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Mikkeller Hop Series Magnum

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap


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RATINGS: 216   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2011

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium orange colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, nutty notes, moderate to light light heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, hop oil, tobacco. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light heavy bitter with a long duration, tobacco, sweet acidic candy notes, lime acidic notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110503]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2011
33 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a huge off-white head. Aroma is fruity and mild peachy. Crisp peachy and slight grapefruity flavoured. Slight fruity and peachy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (34708) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2011
Bottled. A hazy dark amber beer with a huge off-white head. The aroma has notes of citrus fruits, caramel, straw, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, citrus fruits, malt, caramel, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (26209) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 17, 2011
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Clear orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of hops, grass and petroleum with notes of caramel. Fruity flavour of hops, grass and grape fruits with notes of caramel. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 24, 2011
Draught@Cask Pub And Kitchen, London. Nice amber colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is very bready, mildly earthy as well as caramelly. Flavour is much the same with some slight floral notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2011
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of Ungstrup. Pours a clear deep golden with an amazing frothy head with some nice lacework. The nose is a little perfumy and sophisticated - not that citric. Solid malty body, a little caramel. Dry and hoppy finish. 040511

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (23393) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2011
Draft @ Copenhagen Beer Festival 2011. Pours a clear golden color wit ha small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy floral aroma with hints of pine. Fruity malty hoppy bitter pine flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish with hints of caramel in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22535) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2013
1st July 2011
Hazy amber beer, little white head. Semi soft and semi dry palate. Interesting hop - mild grapefruit under a little lime. Subtle floral character. A little dry malt cream before the softer finish. All right.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21690) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 16, 2011
Draft at Paradiso Georgetown. Variegated golden brown color. Aroma of very light and subtle citrus. Taste is slightly bitter lemon. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (19387) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 19, 2012
Bottle from Kihøskh, Copenhagen
Parallel with Tettnanger and Nugget
bb 22.03.13, possibly 3 months old

Beautiful amber color, bright and clean, with a generous thick head. Mild aroma: caramel, cream, paper, light dust; later, timid, some resins and fruits. Dry caramel favor; this hop allows some toffee to appear too; the hop and bitterness are well blended here, although the hop doesn’t carry many aromatic qualities. Strong and long final.
Plain, but pleasant.

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