Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 305   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Danish: Øllet er produceret i Belgien, det er gæret med luftbåren gær, det har ligget på fade i årevis, er blended og er på alle måder fremstillet efter alle kunstens regler. Spontanale, som denne spontangæret frækkert fra Mikkeller hedder, er en gueuze-type der er blød og mild i smagen.
En Geubic brygget på: vand, malt, havre, gammel humle og spontangær. Lagret på egetræsfade.

Alexus' rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alexus (241) - Stavanger, - NOV 2, 2012
I won’t give Mikkeller the credits here. It’s De Proefbrouwerij work, and their expertice that gave this beer it’s great taste. This is a really great lambic, clean and complex at the same time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrOrla (919) - Odense C, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2015
TAP at mikkeller. Pours golden with a thin white head. Aroma of tart, funk, grape. Taste of tart, grape, dust, sour. Quite bitter ending, tho refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mikkmakk (23) - - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle. Nice golden hazy color. A very nice and easy drinking ale, smooth and refreshing. Not overly sour, very enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer-yum (876) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 30, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 31, 2015 Benchmark aroma in an alluring sparkling golden-amber pour. Taste is benchmark too - far and away the best sour I’ve had all week. Will be spending time/money trying the fruit flavoured variations now...stay tuned.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2015
Poured a hazy light amber with an off white ring. Aroma of tart fruit, very geueze. Light to medium body, flavour is lightly fruity, tartly sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (7125) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2015
Draft at Mikropolis. Pours hazy Amber with a white head. Aroma of barnyard funk, dank cellar, slightly leathery, citrus and tart fruit. Flavor is moderate acidic. Light medium bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (3396) - BELGIUM - APR 18, 2015
The modern craft brewers try to master litterally ever style of beer that has ever existed it seems, and this is Mikkeller’s take on the transcendent ’oude geuze’, which, in spite of all the bold (and often successful) Anglo-Saxon attempts, is still the epitome of sour beer styles, in my humble opinion. Warm orangey gold colour, initially clear, with high, champagne-like effervescence, supporting a thin, off-white, fairly stable head. Musty and funky aroma indeed, impressions of lemon peel, lots of moist cellar and damp cloth, unripe peach, redcurrant, bitter honey, dry white wine, wheat and - excusez le mot - menure, but not necessarily in a ’bad’ way, if you see what I mean; in comparison with 3 Fonteinen Oude Geuze, which I am tasting next to it as a standard for the style, it is a bit less strong and far less elegant, more ’damp’ and less fruity. Taste is vividly fruity, very estery, with a more ’dull’ and restrained but still clear citric acidity and a softer lactic acidity; less of the delicate sweetness than the 3 Fonteinen and, above all, a more forwarded bitterness, which increases a bit towards the end and which annoys me a little - sour beers have to be sour first and foremost, and bitterness should remain gentle and in the background. Mouthfeel is highly effervescent and ’champenoise’, wheat sourishness comes forward, light ’breadiness’ too; lemony acidity and the aforementioned, leafy hop bitterness struggle with each other for dominance of the finish. In all, a meritorious attempt at this enigmatic beer style, but clearly less complex, less refined and less attractive in aroma than the 3 Fonteinen; too bitter for the style as well. Still, quite well-made and credible, considering the difficulties of this particular style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 3, 2015
Draught at Mikkeller&Friends. Hazy orange tinted amber, loads of bubbles, little head. Lovely sour gooseberry nose, flavour is fizzy, sour fruits, very nuanced, light body and sorry finish. Delicate and really well balanced, very nice indeed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfearnley (1285) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 7, 2015
Bottle to wide tulip Overripe fruit, yeast, vegetal, barnyard, brett, hay, and citrus. Hazy amber with a very small/thin white head. Taste is light sourness and citrus, with green apple and a little bitterness. This is quite good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zekada (427) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2015
Draft at Mikkeller & Friends. Pours amber with a small white head. Aroma is acidic, some grapes and malts. Taste is acidic, sour grapes, some bread and malts. Palate is thin and very drinkable, yet tasteful. Really nice beer, tasteful and sour yet pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (1686) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2015
375ml bottle from Brewdog online store. Orangey golden colour, white foam head and aroma of grain, citrus rind, woody, yeasty. Taste is malt & grain, sour citric, woody, barnyard, yeasty and light lingering bitterness. Oily mouthfeel, medium bodied, spritzy carbonation, dry sour finish. Very drinkable.

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