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Mikkeller SpontanGooseberry

Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Copenhagen, Denmark


on tap

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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (10669) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 19, 2014
Säuerlicher, wenig fruchtiger Beginn. Kaum aromatisch, konstante Säuerlichkeit. In Ordnung aber keine Stachelbeere... 9/8/8/8/8/8

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NeoHippie2 (992) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 13, 2014
On tap, hazy golden/amber pour. Wonderful acidic aromas and notes of berry. Flavor is sour gooseberries with some vinous notes. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martjoobolut (713) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 9, 2014
0,375L bottle, BB 28.05.23. Pours hazy golden with white head. The head stays for a moment. Aroma is fruity, citric, sour, yeast. Flavor is tart, acidic, gooseberries, some mild sweetness in the background. No sign of alcohol. Overall: nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrChopin (3280) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 8, 2014
[ Tap ][ 4oz ][ @Paradiso Georgetown ][ $4 ][ mini pint ][ 8/23/14 ]
Hazy gold, puffy white head laces well, drops quick, oily cap. Grainy, earthy nose, faintly green/juniper with light acidity. Heavy berry front palate, light plastic in the sticky mid with citric acid all over, Cantillon level leather and stable through the fizzy, bitter Iris like end. Berry well integrated with lambic elements, expressive and rounded with few flaws.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (1945) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 6, 2014
"Gooseberries added a unique flavir and light tartness to an otherwise similar-to-the-others spotan-ale. Yellow/orange color, similar feel to the others, good balance, but otherwise too expensive :)"

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VT (1413) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 27, 2014
375 ml bottle from czar, thanks buddy. Pours a clear golden with a white head. Aroma is melon-flavored bubble gum. Really. Flavor is fruity, watermelon, vegetables, floral. Finish is dry and tart. Lingering fruity notes. Light to medium body, weak to average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sigmund (5119) - Tau, NORWAY - AUG 27, 2014
375 ml green bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 7.7%. Hazy deep golden to orange colour, moderate to low white head. Very strong aroma of farmhouse, white wine vinegar, oak, gooseberries and lemons. Sour flavour of gooseberries, lemons, brettanomyces and oak. Not too sweet, not too dry - nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tectactoe (1863) - Michigan, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle: Hazy amber-ish body with more golden edges, covered with a foamy white head that reduces to a chunky collar in due time. Oooh, a very nice aroma up front, much more so than I expected. Nearly gueuze-like. Funky notes of horsey barnyard & mild sweatsock with a strong undercurrent of green apple skins, sharp citrus zest, white grape, musty oak, damp hay, & acidic stone fruits. Reminiscent of a Pinot Grigio in many ways as well. Very, very dry body. Each sip rips the moisture from your mouth. Sharp & moderately acidic citrus, stone fruit skins, notes of lemon-lime, sour green apple, musty oak, lactic acid, white grapes, & funky cellar floor. Some hybrid of white wine, gueuze, & fruited lambic. I wasn’t expecting much from this but it ended up being awesome. Hefty price at nearly 14$ for a 375 ml, but I’d buy this one again for sure.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (2450) - NORWAY - AUG 17, 2014
On tap at Mikkeller & Friends, july 26th 2014. Hazy yellow body with a thin white head. Aroma is funky with leather, berries, sour lemon taste with tartness, lime, acidic finish. Light carbonation, fresh finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrepintado (1426) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - AUG 5, 2014
37,5cl bottle at cerveteca. Hazy orange color. Very thin head. Fizzy body. Low sweetness, medium sourness. Quite balanced. Aroma is quite green, fruit, wood, brett.

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