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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 365   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: En hybrid mellem en Red Ale og en Wit Bier, tilsat en masse amerikansk humle og bitter tropisk appelsinskal.

English: A hybrid between a Red Ale and Wit Bier, added a lot of American hops and bitter tropical orange peel.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (1416) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2015
Bottle @ The Bishops Arms Marina Plaza, Helsingborg 150103. Wheaty and fruity, spicy and light yeasty, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is bitter, wheaty and fruity.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
boxofrane (2319) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Draft at bistro on bridge. Pours hazy yellow with a large white head. The aroma is lemon and floral. The taste is dry, light bitter, not awesome. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (954) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle split two ways. Reddish pour with a frothy head. Quite hoppy with peaches, orange peel, some citrus and vanilla sweetness. Finish is light bitter. More of a amber ale than anything else.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Alengrin (2815) - BELGIUM - JAN 3, 2015
Tasted from a magnum bottle on New Year’s Eve, thanks Stefan. Hazy orange beer with copper hue under a sticky, stable, pale beige head. Perfumey aroma of candied orange, fresh apricot, pipe tobacco, pink grapefruit, pumpkin soup, sundried tomatoes, honey, bell peppers, apple sauce, brown bread, Grand Marnier, ginger and brown rhum. Fresh citrusy and very fruity onset, sweetish with a strong candied orange impression, marmelade, tomato accent, some sourish wheat, yeasty, smooth caramelly malt sweetness, complex spicy notes, long peppery and citrusy hop bitterness in the finish along with malt sweetness and some warming alcohol. Interesting beer which has survived the years of cellaring exceptionally well, but I fail to see the link with either a witbier or an Irish red; if I had to taste this blind, my guess in terms of style would be an American strong ale.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FinkBeer (15) - California, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Really nice balance to this Christmas hybrid style, one of the better I had this year, especially so on tap if you can get it (thank god for Mikkeller Bar SF!) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Percy0103 (240) - MEXICO - DEC 31, 2014
3oz sample at Expo Cerveza Mexico 2014. An opaque amber beer with a small white head that fades away after a minute. Aroma is of grapefruit, alcohol and sweet spices. Taste is bitter with a very strong mint finish. Almost no carbonation and a lot of astringency. Strong aftertaste. Maybe too strong?

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (3897) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks Stas & Vova. Pours brown with a beige head, aroma of caramel, marmalade, hops, flavor is bitter with lemon, tangerine, grapefruit, medium bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Japalo (1331) - DENMARK - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle@new year. 2014/15. Huge head. Intense piney yeast banana spicy clove? Dry bitter rules the mouthfeel fueled up. Crazy hybrid brew for a crazy Night.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (6077) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle sampled at Essen Winterbeer Festival 2014. Pours clear light golden brown with an off white head. Aroma of malt, citrus and urinal cake. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lunkie (1508) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - DEC 29, 2014
Hop herbal fruit spice aroma. Clear red Amber colour great head and lacing. Malt fruit herbal spice flavour. Smooth palate. Mikkeller bar Bangkok.


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