Mikkeller Nuclear Hop Assault

Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial IPA
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 267   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
A tribute to the metal band Nuclear Assault, this Double IPA is bright and crisp with a combination of citrus, peach and fresh cut grass on the nose. The flavors combine tons of lemon and grapefruit peel from the hybrid hops and is rounded out by sweet caramel notes.

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Suco (39) - Castellon, SPAIN - FEB 9, 2018
El diseño es una pasada, fusiona la estética Mikkeller con la mítica portada del Game Over del gran grupo de Thrash Metal Nuclear Assault, grandísimo tributo!!!! Me gustan este tipo de Imperial IPA que tienen un punto de agresividad y que son bastante cristalinas, no intenta camuflar los 8 grados. En nariz tira a mandarina y a frutos tropicales, el gusto tiene notas de melocotón, pomelo y moscatel, bastante seca en boca y amagor potente. Imperial IPA de manual.

zvikar (6609) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JAN 28, 2018
At Tom's Place, pours yellow with a small head, aroma of fruits, peach, yeast, flavor is bitter with orange, tangerine, malt, medium bodied

hrabren (2044) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 17, 2017
0.33 l bottle from Svijet piva (World of Beer), Zagreb. Tasting session with Višnja 666 and Pilot Goran in the summer of 2017. Hazy golden, off-white head. Lightly to moderately hoppy, fruity. Bitter, nice malty background. Medium body, moderate carbonation, drinkable for an 8%, moderately lasting dry finish. Not so much hops in the aroma, but the bitterness is great!

GoufCustom (2306) - HONG KONG - NOV 8, 2017

330ml bottle bought at Gorgeous Wine & Cigar in Yuen Long.

Looks:Clear straw golden honey colour with a thin ring of dirt-like yeast sediments; One finger head with crumpety white foam which lasts for 2 minutes; Good sticky lacing with active slight carbonation.

Aroma: Very fragrant and fruity Ale malt, with strong mangoes, strong peach, passion fruits, tropical fruits, floral, fructose, spices, light pine, biscuits, lemon and fresh grass.

Taste: Mid to strong sweet full Ale malt, with caramel, strong grapefruits, strong citrus peels, floral, sugar, spices, herbs, strong pine, resins, dry biscuits, very strong lime, very strong bitter hops and sharp grass.

Body: Full body. Very slick and oozy palate.

Mouth Feel: Rich Ale maltyness in a thick and slick background. Very immense grapefruit and peely citrus dominate with an undertone of caramel. Flowery with strong sweetness well balanced by loads of hoppiness. Very piney and oozy. Herbal spicy with very strong lime to round. Overbearing but nice!

Hoppiness: Strong mangoes, strong peach, passion fruits, tropical fruits, floral, spices, light pine, lemon and fresh grass in nose. Strong grapefruits, strong citrus peels, floral, spices, herbs, strong pine, resins, very strong lime, and sharp grass in taste; Bitterness is very strong for a lasting, very high astringent sweet-bitter herbal malty finish.

After Taste: Quite dry. Piney citrusy and strong bitter to mouth.

Comments: This one's hoppy kitchen sink approach has a very pleasant tropical fruity aroma, rich maltyness, and powerful hoppiness in grapefruit peels, lime, herbs, pine and resins. It's domineering, but all in a good way for us hopheads. Recommended!

giorgosl (32) - GREECE - NOV 4, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 5, 2017 Golden light colour. Aroma of grapefruit and tropical fruits. You can also feel a bit of the alcohol warm.

lello4ever (1285) - ITALY - OCT 25, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2017 Giallo torbida con schiuma sottile compatta. Al. Naso floreale erbacea frutta. La bevuta inizia amara con intensa frutta e agrumi, pompelmo. Finisce speziato e amaro. Corpo medio. Ok.

orbit (372) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 10, 2017
Great IPA! Not very flowery and more on the bitter side, but anyhow a good mikkeller.

Mariox (443) - Warsaw, POLAND - SEP 30, 2017
Piwo pite przed założeniem konta na ratebeer. Ocena wystawiona na podstawie wspomnieć z degustacji.

daniele (10002) - ITALY - SEP 8, 2017
bottle bb 23/8/18 ora velata discreta schiuma intensa lupoolatura un po astringente terrosa secca alcool abbastwnza nascosto amaro finale aroma forse un po svanito

Nasmar (16) - - SEP 5, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2017 Pours hazy amber with a big white head, aroma is citrus and hoppy, flavor is sweet and bitter, with a long bitter duration, body is creamy and heavy. n1!

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