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Mikkeller Hop Series Cascade

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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This beer is a part of a Single Hop IPA series by Mikkeller. We created this series to showcase hop varieties on their own. This gives the consumer the possibility of smelling and tasting the unique characteristics of each variety and hopefully helping to educate people about the wonderful world of hops. For each beer, the single hop variety was used in the same weight for bittering, aroma and flavor and for dry hopping. All 19 varieties of single hop beers in this series were brewed the same week and with malts from the same batches and the same yeast and fermentation temperatures. This is done to better compare the characteristics of the different hop varieties.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pmuzz (400) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 13, 2013
not bad, lacking in the flavour of others in this range. A little soapy at the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kinz (3274) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Richmond 19th. Fun to get to hit a few of this series. Medium orange, Aroma of caramel and grapefruit and pine hop. Flavor matches. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Butters (3745) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Sampled at the Richmond Gathering 19. Slightly hazy amber with small particulate and faint offwhite head. Smells and tastes of old musty earthy hops. Faintly citrus, but that has faded for the mostpart. Not my favorite of the group.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tia (878) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2013
RG 19. Bottle. Orangey with thin head and light lacing. Smells floral and grapefruity. Tastes really sweet. Syrupy with a light bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (3750) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Whole orange nose. Cloudy amber, medium head, full of floaties. Stale hops, caramel, orange peel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HopTsing (422) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2013
From the bottle poured a yellowish brown brew with a light white head. Heavy malt aroma. Medium full bodied with malty flavor and a strong hop presence that lingers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (8186) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Bottle from State Line, shared at the 19th Richmond Ratebeer Gathering. Pours a clear amber color with a large creamy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of big citrus, tropical hops, mild earth, mild pale malts. The taste is citrus, pine, earthy hops. Slight vegetal. Medium bodied. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14669) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2013
3rd July 2011
Hazy amber beer, small off white head. Semi soft and semi dry palate with a carbonated nip. Minerals. Mildly creamy malt, dry. Bitterish orange that turns a little sweeter at the semi dry finish. Okay but lacks something.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JEK69 (396) - FRANCE - JAN 11, 2013
Pours dark amber, a bit hazy. The cap shows this has been brewed in April 2011 ! ! ! Dranken Geers beer shop should check its stocks and shelf lives before selling old ales to customers. This was supposed to be a fresh hoppy IPA. Nose: caramelised malt, toffe, a hint of guava and grapefruit (but candied, not fresh). Mouth: nice soft bitterness. Not as fresh and tasty as expected but quite good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (3798) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Aroma is citrus, a hint of tropical fruit and biscuit malts. The flavor is citrus, biscuit malts, slight sweetness and mix of tangy and slightly syrupy/alcohol kick in the finish.

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