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Mikkeller Hop Series Tettnanger

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   IBU: 38   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 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (10438) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 24, 2011
Bottle poured a clear amber with a lating amber head. Aromas of biscuit, spice, light earthiness and light woodiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, spice, light woodiness and a hint of earthiness with a crisp dry lightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2011
DØE Festival, Valby, DK. Tap, 270511. Amber with off-white head. Aroma of hop spices and fruit. Flavor with malt. some caramel, ripe fruit and solid bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9327) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2011
11.2oz bottle. Poured a cloudy amber color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of some earthiness and citrus. Tastes of caramel with some citrus and light pine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rudolf (2342) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 21, 2011
Sampled at Blue Monk’s Mikkeler Hop Series tasting 8/11. Nose is caramel, candied dark fruits, herbal bitterness. Flavor is caramel, really great herbal & grassy notes & smooth bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (6524) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 20, 2011
sample at Blue Monk, Buffalo. gloden orange with some floaties. Citrusy, tangerine, grapefruit, orange rind, sweet maltiness with citrus driven bitterness. Nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jrallen34 (3485) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 19, 2011
Draft... Medium orange with a bright big off white head... Light orange rind, malt with a touch of bo... Easy to drink oranges with a light wet dog note... So so

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (9605) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 19, 2011
Bottle @ home. Slightly grassy, a touch citrusy, earthy, noble hoppy hoppy nose. Dull, earthy, slightly grassy, lightly citrusy, a bit floral hoppy, sweet, bready flavor with a bit dry of finish. Earthy, slightly grassy aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (8120) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 12, 2011
Part of a third flight of five out of nineteen 4 days test. Very good yellow head, dense, over well-carbonated copper-amber hazy beer. Woody, severe nose, bit earthy, autumn leaves. Woody, bitter peach marmalade-covered cake, quite resiny, and rather harsh finish. However, warming up, the bitterness is more restrained, and I even get a tad sweetness as from preserved fruit. At least medium bodied, oily-slick and even creamy texture. To the positive side, this is the only of this flight where the hop is PART of the beer, rather than the all-determining factor. I feared for the German hop, but it holds its own remarkably. The hop for balance, it would seem. And I thought it was just known as ’Tettnang’?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClubGonzo (4364) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 12, 2011
Bottle from Kihoskh, Copenhagen, shared with Palme and friends. Slightly hazy nut-brown/orange body with a medium creamy off-white top. Nose is earthy tones of wet leaves, grass and hints of nuts. A bit mild, as expected with a noble hop. Taste is more earthy caramel malt tones with nuts and traces of bitter pine in the aftertaste. Extremely mild and a bit bland, but pleasant enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (6000) - ITALY - AUG 9, 2011
ambrata buona schiuma persitente erbaceeo leggero terroso non molto amaro leggere astringenza

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