Mikkeller Hop Series Tettnanger

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap


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RATINGS: 227   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (8458) - 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 up moderate levels of spicy hops earthy hops and a light sense of both citrus and floral. The taste has yummy spicy notes rolling into mild citrus and earthiness. The rich hop notes come across very well and make me wish I had a big bottle of this stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (8717) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 9, 2011
[3916-20110820] Bottle. Fragrant floral aroma has just a hint of fish. Clear, amber orange body with a medium-lasting foamy off-white head. Sweet floral honey hops flavour has a long sweet aftertaste. Medium body is quite smooth. Good. (7/3/7/4/14) 3.5
(Mikkeller IPA Tasting @ Blue Monk, Buffalo, NY)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10926) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 9, 2011
Orange pour. Very light aroma. More malt and biscuit aromas than hops. Flavor is light on the hops again, bready notes, light spice. Not bad at all!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaraCurtis (117) - Nevada, USA - OCT 9, 2011
A lot of the Mikkeller single hop series I find to be quite similar. There are a few that stand out a bit more, this being one of them. This is a type of hop I am strongly guessing I have not had. I am glad I have had the chance to taste it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
storminorman (78) - Arizona, USA - OCT 9, 2011
Pours a nice golden color. Has a little hoppy bitter smell. Tastes a littler bitter. Thanks Dave.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VsXsV (4089) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2011
Sample from 33 cl bottle at SBWF 2011. Almost clear amber liquid with small to medium off-white head. Aroma of floral hops, noble hops, grass, caramel and honey. Taste is medium bitter, light sweet, light dry and floral. Medium bodied with nice carbonation. A bit meh. Tettnanger shouldnt be used in this way, it hasnt got the levels of aroma compounds needed for a good IPA. Both the aroma and the taste is a bit weird.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2011
330ml Bottle: Faint aroma of hops, malt, and a hint of caramel. Poured orange/amber in color with a medium-sized, off-white head that diminished but lasted throughout. Cloudy. Very sparkling. Full of small particles throughout. Excellent lacing. Flavor is lightly sweet and lightly bitter? Tastes of malt, caramel, slight hops, light wood, and some nuts. Medium body. Average texture. Average carbonation. Lightly sweet, lightly bitter, malt, hop, caramel finish. 6.8%ABV is completely hidden throughout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hansen (8543) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2011
Medium amber coloured and hazy. Has an off-white head, almost fully lasting. Has a hoppy aroma, pure hops, perhaps a note of light bread. Flavor starts moderate sweet and finish moderate bitter. Harmonic. Dry texture and soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zita (6273) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2011
light flowery aroma,golden, hazy, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, nice light hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (13744) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2011
Bottle. #7. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. MOderate malty and hoppy aroma. Nice balnce. MOderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

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