RateBeer
overall
100
100
style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark

bottled
available

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 504   WEIGHTED AVG: 4/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: Brygget af basismalt og under mæskníngen og gæringen tilsat enzymer for at opnå en så høj forgærbarhed som overhovedet muligt. Til både bitter-, smags- og aromahumle er brugt den New Zealandske humlesort ‘Nelson Sauvin’ som er opkaldt efter sine druekarakterer, der bringer minder til den New Zealandske hvidvinsdrue Sauvignon Blanc. Af gær er benyttet både champagnegær og brettanomyces og pga. enzymerne er øllen gæret meget langt ned og dermed er slutresultatet en meget tør øl. Efter endt gæring har øllen ligget 5 måneder på hvidvinsfade fra Østrigske Weingut Kollwentz og opnået yderligere karakter. Til slut er den flasket på 750 ml champagneflasker med et ekstra højt CO2 indhold.

English: Nelson Sauvignon is a New Year beer it is fermented with ale yeast, brettanomyces and enzymes. Then it has been aged three months in Austrian white wine casks. Very dry, very vinous and very delicious.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (17278) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2016
On tap at The Bottle Shop Bermondsey. Cloudy amber colour lasting thin head. Nelson aroma of tropical fruit. Pretty intense. So what is this I mean its a bit like an abbey tripel in sweetness strength hoppy dry fruity. Candied tropical fruits. Big and intense for sure. Bitter dry tropical fruit finish. Pretty intense.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nocturne (1795) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2016
Tap at BrewDog Camden. Hazy orange shade with a white head. Aroma is juicy, pithy, fruity. Really dripping with hop juiciness. Notes of grapefruit, berries and orange peel. A tiny bit vegetal. Very good stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
flying_pig (1419) - SCOTLAND - MAR 31, 2016
20cl on-tap at Mikkeller & Friends, Nørrebro, Copenhagen (55 Danish Krone):
This one was a very nice beer from start to finish, I really enjoyed sipping away at it despite the fact it definitely did not seem like a 9% beer when I tried it; I guess a good balance will do that to beers. There was some light bitterness & a few floral hops alongside touches of grapefruit & plenty of grapes that made it a very easy beer to drink & one that seemed quite lively & fresh; definitely one that I’d recommend you try if you get the chance.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tkolke (3) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2016 does not count
Great floral aroma. The Nelson hops with the Brett is a perfect combination. Excellent balance of hop and bitter.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Garrold (4242) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2016
Tap. Rutland Arms, Sheffield. Hazy, pale Amber. Film of sticky, lasting, white head. Nose has fruity, orange hop. Some dried fruit. Bready, yeasty chew. Some lime tang. Nice level of brett. Has a vanilla sweetness. Taste is soft sweet. Some citric tang. Minimal bitterness. Lovely fruit. Clean palate at the ABV. Scarily easy drinking, in fact. Fruity, bretty, light bitter finish. Lovely beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Johnstledger8 (742) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 25, 2016
Draught. Pours an oily cloudy orange with a thin lasting off white bubbly head. Aroma of apples, mandarins, white grapes, caramel. Taste is of caramel, citrus, oranges, hint of spice, bread, very sweet. Sticky oily mouthfeel, soft carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Viper666 (3271) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 19, 2016
Où, Quand, Comment : Bouteille, dégustée le 6/25/2013.
Visuel : Couleur : ambrée. Apparence : voilée.
Arôme : Levures fruitées (agrumes), sauvages (brett) aux notes épicées, légèrement boisé (fût de chêne vineux), léger de houblon herbeux aux notes citriques.
Goût : Entrée de bouche : Goût de levures fruitées, légèrement sauvages et aux notes épicées avec un léger goût boisé vineux. Un support houblonné herbeux aux notes citriques et florales est également bien présent avec quelques notes épicées et d’alcool.
En bouche : Corps : moyen. Effervescence : moyenne. Texture : légèrement huileuse. Finale : moyenne et un peu sèche, composée d’un goût légèrement amer de houblon herbeux aux notes citriques, ainsi que de levures fruitées avec quelques traces d’alcool boisé.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (4272) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2016
Keg @ Tilt, Birmingham. Pours hazy amber, white head. Aroma is fruity, some citric orange and white wine. Taste is slightly resinous, some good fruity orange moments, not as complex as I imagined. Just a good hoppy DIPA. Perhaps in bottle this would be different.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jamestulloch (3425) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2016
Keg at Usher’s. Hazy amber body with a thin white head. Lively carbonation. Faint lacing. Aroma of orange sherbet, funky yeast, white wine and lemon peel. Flavour of pineapple yoghurt, custard, salted bread, melon and subtle spices. Medium body with an oily mouthfeel. Soft fizz. Lovely balance of sweet and tart flavours.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MatusBeer (460) - Košice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 10, 2016
Tasting at dvadve. Dark orange colour. Aroma of peach, yeasts, straw. Taste of citrus fruits, grapefruits, light bitterness, sweet aftertaste. Great one


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2  3  4 5 6 » 51


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50