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Mikkeller SpontanCherryFrederiksdal

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98
87
style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Copenhagen, Denmark

bottled
common

on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mikkeller gets a little sour. SpontanCherryFrederiksdal is an oak aged sour ale by the Danish gypsy brewery. Frederiksdal refers to the estate from which the beer gets its sour cherries.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (7724) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 17, 2016
Bottle from the Garvie dregs run. Pours dark people with a thin head. Aromas of cherry, light funk, more red fruits. Taste is more cherry, oak, sour finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (8323) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 15, 2016
Bottle at craig’s. Pours deep ruby purple, nose is cherry, fruity, light funk, taste is sweet, tart cherry, light funk, oak.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wchesser (1665) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 27, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 3, 2016 Deep burgundy purple. Nose is bing cherry juice, some red clay earth. Tart bing cherry juice, some light funk, lightly sour, red clay. Light oak. Very tannic, chewy mouthfeel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (5718) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2015
Bottle from Toft Vin, Copenhagen - red pour with pinkish white head. Aroma and taste is prominent medium sour cherry fruity, cherry skin, cherry stone, some oaky wooden nuance, tart fruity finish. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tide (2556) - Espoo, FINLAND - DEC 6, 2015
Draught at Mikkeller bar. Dark ruby red color, minimal white head. Sour taste with cherry, wheat, tart, oak, acidic notes and a bit of sour apple. Sour finish with cherry, wheat, tart, earthy notes and wood. Exquisite cherry sour.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anstei (641) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - NOV 15, 2015
Bottle at Erzbierschof Zurich. Very strong cherry, incredibly sweet. Oh funk, where are thou? Not that I miss it in this beer, though, it doesn’t need it.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
thirdeye11 (5897) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 31, 2015
(375ml bottle) An exceptionally deep garnet color with a thick deep purple/red tinged head of fine bubbles. Some nice lacing on this glass too. Nose of tart cherry skin, tart rich cherry fruit, oak, lightly sour bacteria, some lacto in here, touch of pedio perhaps, and some yogurt. Taste is amazing too, deep tart cherry flavor, fairly dry, some oak and tannin here, not overly acidic and no acetic in the least. The finish is possibly my favorite part, prickly natural carbonation, deep cherry flavor rests on the palate, quite dry and a light amount of oak. Delicious. Would love to have this every day.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (2246) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - OCT 30, 2015
37,5cl bottle from mikkeller webshop. 6,6% ABV. 2014 version. Dark red color. Thin medium rose head. Body is medium. Finishes long and dry. Taste is medium high bitter, medium sourness, medium sweetness. Flavour is chocolate, super super cherry, raspberries, cinnamon.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (19001) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 26, 2015
bottle at home ... dark brown red .. thin tan lacing ... soft sweet cheery fruit ... light funk...light woody cherry ... soft fruit nose ... woody fruits ... ligth funk .. soft sharp fruits ... big big cherry fruits .. juicy fruits ..

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sebletitje (8270) - Enghien, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2015
Bouteille 37.5cl, shared with the SHAPE crew, thanks Mark. Couleur intense pourpre-Bourgogne, col crémeux rosâtre. Arôme reste fortement centré sur de belles effluves de cerises, le tout rappelant de suite la 3F Intense Red. Petit rétro de tanin avec un soupçon de note acidulée fruité. Palais est chargé en cerise avec une petite impression de peau et tanin, le profil aigrelet fruité est là mais sans pour cela être trop dominant, retrouve cependant un agréable côté moût qui est vite mis de côté par l’intensité de la cerise.


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