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Mikkeller
Brewed at BrewDog

Style: Imperial IPA
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 736   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 292   ABV: 9.75%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: En Imperial India Pale Ale brygget på: vand, malt (maris otter, munich og cara-munich), flækket havre, humle (herkules, warrior, centennial, amarillo, simcoe og columbus) og alegær.


gmb5127's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gmb5127 (234) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2013
I think my bottle went a little bad, the aroma smells a little off. Taste is grapefruity with some other fruits. Pretty tasty though.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (2363) - - MAY 25, 2016
Draught at Mikkeller Pop Up. May have been the first Mikkeller beer I ever tried ages ago. Still a pretty relevant brew, rich citrus/weed hop bouquet, quite fruit forward with a decent biscuit malt base, good drinkability, fairly dry finish. Solid iipa, definitely one of their classic hop bombs.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (12704) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 1, 2016
A dark amber ipa with a thin lacing mocha head. In aroma, nice vinous character, caramel malt with light sulfur notes, pungent resinous floral hops, musky and complex. In mouth, a nice sweet fruity caramel malt with light vinous notes, alcohol warmth, nice resinous floral hops, light licorice, very nice and complex. Bièropholie imports.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wim (3551) - Weelde, BELGIUM - MAR 7, 2016
At Home along with Yves amber colored body with a white head and a herby yeast fruity hop aroma a hops herby fruity sweet alcholic bitter taste with an alcholic bitter finish

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yves (2816) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - MAR 6, 2016
Shared with wim at his home. Hazy amber colored beer with small white head and no carbonation. Hopped grassy aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is sweet hopped fruited.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
willisread (2216) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 23, 2016
Tap at Mikkeller Tokyo. Huge grapefruit and tropical fruit nose with some sweet malt in there as well. Sweet on the palate but well-balanced. Lots of juicy, hop bitterness: orange juice, grapefruit, mango and bready malts all over the palate. Hides the booze pretty well for the abv. Just a big in your face Double IPA. Nice sweet finish with big bitterness that lingers. Very fruit forward.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
UXO (1406) - CANADA - FEB 20, 2016
Appearance: cloudy pale amber, short eggshell head, good retention and no lacing. (3/5) Aroma: caramel malt, pine, citrus, floral, nutty. (5/10) Taste: moderate-high sweet, moderate-high bitter. (5/10) Palate: medium-full body, moderate-low carbonation, sweet malty and bitter finish. (3/5) Malt forward caramelly DIPA that is exactly the style I don’t like. Mind you, it’s months past its BB, so that’s probably a factor - I’m sure any hop character it might once have had is long faded. I think I’m going to bring this back to Co-Op and yell at them for putting expired stuff in their “Beer Discovery” packs. It’s honestly the worst Mikkeller I’ve ever had. Reminds me of Green Gold, but even more malt forward, almost toffee. And, actually, when I think about that in the context of some of the other hoppy Mikkeller brews I’ve had, with truly stupidly long shelf lives, I start thinking maybe it’s not age at all. Still gonna go yell at Co-Op though. And no, Mikkeller, you aren’t beating much with this. (11/20)

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
androman (1638) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2016
33cl shared bottle at home from Only Good Beer, Budapest (Expired 6 months ago). Nose is citric, tropical fruits, parfume, glue. Body is opalescent orange, head is medium, beige, creamy, mostly lasting, good lacing. Aroma is honey, tropical fruits, grass, peach, apple, grapefruit, spices. Medium to heavy sweet, light bitter, light fruity sour. Finish is long lasting hoppy medium bittersweet, light citric sour, further developing quinine heavy bitter, alcohol is slightly present. Full body, slick texture, soft carbonation. Not quite easy, very tasty, perfect balance, not overhopped, flavorful, fantastic IPA.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alusmamuts (1460) - LATVIA - JAN 9, 2016
Amber hazy with medium off-white creamy head. Nice fruity aroma. Pleasant strong bitterness with sour citrusy notes, some touch of sweet. Long lasting strong bitterness in the aftertaste

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bulldogops (1689) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 23, 2015
Rating #1472 - 27.02.2015 On tap @underground_yeg. Pours a darker amber, with a bubbly tan head. Aroma is doughy, pastry malt, and a bold punch of pine, citrusy, grapefruit hops in the mix. Taste is boldly hopped, pastry dough malt meets the fruit bomb, lots of pine resin, and citrus notes throughout. Beats me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (1333) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2015
Pours a hazy golden brown with a decent head. Smells of honey, caramel and flowers. Smooth texture, tastes like strawberries, huge notes of honey, a slight bitterness to balance the sweetness. The alcohol is almost undetectable.


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