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Mikkeller Spontankriek

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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Copenhagen, Denmark

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 242   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: En Kriebic brygget på: vand, malt, hvede, gammel humle, kirsebær og gær. Lagret på egetræsfade.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerguy101 (5294) - Newark, California, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Tasted at the Triple Rock Sour and Barrel Aged Fest on 2/10/2013. This Lambic pours a medium reddish color from the bottle. Medium sized head. The aroma is fruity and sweet, tart and funky. A medium bodied lambic. The malts are fruity and sweet, tart and funky. The hops are herbal. Tart cherry flavors. Nice balance. Good acidity. Decent carbonation. Very drinkable. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is tart and a little funky.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Butters (3860) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - DEC 23, 2014
Bright red pour with quick fading pink head. Tart and bretty cheesey kriek. Cherry fruit, but only dark and faint, not pungent or sweet at all. Not sour at all, just slightly tart and EXTREMELY dry on the palate. Nothing I would need to have again, but not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AbouAli (102) - Genève, SWITZERLAND - DEC 5, 2014
Une kriek ? L’odeur est clairement celle d’un kriek. Elle est très portée sur la cerise, pas de complexité au niveau des autres arômes notamment des levures. C’est comme une séquence de goût, un goût après l’autre... rien d’extraordinaire comme souvent avec les mikkeler

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radiomgb (2391) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 7, 2014
Muddy red-rust, thin white head, some lace. Aroma is of cherries, light tartness, some funk. Flavour is of some cherry tartness, small acidic, some fruit sweetness. Lightly acidic mouthfeel, medium/light body, moderate carbonation. Finishes long, light tartness. Pretty nice stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (2337) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Was expecting something much lighter and instead got this gem. Cloudy ruby body with pinkish airy head. Aroma of fruit, wood and yeast. The yeast takes over in the taste, subduing the sweet cherries to the background. Dry and tart finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
graham_murphy (333) - - OCT 23, 2014
Now this is very good. I’m not a hug fan of lambic. Spontanale was a bit too funky for me. But here the sweet, sour cherry notes work perfectly with the sharp yeast. Delicious - I begin to see why Belgian beer is so popular.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2481) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - OCT 5, 2014
10/5/2014. From bottle. Pours reddish brown with a pinkish head. Funky yeast aromas with sour cherries. Not overly tart and the cherry flavors are nicely balances and not artificial as in some other beers in this style. Very elegant!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
lau_caspar (15) - DENMARK - SEP 27, 2014
Tydelig surhed i duft og smag. Fornemmer kirsebær. Lidt tynd i kropoen. Lidt kedelig.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
storskurk (119) - DENMARK - SEP 27, 2014
Den dufter flygtigt af kirsebær men kun i strofer. Kortvarigt kan det forveksles med opvaskemiddel :-/. En frisk mælkesyre og flot rosa skum over i det rødlige. Øllet er blodappelsinfarvet. Har baggrundsmateriale af kirsebærsten. Tydelig frugt ift spontancranberry. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MPA (838) - Amager (form. Nørrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle. Red with off white head. Notes of cherries and tartness. Sweet flavour of cherries with some tartness, but overall too sweet for me. I prefer the more tart examples.


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