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style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
belgian ale brewed with lychee fruit and aged in white wine barrels


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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (3117) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2014
Bottle share at CBC clerkenwell at the Gunnar Tasting. Thanks to whoever brough this one. Aroma is funky brett c, pineapple. Cloudy gp;den orange pour with a thin white halo head. Flavour is pineapple, funky slight tart soft carbonation. Beautiful stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (5293) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 14, 2014
Shared bottle at CBC Clerkenwell tasting. Pours cloudy brown with a big creamy white head. Aroma of wood, brett and berries. Lively mouthfeel. Taste is fresh, grapes and white wine, sour tarty red berries, dry malty finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (2709) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 13, 2014
12.7 oz bottle. Pours out a hazy copper brown topped with a long lasting sand head. Nose is barrel brett and some citrus fruit. Taste is as the nose with a nice citrus note wine barrel and some nice brett funk.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maneliquor (3103) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 12, 2014
Bottle shared at CBC Clerkenwell for the Gunnar tasting. Pours hazy yellow with a big very sticky white head. Great lacing. Nose is big funk and quite sweet, pine needles, lychee, oaky butter and shortbread. Taste is big bretty funk, lychee and mango forward with nice touch of grapefruit and oaky buttery vanilla. Chardonnay does some nice stuff here. Touch heat. Nice stuff

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oRos (1110) - sacramento, California, USA - DEC 28, 2013
From bottle shared by Nicole at capitol and taproom. Has a real big sour aroma. But just slightly tart in the taste.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (11812) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle. Hazy to cloudy dark amber color, fluffy tan head, solid lacing. Aroma of orange, peach, pear, light lemon. Taste is softly sour stone fruit, lemon, tropical fruit, white wine, vanilla. Very tasty.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ansalon (1380) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2013
Pours apricot with a large, quickly settling white head. Aroma is very nice with caramel, mango, lychee upfront that gives way to sugared figs, honey, white wine. Taste is caramel, sauteed apples, lychee, honey, figs, grapes. Muthfeel is slightly tart and full-bodied though not creamy. Aftertaste is white wine, honey, lychee, slight oak notes. Very well balanced. Superb!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2315) - Athens, Georgia, USA - NOV 18, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 7, 2013 Bottle shared thanks to thebsmitty! Pours a medium golden brown with dissipating off-white head. Aroma is bret yeast, orange like citrus, old grapes. Taste follows, sweet and tart, somewhat tannic, dry finish. Decent, hints of booze and sweetness, funky ending.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebsmitty (136) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Bottle. Pours light amber and medium head that disappears with time. Smells of dry bret brux, lavender, orange soap, lemon, white wine, and fruit. Taste of Belgian yeast, lavender, leather, lemon, white wine, and fruit.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (8933) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle. Poured a cloudy amberish color with an averaged sized off white head. Funky, woody, vinous, and fruity. Iím not too familiar with Lychees, but Iím assuming thatís the sweet fruitiness Iím getting.


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