overall
97
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style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

bottling
unknown

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RATINGS: 326   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: En vild belgisk ale brygget på: vand, malt (pale og cara), lys kandis, humle (hallertau og styrian golding), gær og brettanomyces. Lagret 7 måneder på hvidvinsfade.

English: It’s 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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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - JAN 16, 2013
Large head ok lacing. Citrus and slightly funky aroma. Taste is sour at first then nice sweetness. Finish is dry. Overall this is so unique. Really good.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmzl (292) - SLOVENIA - FEB 11, 2017
Belgian caramel, pepper, medicin, creamy burned caramel medium sweetness also gives light bitterness, noble hops, medicinal brett, overcarbo

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (19850) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2016
Bottle shared in London - many thanks to Fergus. Pours unclear orange with a creamy, off-white head. Some poopy funk in the nose, wood, berries, white grape, melon. Light sweet flavour with woody dryness, more mellow funk, orange peel, tangerine. Medium bodied with massaging carbonation. Finishes with mild warmth, more funk, light diaper, ripe berries, citrus rind, fruit leather. Quite nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (10616) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2016
Bottle shared at Leightons place, 29/12/2016. From Brewdog online. A hazed amber coloured pour with a light white head. Aroma is nice big funky horse, lacto, woody sour, white wine grape. Flavour is composed of semi sweet and sour, grape fruit, brett funk, little woody tannin. Palate is semi sweet, sour, highish carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (2607) - Hagen, GERMANY - SEP 30, 2016
Sampled from 0.375 bottle. Huge gusher! Slightly hazy, golden amber with an off-white head. Slightly sourish, a bit funky and slightly fruity aroma of white grapes, gooseberry, lemon, some barnyard and a touch of oak. Quite sour, rather fruity and moderately funky taste of lemon, gooseberry, white grapes, oak and barnyard, followed by a medium long, rather tart and very dry finish. Thin to medium body, very effervescent mouthfeel, average carbonation. Quite nice!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (18506) - P´Castle, GERMANY - SEP 30, 2016
375ml bottle. Gusher!! Trübes dunkel orange goldenes Bier mit großen leicht beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch säuerlich fruchtig, rotes malz, holzig. Geschmack mild säuerlich fruchtig, rote Beeren, Karamell

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (18749) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 30, 2016
Geringe Karbonisierung. Dunkel hefiger Antrunk. Leichte Säure, trocken herb, belgisch hefige Noten. Deutlich holzig, süffig. Okay. 8/10/8/9/9/9

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (4306) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2016
Pours hazy copper with tall off-white head. Aroma of fruit, grapes, sauternes, wood barrels. Taste is mellow tart with a funky sweet finish. Light to medium bodied and smooth with soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lilja (2992) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2016
Flaska från DK. Smak och doft av humle, brett, malt, karamell, äpplen, citron, citrus, fat, jord, gröna druvor med toner av vinäger, vita russin och kryddor. Fruktig, viss syrlighet, lagom sötma, komplex med viss obalans. Gott!

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thedm (5978) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 19, 2016
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a small sized head of foamy finely sized tan colored bubbles that were long lasting and left behind a strong bubbly carbonation semi-opaque golden brown colored body and a good lacing. The mild aroma was musty. The off-tasting mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish with a lingering spicy aftertaste. The strange flavor contained notes of bitter semi-sweet old ale cloves mild wheat mild spice mild hops and bread dough. A decent one but not one that I would consider drinking again.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlazerT (849) - Sosnowiec, POLAND - APR 16, 2016
Bottle. Snifter. Burnt orange/deep aber, medium hazy with small to medium, white, semi densed head. Aroma is complex - first of all nice, smooth breet characteristics - funky with bit of basement and leather aromas. You can also find some woody and citrus notes. Everything is broken by winey and floral honey-like aromas (BA in white wine). This makes this beer really balanced. Taste is semi-dry to dry, but with the nice winey finish, which is very reminds us of BA process. In general nice, funky, drinkable and balanced beer with all the features of Mikkeller’s BA edition in white wine barrels.


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