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Mikkeller Hop Series Simcoe

 (RETIRED)
overall
97
96
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: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kraddel (3136) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - AUG 28, 2014
Bottle thnx to Geus Pours clear, dark amber /orange, huge white head Smell is sweet, malts . Some aroma is left as well . Taste is bit bitter , cardboard , some hopyness that has faded but still is there . Not top anymore, still OK though

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jflopsu (546) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Pours a dark rust orange with heavy sediment and whick tan head. Aroma is full of dark fruit malts. Taste is very malty with dark fruit, caramel, grapefruit and hops. A light bitter hop aftertaste but not overwhelming.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
belgis (136) - LATVIA - APR 23, 2014
Weak fruty aroma, not so pleasant also a bit of yeast! Looks great foam stays and cristal clear. Taste starts as nice hoppy, but after a second only bitterness stays. Too much greapfruit. No need to try another one!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
weark (303) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - JAN 16, 2014
Bottle from Erzbierschof / Hazy amber color, small offwhite head / pine, apricot jam, passionfruit aroma but the aroma is fading / flavor is malty, apricot jam and pine / Medium body,medium high bitterness, dry, good carbonation, dry malty bitter finish / not a lot of hops aroma and flavor, probably not a fresh bottle, I expected more for this one, very disappointed

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (959) - oviedo, SPAIN - JAN 13, 2014
Botella de 33 cl en casa 13-01-14 caducidad en 08-05-15 6.8 vol comprada en 2d2dspuma. Tomada junto con su pareja "Mikkeller Single Hop Simcoe IPA" de 6.9 vol. --Color ámbar anaranjado oscuro con posos en suspensión y espuma blanca persistente --Aroma afrutados (frutas tropicales piña melocotón...) seguido de aromas maltosos, no tan herbáceo como la Mikkeller Single Hop Simcoe IPA --Cuerpo medio bastante cremoso y facil de beber, mas pastoso que la Mikkeller Single Hop Simcoe IPA, que a medida que calienta se notan mas los sabores afrutados y maltosos. --Sabores afrutados seguido de ligeros toques herbáceos y maltosos dejando un retrogusto no tan amargo como su pareja Mikkeller Single Hop Simcoe IPA Bastante buena en general, un poco mas afrutada, con toques mas maltosos y con menos sabores herbáceos y retrogusto amargo que su hermana de la "Mikkeller Single Hop Simcoe IPA". Me gusto mas que su pareja ya que presenta un sabor mas equilibrado sin destacar en exceso ninguno de sus ingredientes. Para repetir y repetir sin problema

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tadahster (112) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 12, 2013
Always great to taste a hop by itself. More educational than pure pleasure, as this series has a serious onion, fennel and rubber problem.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
CPH2200 (288) - DENMARK - OCT 26, 2013
33 cl bottle. Light hazy brown, hoppy skunky aroma. Very hoppy and grapefruity bitternes (95 ibu) , dry mouthfeel. Maybe the best in the series.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (955) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2013
Flaska från Kihoskh, Köpenhamn. Doft av tall, jäst, citrus. Grape i smaken, tillsammans med tall och aprikos. Bra beska i avslutningen.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorm (1205) - Sandnes, NORWAY - SEP 27, 2013
Dunkel lys beige farve med beige skum. Lukt av malt, sopp. Smak av sitrus, malt og frukt. Melkebaren.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nilsas (1413) - Bryne, NORWAY - SEP 27, 2013
Fin duft av friske citrusfrukter. Lite skum. Fin honning farge. Fin søtlig smak med bitterhet fra citrusfrukter.


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