bitterish, thin with some gummy bears there too. Quite boring and not something I’d buy again, even tho I like mild ales.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7062) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2009
Bottle. High creamy and lasting white head. Clear yellow golden body. Mild fruity and malty hoppy aroma. Pretty dry and hoppy fruity flavor with low carbonation and a long bitter aftertaste. Grass and pine notes are evident. Very tasty for such a low alcohol beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13922) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2009
Bottle @ TheWolf. Thanks to Yespr. Pours clear golden with a off white head. Dry , fruity, apple, hoppy, wheat, crisp. Citrus and elderflower. Fresh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (4600) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 21, 2009
(Bottle) Golden and lightly hazy. Medium sized white head. Fruitiness and citricness in aroma. Medium bodied and dry palate with medium carbonation. Fruitiness, malts, bitterness, citricness and light sweetness in taste. Fruity and bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11184) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2009
Bottle, bought @ Ølbutikken, Cph.
Pours almost clear golden with a fine, staying, frothy, white head. Nice hoppy aroma, lots of grassy and piney hops. A touch of sweetish wheat. Light carbonation, a tad watery, but nicely dry. Flavour is hoppy, very grassy, very light sweetness. Lovely crispness with a long, lingering hoppy aftertaste. Very lovely for such a low alcochol beer.

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