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Mikkeller Spontanwildstrawberry

 (RETIRED)
overall
88
48
style
Mikkeller
Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Copenhagen, Denmark

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ale brewed with strawberries and aged in wine barrels.


Cirrhosis' rating

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cirrhosis (1192) - Edmonton, Alberta, - AUG 28, 2012
Body appears to be light gold with a slight pink hugh, a tall rocky cap disappears quickly. Heavy sour aroma, big funk, hints of vinegar, candied strawberries and other things of yum. Flavour is big and funky, vinegar, only hints of strawberry. After taste is bitter and reminds me of a old dusty shed. So dry, so very dry. More funk, lots of tart, flavor has depth, complex, easy to slam.


2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
hopbag (58) - - JUN 15, 2014
Pretty reddish pale color with minimal head. Others are right about this having some river or cement in the flavor and aroma. Pretty tart and appropriately lambic-ey, but the off flavors ruin it and linger through the finish. There is a faded trace of strawberry.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
tderoeck (4371) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 13, 2014
24/V/14 - 37.5cl bottle from De Hopduvel (Gent) @ Procrastinated Spontan Gent Tasting - BB: 0?/V/21 (2014-551)

Clear pale orange beer, big fizzy aery off-white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: very dirty, chemical, rubbery, rotting strawberries, unpleasant. MF: lots of carbon, medium body. Taste: yuck! Rotten fruits, dirty, unpleasant, very sour, I’ll just stop here, ok? This is a total drain pour...

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Patrickctenchi (3401) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle: Pours cloudy, orange-amber with a short, foamy tan head. Strawberry soap aroma. Taste is dried strawberry, vinegar.... I get the same rubber/plastic flavours as well as previous raters.... Not very enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TwoSipDip (8894) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle @ Steve_0’s palace. Pours a murky orange appearance with an off white head. Bright strawberry, wild berry, slight rubber, twangy nose. Pretty fucken juicy. Chewy plastic, rubber flavor. Some good aspects but boy, the rubber is annoying. Disappointing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (5993) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Pour out of 375 mL bottle, hazy orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of sour strawberry, tart fruit into a bit of vanilla, oak, slight rubbery, plastic notes, nice seedy, earthy notes as well. Taste is a mix of sour fruit, slight strawberry and earth, slight plastic into more strawberry, finishing sweet, slightly dry.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Steve_0 (2532) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle at home with friends, courtesy of Aaron. Thanks man! Pour is hazy orange with a small white head and good lacing. Rubbery, biscuity, band-aid, lemony, vanilla, lactic, red berries, and oak in the aroma. Taste is rubber cement, glue, concrete, grassy, skunky, strawberry, ginger, and lactic acid with a big sour finish. Light body with medium carbonation. Definitely the worst of the series.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrChopin (3220) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 19, 2014
hazy gold amber, thin white head, can’t see any fruit. Husky nose, moderate tangy strawberry, considerable sweetness and plastic. Heavy strawberry and plastic up front, tons of rubber, light acids brighter finish but a mess.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Psytron (1230) - Turku, FINLAND - FEB 15, 2014
Very sour, finishes faintly sweet. Wild carbon, geavy aroma of berries. Some malt also to be noted.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
nimbleprop (4536) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 3, 2014
375ml bottle pours a hazy orange with thick white head. Nose has a lot of funk, berry, hay, grass, band aid. Flavor is more funk and jam, berry, band aid, light acid, light cheese. Really nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2135) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Pours a hazy golden orange from the bottle with dissipating white head that leaves moderate lace. Aroma is funky sourness and tannic wood with slight sweet fruitiness underneath. Taste is less funky and more sweet, light strawberry notes with breadiness. Bubbly carbonation, refreshing and light. Very nice, but wanted a but more.


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