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To Øl
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial IPA
Copenhagen N, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 274   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   IBU: 408   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Danish: Overall IIPA er - som navnet angiver - en Imperial India Pale Ale, der er blevet skabt gennem tæt samarbejde mellem To Øl og vores gode venner fra Mikkeller. Udgangspunktet var at lave en hyldest til den amerikanske ølkultur, hvor øl skal smage af noget og have karakter i modsætning til det urinfarvede pseudoøl vi ofte drikker i Danmark!
Ved første tår har Overall IIPA en lettere karamelliseret malt profil, man lige får lov at dvæle ved inden ens smagsløg bliver bombarderet med en humleoplevelse af dimensioner, der giver noter af gran, citrus og grape og som kun bliver tøjlet af alkoholens sødme. Man opdager pludselig at Overall IIPA er overalt i munden og glemmer for en stund skattegælden, arbejdet og opvasken og lader skuldrene falde et par cm. Man drømmer sig væk for et øjeblik inden man opdager at glasset er blevet tomt og man bliver nødt til at have en til.
Ingredienser: Vand, Malt, Havre, Humle(Simcoe, Amarillo, Centennial) og gær.

English: English: Overall IIPA is - as the name denotes - an Imperial India Pale Ale created in close collaboration between To Øl and our good friends from Mikkeller. The mission was to create a hommage to the American beerculture, where beers needs to have flavour, taste and style, contrary to the urine-colored pseudo beer that we often drink in Denmark!
By first draught Overall IIPA has a sligthly caramelized malt profile, which gives you time to rest before your tastebuds are bombarded by a plethora of hop sensations, giving you hints of pines, citrus and grape. These are just barely harnessed by the sweetness of the alcohol. You suddenly realise that Overall IIPA is "overall" in your mouth and that drinking is living. For a short while you forget your tax-payments, work and the dishes. You relax and your shoulders drop down a couple of inches. You get carried away in a dream before you realise that your glass is empty and you need another one! Cheers!
Ingredients: Water, barley malt, flaked oats, hops (Simcoe, Amarillo and Centennial) and yeast.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 30, 2011
Bottle (picked up in Australia but drunk in NZ). So much grapefruit and toffee, pine and citrus, crisp but creamy. A damn fine example of a IIPA, I’m delighting in the lingering dryness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thornecb (4734) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 28, 2011
Pours hazy gold into a tulip. Off-white head with little retention recedes to mottle surface. Earthy resin and pear aromas. Sweet caramel and oats upfront turning to hot resin in the dry, lasting finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (15065) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 24, 2011
Bottle at Churchkey. Murky golden color, white edge head. Aroma of citrus > pine. Taste is grapefruit and pine resins. Incredible body. Nice one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drjay44 (2890) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JUN 22, 2011
330. ml. bottle. Pours a medium, ivory head, with some lacing, over a hazy light amber (SRM 7) body....nose is medium pine, light citrus, toffee/caramel....taste is sweet toffee/caramel to start, then pine, citrus bitterness, with a touch of pineapple arrive to partially balance the sweetness, finishing with a light licorice tone, the bitterness lingers....mouth feel is thick, carbonation low. This is a pretty typical IIPA. It is nicely balanced, has all the aromas and flavors one expects. BJCP 8/3/15/4/7

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jc4031 (129) - Colorado, USA - JUN 20, 2011
a very hazy burnt orange color with loads of hops and citrus aromas sweet yet well balanced and bitter at the end this is a GREAT double ipa

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12134) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 20, 2011
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours hazy peach with a transient creamy off-white head. Aroma is almost slightly old cat pee- but lets call it over-heated citrus. Flavor is floral, cooked light stone fruit, and citrus. It is nicely bitter and extremely pleasing.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (7296) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 20, 2011
Bottle from Healthy Spirits. Pours cloudy blonde with a modest off-white head and a funky fruit aroma. There is a slightlly sour caramel malt flavor with a lot of fruitiness and a bitter finish. A very nice version of DIPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GMCC2181 (1552) - Newark, Delaware, USA - JUN 18, 2011
Bottle picked up at StateLine.... Poured into a snifter... cloudy orange color. Taste good! Kind of a fruity DIPA.... Citrus,mango, pineapple, light pine notes, grass, musty. On the sweet side. Lots of stuff going on here. Very enjoyable. Texture is on the heavier/thicker side. Alcohol isnt noticable but it warmed me up quickly. Overall: Overall is a good DIPA from my favorite euro brewery! (I am biased... love mikkeller brews!) Another thanks to matt from stateline for picking this out!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
talon1117 (1152) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 13, 2011
The pour is a murky, orangey, honey color with an off-white, creamy, fluffy, full head which is mostly lasting and leaves soapy lace. The nose is very nice with loads of citrus and other fruit (passion fruit, ruby red grapefruit, peach), rustic, floral, and some resins. The flavor is similar peach, passion fruit, tangerine, more rustic, still floral, slight spice, slight undertones of dry caramel, and a nearly high bitterness. The palate is nearly full, nearly lively, velvety, and oily. The beer finishes very long with a bit of spicy warmth, drying slightly, and notes of resin, floral, dry caramel, and tangerine. Not sure why this has so many low ratings? The hopping was aggressive but never over-the-top or overdone. The citrus and fruit was incredible, and the malts were subtle but complemented the hop flavors well. The warmth seemed misplaced at first but actually added another complementary aspect with the spicy nature. Pretty much what I have come to expect from Mikkeller.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dmac (4545) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 11, 2011
11.2 oz bottle from EZ. Poured an ugly milky hazy straw body underneath a large foamy off white head. Aroma started off with a burst of yellow grapefruit and some underlying caramel, after awhile tropical fruits and pineapple began to emerge along with toffee, bread and some alcohol. Body is fuller and dry with a touch of warning from the alcohol and soft carbonation. Flavor of citrus rind, dry hops, cereal grains, alcohol and some dried out caramel and toffee. Pretty solid but not worth the big price tag that Mikkeller beers get.


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