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Mikkeller SpontanGooseberry

Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Copenhagen, Denmark


on tap

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RATINGS: 213   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
curepute (141) - New York, USA - NOV 25, 2015
Almost clear golden/orange. Big oaky lambic sour nose. Taste is tart and acidic with a big burst of lemon citrus. Finishes dry, oak lingers. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
deyholla (8904) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 25, 2015
Bottle thanks to my mom! Pours a clear gold with a slight orange hue and a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma is quite sour with a decent amount of bitter berry and a light funk underlying. Flavor has a nice sour gooseberry with a bit acid and a light funkiness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnfryd (13345) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 19, 2015
KRS 180715. Golden-orange colour with an off-white head. Aroma is gooseberries, malt, yeast, fruit. Flavour is gooseberries, malt, yeast, fruit, funk, lemon. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
rane (977) - Nibe, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2015
Im not the right to rate this, but really horriblr. Aroms sour notes horseblanket nothinh especial. Taste very sour. Gooseberry and beer is no good kombi.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wiedrzensky (465) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 1, 2015
Shared bottle. Pours is cloudy golden with thick white head that lasts only for seconds. Aroma of leather, wet leaves, lemon, citric, acidic and funky. Taste is medium sour with light sweet notes, lemon and light gooseberry mouthfeel. Medium body, flat carbonation, light acidic finish. This citric mouthfeel goes good with lambic style, great beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omega (848) - NEW ZEALAND - OCT 17, 2015
I like beers like this - no idea what to expect before opening it. Poured a nice cloudy amber colour with a bit of sediment to boot. Nose was a little underwhelming but on the palate a nice dry sour style that lingers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ineedbeer (1369) - Oakland, California, USA - OCT 5, 2015
On tap at Mikkeller. Aroma is somewhat acidic with a light citrus note. Moderate gooseberry chaarcrer with some light oak. Light sour cherry and hints of tropical fruit. Pours a hazy, copper with a small thin head that recedes quickly to the edges. No lacing or legs. Flavor is fairly acidic with a moderate citrus note. Quite a bit of gooseberry flavor with some lighter tropical fruit and a bit of sour cherries. Light oak notes and a touch of earthy funk. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Overall, a nice beer with a good gooseberry character. It’s lacking the oak and earthiness that the Vesterbro had, but its still very drinkable. The gooseberry adds some fruitiness but also some acidity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (8692) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Bottle at WTWBA. Hazy light orange pour. Dry and tart / sour. This is pretty damn good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (2913) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2015
375ml bottle from brewdog.com. Pours gold with good white head. Encouragingly fruity aroma. Taste sadly contains little in the way of gooseberries, I really did expect more. Good solid tart sour of course, but not a lot more than that unfortunately.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gurthnar (3848) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 24, 2015
Bottle at 100 piv. Aroma yeasty, barnyard, funky, fruity. Clear deep golden colour with some sediment. Really tart in flavour, rather tart than sour. Barnyard, funky and... well, gooseberry. Complex but nicely balanced. Very good.

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