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Mikkeller SpontanGooseberry

Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Copenhagen, Denmark


on tap

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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenkiGonzo (670) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 1, 2015
Draught at Mikkeller Tokyo. Cloudy gold with no head, again. Aroma is all gooseberries. Flavour has a nice oak finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2850) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 30, 2015
Tap at Mikkeller Tokyo. Nice funk and sourness, fruity aroma, nice. Fruit doesn’t have much effect on the taste to me so more like a straight spontan. I guess because I always feel I am tasting gooseberry in gueuzes. Nice though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jc1762 (256) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 29, 2015
Taster showing neon yellow with green hues and a finger of clean white foam. The nose shows a lot of intense limbic Brett. The palate is moderately carbonated and light bodied. Extremely tart forward. Slight flavor of berry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (4954) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - AUG 27, 2015
Bottle. Golden pour with white head. Tart berries, touch of sweet and tart aromas. Flavors have berry, oak, tartness, a bit of oxidation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tarmok (516) - Tartu, ESTONIA - AUG 17, 2015
Cloudy amber liquud without head. Aroma of goosberry, vinegar. Taste: goosberry, light sweetness, medium sourness. Palate: medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (1694) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2015
375ml bottle. Hazy orange yellow golden colour with a white foam head. Nose is citric, sour, vinegar, funk. Taste is tart & tangy with grain, citrus rind, barynard with biscuit and hay notes. Slightly oily mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation, sour finish. Nicely drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bastarda (228) - Freiburg, GERMANY - AUG 1, 2015
oakish, sherry, cider nose, sour taste, with notes of very young Brie, balanced, with enough sweetness/woodiness to balance the sourness, no hints of gooseberries.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jaghana (4734) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JUL 31, 2015
Bottle 37,5 @Freiburg Tasting session. A cloudy copper beer, nose is exceptional on tart, vinegar, vanilla, caramel, diacetyl, wet forest. Aroma is nice on tart, yellow fruit, malty, butter. Very tasty and complex beer, even sweet notes, long berries notes, a nice lambic one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mateuszk (1045) - Poznań, POLAND - JUL 28, 2015
Draught. Yellow, no head. Aroma of barnyard, gooseberry, ripe sour fruits, citrus. In taste medium to high sourness, barnyard and zest, citrus fruits. Not much gooseberry in taste though it is still one od the best Spontans.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Erzengel (5644) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JUL 23, 2015
Sour fruity nose. More horse-blanket than fruit. The beer starts very tart and sour. Horse-blanket is on the top, but the sour Gooseberry is there as well, but not dominating the picture. Nice tart and complex body, sourish and fresh Gooseberry together with nice sour and wet-woody horse-blanket. Fruity-fresh aftertaste that lasts long, very interesting but refreshing combination on a very sour but complex body. Nice!

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