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Mikkeller X Kolsvart Lakrits IPA

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95
93
style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Aethien (28) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 28, 2014
Poured in a Mikkeller glass the beer is amber coloured with a small off white head and lots of lacing. Smells like a fruity IPA, hoppy aroma with tangerine, grapefruit and just a hint of something spicy. Taste is a wonderful and weird mix of flavours with a pronounced anise seed flavour alongside citrus flavours and hop bitterness, confusing at first but delicious once you come to grips with it.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
angel77 (801) - oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 25, 2014
Botella de 33 cl en el momento la madrugada del 11-07-214. L1 hasta 16-10-2015. Color ámbar dorado oscuro con bastante espuma blanca. Aromas herbáceos frescos, una muy ligera fruta dulce tropical y regaliz negro al final con cierto tono de madera y resina y algún cítrico al calentar. Cuerpo medio con 6.7 vol fácil de beber y con poco gas. Sabores suaves e intensos ligeras frutas tropicales al inicio con ciertos herbáceas y un final de madera de regaliz apreciable combinado con cierto amargo resinoso, y algo de limón y lima al final, al calentar, que permanece en boca un buen rato. Bastante buena increíbles sabores y bastante intensos, para repetir sin duda.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MisoW (1135) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours amber color, white head. Aroma is peach, mango, orange, grapefruit. Taste is bitter, lightly sweet, mango, lemon, peach, elderflower. Nice bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34434) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2014

Bottle 330ml. @ [ Fastelavn Smagning - Carnival Tasting, Ulfborg ].

[ As Mikkeller X Kolsvart Lakrits IPA ].
Clear medium to dark orange color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, spicy, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, fruity - tropical fruit, pine - pine cones - licorice. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light heavy bitter with a long duration, orange, zest bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140301]

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (4300) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle from Loglog, Bratislava. Dark amber color with medium off-white head. Peaches, oranges, mango, elderflower, hops in aroma. mango, apricots, papaya in taste together with licorice, lemon, grapefruit zest, pines. Grapefruit bitter finish with notes of licorice. Very tasty beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Enjoyit (3450) - Vadum, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2014
Copper of color with an off white head. An aroma of spice, mint and sweat. A flavor of spice, mint and liqurice

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20589) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle at Ungstrup. Cloudy amber coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of hops and pine needles with notes of citrus. Fruity flavour of hops, pine needles and citrus with notes of licorice. Hoppy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29174) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2014
Bottled. An amber beer with a huge beige head. The aroma has notes of liquorice, flowery hops, malt, and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of liquorice, lemony hops, and straw, leading to a dry liquorice finish. A bit too much liquorice for this liquorice lover, but had anticipated worse.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (103) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours a cloudy amber with a thick, frothy very light brown head. Aroma is very hoppy, fruity and herbal. Sweet fruits, mint, licorice, some dark berries and a very floral aroma aswell. Taste is VERY nice. I really love the licorice making it almost licorice sugar-kindalike. Floral hops, lots of mandarin and a slight earthiness aswell. Very nice malt. Medium carboration and a smooth and nice IPA body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
erickok (3424) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - JUN 18, 2014
Amber glowing body and stable head, looks nice. Hoppy, resin, nice clean yet not boring yeast. Bit undefined overall appeal perhaps. Don’t know what lakrits is, but I do get a bay leave appeal. Mostly hops though, of the American grapefruit and resin kind. Taste is more straightforward, nice and developed though. Odd aftertaste though, interesting but odd. Tasty. (33cl bottle from De Hopduvel)


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