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96
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style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.39%
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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marheb (1743) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 10, 2013
Plus puissant et sauvage au nez qu’en bouche. Le caractère vineux est en parfaite harmonie avec les sucres résiduels et le cuir du brett. L’alcool est brillamment enfouie, j’en veux encore.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cpetrone84 (1201) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2013
pour is a slightly hazed pale ruby red with an off white head. Nose is bretty,some mushroom, lightly acetic, oak and faint vanilla, sour grape and cherry behind. Taste is more malt forward, faintly acetic finish with strong carbonation, much less barrel, some vanilla, white grape, lighter cherry, bandaid, lingering acidity. Flavors don’t exactly gel and nothing is super bright.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjs (4268) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 3, 2013
(Bottle, 0.375 l, at Pudel Baar, 20130703) The beer poured reddish brown and clear. Its head was small and white. Aroma had sourness, wood, vineousness and malty sweetness. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were wood, vineousness, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was woody, sour and bitter. An interesting brew and such one that pleased me.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (9918) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 1, 2013
Amber pour with a white head. Really grassy nose. Straw, oak, and some sweet malt. Hints of white wine, sugar, lemon, and grape. Subtle tartness to the flavor. Earthy funk, white wine, grapes, and lemon. Sweet caramel malt and a bit of fruit.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (1858) - NORWAY - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle shared june 7th head to head against Sauternes Edition. Nice looking beer, hazy red-tinted amber body, small beige head. Fruity and vineous aroma, yeasty and spicy. Taste of malt, alcohol, raspberries, sour yeast and sherry. lasting wood and wine aftertaste. We find the Sauternes Edition the best of the two.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (2646) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2013
21-jUN-2013, bottle @home, from Ølbutikken. Tasted straight after the Sauternes edition. Clear amber with lasting, lacing off-white head. Aroma is a bit rough with brett, wine, gun powder, tartness, spice and yeast. Taste the same but not as rough. Very wine-like with loads of oak an leather. A tad more tart than the Sauternes edition. I prefer the Sauternes but this is still very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (9896) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2013
Bottle. Deep golden colour with a beige head. Aroma is brett, sourness, alcohol, vinous. Flavour is dry, brett, sourness, malt, hop, alcohol, vinous. Nice beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (7346) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 16, 2013
375ml bottle, bought at Ølbutikken, Copenhagen. Near-clear amber with a glint of red. Dissipating white head. Patchy surface. Dry and semi-tart berries on the nose. And again, a sweet and tart taste profile of raspberries and ripe fruits. Herbal dry ending. Quite well bodied. Cleansing down the swallow. Okay, but really not my kind of good beer drinking (hotel room, Copenhagen 26.05.2013).

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Yorker (993) - Herning, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2013
37.5 cl bottle @ home. Pours amber with an off-white head that leaves quite a bit of lacing. Aroma is caramel, brett, white wine, and fruit. Flavour is much like the aroma – with a smooth and dry finish. ABV is impressively well hidden.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (6380) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2013
Draught. Low fluffy white quickly disappearing head. Hazy amber body. Fruity sour wood earth aroma. Sour bitter fruity flavor with low carbonation and a short finish. Alcohol well hidden.


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