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Mikkeller SpontanDoubleBlueberry

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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Copenhagen, Denmark

bottled
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on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmrmwel (1665) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 16, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark, hazy results, with a small red, creamy head. Aroma is tart, with fruit peel, blueberries, earthy notes, tannins and bretty notes of wood. Medium to full body, with soft carbonation. Flavour is tart, with lactic acid, musty fruit, blueberries, and wooden brett.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (7806) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 21, 2016
17/III/16 - on tap @ De Proefbrouwerij (Lochristi) - BB: n/a (2016-274) Thanks to Dirk for the excellent tour and samples!

Clear deep purple beer, big creamy pink to purple head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very sourish, bit metallic, blueberries all right, spicy touch. MF: no carbon, medium body. Taste: sourish start, lemon juice, some vinegar, bit metallic. Aftertaste: sourish, tannins, fruity, blueberries, lemon juice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
llkc (1362) - århus, DENMARK - MAR 5, 2016
duft frisk syre lidt små røde bær meget intens. sødlig men stadig en dybde af syre bag ved sødmen. smag. sur tør blåbær kirsebær små røde intense bærfrisk en vis tørhed til slut i eftersmagen

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
axl (472) - Lund, SWEDEN - MAR 3, 2016
375ml bottle. Deep red with pink head. Aroma is acidic with blueberries and funk. Taste is very acidic with funk, blueberries, blueberry leaves and citrus. Medium mouthfeel, low to medium carbonation and high acidity.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (1286) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - FEB 19, 2016
Bottle thanks to McNeillR. Pours deep beetroot with a violet head. Aroma is blueberry jam, custard and some funk. Taste is blueberry sweet, funk, barnyard, slight green apple sweet, medium acidity.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Davros (2663) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 4, 2016
Pours mauve with a purple head. Nose shows blueberry, cake batter and lots of funk. Flavours are similar; massive blueberry, funk, elderflower and lemon juice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rask0lnikov (563) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 3, 2016
Nice dark deep red colour. Pinkish head disappeared quickly. Red wine, blueberries, raspberries and hints of vinegar in the aroma. Nice blueberry taste at first. Different sour berries and good red wine like taste in the middle. Acidic, grassy end. Low carbonated, silky textured, medium bodied nice fruit lambic.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thornecb (5361) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Pours deep purple into a tulip. No head. Blueberry and funk aromas. Sharp with sour blueberry front to back. Dry lasting funk finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yourilevesque (1169) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 23, 2015
Un grand merci à Marc-André pour le partage de cette bière très dispendieuse! Mettons les choses au clair en partant: je n’ai jamais respiré rien de tel! Un nez surdimensionné de bleuets emplit la pièce en une fraction de seconde. Une forte odeur de bleuets bien réels a envahi l’appartement en un instant, comme si une tarte aux bleuets cuisait au four depuis une heure. Je ne croyais pas qu’une telle odeur puisse être possible dans une bière tant c’est intense! Le liquide est mauve et surmonté d’une tête lilas. En approchant prudemment mon nez de ce verre infernal, je respire des arômes qui me font de plus en plus penser non pas à du bleuet mais bien à du cassis et de la mûre sauvage. Ça sent vraiment très bon! En bouche le liquide a un profil de saveurs beaucoup plus mince et subtil. Tant mieux car je n’aurais su supporter des saveurs aussi puissantes que les arômes! Les fruits sont beaucoup plus subtils mais ce qui retient le plus mon attention est ici un réel profil lambic belge comme pierre d’assise à ce monstre Danois. Un côté typique sulfureux et barriqué ressort pour la première fois dans la série Spontan de Mikkeller et j’en suis stupe-et-fait! Une bière étonnante qui oui, vaut bien 38$ la bouteille de 375ml!

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thepatrickman (679) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 18, 2015
Draft, 18 month old keg. Pours an impressive deep, deep purple and by look and smell it seems to be aggressively asserting how many blueberries went into making this behemoth. The taste is big, with a blueberry taste so pungent that it almost tastes like puree, and a sourness so aggressive that it pushes into the vinegar side of things. Very interesting and very much worth a try, but not at all "balanced".


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