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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

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RATINGS: 335   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


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boxofrane (2199) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 3, 2012
Bottle. Pours cloudy copper with a pretty aggressive head and decent lacing. Aroma is floral, citrus, and a little bit of caramel malt. Taste is very bitter but goes down very smoothly. There is no alcohol present in the mix which is stellar for a 10% brew. The palate is full with some stickiness on the finish. This is a very strong DIPA; however, it’s a bit pricey in PA ($7/btl)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6216) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2012
Hazy yellow, strong hoppy aroma. Apricots, oranges, mint. The herbal element grows in the mouth until it is almost burning.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2712) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 29, 2012
Bottled. Pours slightly hazy and orangey amber with a huge off-white head leaving an exellent lacing on the glass.Nose of citrus and pine needles. Sweet flavor of lemon peel, pine needles and grape fruit. Medium bodied, ceamy texture and soft carbonation. More dry and markekdly bitter finish.The alcohol is well hidddn and once again a very nice 2xIPA from Mikkeller.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 28, 2012
On cask at The Holyrood 9A. Pours a slightly hazy light amber colour with a fair white head. A lovely aroma of pine, pineapple, caramel and alcohol. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Lingering pineapple and quite bitter. Alcohol is very present with a warming hum.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JAF737300 (1291) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2012
Pours deep amber with big pine notes. Huge body of hops that drive spice, pine, and a deep long finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (3224) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 27, 2012
On tap at Amundsen Golden hazy color Full body & high complexity Distinct, but a little bit more integrated then Brother Low Extremely long aftertaste A bit heavy for my liking, but still very enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (4933) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 27, 2012
Bottle at Bishops Arms Savoy, Malmö, April 2012. Hazy orange with a large white head. A lot of hops both in the aroma and taste. Citrus, tropical fruits and some notes of "rubber". Long bitter aftertaste. Good but not excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drjay44 (2703) - Salida, Colorado, USA - APR 25, 2012
330 ml. bottle. Served at cellar temperature. Pours a thick, lasting off white head, with extensive lacing, over a slightly hazy amber (SRM 8) body....nose is toffee/caramel, light citrus, floral honey, pineapple, sweet fruits (apricot, peaches)....taste is toffee/caramel to start, then waves of hop tones arrive, including pineapple, licorice, floral honey, finishing with a lingering bitter bite, with tropical fruit sweetness throughout....mouth feel thick, sticky, alcohol adds a light bite, carbonation leads to a rich creamy texture. This is a solid example of the I/DIPA style. The hop back bone is in ascendance for aroma and complexity, but the malts just manage to balance them. BJCP 8/3/15/4/8

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gr0ve (2150) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 24, 2012
330 ml bottle. Hazy golden. Ashy aroma, likely from the suspended yeast. Clean, slightly citrusy aroma. Peaches. Narrow spectre of hops. Dry and papery flavourz. Burning bitter finish. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (8678) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - APR 23, 2012
Bottle shared at Slutfest 3, Richmond, VA, 4/21/12.Pours a hazy amber color with a large frothy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of citrus and tropical hops. The taste is grapefruit and resin hops. Lingering hop burn. Medium bodied. Solid.


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