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Mikkeller SpontanDoubleBlackCurrant

Mikkeller SpontanDoubleBlackCurrant
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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.87/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrChopin (3810) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 14, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2015 [ Keg ][ 4oz ][ @Max’s][ $3][ Taster ][ 06.20.15 ]
hazy purple, pink ring head. Heavy grape juice nose, sugary with plenty of citrus and soft lactic acid. Ultra tart front palate is dry, plenty of fruit skin early before a light plastic mid, incredibly juicy and no burning, none of the usual spontanflaws. Finishes tart, tongue curled, moderate body boosted by perfect effervescence. Probably the best of the series.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brnandersen (2699) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2015
Draught at Mikkeller & Friends. Deep, deep red colour bordering black with a thin, pink head. Tart aroma with blackcurrant, oak, wooden notes and bretts. Taste is sour. Medium to full body with a creamy to oily texture. Soft carbonation. Lasting, acidic finish with blackcurrant. Lovely fruit beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (9957) - Illinois, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Draft. Purple pour and head. This is my favorite that I recently have been able to try of the spontan series. The black currant is rich and gives off a tart but tomatoey flavor, the sourness level is high but not too much.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jow (2903) - New York, USA - MAY 13, 2015
Tap at the jeffrey looks like carbonated beet juice in a glass. Nose is wood and black currants. Super fruity palate of black currant and other berry, you also get wood, some lemon and high acid. Very tart palate. Lingering fruity finish. Very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (9661) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 18, 2015
200ml draught, Mikkeller take over at Café Sara. A dark red bubbly ring on the surface, poor lacing. Deep purple red coloured body. Tart and sweet aroma of berries, mid-dry. Blended taste of raspberry and black currant with solid underlying tartness. Prolonged ending. Well bodied. Nice but heavy to drink. Slow sipper (Oslo 15.04.015).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thornecb (5010) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Pours hazy red into a tulip. Pink head with little retention recedes to hug rim. Funky fruit aromas. Sharp with sweet currants upfront turning quite dry and tart in the lasting sour currant and oak finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (2387) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2014
September 5, 2014. On tap at Mikkeller Bar Stockholm. Pours hazy purple with a small off-white pinkish head. Aroma is lots of sweet and tart black currant, light funky barnyard and hay notes in the background. Taste is medium tart with a light sweetness. Finish is medium tart black currant. Light to medium bodied, average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
simont1 (491) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2015 Smell of very very potent blackcurrant, smells like concentrated blackcurrant juice, like Ribena, but instead of sweetness a slight tart touch. Mouthfeel is thick and syrupy,and yet again goes back to the juice concentrate thing, big negative. Taste is straight forward blackcurrant juice, with a bit of tartness, what I find in all the Mikkeller SpontanSeries is that the only sour ale quality is a tartness, and never any funk or yeast interesting quality, this is a straight forward blackcurrant juice with a bit of acidity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nische (1394) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2014
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Dark red coloured with a small pink head. Fruity and light acidic aroma of blackcurrants with notes of blackcurrant juice. Light acidic flavour of black currants and blackcurrant juice. Tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (15303) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2014
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Color is smoke on the water, no sorry, deep purple with a decent purple/pinkish head. Black currant aroma, funky, blueberries, sourish, raisins, raspberries, rubber notes. Sourish black currant flavor, blueberries, tart, caramel, raisins, floral, some raspberries.

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