overall
97
83
style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 325   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: En vild belgisk ale brygget p: vand, malt (pale og cara), lys kandis, humle (hallertau og styrian golding), gr og brettanomyces. Lagret 7 mneder p hvidvinsfade.

English: Its Alive!!! Indeed it is. This Belgian Ale has been aged on White Wine barrels to give it that touch of alcohol, while the Brettanomyces give the tartness. Complex but well balanced beer.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (9571) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Bottle from Davis Beer Shoppe. Pours amber with a pretty off-white head and a chardonnay aroma. There is a light fruit and wine flavor with an oaky finish.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
dlinn (141) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 29, 2012
I can see where they were going with this, and I generally like mikkeller beer. I want to say that it was a well-Rounded beer full of oak and wine flavors, but it comes across with sweaty/bad breath flavors and aromas. If you pull it apart it might be due to charred oak from the barrel. In any case, Im not a fan.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 29, 2012
Bottle at Dans with friends. Pour is deep orange with a fluffy white head and decent lacing. Floral, medicinal, chalk, light wood, funk, and pears in the aroma. Taste is bready, band-aid, cobwebs, apples, pineapple, medicinal, and light funk, but still pretty smooth. Medium body with high carbonation. Pretty different, but cool.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
arminjewell (9423) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - AUG 29, 2012
Pour out of 375 mL bottle, thanks to Steve for the pour! Dark orange-red pour with white head, aroma has notes of sour grain, vanilla, touch of white grape, hints of lactic, white vinegar, slight funky notes as well, with some medicinal notes. Taste is a mix of dirty shoe, sweaty sock, some hints of white fruit, touch of earth, hints of ashy char notes, touch of grape, finishing fairly sweet, ashy. Weird as hell, the ash is very odd.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (10573) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 29, 2012
Bottle @ Dans house, courtesy of steve_0. Thanks Stephen! Clear, dark orange appearance with a cream colored head. Funky, white grape, spicy yeasty, pear, herbal aroma. Tangy, bandaid, white wine, light oaky, a touch funky, apple, pear, mild lemon flavor. A little off but fun to try.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
b3shine (8373) - Indiana, USA - AUG 26, 2012
12.7 oz bottle to oversized snifter. Looks good; a cloudy brown with good carbonation and off-white lacing. Smells good too; sweet, malty, and tart/funky with notes of the wine barrels present. Tastes like it smells, but not quite as good, and with a fairly dry, average mouthfeel. Still, really pleasant beer; just not worth $1/oz.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (9672) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
375 ml bottle @ vPBF.
Pours clear copper color with small head. Aroma of apriot, sour apples, spices and some malts. Flavor of apples, spices, pear and mild barnyard notes.
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (8173) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
37,5 cl bottle @ vPBF, BBE 06.11.2018
Aroma is somewhat sour and tart with earthy notes. Flavour is tart and somewhat sour with citron, some earthy notes and hints of orange. Palate is a bit too high on CO2. A bit too much white wine here, but sour and nice anyway.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (16449) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
Bottled 375ml (vPBF)
Clear amber color, small steady white head, lace. Bretta in the aroma, some apple cider too. Medium-bodied. Tartness, green apple, acidic apple. Light oaky notes. Lingering tart aftertaste. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (7757) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
375 ml bottle @ vPBF 2012.
Pours a hazy orange copper colour with a white foamy head. Funky aroma of brett, dried apricot and some wood notes. Flavour of sweetish fruits, yeast, oak, brett, dried apricot, barnyard and some cherries. Medium bodied, dry mouthfeel and a dry, tart, white wine -like finish. Good, but nothing more or nothing less.


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