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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ingredienser: vand, malt, ris, sirup, humle og gær.


Christian's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11260) - Odense, - NOV 13, 2012
Tap take over at Mikkeller Bar. Cloudy orange with a small white head. Fruity aroma with citrus and plenty of alcohol. Sweet fruity flavour with citrus hops and alcohol.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (6968) - 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 (5850) - 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 (465) - 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 (4029) - 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 (1172) - 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 (1335) - 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 (10398) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (2592) - FINLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours unclear amber in color with a white head. Tropical notes, some grapefruit and funkyness in aroma. Sweet malty notes, bit of citrus, apricot jam and yeasty spicyness in taste at first. Smooth and creamy mouthfeel. More leaning to some tropical fruityness, funkyness and grapefruity bitterness in the end though.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosenbergh (7238) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2014
750 ml bottle. BB 14/11/17. From brewdog.com.
Cloudy dark golden colour with a tiny white head. Sweet malt, hops, sugar, mild bitterness and some fruitiness in the aroma. The flavour is hops, bitterness, yeast and sweet malt. Quite nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (3166) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 8, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours golden, nose is resinous pine, taste is sickly sweet toffee malt.


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