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Mikkeller Hop Bomb Challenge (2010)

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Mikkeller
Formerly brewed at Amager Bryghus

Style: American Pale Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
English: At Mikkeller we believe that it is among the inventive amateurs that the wildest beers are being brewed and it is precisely those brewers that we like to work with. That is why we have a competition each year to test who can brew the most intense hop bomb. This year, Søren Davids won that competition.
This beer is brewed as a collaboration between Søren Davids and Mikkeller.


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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sunevdj (3130) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2011
On tap @ Mikkeller Ølbar. Pours a vary hazy amber with a small off-white head. Smells of hops and more hops. Bitter with lots of fruity hops aromas. Aromas of grapes and apples with earthy hints and a bit of yeast. Medium to full bodied. Soft carbonation. Hoppy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pinball (10686) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2011
hazy orange, smooth white head. 3 very nice fruity hoppy aroma mostly grapefruit but also exotic fruits and a faint flowery note. 8 flavor is flowery hoppy, grapefruit, mild exotic fruits, malts, very fresh taste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13231) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2011
Bottle at MikkellerBAR. Murkey amber - white head. Citrus. Fruity. Dry yeasty. Nice hoppy. Light sweetness. Nice. Flowery.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10293) - FAROE ISLANDS - FEB 24, 2011
De barril. Cloudy nice deep golden orange colour. Spare white head, diminishing. Fair lacing. Pleasant fresh citrus fruity hoppy aroma. Medium palate, good texture. Average carbonation. Lightly sweet fruity flavour with citrus, bit peach and grapefruit. Moderate bitterness. Bitter pleasantly fruity hoppy finish. Quite pleasant fruity APA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2011
50 cL bottle. Pours murky orange to brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is peachy and mild citrusy fruity. Peachy, grapefruity and citrusy hoppy. Citrusy hoppy and peachy. Crisp bitter. Lingering fruity and bitter finish.


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