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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 590   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
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A delightful Buckwheat Wine brewed by Three Floyds and Mikkeller at De Proefbrouwerij in Belgium. Enjoy the fourth collaboration between our two breweries! 80 IBU 10.4% ABV


NeuroPliny's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
NeuroPliny (208) - Calgary, Alberta, - AUG 23, 2013
Poured from a 750 mL bottle. Pours cloudy copper-rust. Off-white head with generous lacing. Aroma is barley, sour mash, citrus, coriander, and mild hops. Flavour is malt sweetness balanced by acerbic hops. Long hop-filled finish. Mouth feel is full bodied and rich. Awesome barley wine.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Saeglopur (635) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - MAR 29, 2015
750 ml bottle shared by MisoW at RB Tasting Vienna March Edition. Thanks!
Amber/orange, hazy body, with a big, creamy, light beige head.
Aroma with a lot of fruity hops, like citrus, stone fruits, berries, but also a heavy malt presence of biscuit and honey.
Taste follows this, but with even more honey like malts.
Medium, quite creamy mouthfeel, with a lively carbonation.
Finishes sweet malty, zesty, fruity.

Really tasty! Loads of fruity hops and loads of smooth, sweet malts. Inbetween an Imperial IPA and a Barley Wine in my opinion, if not more on the IIPA side. Whatever it is, very enjoyable, big beer!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mmahut (1334) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 29, 2015
Botte. RB Tasting Vienna March Edition. Golden hazy amber body with low head. ARoma is tropical, pineapple, apple, peach. taste has high fruity bitterness, high sweetness, also fruity. A fruit basket. Body is full, medium to low carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gurthnar (2479) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle. Aroma strong citrusy, orange, resiny hops, real intense. Hazy deep orange colour. Taste is rich with citrusy fruity hoppy goodness, lots of bitterness, less sweetness in comparison. Very good.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (5441) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle from MisoW, many thanks man. Orange color with medium white head. Sweet malt, citrus hops in aroma. Solid malty base followed by nice citrus hoppy aroma. For me more Imperial IPA than Barley wine, but very tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Werckmeister (405) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - MAR 28, 2015
bottle shared by MisoW at RB Vienna March Tasting. dark orange, very cloudy color. smells very fruity, citric, orange, grapefruity, astringent, quite a lot of aroma hops. full body, very nice mouthfeel, very soft carbonation, some sweetness, citric, orange, grapefruity, mango, honeyish, astringent, alcoholic, quite good, i quite liked the fruity taste with the strong alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MisoW (2072) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle at RateBeer Tasting Vienna March 2015 edition. Pours orange color, white head. Aroma of grapefruit, orange, alcohol. Taste is medium sweet, medium bitter, orange, grapefruit, hope.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (5173) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2015 750ml bottle shared with jeevan. Pours hazy amber, thick white head, nice lacing. Aromas are citrus, grassy hops, light resin and almost cheesy hops. Light funk for sure. Taste is sweet up front, fruity, sultanas, light herbal bitterness. Sweet linger.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leepe_steven (184) - Lede, BELGIUM - MAR 14, 2015
Pours an amber beer with a beige head. Lots of head. Aroma has some dark fruit hints. Smells sweet. Taste is very malty, some sweetness and bitterness as you swallow it down. Full body. Some alcohol warmth at the back.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hoprider (115) - DENMARK - MAR 7, 2015
Hazy brown pour with a light beige head. Aromas of herbal resinous hops and full malty, nutty sweetnes to acompany the hoppy freshness. The taste is very ’american barleywine’ with its emphasis on the hoppy qualities. Full, fesh and rich in taste with only a slight amount of fruity notes. Medium mouthfeel with a medium to soft carbonation. Aftertaste as expected.. Hoppy and lingering.. Good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (1214) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 6, 2015
Botella de 85 cl del rincón de la cerveza, tomada en el momento el 06-03-2015 en llamas. Color cobrizo turbio con bastante espuma persistente. Aromas maltosos algo tostados con toques dulces también tostados y algo herbáceo y resinoso al final. Cuerpo medio a intenso con.... vol que se notan bien y le dan buena sensación licorosa. Sabores maltosos dulce de caramelo tostado y cereales con final amargo, ligeramente resinoso y duradero por un buen rato. Una barley wine dulce, tostada con grandes dosis de amargo seco y resinoso. Solo un pelin por debajo de la b.a. grand marnier. Buenisima!!!!


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