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Mikkeller Piscator

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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"Fiskehandlerens bryg". En vild belgisk ale brygget på: Vand, malt (pale og cara), lys kandis, humle (hallertau og styrian golding), gær og brettanomyces

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JulienHuxley (3889) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 25, 2014
Bottle at Mr Hangover’s Nieuwjaarsborrel, thanks Zer0. Chunky amber pour. Fruity, funky aromas, doughy, light mushrooms. Taste is a tad sour, yeasty, earthy. Palate is slick, light carbonation. Quite messy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmgreenuk (5397) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JAN 24, 2014
Bottle at Mr Hangover’s 2014 Nieuwjaarsborrel, Den Haag. Poured a hazy medium amber with a frothy white head and some broken lace. The aroma is a little skunky citrus fruit and yeast. The flavour is weak sour with a watery veggie light fruit palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Not a whole lot going on here and not so good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrHangover (3055) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2014
Bottle @ Nieuwjaarsborrel 2014, courtesy of Zer0. Pours a clear amber beer with a big off white head. Aroma has not much going on really, some malts. Nothing noticeable from the fish influences. Flavor is medium sweet, watery mouthfeel. I would honestly say that this is quite a shit beer from Mikkeller. Luckily they don’t make many shit beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheJvd (939) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 27, 2014
Sample from bottle at Nieuwjaarsborrel 2014, thanks for sharing Zer0! Pours hazy orange with a large off-white head. Aroma has malts, spices, dark fruits and some raisin. Taste is sweet with red fruits, spices, malts and a medium bitterness. Not sour at all. Medium body and carbo.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
graham_murphy (401) - - APR 6, 2014
I see why they call it a wild ale. There’s a little bit of every taste in there - citrus, spice, apple, yeasty funk. Lightly carbonated. Not crazy about it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlackerMads (1938) - DENMARK - FEB 3, 2014
Bottle. Unclear amber with small floaters, large dirty off white head. Aroma is fruity, blackberries, light barnyard. Taste is medium sweet and bitter with bretty dryness. Medium body, oily texture, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (4042) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle 4 at gad905 tasting night; clear dark copper pour with frothy beige head, skunk and citrus aroma, tropical juice taste, apple, sweet candy and some funky brett.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (11491) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle at home, thanks to JF, 29/03/14. Hazed dark amber chestnut brown with a big old light beige covering that retains well. Nose is dark fruits, toffee, light spice, damp wood notes, faint herbal. Taste comprises ripe dark fruit, woody, good bretty twang, toffee, dank straw. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok sour, nice easy drinker but little complexity, solid brett licks tho’.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (8099) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2014
Bottle picked up at Dranken Geers, Oostakker, nr Gent, Belgium, Feb’ 2014 consumed at home, Sunday 16th March 2014 Pours a slight reddy amber colour with large sticky small bubbly head. Nicely sour, in fact its quite sweet & sour with an elegant dry finish (don’t know why I said elegant just thought it suited the moment) surprisingly soft mouthfeel, and even a little dark dried fruits noted here amongst the sweet but fruity tang. If you’ve never had a sour/wild ale you could do a lot worse than starting your journey here its a good and very easy drinking sour. I like this. A7 A4 T8 P3 Ov15 3.7

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (3489) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - MAR 18, 2014
Clear amber colour, off-white head. Aroma of candy, malts, yeast and brett. Bitter flavour, honey, malts, light brett. Bitter, malty finish. Nice, bit reminiscent of Orval.
(from 75cL bottle @ RBBWG III, Gent. Thanks for sharing, DomienS!)

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