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Mikkeller Rauchpilsner

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Smoked
Copenhagen, Denmark


on tap

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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcnielsen (1716) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Bottle shared at Exira Beer Summit 2012. Thanks to adnielsen for sharing. Pours an orange color with white head. Smoked, pils malt aromas. Interesting smoky pils.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Satyroneto (61) - - MAR 10, 2014
Cor laranja, turva, com espuma branca de média formação, baixa/média persistência com excelente lacing; Aroma de presunto defumado e caramelado com leve toque gramíneo; Sabor com início herbáceo que evolui para um meio defumado e final amargo leve, mas bem equilibrado; retrogosto defumado de média intensidade. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scrapersnbeer (1434) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Pleasant smoked meats and smoked grains. High effervescence with a residual head, hazy yellow color. Moderate smoke flavor with appropriate level of hopping for a pilsner. It is nice when a lighter style is smoked since you don’t have to overload it. Crisp zesty body, nice dry after effects. Retired now like so many Mikkeller experiments, glad I sampled when I did.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfearnley (763) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle to pint glass Light smoke, orange, cinnamon, bacon, toasted malt. Cloudy amber with a mottled and thin white head. Taste is smoky, with some grapefruit, and orange and a nice bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
angel77 (525) - oviedo, SPAIN - FEB 14, 2014
Botella de 33 cl tomada varias veces en el lúpulo, la ultima en mayo de 2013, una buena pilsner ahumada con un cuerpo suave y un toque a humo bastante apreciable, ligera y muy fácil de beber, para empezar la jornada. Para repetir

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidmartinek (3307) - austin, Texas, USA - JAN 19, 2014
So when you open this beer it just foams and runs out all over the place and that alone is grounds for disqualification. I really dont care what the excuse is and its too bad since its a decent tasting beer. No wonder "they" "retired" it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pintbypint (2383) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 9, 2014
330ml brown bottle. Pours golden, light haze. Creamy white head on top. Nose has wood smoke with a soft whiff of smoked meat and some hops. Taste has grainy malt, bread, grassy hops and late, mild smokiness that takes a while to evolve. Noble hops in the aftertaste with a nice long bitterness and mild smoke notes. Overall an interesting brew with an appetizing aroma. I would have liked a more forceful smokiness in the taste, it’s a bit too subtle for me, it comes and goes and takes a bit of searching to find it. It;s there but I need more. It works fine as a hoppy pils though, so I’m happy with it in the end...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Reimer96 (1066) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 29, 2013
Pours a clear golden yellow with an orange hue and a huge frothy white head that leaves a ring of lace with every sip. Aroma of smoked malts, toast, Graham crackers, yeast and some floral hop notes. Taste is smoked malts, toast, spicy hops and grainy. Finishes clean and crisp with a dry finish. Has a really good balance and makes a rather boring style interesting with the addition of roasted malts.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Toomio (123) - Joensuu, FINLAND - DEC 23, 2013
Hieno pullo kyllä huijasi luulemaan liikoja. Vähän hätäisesti juotu aatonaattona. Pitäis olla savuolut, mutta ei tässä kyllä minkään maan savua ole. Älä osta.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikkos (157) - FINLAND - DEC 20, 2013
Hazy orangeish yellow with a medium head. Some lacing. Aroma is smoky, but not in a strong disturbing way. Also bready malts and grassy hops. Taste is smoked ham, again quite light, but pleasant. Turns into light bitterness. Mouthfeel is rather light too. Very drinkable and as I’m not into strong smoked beers, this one was a pleasant surprise.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
M_Sack (280) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle. Clear amber, frothy off-white head and strong lacing. Aromas of extinguished log fire, grain and a touch of spice. Subdued smoked ham is the lasting flavour with elements of grain, a wheaty spiciness and some floral notes towards the end of the palate. Fairly highly carbonated and a dry finish. A subtle smoked beer and quite enjoyable.

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