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Mikkeller Imperial India Pale Ale Simcoe

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97
85
style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 267   ABV: 8.9%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (7409) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Had this in bottle at home Sunday 31st August 2014 An interesting nose, I wish that I could be specific about what I could pick up but sadly I can’t , at first I thought cheesy but then noticed Loz was grating aged Gouda into tonights tea. Fuzzy hops but strong i.e. the abv does show a little but not tobthe detriment. Orangey in the mouth, a little sweet orange, some pine resin on the aroma. Liked this. A7 A3 T8 P4 Ov15 3.7

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2014

Bottle 330ml.

[ As Mikkeller Imperial India Pale Ale Simcoe ].
Light unclear medium orange color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, tropical fruit, mango, orange - citrus. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, citrus, mango, caramel, hoppy, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140618]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11056) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle from Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours amber gold with a slight head. Aroma is citrus/pine/stone fruit. Med + body. Flavor is instant hop burn. Seems pretty pine. A little earth. Lots of hop in this. Finishes fruity/piney/bitter. Quite an experience!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dmb46 (4) - University City, Missouri, USA - AUG 25, 2014 does not count
Murky orange with small, quickly disappearing head. Grapefruit, ripe orange, pineapple aroma; a little harsh on first taste, but long-lasting smooth aftertaste with equal parts sugar and bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
_angst_ (2772) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle courtesy of rlgk. Pours murky orangish brown with a small frothy offwhite head that quickly dissipates while leaving a small sticky trace on the glass. Smell is fruity and malty with caramel, grapefruit juice, moist grass, pine needles, lemon zest and alcohol. Taste is sweet, bitter, fruity and malty with sweet dark bread, caramel, grapefruit juice, pine needles, moist grass, orange zest, lemon zest, soil and hints of alcohol. Mouthfeel is slightly sticky sweet, oily bitter, slightly astringent, slightly boozy and medium to full bodied. Finish is sweet, bitter, tiny fruity and malty with caramel, grapefruit juice, moist grass, pine needles, resin, lemon zest and alcohol. Way too sticky for me...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (4559) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle from Loglog, Bratislava. Hazy dark orange golden color with huge white head towering over my glass. Strong hoppy aroma with oranges, tangerines, mango, grapefruit, grapefruit zest. taste, solid malty base followed by nice hoppy kick with tangerines, oranges, grapefruit, resin. Medium long citrus and piney hoppy bitter finish. Tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (2872) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle at Brewdog Camden; hazy amber pour with a thin off white head, tangerine and biscuity aroma, taste has fresh tangerine pine, a hint of melon, decent bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20742) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle at Ungstrup. Hazy golden coloured with a medium sized white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, hops and grass with notes of yeast. Fruity flavour of caramel, hops and pine needles. Dry hoppy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29286) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2014
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a huge yellowish head. The aroma has notes of lemons, grapefruits, straw, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of citrus fruits, malt, and caramel, leading to bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
back (1315) - Holstebro, DENMARK - JUN 18, 2014
Gylden skum hvid Grape citrus sukker havre Bitter meget sød moderate Cremet blød @f1


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