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style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Copenhagen, Denmark

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: En mørk stærk belgisk ale brygget på: Vand, malt (pilsner og pale), candy sirup, cassonade sukker, humle (northern brewer, hallertauer og styrian goldings) og ale gær.
Lagret 5 måneder på rødvinsfade med brettanomyces.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6393) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 17, 2011
Draught @ Craft Bere Co., London.
Rated on 20110720.
Dark red colour with very small head. Aroma is sour with berries, some yeast and spices also. Flavour is sour berries, spices, earth and malts. Sour palate and somewhat exciting, but the alcohol comes through a bit too much.
2344

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NoiZe (2324) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2011
Had this one at the ACBF 2011. Brown, black colored brew. Brett all over the place. Sweet malts and fruits, berries, raisin. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20821) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 24, 2011
Draught@Craft Beer Co, London. Black colour, small beige head. Aroma is sweet riped fruits along with sour wood, some tart fruityness as well as some slight notes of alcohol. Flavour is sour, mild berries, some sweet malts, mild vanilla as well as some wooden notes. Ends sour, a bit alcoholic as well as vanillaish and wooden.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
harrisoni (14015) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2011
On tap at Craft Beer Co. Black. Sour glue aroma. Some cherry fruit sour dark cherry. Touch of buscuit but the whole experience is quite remarkable. Green apples on the aroma. Reminds me of the sourest green apple i have had. Its gorgeous. A whole body experience. Best beer so far.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2011
Pours brown with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, brett, redwine and dark fruit. Flavour is caramel, light brett, fark fruit and light redwine. Needs more complexity to be perfect.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (8747) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 16, 2011
Dark brown color, beige head. Don’t like the smell at all, too sour. Very nice body. Taste has a nice balanced sourness, but just not my taste.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2011
A Mes rate. Keg at the Cask.A Mikkeller soured beer rarely (never) let’s me down. This is no different. Not the best smelling beer I have had from Mikkeller but as soon as this magic elixir hits my tongue, all that is forgotten. Big fruity barrelly sourness abounds and dizzys the brain for a few seconds after each sip. So bright and exciting for a beer with this reasonably high an abv. Funky yet thoroughly approachable. Superb finish with considerable length. Not something I should probably start the day with but when the boss demands you have a free half... Well, why the funk not? Excellent stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (10907) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2011
clear amber, smooth beige head. quite sourish bretty note, cheese, wine barrel, complex. wood. flavor is woody, bretty, caramelly, malts and wine notes.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29661) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2011
Bottled. A hazy dark red beer with a lazing tan head. The aroma has notes of malt, alcohol, brettanomyces, caramel, and a bit of wood. The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, brettanomyces, wood, grapes, and caramel, leading to a tart finish. Thanks pinball for sharing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2011
Bottle 37,5 cl. Courtesy of Pinball. Pours an almost clear reddish brown with a creamy beige head. Sweet rotten fruit in the nose combined with farty Brett and a slight tartness. Medium body, sweet woody fruitiness, minerals, overripe swwet fruits "noble rot", some Sherry. No real bitterness but a slight Bretty tartness. Very sophisticated, very pleasant. 130711


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