Home >

Mikkeller Hop Series Galena

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 236   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   IBU: 94   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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.

peterclash's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
peterclash (43) - Malmö, - MAY 21, 2011
A small head and a orange body. Smells good and taste bitter, a little hint of alcohol and water, but that doesn’t laste in the medium long aftertaste. Even if the intensive bitter taste is nice, I can’t help feeling that this is quit a boring beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vanvenlo (1514) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - AUG 25, 2015
Grain and Grape bottle(25-Aug-2015)Spice spirit berry aroma.Amber,low head&spider lace.Spirit herbal berry malt flavour.Berry malt finish&spice herbal aftertaste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lunkie (1620) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - AUG 25, 2015
Herbal grassy floral aroma. Amber colour fair head and lacing. Herbal spice floral hop flavour. Smooth palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouhlas (1507) - GREECE - AUG 18, 2015
330ml bottle. Clear orange color with off white head. Hoppy and malty aroma, grassy, citrusy fruity, grapefruit, caramel, bready. Sweet and bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SeniorZozo (305) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 15, 2015
Pine, spruce, dry leaves, very nice. Much smoother than I expected yet it balances the light biscuit and sweet malty body very well. Sharper but nice bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Huhzubendah (3084) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Hazy copper body with a half inch of tan head. Malty aroma with grassy, earthy hops. Dank earth, pine, rain water. If you brew an IPA, please put a date on the bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
glennmastrange (2465) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle. Heavy cookie and caramel for the malt, moderate perfume and orange for the hops, light dough and soap for the yeast, with a hint of brown sugar. Head is small, frothy, beige with a spot or two for lacing and is mostly diminishing. Color is muddy, medium brown with a bit of medium sized particles. Flavor starts lightly sweet and moderately acidic, then finishes lightly sweet and bitter and moderately acidic. Palate is on the fuller side of medium, creamy with a lively carbonation. Seemed a little more malt dominant then IPAs I’m in to, still a good drinking beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mircoas (237) - ITALY - MAR 15, 2015
33cl @ bottle. Ipa dalla solita scandinava MIkkeller. Ottimo l’aspetto e l’aroma, ma secondo me al gusto spicca troppo l’amaro.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
csaso (1773) - Missouri, USA - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle - big foamy head, dark copper color, big tangerine and mild pine aroma and flavor, solid malt backbone, very bitter mouthfeel, not bad overall but not one of my favorites out of this series ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkoNm (1830) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - MAR 4, 2015
Pours a hazy coppery brown color, topped with lots of lasting cream colored head. Malty aroma, decently present, notes of caramel, biscuits and some dark fruits can also be picked up. Taste is on the otehr hand hoppy and bitter from the start to finish, although some biscuity notes are in the aftertaste along with herbal feel. Not bad

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ordybill (772) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Poured from an 11.2 fl oz. bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Smells of hops and caramelized malt. Appearance- The beer pours a dark orange color with a tan head with a lot of sediment floating in it. Taste- Hops and some malt, this turns into a slightly sweet finish. Palate- This is a medium bodied brew with light carbonation. It is a creamy feeling texture to it. Overall- An OK beer, it wasn’t floored by it. I didn’t really care for the texture.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 24

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50