Mikkeller Nuclear Hop Assault

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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 264   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.8
GoufCustom (2201) - 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!

3.7
giorgosl (30) - 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.

3.6
lello4ever (1204) - 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.

3.8
orbit (261) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 10, 2017
Great IPA! Not very flowery and more on the bitter side, but anyhow a good mikkeller.

3.6
Mariox (353) - Warsaw, POLAND - SEP 30, 2017
Piwo pite przed założeniem konta na ratebeer. Ocena wystawiona na podstawie wspomnieć z degustacji.

3.4
daniele (9778) - 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

3.5
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!

3.5
surething_ii (857) - Šenkvice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 23, 2017
Bottle from Pezinská pivná pumpa.
Post apocalyptic survivors report. No big deal. No radiation, some citruses in aroma. Taste radiationless, hops and vanilla. Okay, but missing the big hit.

3.5
Westchesterco (2205) - mclean, Virginia, USA - AUG 18, 2017
From a 33 cl bottle it is a clear golden colior with a slight head. The aroma citrus and the taste is strong bitter flavor of malt with a bitter ffinish

3.8
Iphonephan (7325) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 18, 2017
From a 33 cl bottle. Pours a clear copper with an off white head. Pine and citrus aromas. Flavors of spruce and alfalfa. String bitter flavor.


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