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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


on tap


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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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 14/20
fonefan (43245) - 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]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (39991) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2011
From tap at MikkellerBar. Pours hazy orange with a small off white and slowly diminishing head. Aroma is light herbal and citrusy to orange fruity. Mild herbal, spiced and light orange fruity. Bitter and light herbal finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34023) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2011
Draft. A hazy dark red beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes eggs, hops, limes, and vitamins. The flavor is sweet with notes of hops, flowers, malt, limes, and a bit of alcohol showing up in the finish, leading to a very bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (25680) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 18, 2011
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Hazy orange-red coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of hops and pine needles. Fruity flavour of hops and grass with notes of citrus. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2011
On tap. Hazy amber with an off-white head. Weird skunky aroma - there’s some cats pee here AND fried onions and rubberbands. Medium-bodied with a light fruit sweetness, a vague whiff of peaches and then again these notes of pee and fart. The finish is dry but not overly bitter. Not really a hop that is easy to appreciate. 261011

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
oh6gdx (24928) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 14, 2012
Bottled (thanks Papsoe!). Slightly hazy amber colour, small slightly off-white head. Aroma is burnt rubber, some slight cloakwater and mild herbal notes. Flavour is rather similar, has some slight catpee in the background. Hmm, not good. I will rather enjoy the aroma of a rotten eggfart than this beer. Atleast rotten eggfarts are funny. This beer is not.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (22523) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (21560) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2013
27th November 2011
Light haze on this darkish amber beer. Big fluffy white head. The head has a startling garlic flavour! Palate is smooth, a little soft and slightly dry. Creamy malt base - mild. The Apollo follows the head with more garlic and just a whisper of citrus. Finishes semi dry. Never had such a garlic led apollo beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (20766) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2012
Bottle at home ... golden amber ... bubbly white head ... dry zezty light grass hop ... sweet piney hop ... juicy hop ... light bitter fruits ... ok

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (18598) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 18, 2012
Bottle at Ørsted, Copenhagen
Parallel with Single Hop Summit

Hazy amber color with generous compact head. The aroma is meaty, roasted ham (not smoke), with a light herbal and minty touch, also iced apples (Ice Cider) and light sweat. It has the classic Mikkeller caramel and dry toffee flavor; the bitterness is strong, with resins that are a bit piney; the final is quite balanced long.
But overall this beer is rough.

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