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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 382   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed by Mikkeller at De Proefbrouwerij in Lochristi, Belgium.

Ingredients : Water, malt (pale and cara), light candy, hops (Tomahawk, Cascade and Amarillo), yeast and brettanomyces.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omega (786) - - NOV 7, 2012
What better way to celebrate todays Dem victory than drinking a fantastic ’Merkin beer! Yes I know its Danish but I needed an excuse to drink this beer as it is frightfully $$$ in NZ. The brett is not as pronounced in this beer as the Rayon V, but in this case the subtlety adds to the beers flavour profile.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
erickok (4306) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - JUL 27, 2015
Not sour at all. Yeasty funk at best. Hay, red ale like, English breakfast tea. Quite bitter, amber malts, heavy carbonation. More of an Amber Ale with a slight doughy yeasty twist. Like it though, could be an autumn beer or for rainy summer day like today. (33cl bottle from Saveur Bière)

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
20107589 (517) - randers, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2015
Pour amber with a fine White head, apple aroma, light nutty. Taste medium bitter. Creamy texture light bitter aftertaste soft carbonation

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestergaard (912) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2015
Tap at Fermentoren Aarhus. Pours a nice, clear amber with a bit, off white head. Aroma has lots of grainy, malty sweetness, caramelized sugar, some hops and a hint of funk. A bit of honey melon as well. Taste is sweet up front, but quickly gets more funky dry and hoppy bitter. Very dry end actually. I guess some aging would suit this well! Average low carb and medium full body.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iznogud (1549) - CROATIA - JUN 7, 2015
Bottle, 750 ml from Svijet Piva, Zagreb. Shared with JFK10000. Pours dark orange to amber with an off-white head.Lots of fruits in aroma. Citrus, yeast, hops flavor with bitter finish. Refreshing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
angel77 (1420) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 26, 2015
Botella de 75 cl en el momento en belmonte el 24-05-2015. (r378) Del rincón de la cerveza. Junto con la it.s alive. Con f de cons pref para antes de 05-11-2020. Cuerpo ambar más oscuro y turbio con espuma blanca oscura. Aromas y sabores más lupulados algo maduros y con final amargo resinoso y terroso algo herbaceo. Cuerpo medio con 8 vol bastante buenos algo más pastosa. Bastante buena.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (1131) - - MAY 24, 2015
Draft. Pours a caramel brown color. Aroma and taste are caramel malts and bitter hops.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bygers (981) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle 0,75l. Pours a slightly hazy, brown in colour, white head. Aroma of caramel, some fruits, bretts. Taste of hoppy bitter, malty plus fruity notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nilsas (2321) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAY 15, 2015

Lukt: Frukter og honning.
Utseende: Honning farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Tykt skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Fruktig smak med en noe tørr avslutning.
Hvor: Kjøpt@VP Nettstore, Nydt@Tasting hos Bryne, med Untapped gutta.
Medium: Flaske@750ml, ABV@8%, Når@14.05.2015

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vighals (1983) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - MAY 15, 2015
Gylden brun klar med høyt kremete beige skum. Lukter karamell, tørket frukt og blomster. Bittersøt smak mest bitter av brent karamell, brunt sukker, grapefrukt og humleblomst. Medium lang bitter i avslutningen.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pinkzambia (1693) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Tap @ Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar - St. Louis: Sticky lacing all over the glass with a mild hop aroma and hoppy Belgian yeast in the flavors. Not bad. This brewer is always creative.


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