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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ingredienser: vand, malt, ris, sirup, humle og gær.


haakonjo's rating

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
haakonjo (22) - - AUG 10, 2012
Tap at Mikkeller. Hazy orange, white head. Fruity, juicy aroma, some sitrus notes. Fruity taste, some sitrus, apple(?), peach?. A light touch of salty sweat. Lovely hoppy finish, somewhat sweet. I really liked this.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JefVerstraete (1571) - Ghent, BELGIUM - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle @ Dijleschuimers bierproeffestival. Cloudy orange colour, white foam. Aroma of honey, tropical fruit and fresh bitter hops. Sweet with bitter finish. Good beer!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Yves (2346) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - DEC 13, 2014
Shared with wim and benny at bierfestival dijleschuimers 2014 leuven. Blond colored beer with small white head and medium carbonation visible. Hopped floral aroma. Medium sparkling palate. Finish is sweet fruited ending rather bitter dry.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ajes (19) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2014
750 cl bottle. Beautiful Golden amber. Hazy. Small White head. Aroma, citrus, piney, malty. Taste, bitter, sweet, light alcohol, ripe fruit. Medium-full body.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (7025) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 31, 2014
750ml bottle, shared with Grippitis. Very hazy deep golden amber body with a light gold, creamy head. Sticky toffee malts with a generous dose of grassy/citrus hop character. Full bodied and sweet, but the hops balance nicely. Delicious!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (5882) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 27, 2014
Bottled 750ml. -from Svijet Piva Zagreb. Dark orange/golden coloured, small to medium sized off-white head, intensive fruity hoppy nose. Sweet malty, fruity hoppy, notes of herbs and alcohol. Light notes of tropical fruits in rather bitter hoppy finish. Pleasant one but nothing more than that.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lefossoyeur (468) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014
Pours golden-copper with a thick creamy white head that lasts forever. Very nice look! Nice piney and floral aromas, with a distracting ether note as it warms up. Medium to full body, bitter up front, with strong, almost harsh, piney resinous bitterness, some red fruits, finishing on a dark crystal malt and something reminding me of raspberry. Interesting brew...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marko (4053) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 21, 2014
At the "expensive beer tasting" with heavy, hrabren and ogivlado. Poured a dark amber body with a small white head that went away slowly. SSweet aroma, dull maltiness, some alcohol, but some fruity tropical hop too. Sweetish, mild tropical fruit note in the taste, going into a dull herbal bitterness, good fruity notes, some reminiscent of gummibears. Some alcohol, slightly too much for a second. Though it’s close to going the sweet & sticky way, it’s saved by a fresh citric note, edged with lemon gummie bears. The bitterness here is only medium. Oof... I was expecting something I’d love, got something that went from a disappointment back to "kinda like it". It’s a very good beer, and I might be ever so slightly underrating it, but I don’t feel comfortable giving it more than this.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lore (1200) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 19, 2014
hazy orange to amber colour, moderate sized, dense off-white head; complex, hop-dominated aroma of grapefruit, herbal notes,overripe tropical fruits, some grass, caramel in the background with some alcohol; taste is also dominated by hoppy bitterness (grapefruit, tropical fruits, minimal resiny notes) with some maltyness and alcoholic notes; spicy-peppery aftertaste; good barley wine

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
haukur (1344) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - OCT 15, 2014
Bottle at home. Golden with a small head. Huge tropical aroma, exotic fruits, grapefruits. A bit sticky, with some fruit notes, long bitter finish. some sweetness. Medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10457) - Søborg, DENMARK - OCT 13, 2014
Draught @ Mikkeller & Friends. Amber coloured. Hazy. Has a smalldense off-white head. Aroma. Caramel, ripe fruits, grape, pine, sugar. .Flavour. Herbs, caramel, ripe fruits, citrus, bubblegum, soap. Medium to full bodied. Ends dry and herbal bitter (light) with a fruity touch. Light warming on palate and lips.


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