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95
style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 982   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   IBU: 1000   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Like your beer bitter? Getting tired of inventing zesty kitchen tricks trying to spike your beer in search for that fulfilling kick in the palate? Look no further as 1000 IBU was brewed to satisfy all hop-heads with a craving for some serious back-burning action.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Smeade (80) - Illinois, USA - FEB 29, 2012
S: dark orange, opaque, good head, light tan color head A: dry, honey stickiness, orange T: dry, but not mouth puckering, there's a lot of hops, but not over the top O: a solid IPA, great hoppy beer, but not crazy ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sevenlee (1762) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - FEB 29, 2012
Pours a dark amber colour with a large amount of thick sediment and a huge dense off-white head. Aroma is, as you might expect, very hoppy with hints of fruit. Taste is also extremely hoppy with notes of fruit like oranges leading to a punch-in-the-face bitter finish. Its a euphemism to say this is a little unbalanced. Im definitely a hop head but Im afraid this is a little too extreme. Interesting experience though.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Swillbur (62) - Arizona, USA - FEB 29, 2012
Beer pours a nice golden honey color. Take one whif of this beer and it smells amazing! Taste is slightly sweet with a huge hop bite, pretty well balanced. If it wasnt 12 bucks i would drink it all the time! YUM

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marsiblursi (3076) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2012
(Bottle) Pours cloudy brown with some red hints. Off-white head. The aroma is hoppy with tones of wet wood, black currant leaves, canned pineapples/peach, sweet pink grapefruit and resin. Undertones of summer rain and a light wet dog-like oxidation. Malt brings caramel, cookies and wet bread. The flavour is light to medium sweet, near heavily bitter and near medium acidic. Tones of resin, sour berries, citrus/grapefruit and spicy wood alongside a robust malt profile. The mouthfeel is sticky both from the hops and malt with a light carbonation. Aggressive hop bitterness lingers. Medium bodied.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
high_on_hops (809) - Burlingame, California, USA - FEB 26, 2012
Pours a cloudy amber/brown with a small tan head and plenty of lacing. The aroma has some floral notes and plenty of resin. The flavor has a spicy hop profile with enough malt to keep the hops from being too strong. It has a sweet finish with a syrupy body. A very interesting IIPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
freekyp (1982) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Forget the 1000 IBU moniker; this DIPA is all that and a can of hopjuice. Pop the cap and you are met with a roaring onslaught of deep resin, mint and high alpha goodness. Pours a tawny light brown with a thick frothy ran head replete with scads of sticky lacing smattered across my goblet. The best thing about 1000 is that it is not a one trick pony. This brew has an inpeccable rich chewy caramel malty backbone. While not balanced at all, the malty keeps the spicy tingling hop assault from running off the scale. Long earthy bitter finish and some chest warming finishes things up.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Markm2151 (280) - toledo, USA - FEB 20, 2012
Overall a let down considering the bottle label. Pours hazy dark brown, two finger off white tan head with considerable staying power. Muted citrus on both aroma and flavor, basically a typical IIPA, although very smooth. The part that gets me about this beer is the 1000 IBU part, after buying the beer I looked it up and the brewery states this beer has a theoretical 1000 IBU, and they claim they never stated it has 1000 IBU. I care to differ. If you look at the label, the name of the beer is 1000IBU, ok cool, but then look at the small print where is says alcohol and IBU again. It says alcohol: 9.6% and IBU: 1000. The name of the beer is different than the statistics of it, if you put in the statistics that it has 1000 IBU, it better have 1000 IBU, not theoretical. Overall, this beer cost way to much considering it was a generic IIPA. ($14 for 12.7 oz).

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (5856) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 17, 2012
375ml bottle pours a hazy orangeish brown color with 2 fingers of light tan head that retains well and leaves some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is citrus and floral hops and caramel malts. Taste is a bold malty sweetness balanced nicely with citrus hop bitterness. Medium to heavy body with light carbonation. Nicely balanced and quite tasty.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TaktikMTL (7136) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 15, 2012
Bouteille verte de 375 ml, avec un bouchon de caoutchouc, obtenue via Importations Prives Biropholie. Arme: Odeur dalcool avec une pointe dagrumes et de caramel. Apparence: La couleur est brune opaque. Saveur: Got dalcool avec une pointe de pamplemousse et decaramel. Longue dure de larrire got. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture vineuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Prsence dalcool en arrire got. (Rating #4135)

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mikkylar (94) - Placentia, California, USA - FEB 15, 2012
Out the bottle. Pours murky dark orange ,almost brown, with big off white head. Wonderful sweet, citrus, grassy aroma. Huge amount of hops. Flavors of grapefruit & honey balanced nicely by an extremely bitter finish. I love Mikkeller.


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