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Mikkeller Sour and Sweet Festival beer

Mikkeller Sour and Sweet  Festival beer
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Formerly brewed at Mikkeller
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.79/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Editor’s note: brewed for Borefts Beer Festival at De Molen, 2010.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2011

Draught @ Borefts Bier Festival 2010, Brouwerij de Molen, Overtocht 43, Bodegraven, Netherlands.

Unclear medium to dark red brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate moderate malty, caramel, moderate to light heavy sour, sweet, dark cherry, raspberry, wood. Flavor is heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, vinegar. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100925]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2010
Handbottle. Pours hazy orange to dark amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is cherry fruity, almonds, citric and slight acidic chemical. Sweet, fruity and mild acidic. Slight acetone and chemical from the back of the tongue. Lingering fruity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (34690) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2010
Handbottled. A nutbrown beer with a thin brown head. The aroma has strong notes of alcohol, brettanomyces, berries, and yeast. The flavor is sour with notes berries, wood, brettanomyces, caramel, and malt, leading to a very tart finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2010
Handbottled from tap, thanks. Hazy red brown coloured with a small off-white head. Sweet and acidc aroma of oak, vinegar, red wine and rye bread with notes of cherries and acetone. Sweet and acidic flavour of caramel, vinegar, breat and brett with notes of berries and cereal. Tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2010
Handbottle 50 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a cloudy and opaque brown with a small and rough off-white head. Sweet berry-like accents. Medium body, sweet cherry notes and quite some acetone. Ends strangely astringent. A very unusual beer - quite reminding me of a lighter version of the recent blend "Sour Amar". 280910

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22450) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2010
25th September 2010. Borefts Beer Festival II.
Cloudy dark brown beer with a big frothy cream-tan head. Light frothy palate. Sharp vinegar come worcester sauce start but then sweet raspberries join the party. A really nice contrast. Sourish finish. Very drinkable sour for me whom always struggles with this style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (21897) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 3, 2010
De Molen Festival 2010 ... This was a real suprise ... hazy dark cooper ... light tart ... huge amount of sweet raspberries nose... tart frutis ... big big raspberries ... light vinegar in background ... such rich rounded deep raspberry tones ... this was real complex and balanced. given i dont usually like sours... this was top notch

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21675) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 3, 2010
Draught at Borefts Beer Festival 2010, courtesy of Mikkel and the boys - thanks! Sour nose with flowers and grapefruit. Flavor profile very much resembles the old Rodenbach from years ago. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (17730) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 11, 2011
Säuerlicher Antrunk, in dem deutlich herauskommt, dass das Bier gesüßt ist. Die Säuerlichkeit wird so oft zu viel verdrängt, das Bier wird von Zeit zu Zeit trocken-künstlich. Nett! 11/12/11/11//12

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (17352) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2010
At Borefts BF 2010. Dark red/brown with lasting beige head. Touch of bubblegum on aroma, sweet red fruit and pormise of sourness. Some bisucit in mouth. Yes it does exactly what it says on the tin. More sweet to be honest. Decent.

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