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Mikkeller Itís Alive! (Grand Marnier Barrel Edition)

Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
peponi (830) - Krakow, POLAND - APR 6, 2015
Aroma: sweet, vanilla, barrel notes, apricot, tangerine liqueur. Appearance: hazy amber color, thin creamy head (almost no exists after few seconds). Taste: low bitterness, apricot, barrel notes, bitter orange, peach, nice warming alcohol, fruity and refreshing. Palate: medium body and high carbonation, bitter orange in finish. Overall: Great refreshing belgian ale with this nice zesty orange flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (3892) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2015
Slightly hazy amber golden colour, white head. Fruity aroma, straw, apricot, light nail polish remover, orange peel. Light sweet flavour, light wood, hint of Grand Marnier. Finish malts, fruity, marmalade, bitter orange peel. (from 33cL bottle @ Roel?s Bonzai tasting, Oirschot)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansjelaah (1746) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2015
Bottle @benzai. Brown color with a small white head. Smells and tastes malty, sweet, alcohol, wood fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (10632) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2015
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared by Dutchdrebus. Clear orange color, small off-white head. Smell and taste sweetish, alcohol, overripe fruits, softly bitter. Decent body and carbonation. Ok beer but not really convincing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (4832) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2015
Bottle @ benzai. Clear orange to amber colour with a medium sized white head. Smells honey, sweet, malts, slightly boozy, slightly barleywine. Tastes honey, sweet, barleywine. Medium to full body, soft carbo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tdtm82 (1269) - Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle; many thanks to the Essex demon the Essex legend the Essex player; madmitch 76!!! White lacing with a hazy orange tone. Aroma is sweet matls ;orange tango; musty perfume; hey. Taste is perfume; orange tango; peaches; tart; hey and spruce. Some barnyard funk and fresh dough. Relatively earthy but not ott. Some woody elements and tart. Some clove from the yeast. Some brett. A fascinating beer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClubGonzo (4756) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle, shared with BBGTC. Pours a clear nut brown-hued amber body with a medium off-white head. Nose is mild caramel, funky brett notes, wood, oranges, white sugar, raisins and hints of grape peel and nuts. Taste is bretty stable tones, caramel, wood grains, orange peel, mild citrus, hints of straw, hay and grapes. Medium body, medium to high carbonation. Pleasant, but not overwhelmingly impressive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ej (1000) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle shared with BBGTC. Pours a hazy orange producing a medium white head. Fruity aroma with malts and flowers. Taste is light sweet and light sour. Medium body and co2.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12314) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 5, 2015
(375ml bottle) Pours a hazy yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of yeast, earth, vinous, citrus, and barnyard. Flavor of oak, grand marnier, caramel, brett, and grapefruit with a dry, bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (6644) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 17, 2015
375ml bottle from Brewdog Online Shop. Pours clear golden, amber, thick white head. Aromas are light orange liqueur, spice and light funk. Taste is more yeasty, with rounded orange notes, a bready sweetness too. Dry, crisp finish, but sherbetty at the end.

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