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Mikkeller Hop Series Warrior

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: 3.37/5   IBU: 115   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rougeau13 (2275) - Richmond, Texas, USA - JUL 30, 2013
Dark copper-amber-caramel colored with a fluffy off-white head and heavy lacing. Somewhat mild aroma of caramel and grass. Malty and a little bitter and fruity. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (10926) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUL 28, 2013
from Erzbierschof - cloudy dark orange beer under a long lasting beige foam; fresh fruity hoppiness where pineapples dominate; a good malt body, pretty tasty and with a quite astringent bitterness; long fruity hoppy finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bbcd (214) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2013
hazy amber, large off-white head with very long retention and spotty lacing. biscuit, citrus, spruce, cooked vegetables. reminds me of boiled artichokes for some reason. medium bitter, light sweet, very slight tart. medium body, slick feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
kidmartinek (4047) - austin, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Deep malty color. Some sediment. Frothy head lasts indefinitely.Aroma is floral and bitter. Taste is light citrus and medium bitterness but a strong malt backbone fights for attention.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lunkie (1641) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAY 8, 2013
Murky orange amber colour with great head and lacing. Hoppy malt spice aroma. Floral malt spicy thick flavour. Smooth palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sir__v (1284) - Lille, FRANCE - APR 22, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2015 Color: nice clear amber beer with small carbonation, small particles and medium white foam. Smell: hops, caramel, grass, spices. Taste: strong hops taste with nice bitterness and caramel, and peanuts. Aftertaste: nice bitterness.
Bottle from new batch from Saveur-Biere.com - Color: hazy amber beer with small carbonation and small white foam. Smell: citrus, grassy, lemon and hoppy. Nice bouquet. Taste: nice citrus taste with grassy notes. Resin and caramel finish. Well balanced. Aftertaste: caramel, resin, small alcohol finish and dry bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PriorL (2819) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 8, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2013 33cl Bottle. Blind tasting of all 19 Mikkeller Hop Series beers. Shared with Mathieu87. Appearance: amber beer, stable white head. Nose: rather strong bitterness, little fruit. Taste: a rather deep bitterness, some caramel. A little to bitter for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikedR (1561) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - APR 4, 2013
Sampled as part of a hop education class. Williamette on steroids. Stronger, and more bitter. Has the same solid body as W. Perhaps more earthy, and a very very subtle chocolate linger. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (3926) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAR 13, 2013
Fra flaske p Humle i Annen mars-13: tredje av i alt 19 i serien, og denne nikket mange anerkjennende til. Mild til vrre hele 115 IBU. Frisk og god med grapefrukt som hovedinntrykk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HoppyBudgie (833) - 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)

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