overall
94
67
style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

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RATINGS: 185   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This version of the It’s Alive has the mango to give it that sweet fruity tropical fruit taste, while the Chardonnay barrel aging gives it a vineous character. Brett gives the tartness. Complex beer – it is very much alive!

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3.3
nimbleprop (8382) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 21, 2013
375ml bottle pours a clear orange with some filmy, white head. Nose is fruity, white grape, grass, sugar. Flavor is better, sweet, fruity, light grape, light candy, a little vegetal, a little lemoncello, some bread, some brett too. Boozy finish.

3.3
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 21, 2013
375ml bottle, thanks MrChopin. Large off-white head atop clear light amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, funk, some Chardonnay, wood. Taste is medium sweet, Chardonay, some grape, funk, light bread. Light-medium body, some effervescence.

3.5
radagast83 (8072) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Bottle shared by MrChopin, thanks! Poured a clear golden color with a wispy white head. Aroma is some light tropical fruit notes - mango. Some oak notes, wheat malts, spices, light hops. Fruits, some funk character. Not bad.

3.1
BeerandBlues2 (13323) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Bottle shared by MrChopin. Pours clear gold with a small, frothy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is mango, oak, Chardonnay, lactic acid, wheat malt and cracker malt. Flavor is malt and spices, light hops and bitterness, oak, vinous notes, fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.9
Travlr (24897) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Bottle courtesy of MrChopin, thank you sir! Bright clear golden color, fluffy cream colored head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of brandied tropical fruit, dusty lemons. Taste is dusty tangerine, lemon, pineapple skins. Tasty.

3.7
ElManana (2079) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2013
Tap. Pours bit hazy amber with a medium white head. The aroma is yeasty and fruity with lots of sweet berries. The flavor is light acidic with white wine notes. Grapes and exotic fruit. The mango is not very profound.

3.8
LomYst (880) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2013
@borefts 2013 awesome! well controlled sourness, great spicy hops, and yes, some leather!

3.5
Dedollewaitor (16171) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2013
Tap @ Borefts Beer Festival, 2013. Pours unclear golden with a small white head. Funk, oak and hops. Quite mild and young. Not a lot of brett.

3.6
madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2013
16th March 2013
Lightly hazy amber beer with a tidy cream coloured head. Palate is light, crisp and semi dry. Minerals. Light white wine and a touch of sourness. A little creamy malt in the mid. Mildly bitter seltzer minerals. Subtle mango before the minerally dry finish. Bitter minerally aftertaste.

3.6
TheJvd (1291) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2013
Draft at Borefts 2013. Pours hazy orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is typical It’s Alive! with some additional red fruits, mango and some vinous notes. Taste has brett, fruitiness, red fruits and some vinous notes. Medium body and carbo.


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