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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Belgian ale brewed with raspberries & aged in wine barrels


4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Pyrmir (3351) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2013
Bottle @Linköping Beer Expo 2013. Aroma with loads of fresh raspberries, fruit acid, raspberry jam. Tastes of freshly picked and sugared mature raspberries, lovely. Finish is long and woody with wine- and raspberry notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brouwerij (929) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 12, 2013
12.7 oz bottle. Pours a murky, dark red brown with two fingers of coarse pinkish tan head. Decent retention and essentially no lacing. Aroma is vinous, alcohol, grape, oak, rum fruit. Flavor is vinous and oaky up front, finishes raspberry, grape, vinous, and mild alcohol. I enjoy the wine and raspberry character, but together they almost give an over the top, syrup taste. Moderate carbonation, medium body, and mildly astringent finish. A very good, unique, and interesting beer, though for that price I probably won’t get to have it again.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
gam (3237) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 10, 2013
Biege block head dark pour soft carbonation aromas too strong the raspberry some dark fruit alcohol port brown sugar flavours it is somewhat extreme the raspberry and the red and white wine is even wiped out the tastes become uninteresting the finish tacky raspberry overdone really spoilt a good ale

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olr1984 (1076) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Pours a dark murky purple. Small purple/tan head. Raspberry and oak aroma. Strong raspberry and red wine taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (13598) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2013
Bottle, 10%. Boozy and jammy aroma, blackcurrant, Ribena, alcohol, paint thinner, rather complex actually. Very dark brown colour, seems quite cloudy. Big semi-stable light brown head. The flavour also has a lot of berry, like a good Ribena, vodka mixture. Very refreshing, but a bit high ABV for a refreshing beer, in my opinion.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bamsen78 (3138) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2013
Bottle. Pours cloudy dark brown with airy but stable light tan head. Complex aroma of malt, caramel, flowers, spices, and raspberries. Sourish, beerylike flavour, interspersed with malty and roasty notes with boozy ballast. Intense, difficult to grasp, but good.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VsXsV (2260) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2013
Bottle. Opaque deep brown liquid with small to medium light tan head. Aroma of raspberries, acetone, wine, wood, dark fruit, bubblegum and toffee. Taste is light sweet and light to medium bitter with notes of raspberries, toffee and wood. Medium to full bodied with medium carbonation. Nice but too many high alcohols.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mora2000 (5681) - McKinney, Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Pours a dark brown color with a tan head. The aroma has a ton of juicy, ripe raspberry notes as well as some chocolate. The flavor is more of the same. The raspberries are prominent and complimented by chocolate and roasted malt. The alcohol is also present. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (3763) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - FEB 18, 2013
#85 Mikkeller. 375 ml. bottle split with Kraddel. Not cheap. Very dark red fruits appearance, reddish melted ice-cream, solid head. Pure raspberries in the nose, overripe, fermenting into touch alcoholic, pure fermenting fruit, light caramel, chocolate, overripe dark fruits and dark strong red wine, very unique, quite wine decent wine touches. Sweat chocolate blended with overripe fermenting raspberries, ice-cream, strong red wine, red grapes, sweet, touch yoghurt, ice-cream, liqueur candy, sweet alcoholic, light wood, liqueur, very hard to describe, some near milk sour, dark overripe red cherries, wine bacteria, influence,… Full creamy. Very unique stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (3106) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 18, 2013
Not so blind tasting with 77 ships , thnx dude Pours brown , small lightbrown foam Smell is sugary,raspberry Taste is very sharp raspberry , harsh taste , sugary , wine , dark , heavy , rather thick Very unique !


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