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overall
95
70
style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This version of the Itís Alive has the mango to give it that sweet fruity tropical fruit taste, while the Chardonnay barrel aging gives it a vineous character. Brett gives the tartness. Complex beer Ė it is very much alive!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2013

Bottle 375ml. @ [ Craig and Fin Sneak up in the middle of the NIGHT and drink all fonefans beer ].

Clear medium yellow - amber orange colour with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, moderate to light heavy yeasty, barnyard, leather, funky, mango notes. Flavour is light heavy sweet and light to light moderate acidic with a long duration, mango, fruity, funky, brett, dry white wine notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130519]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (35101) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2013
37.5 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden deep amber to orange with a huge and collapsing off white head. Aroma is smooth fruity, wineous and light leathery bretty. Light wooden, dry malty, smooth citrusy fruity and wineous. Light tannin note. Leathery dry bretty. Smooth citrusy and crisp lingering fruity finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (30468) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2013
Bottled. A deep red beer with a huge yellowish head. The aroma has notes spices, grapes, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, grapes, caramel, wood, and mango, leading to a dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (23579) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2013
Draught at Mikkeller Bar Viktoriagade. Clear orange coloured with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, white wine and mango. Fruity flavour of white wine, barnyard, hops and brett. Hoppy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (19402) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2013
Draft @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a slightly hazy pale amber color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty woody funky chardonnay aroma. Fruity malty woody slightly funky chardonnay flavor with weak hints of mango. Has a fruity malty woody chardonnay finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (18167) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2013
16th March 2013
Lightly hazy amber beer with a tidy cream coloured head. Palate is light, crisp and semi dry. Minerals. Light white wine and a touch of sourness. A little creamy malt in the mid. Mildly bitter seltzer minerals. Subtle mango before the minerally dry finish. Bitter minerally aftertaste.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgarvieuk (17335) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 19, 2013
bottle at Jans ... golden amber ... thin white head ... golden amber .... light horse blanket and mango ... soft sunk nose ... soft fruit ... funk ... and light mango.... not me

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (16428) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 22, 2014
Draught at Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen
Hazy amber color with compact head. Vinous aroma, grapes with light hazelnuts. Smooth mouthfeel; there is some acidity, fruitiness, wood, astringency; medium to strong bitterness.
Not a bad beer, but altogether itís not cohesive.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (15913) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Bottle courtesy of MrChopin, thank you sir! Bright clear golden color, fluffy cream colored head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of brandied tropical fruit, dusty lemons. Taste is dusty tangerine, lemon, pineapple skins. Tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (15382) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 30, 2013
Bottle, 375ml. Nice curtains occur, white head. Clear, dark golden body. Vinous, lemony scent with funk and a peppery touch and some tropical fruits. Some spices in the flavor too, itís vinous and lightly woody, with some bitterness. Some lemon. Full body, quite dry, with a pleasant carbonation level. Lasting finish. A really nice one. 131129


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