Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 957   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - DEC 4, 2007
Pours apricot w/ a solid two finger frothworth. Good head retention receding slowly to reveal a full spattered canopy. Aromas of crispy citrus rind w/ mild biscuiting. Medium nectar w/ good carbonation resulting in a cotton like texture. Balance is of the essence and this brew has it. Crispy, crunchy, chewy hop flowers dominate a perfect malt backbone. The brew flares up on the palate and you almost have to eat it to get it down. The finish is bittered well w/ a heavy citrus rind component. This is a well made IPA thats true to it’s style. Not too malty or grapefuity and gladly not in the least bit sweet. They were going for an American style and they hit the nail on the head. Highly recommended.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
panda84 (1) - - FEB 2, 2014 does not count
Pinta de barril.Aroma afrutado y sabor muy amargo perfectamente equilibrado con la malta.Encaja a la perfección con la definición de IPA

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Blom (837) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 22, 2009 Amber with a huge head. Citric aroma with notes of pine, grass and oranges. The flavour is bitter: lime, grape and citrus, but contrasted with caramel. Hoppy fireworks toward the ending. Close to perfection. And on tap it’s even better!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
stetzel (22) - portland, Oregon, USA - APR 3, 2008
wow!do these guys do anything that sucks?the ansewer would be no.the aroma was alittle more subtle than an american ipa,the flavor was very balanced nice malt to back up the hops.the best thing was the palate smooth,and velvet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
lemasney (398) - Trenton, New Jersey, USA - AUG 19, 2008
RateBeer Rating, Style and Glass: 94, IPA, Shaker, tulip ABV, Volume & Calories: 7 % in 16.9 fl oz. estimated at 300 C Purchased at: Canal’s Lawrenceville, NJ, for $9.19 Aroma: sweet, moldy, musky, basement, pine, citrus. 8 out of 10. Visuals: hazy, sandblasted bronze, thin white head, lightly laced. 4 out of 5. Taste: barley, specialty grains, hops, water, craft. 10 out of 10. Palate: loose, juicy, long dark bitter finish. 5 out of 5. Overall: deeper and darker than the average IPA. I’d seek it out. It’s great. It’s a favorite IPA for a devoted hophead. It is masterfully crafted. 19 out of 20. Posted in IPA, Mikkeller, shaker, tulip Tags: barley, basement, citrus, craft, hazy, hops, juicy, lightly laced, long dark bitter finish, loose, moldy, musky, pine, sandblasted bronze, specialty grains, sweet, thin white head, water

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
eduamon (32) - SPAIN - FEB 19, 2015
Malty body, mucky colour body, absolutely smashing if you like heavy ipas instead of flowery, aromatic ones

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
KnutAlbert (6713) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 15, 2006
Takeway bottle bought at plan b, Copenhagen. The hops are jumping up when you open the bottle, and they kick when you take the first sip. Grapefruit and pine aroma. And the finish clings to your tongue. More of this please!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
robinvboyer (4170) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 7, 2008
rating #900!!! Dark amber, a very nice color for a good IPA. Nice frothy head, a nice sticky lacing. Outstanding hops aroma. Loads of citrus, grapefruit, oranges, lemons, and limes. There is also some really nice piney resin notes. The aroma is so crisp, and clean, with that great pine ending. The flavour is again, very very hoppy, but the caramel malt really comes through, and brings it alll together. The finish is obviously quite bitter, but its a nie bitterness. This is easily one of the best highly hopped IPAs that is still very well balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Kosmokrator (849) - ITALY - FEB 9, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 26, 2015 Alla spina. Intenso color arancio con soffice cappello di schiuma bianca. Agrumata, resinosa, fruttata e luppolata, sia al naso che al palato: offre i sapori "classici" di una IPA su una base solida e strutturata con note delicate di caramello e biscotto. Corpo medio, effervescenza gentile, rotonda e leggermente oleosa. Buona!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerBaboon (1977) - FINLAND - JAN 30, 2016
Pours hazy orange with off-white head. Aroma is fruity and pines. Flavour is pines, grapefruit, medium to heavy bitter, medium sweet and other fruity. Must’ve captured this pretty fresh because it tastes as good as any great IPA I’ve ever had. Soft carbonation, yet lively. Medium body.

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