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Three Floyds / Mikkeller Hvedegoop

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RATINGS: 441   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
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Joint brew between Mikkeller of Copenhagen DK & 3Floyds Brewing Munster, IN U.S.A. Wheat wine


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2008
Bottle 66cl. @ the Horse school WSF-08 afterparty in Opstal.
Clear medium amber color with a average to large, frothy - creamy, good lancing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, heavy hoppy, pine, grapefruit, orange. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and heavy bitter with a long duration. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. ;o)) (240508)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2008
RB#4444: 22 fl oz bottle. Pours deep amber/hazzlenut brown with a slight tan to orange head. Aroma mild fruity with faint notes of wheat - certainly towards a weizenbock-like aroma with dry woody and grapefruity hops notes. Full bodied mouthfeel and smooth - again much like a weizen bock. Faint fruity notes from the wheat but more over solid hoppy with a solid bitterness and dryness into the finish. Wellbrewed no doubt, just not amongst the most thrilling 3F nor Mikkeller

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (29847) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2008
Another century celebrated with a "Mikkeller" beer, this time the collaboration with Three Floyds for rating number 10,500. A beutiful deep red beer with a medium tan head. The aroma is very sweet and malty with strong notes of caramel, but also with hints of alcohol and pine needles. The flavor is very sweet with strong notes of alcohol which tickles the lips, tongue, and palate, as well as strong notes of caramel and medium notes of pine needles and lemon, leading to a very bitter finish, where finally I detect some wheat, which joins the hops for the dry finish. The alcohol just keeps on tickling my palate.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2008
(Bottle 65 cl) Courtesy of Storm. Clear, warm, amber golden with an off-white head. The aroma is intense: overripe fruit, plums and alcohol - almost Calvados-like. Full-bodied and very typical US Barley Wine style with plenty of overripe fruit accents and a solid base of cramel malts. The finish is quite bitter but mainly extremely warming and alcoholic, and I get the feeling of sipping a very good and rounded Calvados. Excellent. 180308

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (21507) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2008
Bottle. Clear orange coloured with a huge off white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of hops and pine needles. Fruity flavour of peaches, hops, pine needles and grape fruits. Hoppy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 10, 2008
Bottled. Amber colour, small beige head. Aroma is sweet malts, some hay and wood, mild hints of wheat and also some warming alcohol. Flavour is hoppy, wheaty and a lot of grassy hops. Warming up it has also some slight nectary notes in it.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (19953) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2008
Bottled at RBESG. Hazy amber, rocky head. Evident grapefruit aroma. Sweet with initial flavour of rye bread and wine gum. Medium sweet and full bodied with concetrated flavour of grapefruit, bread and bubble gum. Long bitterness. Powerful extremely flavourful, yet in control. Love it!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2008
Bottle. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Hoppy bitter grapefruit aroma. Sweetish malty fruity and very hoppy bitter flavor. Has a long fruity hoppy bitter finish with a long bitter hoppy aftertaste. A nice one.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2013 16th June 2008
Dark amber clear beer. Oily hops palate and bags of hop flavour. Not short of hop bitterness either. A light touch of malt. Where is the wheat in this? Very drinkable.

11th June 2013
Tasting at Bruce’s Pad. Thanks to Jack. Light haze on this amber beer, good pale cream coloured head. Smooth palate, soft and light and airy. Smooth soft creamy malt, touches of caramel and toffee. Trace of aniseed spice. Good dried fruit tones. Hops have clearly faded but still a very nice barleywine!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (15260) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 2, 2009
Beautiful red-amber color; medium head, creamy. Very nice aroma, with caramel, American hop, lightly nutty, a bit creamy. Good body strength, with the expected strong caramel flavor, the required sugars, strong bitterness, with some resins; digging (with oxidation and food), there is some fruit too; the final is stiill balanced (still some caramel and sugars), with a touch of roasted nuts; the body gets thinner at the end, this is a bit disappointing, and then maybe there is a trace of wheat. A good American Strong Ale, not impressive, not sweet enough to be a barley Wine, but still pleasant.

Side remark: I paid for this bottle more than the double compared to other beers in similar conditions (strong American beers, good but not exceptional, imported in Sweden); is it worth paying the double? No!
I start being annoyed by this craze with prices by some brewery!


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