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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 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Vaiz (4334) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2010
Bottle at 2nd BBF @ De Molen. Wow, what a bomb. Sour but still full of flavor. Fruits, oak, balsamic vinegar. Great brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
skortila (5341) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2010
On tap @ 2nd BBF. The aroma has cherries mainly, some yeast dust. Hazy, red-brown coloured beer with not much head. The taste is slightly sour but more sweet and has cherries, some citrus, some malt, little marzipan. Very full for ABV and style. Very good.

   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bierkoning (12581) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2010
Tap @ BBF 2010. Deep dark brown color. Caramel and cherry juice in the aroma. Indeed a sweet and sour flavor with lots of confit cherry and caramel. Like Mon Cherie cherry bonbons drenched in Rodenbach. Delicious!

   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2010
Draught at Borefts Bier Festival 2010. Cloudy red/brown - offwhite head. Cherry, light roasted, rubber, nutty, sweetness, nice sourness, vinegar notes, dark fruits, bretty notes. Nice.

   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 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2010
Draft @ BBF. Murky brown reddish pour. Aroma has wine, some sourness, malt, spices and port. Flavour: wow this really is sour and sweet, citrus/brett and malt/caramel. Hint of spices. Nice, refreshing and really complementing each other.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kerolasa (409) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2010
Dark brown / red. Small head. Smells like some berries, that I could not identify. Really sweet caramel testing syrup beer, with a bit of citrus. Pitty this is not available every Saturday in my local tap.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2010
Pours brown with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, fruity notes and sour. Flavour is sweet caramel, sour fruit and light cherries.

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