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Amager / Mikkeller Grand Theft Orange

Formerly brewed at Amager Bryghus
Style: American Strong Ale
Kastrup, Denmark
Serve in Snifter, Tulip


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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 357   ABV: 11.9%
Strong Belgian style ale aged in Grand Marnier Liqueur barrels.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daje (4123) - NORWAY - APR 8, 2016
Bottle, april 30th 2015. You can’t win’em all and this one is an example of a promising colab that just didn’t work out. It starts nice with a welcoming amber body with a tanned head. Aroma is strong alcoholic with orange jam and wood. Taste is very sweet and boozy, some marmelade and honey, low bitterness. It might be Grand Marnier barrelling that just isn’t my thing, but I’d love to see this balanced up a bit with some bitterness and acidity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2015
Bottle @ brewday. Aroma is huge orange, caramel, malt, oak, some tangy notes. Awesome. Flavour too. LRAB.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (17803) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2015
Bottle from Mikkeller Beer Shop. Hazy amber red with a small white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, red wine, wood and sour fruit. Flavor is quite sweet, rather bitter and moderate acidic. Dry, moderate bitter and moderate acidic finish with warming alcohol. 280615

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (7995) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2015
Bottle from Bierkompass, bought in March 2014. A bit hazy reddish/amber with a small head. Aroma of vinegar, alcohol, orange, wood and some funk. Similar taste. The mouthfeel was creamy. The finish was dryish. A good one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SirLimpsalot (3817) - SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2015
@ Gyllenbock 15-3-23: ganska potent doft. Smaken är fint balanserad med söta fattoner, apelsin och lite vinäger. Fin fyllighet. Gott. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RexTalionis (3522) - FINLAND - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle. Hazy orange in color with an off-white head. Notes of orange peel, vanilla (wood), dried fruits and little bit of balsamic notes in aroma. Malty sweet notes in taste at first, some dried fruits and bit of orange marmalade in taste. Sweet and boozy finish. Original in a way, but not something I would have on a regular basis.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gandalf39 (153) - - OCT 13, 2014
Au nez c’est extremement puissant, c’est entre du vinaigre balsamique et de la liqueur avec un mélange d’herbes aromatiques et médicinales. En bouche le début est riche est mielleux et se termine sur du vinaigre d’orange. La fin n’est pas acide mais sucré. Magnifique breuvage qui rappel la Saint Bon chien de la brasserie des franches montagnes

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (14269) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle @ home shared by Dutchdrebus and Ansjelaah. Clear dark orange or light reddish color, medium to full off-white head that diminishes fairly quickly. Aroma is malts, rich deep wood, red fruit, liquor. Taste malts, oranges come trough way stronger than I had expected, alcohol, again strongly wood, quite strongly liquor, quite sweet. A bit too much oranges and sweetness for my liking. Great aroma, but the taste does not really do it for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ansjelaah (1747) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle @ benzai with dutchdrebus. Red brown color with a small head. Smells sweet, fruity, wood, orange, peaches, stroop. Tastes sweet, plakkerig, jam, syrup, alcohol, wood, fruity, some herbs. Too sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DutchDrebus (5612) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle @ benzai. 11% abv according to the bottle. Clear amber to light copper colour with a medium sized off-white head that doesn’t last too long. Smells grand marnier, wood, alcohol, oranges, sweet, rinse appelstroop, syruppy, jam. Tastes quite sweet, grand marnier, lots of wood, alcohol, apricot, orange, slightly cider. Full body, nice carbo and surprisingly enjoyable.

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