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Mikkeller Illegal

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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Premium Lager
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
charlotte (4748) - rødovre, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2015
Tap clear golden colour with medium white head.Aroma is dry bitter with harsh dry taste of grass and hops a bit greapfruits note and nice bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (4228) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2015
On tap at Mikkeller Viktoria. Golden with white head. Aroma reminds me of German pilsner, malty, slight yeast and bread. Taste is similar, malty and bread with som herby hops and grass.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (12655) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 6, 2015
Milder, hopfig herber Antrunk. Der Hopfen sinkt, die Herbe bleibt konstant, süffig. Trocken getreidiger Mittelteil, rund. 10/9/10/10/8/9

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
larsga (6684) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2015
Big coarseish white head. Clear yellow body with light carbonation. Resiny gooseberry aroma with dusty notes, quite faint. Very dry, and quite salty, resiny gooseberry taste. Mid-bodied. Sharpish mouthfeel. Dry resiny tropical fruit aftertaste with funky notes. It’s not bad, but it’s very dry and austere, and I don’t really like the hop character that much. (0.33l bottle, I don’t know where from.)

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gandalf39 (153) - - APR 23, 2015
cereal, resin, floral, citrus, golden, hazy, frothy, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, lively, bitter, Great lager!!!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Smaskifa (136) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle @ Illegal Burger, Oslo. Golden colour, decent white head. Not that much of an aroma, some sweetness, light citrus, a little hops. Pretty much the same from the taste, quite dry beer with a medium sweetness from the malts, citrus, not much hops from the finish. It’s quite refreshing, but not that exciting. The palate was a bit boring as well. Reading some of the other reviews I assume I might have gotten a quite old bottle, the last they had in the fridge, since the hops were hardly recognizable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yorker (1592) - Herning, DENMARK - JAN 22, 2015
33 cl bottle @ home. Pours slightly cloudy yellow with a white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma and flavour are citrus peel, grains, and herbs - with a dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (13979) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2015
Keg at the Kings Arms, London during the Mikkeller tap takeover. Pours clear yellow-gold with a foamy white head. Great hops, moderate sweetness. Fresh citrus. Clean, crisp. Light bodied with average carbonation. Moderately dry on the finish with crisp pale bread, a bit of rindy citrus. Solid.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (16428) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 26, 2014
Draught at Mikkeller Bar, Viktoriagade
Cloudy blond color, small head. Very fruity, fresh aroma; tropical fruits are most prominent; then, a bit of manure. Lean mouthfeel, dry; there is some delicate nice malt flavor, a bit crispy, but hidden by the strong bitterness; the hops are resiny, lightly fruity too.
Refreshing, very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (3599) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2014
Backlog rating. Keg at the King’s Arms tap takeover. It pours a hazy straw color with a small white head. Aroma is quite hoppy with citrus peel, grass, tart apricots and hay. Taste is bitter and grassy with pint hops, grapefruit, grains, biscuit. Finishes dry and bitter, grainy. Light bodied with good carbonation. Overall, tasty lager with a nice hops presence


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