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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 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanfolty (1831) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - MAR 24, 2012
Date: March 24, 2012 Mode: Bottle Source: DalzAle tasting Description: Golden yellow pour with nice head. Aroma was sour, fruity, and maybe some oak. Taste was consistent with aroma with some dryness like a champagne.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bacterial (1403) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAR 24, 2012
Tart smell and pours golden yellow with nice white lacing and foam. Tastes a bit fruity quickly heading to tart. A great balance, finishing smooth. A really nice sour beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DalzAle (1965) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - MAR 24, 2012
Bottle shared by ryanfolty! Slightly hazy orange pour, lasting lacing and a nice acidic sour aroma. Flavor is slightly sour blood oranges, some bitter vinegar bite and dry white grapes on the aftertaste. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (10140) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2012
Bottled. Golden coloured. Fluffy off white head. Aroma of earth, light grape, sweetness, some fruits. Flavour of fruits, sweetness, grape, sourness, earth, light barnyard. Medium to full bodied. Has a grapy and citric sourness in the end. Very easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of kristina. Pours a hazy golden with a small off-white head. Tart, farty, Bretty nose with a little fruity sweetness. Medium body, sweet and tart, quite some Bretty horse blanket. The Litchi don’t really come through, but it’s a very pleasant and drinkable Lambic. 230312

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (3970) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAR 19, 2012
Pours bright lemon rind yellow with one finger off white head. Nose is zesty and fruity. Lychee comes through. Dry and barnyardy with a slight lemongrass character. Dry and acidic with a lemon zest quality and light fruity notes. Nice clean acidity.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TURDFERGUSON (3945) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 18, 2012
Thanks emacgee for sharing. Cloudy golden with a bit of white lace. Nose is quite sugary upfront, with some light fruity tartness, salt water, starfruit, lychee. Flavor is similar, just way too sweet to be lambic of any caliber.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (5636) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2012
Bottle @ Dan’s place, Denver. Pours light hazy light golden with a white head. Aroma of funk, basement, sweet fruit, oak, cheese. Taste is funk, dusty, basement, sweet fruit, mango, apricot, oaky, cheesy. Medium body, soft carbonation, wellbalanced, but a little restrained, sour finish comppared the othr Mikkeller sours. 220212

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tkrjukoff (4021) - SWEDEN - FEB 23, 2012
Bottle shared at 7venth Sun, thanks to Kan. Pours cloudy copper amber with a  nice bubbly beige head leaving lace. Aroma is dry sour tart fruity stable and cellar. Flavor is dry fruity tart sour spicyand  bitter. Finishes sour bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SirADNielsen (8948) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 22, 2012
Bottle @ Dan’s house, courtesy of Armin. Huge thanks! Hazy, golden orange appearance with a white head. Peach, apricot, citrusy, funky, sweet fruity, light cheesy aroma. Tangy, apricot, lemon citrusy, tangy, light barnyard, funky flavor. A little more subdued than the other mikkeller sours but nice.


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