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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian White (Witbier)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
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RATINGS: 424   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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Brewed by Mikkeller at De Proef Brouwerij, Lochristi-Hijfte, Belgium.
Not just another wit bier. The style taken to another level. Strong and hoppy. The world’s first IPW?
Ingredients : Water, malt (pale and amber), unmalted wheat, flaked oats, hops (goldings, amarillo, saaz and cascade), spices (orange peel and coriander seeds) and yeast.


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
darla70 (5) - - JUN 16, 2014 does not count
This pours light yellow with a thin white head, scents of coriander and orange peel give it a smooth flavor. My new favorite beer!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerfest5 (1136) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 24, 2010
One of the best beers ive ever had, i wih i gave this one the proper respect becasue in fairness to my rating, i was not sober at the time. But as drunk as i was, remembering this one was a light in the fog, absolutely delicious, great orange peel zest and coriander balance in the taste and just enough of a bight in the aftertaste that made this really enjoyable. another great one from mikkeller.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
lrothc (36) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 18, 2012
Very nice hoppy and complex wheat beer with a long and wonderful finish. Light amber hazy color.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
psycotiko (33) - SPAIN - OCT 27, 2013
Botella 750cl. Color claro. Sabor muy cítrico. Un paso refrescante por el paladar y apetitosa.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
mnovacanes (61) - Crestwood, Illinois, USA - FEB 27, 2009
UPDATED: APR 17, 2009 Appearance: Impressive, slightly darker hue than typical for the style; other than that, it is a prototype for the style Aroma: very typical of the style; tremendous complexity, yet seems to be in very harmonious balance; has a little bit of everything; honey, vanilla, orange, spice, and more! Flavor: loses points here mainly because the hops are too strong for this style; now, I am a hophead so I don’t mind this; in fact, I love this beer, but in terms of conforming to the witbier style characteristics, it does not; therefore my overall impression is high and the other categories will lose some points Mouthfeel: very good except probably a fuller body than is typical for the style, but again, that is most likely from the stronger hop presence

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Em (102) - USA - JUN 11, 2010
A really good beer. Yellow and light golden in color. Coriander very strong in it. Lots of citrus flavors. A really good beer. I like the mix between the hoppyness and the witbier notes.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brix (633) - DENMARK - MAR 9, 2011
Tasted 2011-03-09. Pours hazy, yellow with white head. Hoppy, yeasty, bretty, wheaty - goody.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DocLock (7729) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2011
750 from Capone’s. Pours hazy canary with huge fluffy white head. Nose is spicy florals, limey citrus, coriander, orange zest, saazy hops. Great nose on this. Tastes spicy, with the coriander and orange zest up front, Saaz hops, yeasty spicy florals, and a crisp, smooth, complex palate. This is a world class wit.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Schytz (19) - Aalborg, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2011
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange color. The head is frothy white. Hoppy aroma, sweet and citrusy. It is a little bready. Very hoppy flavour and citrus fruits. The breadiness is there but not too forward. Smooth mouthfeel and a dry aftertaste. Amazing beer which I will for sure pick up again.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
lemasney (398) - Trenton, New Jersey, USA - AUG 1, 2009
Pale yellow body under a bright white, sticky head with strong lacing. Aroma is faint, but enticing, banana, cloves, wheat, pepper. Flavor is cinnamon, banana, arugula, and peppercorns. Texture is dry, crisp, active, and lightly biting. Overall, a great hoppy take on the style, and a delicious example of a witbier.


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