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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (2404) - FINLAND - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours unclear mahogny red in color with a small head. Cherries, yoghurt and hints of funkiness in aroma. Cherries, notes of almonds, sour fruityness in taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (5319) - Indiana, USA - JUL 2, 2014
375 ml bottle to snifter (2013 vintage; shared with the Mrs.). Looks good; a mostly opaque black cherry with foamy pink head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells sour and a little funky with notes of tart cherries. Tastes like it smells with a pleasantly tart mouthfeel. Enjoyable.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NBird (361) - Perth, West Australia, AUSTRALIA - JUN 21, 2014
Looks. Dark cherry red, small pink head. Smells..sour cherries, oak/wood, farm funk. Tastes...loads of cherry, nicely tart, sophisticated sour, cherry pip and oak wood, dry finish with a hint of booze. Sensational.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (9044) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Bright red pour, pink head. Sour cherries galore! Some funk, lemony notes, yeast and lactic sourness. Really good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (10875) - DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle. Deep deep with small pink head. Aroma is malt, cherries, cherry stone and notes of "labre larver"?. Flavour is malt, cherries, cherry stones, sour, little tart, medium sweet, oak and dry.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (5800) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle @ Christers. Pours dark red with a pink head. Aroma of sweet cherries, wood, almond, cherry stones, vanilla, sweets. Flavor is light sourness, sweet cherries, cherry stones, vanilla, green tart cherries, wood. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. 110614

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (10842) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2014 Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Clear dark red with a lasting pink head. Aroma is sweet, malty, cherries, cherry stones and marzipan. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate acidic. Dry and moderate acidic finish. 110614

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (4490) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 10, 2014
24/V/14 - 37.5cl bottle from De Hopduvel (Gent) @ Procrastinated Spontan Gent Tasting - BB: 14/II/21 (2014-538) Thanks to Erwin for sharing the bottle!

Deep ruby red beer, creamy to fizzy dark pink had, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: lots and lots of sour cherries, pretty sweet fruity notes, almonds, bit metallic. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: lots of cherries, sourish, bit lemony, pretty bitter, tannins from peels and pits I guess? Some almonds, little sweet. Aftertaste: nice sourness, lemony, sour cherries, cherry candy but not sweet, fruity in general. Well done!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
storskurk (94) - DENMARK - JUN 5, 2014
Duft: Ren kirsebær, ikke sukker. Kirsebærsten. Ingen malt eller mælkesyrlighed. Jo måske lidt. Mørk rød og blå. Syrlig intro som lambic. Meget tydelig kirsebær som vinen, men med meget flot eftersmag af fade og tør, afrundet kirsebær. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JanLaursen (3063) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2014
Fra fad, Taphouse. Mahogny rød med et mindre, flot lyserødt skum. Masser af kirsebærsten og saft i næsen. Koncentreret og saftig med marcipan-noter. Også noget træ. Mere sur-sød end egentlig sur. Likør-agtig. Kompleks. Bærer sine 8,2 pct flot.


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