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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

bottled
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on tap
common

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RATINGS: 790   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
strings (377) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 25, 2006
Bottle at RBESG 2006. A bit cloudy in both appearance and taste, not that I know what clouds taste like really, but this is probably a fair guess.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - OCT 24, 2006
Hige thanks to Mullman for bringing this to my party last month. Pours a hazy deep orange with a frothy sticky lasting head. Aroma is cascadey citrus with some light metallic hints, grapefruity, and orange with a sticky sweet malt background. Tacky sticky sweet flavor with some pine, caramel, orange, and more grapefruit mouth-puckering bitterness. Nice finish- good IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borup (5815) - Albertslund, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2006
50 cl. bottle. Muddy brown colour with a small head. Very furity aroma and flavour with a bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fordest (1972) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - OCT 19, 2006
500ml bottle thanks to janka and bager. Super Murky brown pour with large rocky head. Lots of citrus aroma. Sweet and fruity. Flavor looses the sweet and gains on the bitter. Grapefruit bitterness. Not Bad

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bov (9467) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 5, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 9, 2006 courtesy of Per - hazy and dark amber brown colour with a red hue and a little persistant foam; nice lacing; aroma of fresh apples with notes of apricot and flowers in the background; soft and creamy mouthfeel; a solid maltiness is meeting the fair bitterness and both are lasting very long in the finish along with herbs and nutty touches - balanced and well-made

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dornoy (701) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2006
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2007 Low head on an orange body. Frankly one of the best IPA I’ve had. It has just the right combination of hops and malt. I’d call it a gourmet beer ! After having tasted a good number of IPA’s, I’d even say this is the best IPA around ! ongratulations Mikeller !

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - OCT 3, 2006
RBSG 2006 - DC Grand Tasting Lineup Murky orange/brown, light head and lacing. Nose of pungent ripe fruity hops, some orange and melon. The flavor is creamy and rich in malts. The hops bloom in the finish and it’s quite a tasty beer. Hoppy, fresh, creamy.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grovlam (4154) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2007 [Draught @ Ølbaren first time 09-29-2006 3.5]. [Bottle 22-02-2007]. My palette must have developed a lot over the last couple of month, because I clearly remember not thinking to much of this one the first time I tasted it. This time around it was really a great experience. Head was average, frothy and white. Fair lacing. Color was slightly cloudy and pale brown. Aroma was a blend of wild and elder flower, grapefruit, spruce, pine, citrus, fruit, liquorish, caramel. Full bodied with an average carbonation and a dry and crispy texture. Moderated bitter flavor that was balanced with some of that lovely liquorish/caramel sweetness. Nice dry and crisp finish. Great IPA Mikkeller, once again very innovating and brilliant brew!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
IMtheOptimator (1161) - Bethel, Connecticut, USA - SEP 23, 2006
Bottle shared by Mullman at Oktoberfest at Dickinsonbeer’s. Poured a hzy pale copper with a white head. Clean grapefruit and grass hop aroma. Flavor is bitter lemon and grass with some grapefruit, leading to a dry finish. Body feels a tad light. Overall pretty nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsniclas (5594) - Billdal, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2006
[Sampled at RBESG 2006] Hazy golden, small head. Sweet, spicy hoppy aroma. Sweet and bitter flavour. Flowery and dry.


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