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Mikkeller Hop Series Warrior

 (RETIRED)
overall
83
59
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: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   IBU: 115   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HoppyBudgie (606) - SOLA, NORWAY - MAR 12, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 11, 2013 Nose is mold, mature apple. Taste is green apple and licorice. (From tasting of all Hop series Cardinal 11. March)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (1858) - NORWAY - MAR 5, 2013
Bottle, december 28th 2012. Amber hazy body, nice tidy medium white head crowning it. Aroma is all about the hop, grassy, with citrus, peach and pine. Refreshing. Taste follows the same pattern, combined with a caramel taste and a slightly sweet offtaste. Bitterness good as expected from the warrior, finish is fruity, again peach,some pine, and lots of caramel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (4015) - Halden, NORWAY - FEB 28, 2013

Appearance: Hazy deep orange golden color with a thick off white head. Nice lacing.
Aroma: Deep fruity and rich hoppy.
Palate: Medium pluss body. Moderate sweet and a rich bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Rich hoppy and fruity on a solid malt background.
Overall impression: A really nice and fresh IPA.
Personal stats: Bottle from Vinmonopolet Oslo - Vika in Oslo, Norway.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3042) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark, hazy amber with average, creamy off-white head; short retention and some lacing. Aroma is cereal and cookie malt, floral hops, raisins, light fig, and light caramel. Flavor is caramel and dough forward with good floral hops and additional notes of pine and dark fruit; dry, hoppy finish. Medium body and low carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonnyguns (793) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle from mane liquor. Dark brown pour with a thick off white head. Pine and caramel upfront in the aroma. Citrus and grapefruit in there too. Taste is piney hops and more caramel. Easy on the palate. Another good ipa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
teddybeer (2097) - Madrid, SPAIN - JAN 24, 2013
Bottled. Orange colour with a nice off-white/beige head, good lacing. Aroma has floral hops notes, caramel notes are also present. Flavor has hints of honey, caramel, slightly citrus and herbal. Bittery final with a good presence, average duration.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (13360) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2013
11th July 2011
hazy darkish amber beer, good off white head. Softish dry palate. Creamy malt. Like Nugget this hops seems to impart more bitterness than fruit. There is a trace of orange and tangerine. Finishes semi dry.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lowenbrau (1729) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JAN 14, 2013
330ml bottle @Cimmeria. Some DMS aromas, boiled vegetables. Pours cloudy, dark orange, wit frothy off-white head, some persistance and lacing. Medium body, a bit crispy, avergae carbpnation. Taste is herbal, a bit off, bitterness present up to the aftertaste. Not so enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NBird (290) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 29, 2012
medium dark orange amber colour, medium head. smells like hops obviously warrior hops!..malt and a little hint of fruit. Ditto on the taste factor, quite a bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jhamp9 (948) - Corinth, Texas, USA - NOV 29, 2012
Dark orange pour with an off white head that fades quickly. Nice lacing. Aroma is earthy, spicy, citrusy hops with some toffee in the background. Taste is earthy, pine, spicy, and some citrus peel. Strong bitterness.


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