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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ale brewed with lychee fruit and aged in oak barrels.

“Kristina, one lychee fruit lovin’ sour bitch, has always been a great friend to Mikkeller when we visit Chicago. This beer is made especially for her. A drink for our friend . . . cheers!”


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StefanSD (2111) - Lakeside, California, USA - JUL 14, 2013
750 ml bottle from Secret Santa. Thanks. Pours a hazy dark gold color with a small white head that soon recedes to a film. The aroma is tart with mixed white fruits, vanilla and some funk. The taste is more tart fruits, green apples, sour grapes, vanilla and oak. The palate is light but effective and the carbonation is medium. I thought the finish fell a bit short and was less than smooth. Overall: A decent sour, I’m grateful for the chance to try it.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Inbreak (2008) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 10.05.2013, 0,75l bottle @ home:
Nice creamy head. Aroma is slightly rich, funky fruity, lychee, sour apples, wheat, wood, white wine, grapefruit, citrus peel, grass, vanilla, some light malts and brett. Taste is slightly sour, funky, sorrel, citrus peel, grass, lychee, lemon, wood, wet leafs, hay, brett. Slightly dry finish, medium bitterness. Far from the best I’ve had, but still a very good one.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gription79 (2247) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - APR 3, 2013
Poured from a 750ml bottle. Dusty lychee fruit, sour apple, malty, bright acidity. Tasty. I found this to be very easy drinking.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 10, 2013
A - Cloudy golden-orange with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some nice lacing. S - Funk, tartness, wheat, lychee, oak, vanilla, souness, oak, lemon zest, funky yeasts. T - Wheat, tart green fruits and lemon zest, lychee, oak, vanilla, sourness, funky yeasts, acidity. M - Medium bodied with moderate-plus carbonation. Smooth with a funky, tart, and slightly sweet finish. D - Nice fruit lambic. Good funkiness and sourness and the lychee add some nice kick to it.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (14711) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2013
23rd November 2012
THE Fruit Sour tasting. Hazy amber beer, good white head. Light palate, a little dry. Mild carbonation. Bitterish milky backdrop with mildly bitter fruit, mostly lemon and not much lychee at all, if any! Dry crisp finish. Meh! Pretty disappointed by this one. Still waiting for a decent lychee beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7853) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Pours with a lightly hazed golden hued body with a medium sized and retentive white head. Aromas are funky and musty with medium phenols. Attic, earthy, lychee, medium honey, floral, tart, yogurt. Flavors are of cobwebs, musty funk, earthy, nutty, medium acid, damp leaves. Lively carbonation, medium duration, lighter body. Rough brett funk in the finish. A bit unrefined.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (3468) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 26, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 11, 2013 Bottle. Pours a cloudy yellow with small frothy white head. The aroma is lychee and oak. Thin mouthfeel with a light sour fruit and tart finish. Easy to drink, a good fruit beer from Mikkeller.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10683) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2012
Bottle at The Fruit Sour Tasting, London - thanks to Ken for this one. Pours cloudy gold with a moderate, white foam head. Fresh aroma, some sweat, light fruits. Light to medium sweet flavor with strong tartness, more fruits (lychee, I guess). Medium bodied with average carbonation. Robust tartness at the end, tangy fruits, funk, poo. Very decent.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
madsenbryg (371) - Holstebro, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2012
Korn, æbler, grape, træ, gylden, klar, let, sødlig, tør, sur hvidt luftig skum , fantastisk drikkelig.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
back (1314) - Holstebro, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2012
Gylden klar skum hvid Eddike træ citrus grape Bitter moderate sur moderate Tør livlig @f1 loge ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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