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Mikkeller Jonge Spontanale 6.2%

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Unblended
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Editor’s note: has also been presented as "Mikkeller Young Lambic" or "Mikkeller Jonge Lambik or Mikkeller Young Spontanale".
First released draft as 2 months old at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012. Later released carbonated at 4 months old.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rodenbach99 (4016) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 5, 2014
Bouteille de 37,5cl meilleure avant le 21-06-2022 inscrit sur la capsule. Un liquide dorée qui ne mousse pas. Franchement peu de chose à dire de ce nez autre qu’il est peu présent. Une bouche mince, touche de levure sauvage, touche de citron. Est-ce que cette bière serait meilleure dans 10 ans ? J’en doute.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlovakSniper (4695) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 3, 2014
37.5 cl. Meilleure avant le 21-06-2022. Une robe dorée sans mousse. Un nez fuyant. Des pommes et un effet citronné. Des saveurs courtes, fades, éteintes, délavées. En bouche, un corps mou et des bulles très paresseuses. Une finale très courte et sans caractère. Mauvais? Certes non. Insipide? C’est le juste mot.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Buongiorgio00 (934) - - JAN 3, 2014
Con questa Mikkeller si è aggiudicato il rispetto degli amanti della fermentazione spontanea, o almeno il mio. Acido avvolgente che ti scende per la lingua e ti avvolge l’interno delle guance e il basso palato in un abbraccio pizzicante. Spero di trovare altri prodotti simili firmati Made in Denmark. Da provare!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyobon (1260) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 19, 2013
(Bottle) Cloudy amber with very thin head. Pleasant aroma, green apples and hints of funk and maybe candy. Light body with plentiful carbonation. Refreshing green apple and citrus tart start, developing spicy, oak flavours and hints of earthiness and funk, leaving a long aftertaste with notes of peppery spice and tea. Young lambic is new to me, and I rather enjoyed it - very refreshing, but complex and challenging too.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Boutip (5680) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle: Poured a clear light golden color lambic with a large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of tart notes with some light green apple notes. Taste is also dominated by some tart notes with light woody notes and some very subtle acidic notes at the end. Body is light with good carbonation for style. Not as complex as some of the Belgian Lambic but still very enjoyable and very easy to drink.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (10655) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 17, 2013
A strange one, aroma of hops, orange , spic and spam. The taste is woody and also wood cleaner. Some ginger, drinkable. Thanks Tom.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rederic (3250) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 6, 2013
375ml bottle, slight cloudy honey gold hue, with a bubbly white head, but falling quickly, with a faint wheat, pale malt, funky wild bretty yeast nose, with a lactic cheesy milky sourness, sour ripe green apple accent, with a faint doughy, dusty, earthy wet tea leaf note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a nice mild wild bretty yeasty, cheesy milk sourness, faint fruity sour ripe green apple, lemon juice acidic character, with a light rhubarb tartness, pale, wheat sour mash, wet woody oaky flavours, leading towards a light wet woody oakiness, wild yeast funkiness, cheesy, mould green apple sourness, juicy lemon acidic finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (5463) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 17, 2013
Bottle. Very slightly hazy gold pour with thin bubbly white head. Aroma is green, fresh funky aromas, sweat, brett, sour dough, wet grains. Taste is tart, not too sour, light bretty funkiness, still pretty malty. Palate is light, a bit undercarbed maybe, dry finish. Not super refined, but very refreshing, bright.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VT (2233) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 30, 2013
375 ml bottle from czar - thanks, mate. Pours a veiled and sediments-filled pale golden with a short lived white head. Aroma is wine, cheese, sweat, unripe fruit. Flavor is fruits, wild yeast, humidity, malt. Finish is very dry, very brett-ish, wild yeast, tartness. Lots of tartness. Medium body, strong carbonation. Good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (4898) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 29, 2013
Bottle (375 ml). Slightly hazy golden/orange with a small fully lasting off-white head (almost beige) and little lacing. There’s some funky notes in the aroma along with green apple notes (in a good way), barnyard, brettanomyces, leather and light sweetness notes. Taste is moderately sweet (not cloying, but a little more than expected) with brettanomyces, some funk and fruity notes. Light to medium body. Lively carbonation. Slightly dry finish (could be drier though). Quite enjoyable. Another good offering from Mikkeller "spontan" series. It’s in the same league as the good Belgian lambics. Drinkable.

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