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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 337   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   IBU: 300   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Danish: En Imperial India Pale Ale brygget på: vand, malt, humle og US alegær


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6895) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 8, 2012
Great job by Mikkeller. Front label says High Burn, back label says Low Burn. BB 04/04/2018. Dorée, col blanc crémeux et épais. Arôme prend de suite sur le houblon qui est très appréciable, notes tropicales, malt léger, le tout restant assez monodimensionnel. En bouche, houblon est aussi partout, un palais réchauffant avec ce côté houblonné qui donne une brève amertume épicée en fin de bouche. Le palais est épais, collant aux lèvres voire résineux. Notes d’agrumes entre citron et pamplemousse, le profile malt reste en retrait donnant une fine pointe de caramel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LtDan (1784) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - JUL 7, 2012
Appearance: Pours a cloudy orange gold with a dense white layer of off-white cream.

Aroma: Grapefruit ,earthy skunky hops, pineapple and caramel.

Taste: Bitter and juicy hops, salty caramel malt, pineapple, bitterness lingers.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied. Rough texture.

Overall: This was big and hoppy and sweet. A great example of an American Double IPA. I’m glad I tried it but have no reason to ever drink it again unless I’m in Europe and it’s Fresh.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (8121) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 28, 2012
UPDATED: APR 20, 2014 Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours hazy golden with white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, citrus, grape, orange, peach and alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long malty, caramel and citrus finish. Body is full, texure is oily, carbonation is soft.

Bottle 330ml @ Hotel room, Omena Hotel, Copenhagen
Pours cloudy deep golden/copper with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, bread, citrus, grape, and citrus peel. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long bitter kind of dry finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olsvammel (3548) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2012
Bottle bought in Copenhagen. It poureda ahazy golden-orange liquid with a big head. Lots of fruity hops on the nose. Fruity and sweet taste with a relatively light bitterness. Bready malty body. Smooth and milky mouthfeel. Nice fruity DIPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mile (3118) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2012
Bottle. Golden, cloudy, small to average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate to full malty and sweetish aroma, some caramel and tropical fruitiness, grapefruit hoppyness, light alcohol. Body medium to full, malty and sweetish flavor, some caramel and some tropical fruitiness with grapefruit - piney hoppyness, some alcohol. Finish is average to long, malty and sweetish, light caramel and some tropical fruitiness, lots of piney - herbal hoppyness, alcohol. OK hoppyness and fruitiness, but really too much alcohol in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (3029) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2012
330 ml bottle courtesy of rlgk. Pours hazy reddish golden with a big frothy offwhite head that slowly dissipates while leaving lacing and trace on the glass. Smell is sweet and hoppy with grapefruit juice, caramel, apricots, pineapple, alcohol, brown sugar, pine, grass and hints of resinous wood. Taste is sweet and bitter with caramel, sugar, pine, alcohol, grapefruit juice, orange peal, lemon zest, freshly cut grass, peaches, pineapple, passion fruit, red currants and honeydew melon. Mouthfeel is sticky sweet, boozy and medium bodied. Finish is sweet, bitter and tiny metallic with grapefruit peal, orange peal, pine, caramel, pineapple and alcohol. Too much alcohol IMO.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nilsalexander (5) - Eskilstuna, SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2012 does not count
Pours a nice orange color with a white crown. The taste is all about the hop and some citra and pine maby, small touch of alcohol but maby that’s just.me. The aftertaste is bitter of course but not too bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (2724) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2012
Bottle labeled both Hop Burn High as Low... Strange. Pours out a dark orange colour with a nice, white head on top. Really hoppy resin in the aroma and loads of citrus and pines. Flavour is really hop forward yet easy to drink. It has a good amount of bitter flavours to it, but it is nice in balance.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2012
Bottle. Pours a murky orange color with a white head. Aroma is of grapefruit, pine, peach, sweet malt and a little caramel. Flavor follows the nose with the grapefruit, peach, pine, sweet malt and caramel characters. The body is medium with an oily mouth feel. Overall a pretty tasty DIPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HenrikSoegaard (10771) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
Bottle. Creamy white excellent fully lasting head. Dark yellow colour. Moderate malty and heavy hoppy aroma. heavy bitter flaor. Wonderfull balance between malts and hops. Long heavy bitter nice finish. creamy palate, Excellent.


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