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Mikkeller SpontanCherryFrederiksdal (Malaga Wine Edition)

Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (3554) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 14, 2016
bottle shared with a friend, side by side with the chardonnay edition, the both poured a beautiful deep purple colour with a nice dark purple head on top. nose is basicly the same as base, but this versions adds an extra layer of sweetness of desert wine, which imo is not needed in a lambic-style soured beer. both brews are just filled with cherries, these few years on made this beer a beast. glad i found them online, fairly expensive but they are worth every pennie. amazing!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ciocanelu (1073) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - JUN 22, 2016
Dark ruby color with pink head. Aroma is really smooth with nice cherry, cherry pits, sherry, doesn’t seem tart. Taste is also really balanced and complex. I get cherry juice, not really sour, just slightly tart, also slightly bitter with cherry pits flavor. The barrel aging adds just a slight complexity and sweetness but it’s not very evident. Medium body with soft carbonation and smooth mouthfeel. This might be my favorite from the series so far. I will definitely try the other BA version as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1779) - - FEB 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark red color. Aroma and taste are tart cherries and sweet wine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (9989) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 15, 2016
Bottle at craig’s. Pours deep ruby, nose is cherry, almond, berries, taste is tart cherry, sweet, light funk.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 15, 2016
Bottle. Deep beetroot red purple. Strong aroma of cherry, funk, earth. Taste of rich cherry, like cherry drops. Sweet and tart.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GlasgowTAD (1309) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 14, 2016
Pours deep cherry red with a pink head. Aroma is cherry, cinnamon. Taste is sweet cherry, cinnamon, slight red apple, tart cherry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (20763) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 14, 2016
bottle at home ... dark black ... thin white lacing ... soft sweet cherries ... soft sweet fruit nose ... tart funk fruit ... dry fruit ... long cherry .. soft funk .. woody funky

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
magicmn (146) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JAN 5, 2016
Bottled at Eric the red. Deep cherry red, bit viscousy. Aroma is sour cherry and wine. Taste is sour-sweet cherry, wine-like, really rich, especially final with trace of cherrystone. Elegant beer, one of best i ever drunk. Big respect to Mikkeller for this one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gEUS (1702) - Linden, BELGIUM - JAN 3, 2016
nottle at home, compared to the other versions. Chardonnay version: Pours a bit lighter than the other two (whereas te Malaga wine barrel is the darkest of them all). Aromas are hidden, after some heavy swirling some vinious Pinot Noir notes and blueberries. Soft mellow mouthfeel, taste is cherry peel and some tannins as well. Malaga version: a lot more dark fruit in the nose and a bit of the Spanish rich alcohol that one can find in the Southern wines. Meaty and animal scents, this goes very close to wine! Body is also more alcoholic and tannine-rich. Preference foes to this one over the other two varieties.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lonick (1143) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 3, 2015
Bottle @ Craig’s. Pours pink/purple with a light pink head. Nose of cherry and wine, sweet. Fruity taste fresh fruits, wine and more fruit big cherry, a wee bit thin, other than that really nice.

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