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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 951   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Earlier batches brewed by Mikkeller at Ørbæk Bryggeri, Ørbæk, Denmark.
A love of American microbrews is the inspiration behind this IPA, brewed with generous amounts of aromatic, American hops, which provide the significant freshness and bitterness with lots of citrus notes. The taste sensations are nicely balanced by the sweetness from the caramel malt.
Ingredients : Water, malt (pilsner, munich and caramunich), flaked oats, hops (chinook, cascade and amarillo) and ale yeast.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcoDL (4128) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 15, 2016
Bottle. Orange colour. Aroma of citrus, peach and malt. Nice taste of candi, peach, malt, grassy bitter and caramel. Strange sweet ipa.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Excalibur123 (358) - Soria, SPAIN - JUL 15, 2016
Presenta ámbar oscuro con abundante cabeza de espuma de burbuja grande y aspecto jabonoso, ofreciendo buena retención en copa; aromas a fruta tropical, piña, papaya y maracuyá, licor, caramelo y azúcar Candy, en boca entrada potente maltosa y bastante amarga, notas herbales y a resina, largo pos gusto maltoso y con final amargo, cuerpo medio pleno y carbónico justo, cerveza balanceada hacia el lúpulo, con final ligeramente astringente.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Echon (366) - Århus, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2016
Dark amber. Rich and spicy hop profile, which complements the malty caramel very well. Moderately sweet taste, somewhat pungent (chinook’s signature), and quite bitter. Overall, a very good IPA. It has the right malt character and sweetness to balance the hops, and it much better than the recent fruity-and-no-bitterness trend.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Japalo (1832) - DENMARK - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle@guren. Amber Two finger foam. Grapefruit piney. Dry moderate bitter. Fine lingering bitter finish. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClubGonzo (5416) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 24, 2016
Can. Pours a slightly hazy light amber body with a medium creamy off-white head. Nose is rose water, peaches, apricot, soapy herbs and hints of caramel, pine and resin. Taste is pine, caramel, red fruits, resin and hints of bitter herbs, red berries and grapefruits. 6 Medium body and carbonation. A decent, pretty straight-forward American IPA from Mikkeller, with no big surprises.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Csekito92 (6) - Debrecen, HUNGARY - JUN 16, 2016 does not count
330 ml bottle ordered from Csakajosor. Served straight from the fridge in a 0,5 l IPA glass. Look: Murky amber, deep orange colour, nice head with decent retention, lacing is fine Smell: notes of resin, pine, orange, interesting malt character in the background Taste: does follow the smell in my opinion, balanced with a weird malt sweetness, but it is okay Feel: medium body, sweet aftertaste accompanied by a bitterness boom, i like this balance but it is only my point, active carbonation Overall: it is worth trying, i am keen on this experimental approach of Mikkeller. I will try the single hop batches in order to be able to improve my hop detection. Nice brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
themightyjag (430) - - JUN 8, 2016
330ml can from Brewdog shop. Big off white head, nice lacing. Slightly hazy amber body. Nose is pine, caramel, orange. Flavour is citrus, caramel, metallic, grass, pine, good bitter aftertaste. Medium carbonation, mouthfeel is fairly chewy and sticky. The bitterness really lingers, a proper US style IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4596) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUN 4, 2016
Stateside ipa pint at the Mikkeller pop in Kyoto. The opaque reddish brown has a big fruity-floral aroma of bitting caramel and herbs. The taste is herbal spicing butting heads with fruits.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (9304) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUN 3, 2016
Tap at Before 9. Deep brown-orange, cloudy, high head. Nose of caramel, pine, oranges, peaches. Lots of caramunich coming through. Very old school, piny caramel. Nice enough though.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nj_lee (29) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2016
Fairly nice pale ale. From a can provided by the brewdog club. Not particularly memorable to be fair and I wouldn't go out of my way for it, but I did enjoy it. Crisp and clean without major hops, quite sessionable I reckon ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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