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Mikkeller Imperial India Pale Ale Citra

Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 267   ABV: 8.9%
No commercial description

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (10914) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - NOV 13, 2015
from Bier-Bienne - cloudy copper-orange beer with a little foam left and some particles within; solid hoppy aroma, piney, citrus and with notes of caramel; full-bodied, some sweetness and a huge bitterness; very long spicy, fruity and piney hoppy finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chudwick (2529) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - OCT 26, 2015
From AndyReynolds - better than the Simcoe. Words words words words words words

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (4571) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 25, 2015
Super cloudy orange pour with sediment. White head. Orange tangy topical and citrus taste. Big. Tons of juicy orange and maybe mango flavor. Pretty good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
eduardovl (1148) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 25, 2015
300ml bottle served in a pint glass. Pours a hazy orange color forming a medium and solid white head. Lots of soapy lacings formed and left in the glass. Strong notes of caramel malts and Citra hops. Strong notes of grapefuit, lemon zest, passion fruit and mango. Taste follows the nose, Strong notes of caramel, citrusy and tropical fruits. Strong notes of pine and resin too. Slightly sweet upfront. Strong bitter finish. Full body. Average carbonation. Bittersweet aftertaste. A mix of caramel and tropical fruits. Great drinkability. Masterpiece.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
venom666 (628) - Elche, SPAIN - OCT 19, 2015
Very hazy orange color with medium white head. Intense Citra aroma, sweet citrus fruits, lime, lemon peel, passion fruit, peach, mango, grapefruit and melon. Taste follows the aroma, citrusy and tropical, with some pine and a resiny backbone. Bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (8867) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy, murky burnt orange with a near white head that dissipates to the edges and laces slightly. Aroma has lots of bitter citrus with some sweet grains and a slight booziness. Flavor combines resin and bitter citrus with a strong sweet grain backbone.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Garrold (3017) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2015
Bottle. Beer Central, Sheffield. Thick as a bag orange. Film of super sticky, white head. Rich, juicy, thick, pithy, citric hop. Big, sweet malts. White pepper spice. A tad of savoury. Taste is orangey sweet. Turns pithy, zesty, spicy bitter. Soft, chewy palate. Finishes long, spicy, citric bitter. Very nice. Drinks way under the ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tonkun (1296) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 23, 2015
Tap. Cloudy white copper pour with a nice white head. Citra, pine, melon, tropical fruits, caramel. Big sweet body. A lot of fruits with bitter finish. Nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fashawn (492) - Montesarchio, ITALY - SEP 18, 2015
Aroma pulito, elegante, facilmente distinguibile ma che non fa della forza la sua arma principale. Porta un sentore balsamico dato dgli aghi di pino, poi del pompelmo, ed una fragranza di cracker. Abbastanza elegante, come detto. In bocca l’inizio è coerente con l’idea del cracker, un intermezzo breve di ananas, e qualche altro frutto tropicale tipo papaya e melone di pane, prima della pioggia di agrumi molto più decisa e presente. Soprattutto scorza d’arancia. La carbonatazione è sufficiente, il corpo medio, ed è abbastanza densa da risultare leggermente appiccicosa al palato. Chiude secca, senza un amaro prorompente ma portando un ventaglio di freschezza dato dal pino. Ritorna, il pino, anche nel retrogusto dove un leggerissimo warming etilico si fa notare insieme al sapore balsamico.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mile (3572) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 12, 2015
Bottle. Golden, cloudy, average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate to full malty sweetish aroma, some caramel with some floral/berry fruitiness - light notes of melon, some grapefruit - light citrus hoppyness. Body is medium to full, malty and sweetish flavor, some caramel and floral/berry fruitiness, some grapefruit/citrus hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish - sweetish, light - some caramel and light floral/berry fruitiness, grapefruit - some citrus hoppyness, faint alcohol. Sweetish IIPA with weird floral - berry fruitiness. These single hops just do not work.

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