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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: 829   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kerenmk (3366) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 27, 2015
Draught at Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen, 14.1.2015. Thanks Dorte and Desverger! Hazy dark amber, floral, rich aroma,slightly dry, bitter and floral taste. Medium body, nice, floral bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
neongolden (795) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 21, 2015
(330ml bottle from Mikkeller & Friends shop) Pours hazy copper with a huge pillow of off white head that recedes to a cap that lingers with lace. Aroma of caramel and biscuit malt with orange and grapefruit peel, pine needle, earthy. On the palate, core of moderate caramel sweetness with bready, biscuity malt notes. Orange and grapefruit, florals, earthy pine. Munich malt comes out clearly on the finish which is pretty dry and fairly lightly bitter for style. Astringent tea quality on the aftertaste. Fairly light body with moderate creamy carb. Not super punchy hops for an IPA, a bit malt driven. A decent beer but not amazing. Easy drinking however.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrOrla (814) - Odense C, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2015
330ml bottle at home. Pours hazy amber, big white head. Aromas of pine, resin and caramel. Taste has a grapy, fruty. bitter finish

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (2184) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 13, 2015
Fat på Tempo, Malmö. Smak och doft av mango, aprikos, jäst, grapefrukt och granskott. Lagom sötma, väldigt fruktig och frisk, beska med smak av grapefrukt och tall. Mycket välbalanserad, riktigt gott.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pastymc (30) - Niscemi, ITALY - JAN 13, 2015
Bottiglia 33 cl Birra ambrata, con sfumature arancio e biondo scuro, bel cappello di schiuma pannoso, non troppo persistente,beige chiaro. Al naso l’erbaceo del luppolo si mescola meravigliosamente con il malto, lasciando poi spazio ad aromi floreali. L’amaro del luppolo la fa da padrone in bocca, ma le note maltate sono anche qui ben presenti, con punte di caramello, frutta secca, spezie. La carbonazione vivace,il corpo medio-basso e il finale secco aumentano la beverinità. La bevuta non è molto lunga, ma la birra è molto ben strutturata ed equilibrata.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogivlado (6416) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 13, 2015
Bottled 330ml. -from Svijet Piva Zagreb. Hazy orange/amber coloured, medium sized pale beige head, fruity hoppy nose. Moderate malty, caramel, fruity and flowery hoppy with touch of alcohol in rather bitter finish and aftertaste. Well done.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Linnet (1324) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - JAN 13, 2015
Run of the Mill hoppiness, citrusy, piney notes. Crisp and Clean, amber colour, medium white head, lacing. Noticable but not extremely aggressive bite, mid-sweet. Medium body, average carbonation, short finish. Ok, but a bit of a let down.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (7196) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
"wow - 98th percentile! i’m a little surprised. i think this ones a pretty average ipa overall. the body and color are nice, and i get what it’s going for...big sweet malt and big aromatic citrus and pine hops...but there is a slight vegetal component to the aroma and flavor that’s just not jivin with me, so it turns out ok, when otherwise it coulda been quite good. not worth the coin when better ipas are available for much cheaper."

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (943) - CROATIA - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle (from The Bottle Shop in Bratislava): pours amber with a white head; aroma is citrus fruits and malt; taste is bitter citrus, malt, and a hint of caramel; dry bitter finish; good IPA

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkel07 (4343) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle from The Wine Emporium May 2014. Great amber sunset colour with a white cloud of foam. Hazy in the glass with citrus aroma.


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