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Mikkeller Yeast Series 2.0: Lager

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Strong Pale Lager/Imperial Pils
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Pale lager brewed as a part of Mikkeller Yeast Series 2.0. This series consist of identical beers, fermented with different yeast strains.

lusikka's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (6603) - Tampere, - FEB 1, 2013
330 ml bottle @ Konttori, Tampere. Pours a cloudy orange copper colour with a large white head. Aroma of grass, orange and hops. Flavour of strong grassy hops with floral notes, grains, pineapple and orange. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Finishes bitter and fruity. Only slightly less bitter than the English Ale on this series.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gramity (1507) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
Amber beer with a cream head. Spice and malt aroma with light mineral notes. Spice and mineral flavor with light woodsiness. Medium bodied. Spice and mineral lingers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SinH4 (353) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 5, 2014
Beautiful hazy orange color with big stable head. Fruity hops and a bit of malty caramel. Hoppy bitter start and with a bready sweetness beneath. Bitter finish. Imperial Pilsner is the best-fitting name, and it is interesting. But the yeasts are really not distinct. Now I’m really curious about the other bottles from this series.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (6099) - Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2014
12 oz. bottle shared with my wife from notes. Pours a hazy darker orange/golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma and flavor have citrus, pale, grainy malt, somewhat bready, lightly toasted, a splash of caramel, actually not to much more going on.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6163) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 12, 2014
"First one tried, and I kinda liked it. Shows the quality of the brews that this ended up slightly in my least favorite position. Nothing wrong, just not as exciting as the others. Dark for a "pale lager" as advertised, and more heavily hopped. Yeast not very distinctive per se."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marheb (2485) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Résine résiduelle, marmelade, malts plus fruités que caramélisés, corps douillet substantiel qui se termine sèchement.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Valgreen (721) - DENMARK - AUG 11, 2014
Bottle @ Home. Clear orange, big off white head, nice lacing. Aroma, malty, hops, pine, caramel, sweet. Taste, malty, lots of hops, pine, grapefruit. The aftertaste is quite weak compared to the American ale and saison ones.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
g_georgiou (322) - CYPRUS - JUL 6, 2014
Slightly hazy amber body with a white head. Aroma is citrus, peach, grapefruit, pine. Taste is sweet with medium bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowenbrau (2339) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 30, 2014
330ml bottle @Cimmeria, Oviedo. 30-5-2014.
In short: a tasty caramel lager.
Pours quite clear amber with frothy off white head. Moderate head retention, some lacing. Malty, caramel aromas. Light to medium body, average carbonation, crispy texture. Taste is moderate bitter, some sweet caramel notes, spicy, some viscous mouthfeel. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (8666) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 4, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein orangegoldenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr fruchtig, Orange, leicht hopfig. Geschmack fruchtig malzig, Orangen, leicht bitter hopfig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
themightyjag (206) - - APR 20, 2014
330ml bottle from The Beerhive. Big bubbly white head, good lacing. Clear golden amber body. Nose is lemon and fruit salad sweets. Body is straw, grass then a great grapefruit flavour, little peach on the grassy aftertaste. Finish is just enough bitterness. Mouthfeel is full with medium carbonation. This is a great lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

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