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Mikkeller Single Hop Apollo IPA

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Danish: En IPA brygget på: Vand, malt (pilsner, cara-crystal og munich), havreflager, humle (Apollo) og gær.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - JAN 13, 2012
Pours amber with a large off-white head. Aroma is malt and tropical fruit. Flavour is malt, sweet notes, tropical fruit, pineapple and mango.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (5975) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 5, 2012
On tap at Henrik, Bergen. Pours hazy dark golden with a small white head. Strong citrus and flowery hop aroma. Taste of really fresh hops, fruity with a herbal touch of mint at the end. Not bad at all. Dry mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (7491) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2012
Draught. Low fluffy white and quickly disappearing head. Hazy orange body. Fruity hoppy aroma and flavor. Low carbonation. Short aftertaste. Alcohol well hidden.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olsvammel (3803) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2011
Bottle at Bishops Arms in Örebro. Apollo reminds me a bit about Sorachi Ace, but the dill aroma isn’t as agressive. Nice to try a new kind of hops, but I don’t think I will be using this one in one of my own brews.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jesperhammer (3205) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2011
29-DEC-2011, bottle @home, from "Kihoskh". Amber/golden with lasting beige head. Nose is grape fruit, resin, and grass. Also a slight skunky note is there. Taste is grape fruit, iron, grass, earth, and a bit more skunk. Ends bitter and long, but not in a superfruity pleasant hoppy way. Malty notes in this brew as well, but i sort of concentrate on the hop variety. Not a favorite hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (18351) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2011
Draft @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty grassy bitter aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
berlinoise2go (646) - NORWAY - DEC 11, 2011
Bottle (33cl) from Kihoskh, Copenhagen. Hazy amber colour. Sticky, offwhite head, some lacing. Aroma of funky hops, grapefruit, resin, orange. Well-balanced taste. Medium body, soft carbonation

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
JorisPPattyn (8200) - Ursel, BELGIUM - DEC 11, 2011
Fully hazy amber-orange beer under fluffy, dense, dirty cream-coloured beer; shards of lace. Horrible basement smell, mushrooms, sulphur or/and saltpetre, cat’s pee, ureum, valerian and old, oxydized oatmeal (I was going to write ’socks’...) Again ureum to the fore, the smell of lilies, or cut lilies in a watervase. Retronasal, the basement aroma, with meaty and mouldy notes return. Rather well-bodied, thick and creamy MF. But that smell... Yikes. That one (catty) hop can change so much. Agreed, there is some amount of fleetingness, the intensity of this off-smell diminishes somewhat warming up. Yet, another Sorachi Ace for me, please.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 22, 2011
33cl, new Danish brew Anno 2011, from De Hopduvel Gent, complex bitter brew, fruity and slightly sweet/malty, balanced, hazy, rocky head, good brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (37269) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2011

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium amber orange colour with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, grass, citrus. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20111105]

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