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Mikkeller Sur Munk

Formerly brewed at Amager Bryghus

Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 9.99%
Danish: En sour ale brygget på vand, malt, sukker, humle og gær. Delvist lagret på egetræsfade med vildgærsbakterier.

ApisAles' rating

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ApisAles (1575) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - MAR 26, 2013
Murky red/brown pour with a thin off-white head. Aroma is straight up acetone. Smells like nothing but nail-polish remover. If you get past that, the flavor of the beer is interesting. Tart, fruity, maybe some raisins and dark cherries. Shared bottle and for half the folks it was a drain pour and the other half thought it was amazing. I liked it, but the smell killed it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MonsterMagnet (1220) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 23, 2016
Bottle from summer santa koelschtrinker, many thanks! Pours hazy chestnut brown with a thin off white head. Aroma of balsamic vinegar, berries, wood, herbs. Taste follows with light lactic notes, sweet apples, red fruit. Heavy sour, quite sharp really, fairly sweet, slick texture, alcohol completely hidden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinator (1851) - The Colony, Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Different but an acquired taste. Sour vinegar and fruit aroma. Cloudy copper color. Weighty palate with a certain tart finish. Flavors of sourness, vinegar, spice and Belgian yeast. Malt was bready and hops low. Funky.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (10843) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle in Brewdog Edinburgh. Pours hazy amber, nose is quite funky, vinegar, light fruit, taste is very tart, sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
floydian1 (1360) - FNQ, Australia, - NOV 3, 2014
500ml bottle (great label!). Pours muddy brown with a small stable eggshell white head. Rather incongruous aromas of tart sour cherries, red wine vinegar, Trappist-style yeasts, warming alcohol and sweet caramel malts. Taste is initially quite sour with the sweetness of the quad-style malts gradually emerging on the mid to late palate. It is more sour than sweet though it becomes sweeter as it warms in the glass. Mouthfeel is fullish and slick. An interesting take on a hybrid quad/sour beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (10231) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 19, 2015 "started out a bit all over the place with something a little off in the aroma, and a little in the flavor. but that faded, and what was left was indeed similar to the classic Rodenbach sweet and sour, but to the extreme. Almost a berry-like sweetness and extreme sourdough taste. Vinegary on the nose. Acidic, but a super soft palalte. This one really grew on me. Can’t remember what I paid. I’m sure it was too high, but it’s a nice one timer for sure. Maybe a buddy’ll pick up another :)"

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
daje (4123) - NORWAY - SEP 10, 2014
Bottle. Semiclear brown body with a small tanned head. Sharp red wine aroma with oak, raspberries, peppers. Taste of sour berries, vinegar, red wine, soy sauce, light sweetness, tart berry finish with a light spicy touch.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HoppyBudgie (833) - SOLA, NORWAY - JUN 15, 2014
Amber brown with small tan head. Aroma of sour cherries, some sweetness. flemish niegar. Taste acidic cinegary, alot of sweetness, plums, prum\nes, balsamic. Feel its kinda unbalanced but still fun to try

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JefVerstraete (2947) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle from De Hopduvel. Dark brown/pink colour. Aroma of red fruit with brown sugar and balsamic vinegar. Fruity and drinkable. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Padpie (3) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 27, 2014 does not count
Rich brown colour, hardly any head. Very sour almost blows your head off on first sip, intense sour flavours with mild fruit, corresponding sips are much more pleasant, impressive balance, very interesting beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (9536) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 12, 2014
500ml bottle shared with jeevan. Dark brown pour, thin to no head. Sour funky aromas, some red fruit. Taste is good sour, light bitter. Medium body, light carbonation. Decent.

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