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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 277   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: En vild belgisk ale brygget på: vand, malt (pale og cara), lys kandis, humle (hallertau og styrian golding), gær og brettanomyces. Lagret 7 måneder på hvidvinsfade.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsga (6218) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2011
Slow gusher. Big coarseish offwhite head. Hazy pale amber body with strong carbonation. Fruity barnyard aroma with vinuous wooden old cheese notes. Dry-sweet funky metallic fruity taste with vinuous wooden notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, smooth mouthfeel with sharply fizzy end. Dry funky barnyard and spice aftertaste with herbal mouldy cheese and hops notes. Nice, drinkable, very different. Lovely! (0.375l bottle, wine monopoly, Vika, Oslo.)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marheb (2080) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 29, 2011
Beaucoup de brett dans le nez mais on sent bien la présence du malt caramel en soutient, un parfum floral fait également parti du bouquet. En bouche c’est soyeux presque huileux avec une présence sucré non fruité qui se déverse dans la marre de brett. Tout en équilibre et en douceur avec un finale à peine poivrée, sèche.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
visionthing (2755) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 28, 2011
Bottle from Vinmonopolet, Vika. Pours light brown with a white head. Aroma of brettanomyces, fruit and hints of wine. Mildly sour and lightly bitter, quite refreshing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 26, 2011
Cloudy copper color with orange highlights and a medium white head. Very nice aroma of brettanomyces, wood and spices. Solid flavor of spices, yeast, brettanomyces and wood. The body is medium with a creamy, slightly oily texture and moderate carbonation. This is very good, the wood might be just a bit too much for my taste, but it’s better integrated than some other barrel aged beers, nicely done!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gramity (1307) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 22, 2011
750 ml bottle. Hazy amber colour, thick and creamy off-white head. The aroma is sweetish, with a variety of fruit elements, bretta, and floral hops. Dryish malty, fruity and spicy flavour. Aromatic and bitter finish. The carbonation is a little bland, at least in this bottle. Very tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suprchunk (2261) - Crestview, Florida, USA - DEC 19, 2011
Reddish orange pour. Big off-white head that leaves plenty of lacing as it slowly dies down. A slightly soured orange and cherry aroma. Some blackberries. Funk, but slight. Very soft sweet and fruity flavor. A slight tannin presence. Thin, but sweet and refreshing. Not too bad, but I don’t think I would call it a sour. More of a blonde beer with some color and a slight Brett presence.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jesperhammer (2902) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2011
15-DEC-2011, bottle @home, from "Ølbutikken". A gusher. Pours on the kitchen table and in the sink. Huge off-white head on slightly hazy orange body. Nose is apples, apricot, yeast, grape fruit, and funky brett. Taste equally complex and even more bretty. Vinouos and tart with some sweetness, A little thin bodied. Really delicious.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (3223) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 13, 2011
Pours a hazy golden amber color. Aromas of wood, grass, yeast, some fruit and spice. Taste is yeasty, sour and medicinal, can really taste the funk in this one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4214) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 2, 2011
330ml bottle pours a pale golden color with a bubbly white head that settles quickly leaving little lacing on the glass. Aroma is quite fruity with yeast and some hops. Taste is light sour fruitiness with some yeast and a light malty sweetness and mild hop bitterness. This is a decent brew, but certainly not among the best Mikkeller has to offer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
davidm (1935) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 28, 2011
On tap at Biero. Great beer, cidery aroma, but sweet in the mouth. Aroma of apples, dough, and caramel. Taste is sweet, with only a hint of sourness, and long length. Palate is creamy, and full bodied. Orange, with a creamy head.


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