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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Witbier
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 412   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ShelbyGrey (188) - Barcelona, SPAIN - DEC 30, 2011
En tirador color dorado oscuro, buena espuma y retencion.aromas a especias , clavo, lupulo y levadura belga.sabor intenso con cuerpo, final amargo agradable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (9144) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - DEC 28, 2011
Pour out of bottle is hazy orange with slightly off white head, aroma has orange, pine, toffee, some caramel and biscuit notes, but a really hoppy aroma. Taste is also fairly hoppy with some big fruity flavors as well, orange mainly with pine and sprucy notes, touch of caramel and biscuit, finishes fairly bitter.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
grunx (367) - - DEC 28, 2011
Si no ho saps, no t’ho creus que aquesta cervesa porti una part de blat. Bona textura, carbonatació y amargor. Gran cervesa.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blutt59 (6356) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2011
Bottled, cloudy golden orange grapefruit color, rocky frothy head, hoppy pien crisp aroma, flavor is hoppy , bright clean malt, lasting finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2781) - Crestview, Florida, USA - DEC 27, 2011
Deep amber colored pour. Huge off-white head that sticks around for a bit, a long bit. Plenty of lacing. Big hoppy aroma with hints of pepper and malt. A little bit of a fruity/banana aroma. Hoppy flavor with a spicy backbone. Sweet and dry, a little on the thin side. But overall pretty decent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (5058) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 26, 2011
On tap in a snifter. Pours amber with a lacy head. Aroma of caramel malts, some wheat and light fruits, a little spiciness, plus a lot of hops. Flavor the same. Strong on hops, not like most of this style. Smooth texture. A pretty good beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ContemplateBeer (1878) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 26, 2011
Aroma of substantial citrus and spruce with some caramel and coriander. Appearance was red with white head. Flavor has hops up front with some sugar, the malt is muted by the citrus finish. Palate is bubbly. Alright.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2011
Bottle. Pours an amber like color with a white head. Aroma is nice and hoppy with lots of sweet citrus fruits like orange, tangerine and mandarin, some spice like coriander and clove, light breadiness and sweet malt. The flavor follows the nose some spice like clove and coriander sweet citrus fruit hop flavors like orange, tangerine and mandarins along with the sweet malt and light breadiness. The body is medium with a dry mouthfeel. Overall a really nice blend of styles reminiscent of Amber Ale/IPA and Witbier.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (12182) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 24, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2012 1.5L bottle (Pikkulintu, Helsinki, Olutopas Pikkujoulu 2011) - shared by someone generous - thanks! (6:3:7:4:13=3.3)
6 Super sweet mandarin peach and toffee aroma.
3 Sludgy, but we were at the bottom of the bottle, after many pours.
7 Exceptionally toffee-ey taste, lots of fleshy fruits too.
4 Full, sweet, sticky body. Again, not aided by being at the end of the bottle, but if Mikkeller think it’s a good idea to put beer in bottles this size, they’ve got to expect people to judge it after it’s been tipped up 20 times.
13 Don’t get me wrong, this may have been unclean to the eye, and stodgier on the tongue than what the guys who cracked it open for, but by no means was this unpleasant, it was very drinkable. Covered the alcohol well.
Rerate: 1.5L bottle (Drink Shop, Tallinn) (6:4:6:4:13=3.4)
From the top of the bottle this time - and it’s a lovely clear red. Apart from that difference, it’s mostly the same as before. Things related to teh slidginess are gone, and the toffee aspects too - this is drier. A real zingy bitter bite, but also smooth. Tasty - I like it, but it might be a little bit too agressive in places.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
77ships (6540) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - DEC 24, 2011
sampled 75 cl. bottle @ Kerstbierfestival 2011: A: deep hazy orange with seizable fluffy white head – S: delicious sweet american hops & touch on the sweeter side spices – T: Belgian yeast, oranges & citrus, fruity, touch of spices & hint malt, very hoppy, sweetness in the back, even touch “rijsttaart” in the finish, balanced, sweet & hoppy – B: dry & fizzy – delicious but more of an IIPA than a wit


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