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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Copenhagen, Denmark
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RATINGS: 494   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Editor’s note: Brewed by Mikkeller at De Proef Brouwerij, Lochristi-Hijfte, Belgium.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olio (7015) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 25, 2013
33 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20090730.
Pours copper color with a medium sized head. Aroma of floral hops, exotic fruits, caramel and malts. Flavor of hops, fruits, caramel, some toffee and mild malts. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pmuzz (400) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 19, 2013
Up there with the bravo as one of the better single hop IPAs. Still lacks complexity in the flavour profile but really good still.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
laiti (6492) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 18, 2013
Draught @ Gastropub Tuulensuu. Rated on 08.03.2009
Aroma is rather hoppy with exotic fruits, some gooseberry bush, hints of nettles and caramel. Flavour is rather hoppy with lots of exotic fruits, some biscuits, grapefruit and caramel. My favourite of the SH series.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tfredvik (1292) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 27, 2013
[Comparison between Mikkeller Single Hop Amarillo, Simcoe and Warrior]
Slightly hazy medium to dark amber body with an off-white, very long-lived head that reduces to a layer with some additional build-up at the walls, good lacing. The aroma is strong, refreshing and heavy hoppy with lots of slightly overripe fruity notes, but also additional herbs and grass. Light sweet taste, heavy to moderate bitter finish. The flavour profile is also less fruity and more herby and resinous than the flavour of Amarillo and Simcoe. Medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation, light dryness in the finish. A very nice IPA, but I like the two other a bit better.
[33 cl bottle, enjoyed 14 months before BB date, from Vinmonopolet Vika, Oslo]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2526) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Bottle, Gift from S.J. Nice ipe with a definite grapefruit presence. Add in toast, caramel malt, some burnt flavors and you have yourself an interesting IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Narnad (1485) - Wonder Lake, Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2013
10/12/10 on the cap and bought just a few days ago. Aroma has a strong earthy malt presence with some light notes of raisin. Hops adds a light pine and resin nose but isn’t much. Stronger resin and pine flavor to start, with a light grassy bitterness in the middle. The light caramel sweetness cancels out some of the bitterness. Beer has a lot of fizz to it, light body and a light dryness in the finish. Overall the brew is good. I wonder if the age has effected this brew a bit as the hops isn’t as prevalent as I would of expected.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkel07 (3957) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 31, 2012
On tap at Archive. This was one chewy beer and took a bit to get through. Strongly hopped with a resinous aftertaste left in the mouth, it almost coated the tongue. I would like to try this again as my first beer of the day instead of the last.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ogreface (1387) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 26, 2012
Köszi Armando és Balázs! Pont úgy néz ki, mint a család zöme, ezen ugorjunk is át. Illata kék sajtos, élesztős, kissé karamellás, grapefruitos és virágos. Íze grapefruitos, hársmézes, karamellás, élesztős és kissé gyantás. Teste közepes és szénsavval is hasonlóképpen van ellátva. Utóíze keserédes és kissé élesztős, száraz. Nem rossz, de kicsit fura...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
barakihunter (187) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 17, 2012
Nice fruity, candied syrup nose. Appearance is an opaque orange with nice white head. Taste is honey and candied syrup. Palate is hoppy but bitter too. Overall, nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nik925 (769) - USA - SEP 15, 2012
Very overbitter. Great aroma. The alcohol is in the flavor more than expected. Nice color and good mouth feel. There is a reason for using different hops so hard to fault it for being a bit off on hop balance.


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