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Mikkeller Hoppy (Happy) Lovin’ Christmas (Red Wine)

Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap


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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
McNeillR (1595) - SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Hazy dark golden, near murk and a decent spaced out white head. Nose is bright citrus and a rich grapey tang. Creamy, cream cheese and a neat sweet wine. Rich sweetness, evened out by a leafy carbonation. Finishes lean on this, bit more tartness but a linger of sweetness gutting in. Despite all the sweet tooth action it hides the booze very well.

Bottle, 10pm Curfew Tasting, Mikkeller Webshop

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BenH (2843) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle. Golden with white head. Musty resinous aroma. Taste of grape, resinous pine. A bit sweet

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (5597) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear amber, nose is sweet toffee, light ginger, taste is sweet, dry toffee, light pine, berry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (5436) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours pale gold with a thin white head. Aromas of light spice, light wine. Taste is light sweet. Finishes sugary.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (16286) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2015
bottle at home ... golden amber ... thin white lacing ... soft ssweet fruit ... light floral fruit nose... light toffee fruit .. bitter fruits .. soft red wine .. ligth cheese ... dry fruit

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Inbreak (2490) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JAN 16, 2015
16.01.2015, 0,375l bottle @ home:
Big slightly bubbly longlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet, red berries, caramel malts, oak, toffee, grass, leafs, berry skin, butterscotch. Taste is slightly dry mineraly, grass, oak, minerals, berry skin, leafs, redwine, light malts, alcohol. Medium bitterness, slightly dry mouthfeel. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (5353) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2015
Bottle from Bierkompass, bought in March 2014. Clear dark golden with a large head. On the sweet side with toffee, some light hops, malt, light citrus and notes of red wine. The finish was dry and medium bitter. A bit old but still a descent one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RexTalionis (2948) - FINLAND - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle. Hazy golden with a whitish head. Vinous funkyness in aroma at first. Red wine/red berries too with some wooden notes. Bit of citrus and red wine barrel vibes in taste. Quite soft. Decent one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (11888) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 20, 2014
Hopfig würziger Antrunk, bei dem die Gewürznoten milder als beim Sauternes Fass sind. Intensivere Hopfigkeit und Fassnoten, geringfügig alkoholisch. Gut! 8/11/11/11/11/11

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
angel77 (1256) - oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 10, 2014
Botella de 37.5 cl de cervezalandia, en el momento el 10-08-2014. consumo pref para 20-09-2014. Color ámbar algo traslucido con bastante espuma blanca y persistente. Aromas afrutados y ligeramente maltosos con bastantes toques de maderas algo dulces. Cuerpo medio con 7.8 vol con bien de gas, generando bastante espuma en todo momento. Sabores afrutados, sobretodo al coger temperatura, y maderas con algo de vainillas y toque de licor y vinos ligero al final mezclado con amargo suave. Tonos maltosos y algo dulces, pan de higos, galletas. Regusto largo afrutado con maderas,,avinadas,, bastante bueno y duradero. Bastante buena buena combinación de sabores y como siempre gran aportación del envejecimiento. Para repetir sin duda.

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