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Mikkeller Gypsy Tears Blackberry Delight

 (RETIRED)
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style
Mikkeller
Formerly brewed at Fanø Bryghus

Style: Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Editor’s note: at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012 mistakenly called "Mikkeller Gypsy Juice Brombær" at 8.5% ABV.


lundy's rating

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
lundy (47) - - MAY 13, 2012
The blackberry aroma and flavor is nice, but the overall effect is cloying. Beige head on black. Can’t really taste the brett. Lingering sweetness.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weark (342) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - AUG 28, 2013
Bottle from Erzbierschof - Black color with consistant beige head. Wood, dried raisin, black malt, roasty and sourish aroma. Roasty, more wood, coffee, caramel, blackberry and sourish flavor. Medium Body, medium carbonation, long and persitant finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (3082) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 21, 2013
Brown bottle, 500 ml, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savoured on May 21 2013; eye: black, opaque, nice creamy beige head that turns into a tiny ring, nice lacing; nose: oak, light spices, anise, light dark fruits, light sourish, tannin; mouth: oak, light spices, anise, sourish, dark fruits, acidity, slight acridness, tannin, finale in dark fruits with light sourish presence, medium-full body, average carbonation, slightly harsh texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 500 ml, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savourée le 21 mai février 2013; œil : noire, opaque, belle mousse beige crémeuse qui se transforme en un petit anneau, belle dentelle; nez : chêne, léger épices, anis, léger fruits noirs, léger aigrelet, tanin; bouche : chêne, léger épices, anis, aigrelet, fruits noirs, acidité, très légère âcreté, tanin, finale en fruits noir avec légère présence aigrelette, corps moyen-corsé, carbonatation moyenne, texture très légèrement rugueuse; en résumé : bien

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bragesnak (5395) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2012
CBC. Tap, 110512. Black with brown head. Aroma of coffee and fruit. Flavour with roasted malt and spices.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11276) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2012
At Copenhagen Beer Celebration. Cloudy dark brown with a lasting tan head. Funky brett aroma with dark berry notes. Sweet and slightly tart flavour with roasted character, funky notes and blackberries in the finish

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11862) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2012
Tap at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012. Pours rich brown with a foamy, beige head. Dark malts, faint citrus and yeast in the nose. A bit of toasty dough, too. Big sweet flavor, moderately roasty with some chocolate bar and burnt cocoa. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Modestly earthy bitterness on the finish with some burnt wood, dark chocolate and burnt toast. Pretty nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - JUN 18, 2012
Sampled at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012. Pours a pitch black beer with a beige head. The aroma is malt, roasted, fruit and berries. The flavor follows the nose with additional acidity. The palate is dry with sweetness. Overall a good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29848) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2012
Draft. An unclear red beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of blackberries and malt. The flavor is sweet with an acidic edge and notes of blackberries and malt, leading to a slightly tart finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14104) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2012
Copenhagen Beer Celebration, 2012. Pours black with a small creamy head and lacings. Fuity and acidic nose and flavor. A bit of roast and brett. Smooth. Exciting.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2012
Pours black with a dense light brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, black berries, chocolate and liquorish. Flavour is roasted malt, sour black berries, chocolate and liquorish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2012

Draught @ [ Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012 ] @ Spartas Lokaler, Faelledparken in Osterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Unclear dark brown colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, blackberry, wood. Flavour is heavy to moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120511]


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