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style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 960   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mikkeller’s tribute to the green gold.

Mikkeller er klar med endnu en IPA, der ikke er bange for at leve op til navnet. Humlen er som den skal være: aromatisk, amerikansk og aggressiv, så man ikke er i tvivl om hvad man nyder. For nyde er hvad Green Gold ligger op til. Karamelmaltens sødme og fylde danner en lækker bund, der rammer smagsløgene, inden humleeksplosionen sætter ind, og som rydder op igen, og balancerer det samlede indtryk, så man kun har lyst til én ting, nemlig endnu en tår. De lækre amerikanske humler simcoe, amarillo og cascade giver masser af citrusnoter, men kæler også for din tunge med fersken og grannuancer samt masser af friskhed.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daje (2757) - NORWAY - FEB 14, 2011
Tap at Lompa. Dark reddish color with a soft foamy beige head. Malty nose with citrus, taste of fruity hops, orange, floral palate. At 7% it’s a very good ipa

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
konstifik (573) - SWEDEN - FEB 9, 2011
Murky light brown with a big tanned head. Very green flavours, thogh not raw or unpolished in any way. Light fruitiness battling grass and flowers. Good body, with biscuits and caramel with a perfect, balancing light sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
espenra (929) - Kurland, NORWAY - FEB 8, 2011
8cl sample. Wonderful amber colour. Small head. Aroma is hoppy and laden with tropical fruits as one would expect, but also a sweet malty aroma with notes of alcohol. Flavour is rich and laden with alcohol and malts. Not as much hops as expected, but it’s also present. Fruity. Long, lingering bitter aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
esp0r (2375) - NORWAY - FEB 7, 2011
Tap at Haandverkerstuene. Copper red hazy with a thin white head. Some nice lacings. Smells of sweet orange peels and grass. Taste is bitter with a slight feel of citrus. and some malts. Finish is full of hops. Some ways this has more of a double/imperial ipa feel. but also feels like an ipa. interesting

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Odland (137) - NORWAY - FEB 6, 2011
Tasted on tap at Henrik Øl & Vinstove. A good and sweet malt base punished with loads and loads of citrus hop. Pours golden/amber with moderate and golden head.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ClubGonzo (4752) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 6, 2011
Tap @ Henrik, Bergen. Pours a thick, tan, nitro-like dense head, resting majestically above a deep, bronze body. Lovely. Nose: fresh, green hops, grass, hints of peaches and spruce. Lovely lovely. Taste is full-bodied malts and bitter, grassy hops, peaches and spruce. Smooth palate. Long-lasting bitter finish. A real top-of-the-line IPA. Three times lovely for this one. :-)

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hamrech (134) - Carbondale, Illinois, USA - FEB 4, 2011
Ridiculous IPA. Flavor is booming, layered but not too complex. Extreme resin, a good helping of pine and malt, hops are thick but not too much. Medium-heavy slick mouth for an IPA, I like it a lot. Nose is similar to the flavor, but unlike the flavor it’s pretty subdued. Pretty wild burnt orange color, dark for an IPA and semi-transparent, looks great. Jesus Christ I love this brew on every level. Outstanding, maybe one of my top 5 IPAs ever.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kestral (506) - Årnes, NORWAY - FEB 4, 2011
Tap@Olympen. Nice fruity, resinous and grassy hop notes in the aroma, citrus and tropical fruits. Sadly it’s a bit overridden by sweet caramel malts. I feared this would be too sweet for my liking, and I was right. It ended fairly sweet, not refreshing and dry like I had wanted. Still good, I just prefer my IPAs to be crisper and lighter on the malts.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
KnutAlbert (6386) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 3, 2011
On tap at Olympen. Murky brown, compact hop juice. Grass, watercress, mustard, grapefruit. Packs ennough punch to make this a beer for slow sipping.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
keepersj12 (2945) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - JAN 30, 2011
Very nice IPA. Pours a clear amber with a small lingering head lacing nicely. The aroma is malty sweet, bread and yeast, earthy. The flavor is sweet up front giving way to a citrus pine back end. The finish is quite dry, crisp and clean. Very good.


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