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Mikkeller Hop Series Nugget

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 95   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 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tkrjukoff (4057) - SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2011
Bottle 33 cl, Kihoskh Copenhagen. Pours clear orange amber with a good beige creamy head leaving lacing. Aroma is malty, bready, sweetish, hoppy and fruity. Flavour is sweet, malty, bitter, a bit pungeant, nutty and carame. Finishes with nice bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crackedmachine (471) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 4, 2011
Pours amber with a very fuzzy, light-tan head. Only slightly hazy. Very aromatic grassy hops atop a caramel base. Intensely bitter and astringent. Flavor of grass and resin dominate the slightly sweet malt base. Again, intensely bitter...it practically burns. Nonetheless enjoyable, particularly after the first few sips have desensitized the palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (8389) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 3, 2011
Bottle. Pours caramel brown. Tan head. Nose/taste of pine, wood, hops, caramel and citrus. Medium body. Dry pine finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2011
Bottle from Vinens Verden. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are malt, caramel, hops, peach and citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanLaursen (3084) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2011
Hazy amber with off white head and a nicely tuned grapefruity aroma with notes of malt and pickled orange. Taste is sweet and bitter. Body is medium, carb soft and finish is bitter and dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 18, 2011
On tap at Rattle N Hum during their Mikkeller single hop series event. All of them pour pretty much the same, ruby tinged amber with medium to thick beige heads, depending on the pour. The malt profile on them is all fairly consistent as well, tending to be a bit too sweet for my tastes, often masking some of the more delicate hops. Aromas are herbal and malty. Innocuous and somewhat empty, malt and toast. Light citrus, toast and malt on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2011
Pours amber with a beige head. Aroma is malt and notes of tropical fruit. Flavour is malt and light tropical fruit. Sharp medium bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
grunx (367) - - JUL 16, 2011
Una altre petita decepció de les Single Hop Series de Mikkeller. No totes poden ser genials. Però supera moltes altres IPA’s que per desgràcia he provat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (6111) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUL 14, 2011
Draft. Pours orange with an off white head. Light piney hoppy aroma with light citric and flowery notes. the flavor has piney and floral hops, with some light grassy notes and a hint of citrus. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (5320) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUL 12, 2011
Draft at RnH with the whole family during the Mikkeller Hop Tap Takeover Event. Pours a deep amber body. Aroma is fruity. Mouthfeel is spicy with notes of pine hop, citrus fruit, and some undertones of sweet bread. Solid IPA.

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