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Mikkeller SpontanSeabuckthorn

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77
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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: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
McNeillR (1504) - SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Murky orange, light ringed head . Tart, obviously, blurry salty earthy breezy. Initial taste is real sooky sour, brisk but a bit of a yo-yo in and out - salty, vinegerette finish. Linger is clingy, tangy and richly soured.

Bottle, Brewdog Online, Pizza Bread Tasting

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (2763) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle. Golden with white head. Nice super sharp funky aroma. Taste is as sharp as they come, slightly fruit. Very acidic and sour

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (4842) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours hazy amber, nose is sharp lemon, funky, taste is quite sour, dry toffee, fruity.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (15659) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
bottle at home ... amber ... thin white lacing ... soft funky dry horseblanket ... soft fruit ... light fruit .. soft funk .. .nose ... soft fruit ... dry horseblanket ... light tart finish... ok but not me

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AshtonMcCobb (3291) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s house. Appearance - golden and hazy. Decent head. Nose - light floral and salt notes. Taste - citrus and salt. Palate - close to medium bodied with a tangy texture and a long dry tangy finish. Overall - so that’s what sea buckthorn tastes like. Interesting.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allmyvinyl (4887) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2015 Bottle at Craig’s. Pours hazy gold with a thin white head. Aromas of sharp lemon citrus, berries, light vinegar. Taste is sour, sharp, fruit. Finishes sour and dry.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rederic (3156) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 17, 2015
375ml bottle, cloudy amber-orangeish hue, with a white head, with a nice funky, bretty wild yeast, woody nose, with a wet oak barrel, musty fruity, barnyard, acidic, sour berry accent, and a lemon juice, tart green apple note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a good funky, bretty wild yeast, tart, sour white berry, juicy lemony, zesty grapefruit, lime rind, acidic green apple, kind of an acidic vegetal green leaf plant , maybe is the sea buckthorn in the character, with a light wet oak winey barrel tannin, musty berry flavour, leading towards a funky, bretty yeastiness, good lingering fruity acidic, sourness finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
abemorsten (3014) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JAN 22, 2015
Shared bottle at Bøker & Børst, Stavanger. Misty golden body with a white small head. Berries, veggie, citrus nose. Clean crisp acidity with berries indie tongue. Corn flakes finish. Light to medium bodied. Light astringent.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Countbeer (4910) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle (37,5): Served at a good temperature in a Chouffe glass: Medium sized white head. Hazy orange body. Aroma and flavour seriously remind of the classic Belgian Geuze, very nice and very well done: cheese, funk, wild yeast, rope, se barnyard, tart, rubber, cellar, wood and wet stone. Damn it’s all here and tasty! Aftertaste is tart, cheese, funk, wild yeast, grapes and berries, some barnyard, wood... Etc etc Low carbo, loght creamy mouthfeel and more than just medium bodied. Super stuff!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (2737) - Michigan, USA - JAN 13, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2015 Bottle: Pours like a burnt amber swamp, murky & completely opaque. Slightly bubbly eggshell cap fades to a thin ring quickly. Aroma has huge bouts of tart citrus, acidic lemon, stone fruit, & a strong backing of barnyard funk, wet cork, & driftwood. Just a hint of florals. Smells nice. Wow! Extremely sour flavor, puckering as hell. Sour citrus, lemon, peach, & sharp, acidic notes of under-ripe stone fruit skins. Moderately lactic with a bit of white wine vinegar. Strong, musty barnyard & cork-like funk with a strong, woody finish alongside the fading, acidic citrus. Crisp, dry, sour. Slight perfume-esque bite near the back-end. No idea what a sea buckthorn tastes like but apparently it’s sour & quite citrusy. Delicious beer. Very gueuze-like in maybe ways, perhaps a bit more acidic/sour & less woody/funky, but tasty as hell nonetheless.


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