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Mikkeller
Brewed at Anchorage Brewing Company

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

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RATINGS: 341   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled with Brettanomyces.


MadDogMD's rating

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MadDogMD (215) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 17, 2012
Nice golden color w/ big pillowy white head. Aromas & flavors are all of the good parts from a funky farmhouse brew & west coast style IPA. Dank, barnyard, grapefruit, funk, sour nectarine, dry, pine. A perfect combo & balance of both styles!


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
davidezdonz (267) - Hong Kong, HONG KONG - JUL 2, 2016
A 750ml caged and corked bottle from Batch #4, bottled in October 2015. Poured into a Mikkeller long stemmed tulip glass. It poured a cloudy golden straw yellow colour with a two finger white head with good retention and left great lacing. Aromas are big juicy tropical mango and pineapple, citrus lemon, lemon peel, lime, orange, some brett and funk with a hint of black peppercorn and herbs. Taste is quite similar to the aromas with tropical mango and pineapple shouting out followed by lots of citrus lemon and orange, peel and rind. There’s some light farmhouse funk, hay and pepper spice on the finish. Dry, light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall, just brilliant. Brett doesn’t always work, but it works so well in this Farmhouse IPA. Very nice tropical and citrus aromas and taste that worked well together and coupled with the light farmhouse funkiness was very balanced. The 8% abv just did not feel like it was there and I was drinking it like it was a sessionable beer. A must buy beer in my book.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AmEricanbrew (6656) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUN 20, 2016
Bottle batch 4. Hazy golden color with white head. Citrus, dry hay, dusty, earthy brett, dry spice aromas. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Nice citrusy, pine hoppy flavors with dry bread, dry spices--tangy citrus finish__very tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fombe89 (1976) - Asturias, SPAIN - JUN 19, 2016
Botella. @Cimmeria, Oviedo 18/06/2016. Batch: 4, October 2015. Color amarillo pajizo, sabor malta, acida, amarga.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lowenbrau (3131) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JUN 18, 2016
750ml bottle @Cimmeria. 18-06-2016.
Batch: 4, October 2015.
In short: hoppy saison.
Pours hazy pale gold-greenish with frothy white head. Short head retention, some lacing. Citrusy, tangerine, little barnyard nose. Light body, high carbonation, crispy texture. Taste is little tart, citrusy, dry aftertaste. A hoppy saison. Good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MonsterMagnet (1071) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 18, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2016 Bottle form SlackerMads (euro local swap), many thanks! Pours light hazy yellow with a white head. Lots of tropical fruit, pineapple juice, mango, passion fruit, lemon, brett funk, hay, pepper, orange zest. Very juicy and easily drinkable (despite the 8% abv). Lovely.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
neepsntatties (1713) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 14, 2016
Bottle. Colour...hazy golden-yellow with a corpulent white head. Nose...funky and lemony with hoppy notes and something almost cypress like. Palate... full, frothy, gorgeous and dripping with hop cones and tart funk. There’s loads of zippy, fresh citrus and biting hops on the mid palate and the finish is long, fresh and peppy.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McWorta (1398) - LUXEMBOURG - JUN 13, 2016
Opalescent bright golden with a large frothy white head, good lacings. Aromas of funky barnyard, straw, hay, young apricot and green pineapple develop. Effervescent and tangy, lightly slick texture with a light-medium rather slender body, coming at a surprise at such abv. Briskly sweet and offering a nice fruity hop bitterness with light funky acidity. Short light juicy finish, drying out at the back end. Nice one.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
euniceradio (406) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - JUN 11, 2016
750 bottle to tulip. Pours unfiltered gold, white foam head. Aroma of lemon, clove spice, pine wood, orange rind. Taste of lemon tart, clove, coriander, white bread, stone fruit and old sour white grapes. It’s a good brew. Probably wouldn’t be as good without Mikkeller’s name on it. Haha

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RhetoricalAns (815) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 11, 2016
750 ml bottle. Slightly hazed pale straw pour. Tall white head, rocky and sticky. Aroma is lemon zest, tropical fruit and spice with a little. The brett influence comes through more in the flavour which while dominated by citrus / tropical hops has some funkiness. Moderate bitter finish with a slight tartness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rotaman14 (551) - Wiesbaden, Hesse, GERMANY - JUN 10, 2016
I was actually hoping this would give me a state tick for Alaska. Oh well. 15 Euro for this bad boy here, let’s see if it was worth the price. Hazy pale yellow beer wit ha huge white head. Yeasty notes on the nose, with banana and floral aromas. Medium sweet, light sour taste, some weak gentle hops. Aftertaste is almost soapy. Pleasant beer, but underwhelming for the price - also this is anything but an IPA, the classification is a joke.


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