Mikkeller Hop Series Nugget

 
overall
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64
style
Mikkeller
Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 198   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer is a part of a Single Hop IPA series by Mikkeller. We created this series to showcase hop varieties on their own. This gives the consumer the possibility of smelling and tasting the unique characteristics of each variety and hopefully helping to educate people about the wonderful world of hops. For each beer, the single hop variety was used in the same weight for bittering, aroma and flavor and for dry hopping. All 19 varieties of single hop beers in this series were brewed the same week and with malts from the same batches and the same yeast and fermentation temperatures. This is done to better compare the characteristics of the different hop varieties.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (6158) - McKinney, Texas, USA - NOV 5, 2011
Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this bottle. The beer pours an orange color with a white head. The aroma is full of resinous pine and orange citrus notes. Definitely the aroma of a hoppy beer. The flavor follows suit. I get a lot of orange citrus as well as some pine notes. There is also some light perfume in the aroma and some biscuit malt. Low bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GJF (1520) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - NOV 2, 2011
Reddish pour. Big fluffy head. Very fresh aroma. Pine and citrus. Flavor pretty much the same, pine, orange, and a fresh leafy quality. Bitter finish. Kind of raw, but lots of good flavors.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (14106) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 29, 2011
33cl bottle. Large beige head atop clear amber body, nice lacing. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit, some lemon, light spicy, bread. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some pine/lemon, light bread. Medium body, light resin.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (6658) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - OCT 21, 2011
Slightly juicy hops in the aroma as well as a bit earthy. The flavor is citrus, a bit of yeast and earthy with a dry finish. Not spectacular but cleans up well.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
igniztion (313) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 21, 2011
Bottle 330ml courtesy of Meilby. Pours cloudy amber with offwhite head. Aroma slight caramel, hay, some grass notes. Taste is light sweet, very bitter. Medium body, thin, average carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (11291) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 21, 2011
Bottle 330ml @ igniztion
Pours hazy deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, grassy, herbs and spices. Taste is medium sweet and heavy bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (8557) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 10, 2011
330mL bottle generously sent across the pond by stobbe74. The bottle pours copper with gold edges and a bit hazy when the yeasty sediment is involved. The hop laden liquid supports a near white sort of head. The aroma offers spiciness and then I pick up some grapefruit followed by bitter smelling almost pine resiny hops. The taste has a nice wad of spicy goodness and then picks up faint levels of both grapefruit citrus like hops and a bit of floral too.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (9120) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 9, 2011
[3914-20110820] Bottle. Sweet fresh fruity hops aroma. Clear, amber orange body with a medium-lasting foamy off-white head. Bitter grassy hops flavour. Medium body. Good. (7/3/7/4/16) 3.7
(Mikkeller IPA Tasting @ Blue Monk, Buffalo, NY)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (11035) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 9, 2011
Gold pour. White head. Aroma is nice and spicy, earthy, light pine hops. Good caramel notes, lightly bitter hops. Good!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
storminorman (78) - Arizona, USA - OCT 9, 2011
Pours a nice golden color. Has a little hoppy bitter smell. Tastes a littler bitter. Thanks Dave.


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