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Mikkeller Hop Series Centennial

 (RETIRED)
overall
93
88
style
Mikkeller
Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   IBU: 56   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wvhoran (246) - Tasmania, - SEP 5, 2014
Bottle. Hazy dark orange with a nicely lasting off-white head. Obviously not fresh, so a kind of experiment I guess. Still a pretty fruity nose, orange, grapefruit, rather onion-y as well, caramel malt, biscuit malt. The flavour is sweet malt, very smooth, orange and some grapefruit, mild bitterness. Unexciting but ages decently for an ipa.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (8145) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Pours a cloudy dark amber color with a medium thick foamy white head that diminishes gradually. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of musty hops, fruit and malt. Medium body with flavors of grainy malt, ripe fruit and resiny hops. The finish is grainy malt and mild fruity hops. I assume this bottle is older despite being bought recently, but it is tough to blame the store and not the brewer for not providing dating. Slightly above average overall.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnRMurdoch (3291) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 15, 2014
330ml bottle from Valhalla’s Goat. Muddy dark amber brown, not much head. Tropical fruit & hop aroma. Leafy tropical fruit flavour. Bitter aftertaste. A great hop.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
weark (303) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle from Erzbierschof - Hazy amber color, good offwhite head - Aroma is fruity, citrusy, pine, resinous, old hops aroma - Flavor is citrusy, exotic fruits, malty, hints of caramel - Medium body, good carboantion, medium bitterness, dry, dry bitter finish - not really exciting

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
simonblaine (290) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 5, 2014
Pours reddish brown, with a frothy head. Aroma is earthy, sort of fruity, but not the super nice tropical fresh fruit smell, more, a bit off..........taste is malty, slightly fruity, dry finish, not my favorite of the series....

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (959) - oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 30, 2013
Botella de 33 cl en casa en marzo de 2013. Una de la serie single hops. Una maravilla de Ipa que con su moderado índice de alcohol aporta un increíble sabor y lo que er mejor, que todo ese sabor proviene de un único lupulo. En este caso es el lupulo centenial. Con un sabor inicial cítrico (cilantro) y a vainilla seguido de un toque resinoso con final de fuerte amargor terroso. Una serie de birras que debería de estar en todos los bares siempre.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigguns22 (682) - Maryland, USA - DEC 16, 2013
Dark amber and cloudy with a med off white head. Aroma is very earthy and citrus with a lite sweet under tone. Taste just like it smells with a sharpe bitterness on the finsh.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryecatcher (792) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle from a Binny’s mixed 4-pack of Mikkller’s ’Single Hop’series’. Third one in that 4-pack thus far. This one pours a deep, burnt orange, cloudy (my fault as it was in the trunk overnight when it was about 2 degrees here in Chicago), nice off-white head with okay retention and nice lacing, a whole bunch of big chunky floaties though. Nose is more malty than hoppy, some orange peel in there, a hint of pine. Mouth is medium-dry, resinous and lemon zest standing out in a dense orangey-carmelly malt backbone, a bit astringent on the back end with a long, lingering bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CacheManyHose (183) - HONG KONG - DEC 6, 2013
Doesn't have a big aroma - slightly yeasty and resinous. Taste is more interesting than the smell (which is definitely not true of all of the single hop series IPAs) - quite piney, a bit grassy, with a small amount of florals. Very drinkable. Palate is nicely oily and dry, perhaps a little watery. A pretty nice one of the single hop IPAs that I've tasted.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HKdIPA (240) - HONG KONG - DEC 6, 2013
Same amber-copper color as the others in this series. Looks great. Very deep piney aroma, also a bit of honey. Taste is similarly piney, followed by herbaceous bitterness and tiny bit of citrus peel. No floral taste, nor much sweetness. Quite drinkable. One of my favorites of the single hop series.


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