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Mikkeller Hop Series Nugget

 (RETIRED)
overall
87
72
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: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 95   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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (930) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - APR 4, 2013
Sampled as part of a hop education class. Much more spicy in taste than Bravo or Williamette. Not as smooth as the Nugget. The spicy note appears to be ginger and pepper. As a beer, not as good as B, but maybe a tick better than W. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (6521) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 10, 2011
330mL bottle generously sent across the pond by stobbe74. The bottle pours copper with gold edges and a bit hazy when the yeasty sediment is involved. The hop laden liquid supports a near white sort of head. The aroma offers spiciness and then I pick up some grapefruit followed by bitter smelling almost pine resiny hops. The taste has a nice wad of spicy goodness and then picks up faint levels of both grapefruit citrus like hops and a bit of floral too.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kidmartinek (3307) - austin, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Very cloudy copper with a frothy, dirty head. Sticky, lace blankets the glass. The aroma is earthy bitterness with a strong malt backbone, and though the hops dominate, it is balanced. Smooth fruity bitterness with a strong maltiness characterize the flavor, though the beer is definitely hop forward. Strong but still smooth.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (8540) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 9, 2011
Gold pour. White head. Aroma is nice and spicy, earthy, light pine hops. Good caramel notes, lightly bitter hops. Good!

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lawman357 (93) - Missouri, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Nugget hops... citrus and green on the nose, orange and grapefruit on the palate and a long(ish) finish. Oh, and the beer is excellent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bov (9050) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUL 1, 2013
from Erzbierschof - pretty clear dark orange beer with a poor head retention; aroma of tea and horse stable; a good malt backbone, light sweetness, assertive and solidly bitter; dry and long aftertaste of tea, herbs, almonds and an increasing never ending bitterness - very interesting

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
konstifik (573) - SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2011
Unclear honey-amber beer with a tan head. Lots of fresh and sweet fruit and green raw hops. Nice flavours but they are a bit weak.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
back (1219) - Holstebro, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2011
Aroma:malt humle citron grape brændt nødder Ud.:gylden klar Skum:hvidt langh E.smag:sød lidt bitter meget Krop:medium For.:vandede Brus:blød f33cl 3/5-11 @logemøde

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrallen34 (3478) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 10, 2011
bottle... pours a really dark orange, great nice tope head, great retention and lacing, looks great... nice aroma, awesome sweet notes of pineapple with a bit of grassy hops, a bit of molasses, this is great... the taste is pretty decent, but loses a lot of the sweet/fruit notes on the nose, mostly the hops on the taste, still pretty successful

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanLaursen (2731) - 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.


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