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Mikkeller Vesterbrown Ale

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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Brown Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2560) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle at m-cafe. Brown ruby color, firm white head. Nice aroma of fruity hop, hazelnut and brown malt. Taste of caramelised brown malt, hazelnut, passion fruit and some citrus. Very hoppy for a brown ale. Tasty beer, very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (2918) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 27, 2015
Draught at Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen, 14.1.2015. As Vestbro Brown Ale. Opaque brown with beige head, nutty and roasty aroma, bitter and burnt taste, medium body, soft carbonation, long, nutty aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
77ships (4697) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JAN 11, 2015
330 ml. bottle @ home as “Vesterbro Brown”. Procured from Willems & Zoon. BBF 22/10/2016. Dark brown amber, faint red varnish wood hue, disappearing light brown head. Nose is sweet caramel, candy, maple syrup & delicious fruity hops, brown apple hops that remind me of Sorachi Ace. Taste is maple, cheap grainy chocolate, cooked brown apple, cacao puffs, light pine hops, light bitter plastic & faint leaves. Body is a bit grainy with cheap chocolate. The Sorachi Ace-like hops definitely elevated this one for me. Still it is a brown ale in the end, a style not really meant to truly excel. Still I did quite enjoy drinking this & I can see this truly excelling as a house beer, this does seem like a beer that I can enjoy drinking a lot off.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angel77 (1214) - oviedo, SPAIN - JAN 5, 2015
Botella de 33 cl de cervezalandia, tomada en el momento el 05-01-2015 en Belmonte. (r82) Con fecha de consumo pref para antes de 22-10-2016. Color marrón muy oscuro con bastante espuma beige persistente. Aromas y sabores de maltas tostadas con bastante amargos algo resinosos y secos que perduran un buen rato. Cuerpo medio con 5 vol correctos. Paso algo pastoso y con gas. No esta mal, intensos sabores y buen amargo final.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Yorker (1466) - Herning, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2014
33 cl bottle @ home. Pours cloudy brown with an off-white head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are roasted malt, caramel, nuts, and hops - with a slightly bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (5154) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 9, 2014
Dark brown color with a fine tan head. Nice lacing. Bready, mild fruity and hoppy aroma. Nice body with a fine balance between sweetness and bitterness. Soft carbonation. Lovely tasty and balanced flavor. Bready, mild roasted, hoppy and mild fruity. One of the best brown ale I have tasted.
[On tap at Mikkeller Bar in Copenhagen, Denmark]

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
sulphursouls (42) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 4, 2014
On tap at Mikkeller Stockholm. Also assuming this is the same ale under ’Vasa Brown Ale’. It had a lovely brown murkiness, and a frothy head. Nice aroma with a mixture of hops and roasted malts, tasted slightly savoury and drank very easily.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bax (1226) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2014
(tap 19/07-2014) low beige head, clear dark amber color, hoppy aroma, slightly bitter, long hoppy taste, fit body, medium co2.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (5347) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 9, 2014
Keg at the Mikkeller bar. Pours dark brown, nose is roasted malts, caramel, taste is dry, roasted, toffee.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Franzen (376) - SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2014
Passionfruit sorbet aroma. Nice roasted taste. Okey taste and aroma but not Brown ale.


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