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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Copenhagen, Denmark

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common

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


4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bursprak (481) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2013
375 ml bottle @ home. Wow! What a pour, deep red with a lacing white head. Aroma is berries and almonds. Taste is not as tart as othe fruit lambics. Lots of cherries and some marzipan. Heavenly beer!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansjelaah (1356) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - DEC 5, 2013
Gedronken met dutchdrebus. Paarse kleur met ern roze schuimkraag. Ruikt naar yogho, framboos, aardbei. Smaakt naar yoghurt met kersen, zoet.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DutchDrebus (3979) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - DEC 5, 2013
Bottle @ ansjelaah. Opaque deep purple colour with a small to medium sized pink head. Smells porto, oak, wine, cherry, yoghurt. Tastes sour, strawberry yoghurt, fruity, blueberry, raspberry, forrest fruits. Medium body, nice carbo.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Buongiorgio00 (757) - - DEC 1, 2013
Già dall’aroma si percepisce la differenza con una normale kriek. Qui, pur persistendo un acido discretamente deciso, il sapore della ciliegia è assolutamente predominante. Esattamente quello che volevo quando ho espresso il desiderio di una lambic fruttata. Mikkeller non finisce mai di stupirci.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (8867) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 19, 2013
12.7oz bottle. Poured a dark ruby red with a red/dark pink head. Aromas of cherries, fruity, and cherry pie. Tastes of cherries, cherry pie, berries, and woody/oak. The cherries where there and nicely done.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (6572) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2013
Dark, ruby coloured and hazy. Has a pink head. Heavy notes of cherries, almond, sour, lactic acid. Heavy flavor, sharp acid.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (4438) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2013

Appearance: Deep red (almost black) color with a frothy pink head that leaves a ok lacing.
Aroma: Deep sweet cherry.
Palate: Full body. Moderate acidic and a fine bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Mild acidic and a balanced sweetness. Cherry fruity, marzipan and some oak. Dangerously well masked alcohol. Dry texture.
Overall impression: Tasty and lovely with some cheese.
Personal stats: Bottle from a trade with SaintMatty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 31, 2013
(375ml bottle) Pours a merlot red with a pinkish violet head. Aroma of cherry, yogurt, almonds, vanilla, and oak. Flavor of cherry, lacto, oak, and marzipan with a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2013
4th August 2013
Opaque dark purple beer with a tidy mauve head! Palate is minerally crisp. Rich cherry juice, lesser blackberry and blackcurrant. Seltzer minerals. Crisp finish. Tasty!

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrChopin (3258) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 30, 2013
plum colored with puffy pink head, rich and strong. Nose is moderately balsamic, very yeasty with fresh bread, sour cherries offput the sweetness. Tale of two cities moving to flavor, no balsamic but tart dry cherry skins, watery mid to finish, thin and sticky but with fizzy carbonation to keep moderately light.


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