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Mikkeller SpontanPeach

Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Copenhagen, Denmark


on tap

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RATINGS: 196   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lukaduke (2724) - Gray, Maine, USA - AUG 30, 2015
Pours a hazy peachy golden color with a finger of gaseous foam that settles out quickly. Some creamy peach on the nose with underlying horsehair, wet oak and straw. Palate is tart, with an almost yogurt lacto fuzz happening. Peach flesh rounds our the acid levels and soften the edges allowing notes of vanilla, cream of wheat cereal and a lingering horseblaket.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2842) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 30, 2015
Tap at Mikkeller Tokyo. Aroma is peach and light funk. Taste is sour, light peach, more sourness. Doesn’t work as well as some of the others. Nice enough, but not sure really.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (4695) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - AUG 11, 2015
Aroma is peaches, proprietary yeast and mild sweetness. The flavor is proprietary yeast, peaches, berries and a funky/sour finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FlacoAlto (3891) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 5, 2015
2013 Bottle Date; Sampled February 2014
A steady pour into my large Tripel Karmeliet tulip produces a two finger thick, pale tan colored head. The beer is a light amber color that shows a bright, mostly clear, yellow-gold / pale amber hue when held up to the light. The aroma smells tart, with a floral fruit nectar note that definitely leans towards peaches and perhaps even a touch of apricot like notes. Peach isn’t a really distinct fruit, but this beer is definitely distinctly fruity.

The beer is not quite as tart as I was expecting from the nose, but it is definitely tart. Floral peach flavors, definitely ripe, without sweetness, and with a finish that is a mix of tart and lightly astringent. There is a slightly nutty, roundedly spicy, lightly woody oak character that flavors this beer from the beginning through to the end of each sip. The oak and fruit character certainly make this lean towards the vinous side of the spectrum, but there is a soft, slightly hay like, and perhaps a hint of cracker like pale malt character. The body is nice and light, with just a touch of viscous character. As the beer warms up the oak character becomes a bit more present, but still serves as a ballancing character to the light tartness and fruit character.

Not bad for a fruited sour beer, though if judged as a Lambic it certainly falls quite short. Enjoyable, and I like that the peach character is not overpowering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bov (10614) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUL 2, 2015
from BrewDog’s online shop - hazy reddish-orange beer with a poor head retention; fairly sourish peachy aroma, light cheesy; full-bodied, sour and witrh a light sweetness; quite dry and long aftertaste of peach and horseblanket

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (8064) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 11, 2015
Bottle. Very hazy medium orange, lively off white head, some sediment. Modestly sour, with a nice musty yeasty funk, and sweet soft peach fruit. Quaffable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TaktikMTL (6428) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 5, 2015
En fût. Verre de 12 oz dégusté au Saint-Bock (Montréal, QC) au coût de 10,00$. Arôme: Légère odeur de pêche avec une pointe d’acidité. Apparence: La couleur est orangée opaque avec une moyenne densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de pêche avec une pointe de vinaigre et de vanille. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement vineuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de pêche sûrette en arrière goût. (Rating #6370)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2015

Draught @ King William IV, [ Mikkeller Tap Takeover ]. 816 High Road, Leyton, London, England E10 6AE.

[ As Mikkeller SpontanPeach ].
Light light unclear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, moderate to light heavy peach, fruity, tart - sour, horse blanket. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate acidic with a long duration, fruity, tart, sour, funky, dry, peach notes. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20130817]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yourilevesque (492) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 12, 2015
Dégustée en compagnie de François Moisan. Santé mon vieux! Un fruit lambic tellement subtil au niveau du fruit qu’on se demande vraiment s’il ne s’agit pas d’un lambic tout court avec la mention ’’fruit’’ sur l’étiquette. Dorée et sans mousse, le liquide à vif libère des arôme acétiques sans pêche aucune mais avec un certain fruit je dois l’admettre. Impossible cependant de dire s’il s’agit d’abricot, d’orange ou même de cerise. Les vapeurs acétiques sont modérées mais on y respire du bois et un vinaigre qui ne donne pas sa place. L’alcool est parfaitement dissimulé et la rondeur est plaisante. Pour du lambic, l’équilibre entre le sucre, l’acidité, les malts et la longueur en bouche est excellent. Fidèle au style, mais loin de séduire par la pêche annoncée.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drowland (7059) - Georgia, USA - APR 29, 2015
4/29/15. On tap at The Craft Bar. Hazy orange pour with a very small khaki head, mild lacing. Quite acidic aroma, sour, mild peach, funk. Very sour flavor, mild peach, funky, nice vanilla and oak. Very tasty which is great because I don’t really like peach.

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