overall
98
99
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: 1095   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mikkellers tribute to the green gold.

Mikkeller er klar med endnu en IPA, der ikke er bange for at leve op til navnet. Humlen er som den skal vre: aromatisk, amerikansk og aggressiv, s man ikke er i tvivl om hvad man nyder. For nyde er hvad Green Gold ligger op til. Karamelmaltens sdme og fylde danner en lkker bund, der rammer smagslgene, inden humleeksplosionen stter ind, og som rydder op igen, og balancerer det samlede indtryk, s man kun har lyst til n ting, nemlig endnu en tr. De lkre amerikanske humler simcoe, amarillo og cascade giver masser af citrusnoter, men kler ogs for din tunge med fersken og grannuancer samt masser af friskhed.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rudolf (2360) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 21, 2011
Sampled at Blue Monks Mikkeler Hop Series tasting 8/11. Nose is caramel, lemon & orange, tangerine, candied mango. Flavor is caramel, lemon & berries, tangerine. Superior to all of the single hop beers we tried that day.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ComradeK (1166) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 21, 2011
330ml bottle. Pours a hazy chestnut brown, with a mid-sized off-white head, which lasts reasonably well, and leaves good lacing. Strong, oily pine hops dominate the aroma, but are supported by berry and sourdough notes. Powerful hops introduce the beer, with a sizeable helping of lime, pepper and spice to start. Toffee and some sweeter fruit notes smooth it out into the body, which is in turn overcome by pine, grapefruit and pepper hops to finish. An excellent IPA, with just the right balance of bitterness and body, and another top effort from Mikkeller.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerSkull (1374) - SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2011
The aroma is wonderful! Very hop aromatic with sweet hints of tropical fruits and flowers. The taste is fruity and malty with a slightly dry hop bitterness. The aftertaste has some bitter notes of grapefruit, which complements the malt taste very well. This is a very good and nice IPA, which I want to drink a lot of!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fugitive (1936) - Athens, GREECE - AUG 17, 2011
Bottle. Color dark orange with medium head. Aroma sweet, malt, hop, fresh. Taste hop, bitter, grapefruit, floral.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (9747) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 16, 2011
Bottle, given to me by Jeff. Dark orange pour, light orange-gold thick head. Aroma is sweet malt and that characteristically vague fruit quality I always struggle to describe with Amarillo hops. There is citrus here too, but it is secondary to this other soft, ripe fruit note. A malt-forward IPA (which is always fine by me), with a sweeter profile. Delicious.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bullit (4510) - Burgos, SPAIN - AUG 16, 2011
Bottle @ JohnMurdoch. Hazy dark orange colour, tan head. Nose is grapefruit, wood, leaves. Flavour is grapefruit, wood, bitter and creamy. Fairly bitter finish. Well balanced and good drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeff789 (1408) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2011
Hazy brownish amber, white small head, with nice lacing... definitely has a european flair and not american noticeable in the body, very creamy... rough mouthfeel, medium full body... hops are there but muddled by the creaminess of the body.. not crazy pungent like american ipas...

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mkel07 (5424) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 14, 2011
330ml bottle. Heaven in a glass. Big thick and dense tan head. Rich amber almost copper colour and that big punchy floral and citrus hop aroma. Flavour is equal to the aroma and sits in the mouth.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TracksideBeer (34) - Medicine Hat, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 13, 2011
Pours a cloudy orange with a quickly fading minimal head. Leaves a nice lace pattern when swirled. Might be remnants of the last beer I had, oops. Immediately get grapefruit, floral, and pine/spruce notes on the nose. The floral grapefruit definitely comes though in the taste and the hops dont punch me in the face. I like that.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patricks110 (2468) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 13, 2011
This is a fantastic IPA. The pour is a hazy amber orange with a thick two finger yellowish head. Some carbonation and a densely packed creamy thick head. The aroma is surprisingly malty with a good amount of toffee and toasty bread. The nose is hop forward with a sweet floral grapefruit hop. Beautiful middle with tons of sweetness with a light honey note. Complements the sweet toffee malts and floral hops. Incredibly well balanced for such a malty beer. The mouthfeel is rather thin for an ipa. Very puzzling.


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