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style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Witbier
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
available

on tap
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RATINGS: 426   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: En hybrid mellem en Red Ale og en Wit Bier, tilsat en masse amerikansk humle og bitter tropisk appelsinskal.

English: A hybrid between a Red Ale and Wit Bier, added a lot of American hops and bitter tropical orange peel.

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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (15684) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2009
150cl bottle @ Vinens Verden, Odense. Pours cloudy orange with a creamy white lasting head. Nose is fruity hoppy. Grapefruit, orange peel and a bit of wheat. Smooth and medium bodied. Lasting hoppy finish. Alcohol is very well hidden.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (15260) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 3, 2011
Magnum. Pours amber brown. White head. Nose/taste of nutmeg, candi sugar, toffee, cinnamon, spices and mixed nuts. Semi sweet and nutty finish. Medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2009
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2012 Draught at Lbaren - J-dag. Clear amber - white head. Aroma: Rhubarb, sweetness, white sugar, candy, yeasty, baking yeast (ingen vandbehandling - kalk). Taste: Candy, nice medium hoppy, sweetnes, yeasty, flowery, spicy, herbal, carrot, green apples, grape fruits, pine. Nice bitterness. A bit strange........ReRate: Rather hoppy, knkbrd, fruity, citrus hoppy, light light wheaty, orange, tropical fruity, works great with christmas lunch....

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (14506) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 24, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2012 1.5L bottle (Pikkulintu, Helsinki, Olutopas Pikkujoulu 2011) - shared by someone generous - thanks! (6:3:7:4:13=3.3)
6 Super sweet mandarin peach and toffee aroma.
3 Sludgy, but we were at the bottom of the bottle, after many pours.
7 Exceptionally toffee-ey taste, lots of fleshy fruits too.
4 Full, sweet, sticky body. Again, not aided by being at the end of the bottle, but if Mikkeller think its a good idea to put beer in bottles this size, theyve got to expect people to judge it after its been tipped up 20 times.
13 Dont get me wrong, this may have been unclean to the eye, and stodgier on the tongue than what the guys who cracked it open for, but by no means was this unpleasant, it was very drinkable. Covered the alcohol well.
Rerate: 1.5L bottle (Drink Shop, Tallinn) (6:4:6:4:13=3.4)
From the top of the bottle this time - and its a lovely clear red. Apart from that difference, its mostly the same as before. Things related to teh slidginess are gone, and the toffee aspects too - this is drier. A real zingy bitter bite, but also smooth. Tasty - I like it, but it might be a little bit too agressive in places.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (14460) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2011
Sampled at OBER Kerstbierfestival Essen 2011. Cloudy hazy opaque dark orange color, small off-white head. Smell hops and light sweetness. Taste hops, bitter, lightly fruity. Good carbonation, medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14321) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 21, 2010
Magnum from Half Time. Pours hazy orange amber with a heavy foamy beige head. Lightly sour citrus aroma. Me. body; mild carb. Flavor is lightly sour, citrus, and rather decent De Proef funk that develops with a little time. Finishes smooth and Belgian. Wouldnt have known this was Xmas ale. Good tasting ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13760) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 25, 2010
Draft. Poured clear dark copper color with an average frothy off-white head that lasted and produced excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy complex spice and alcohol aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy spice sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate to long duration. This is a good holiday beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (13434) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 15, 2012
Draft. Small off-white head, hazy amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange/grapefruit, some caramel, pine. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit/orange, some pine, caramel. Medium body, some resin.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (13366) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2009
Bottle. Creamy white excellent fully lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and heavy hoppy and exstremely elder aroma. Heavy bitter almost harsh flavor. Very spicey. Long fantastic powerfull finish. Creamy palate. Not perfectly balanced but exstremely powerfull.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (13178) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 14, 2012
Bottle - Malty and sweet with a hint of spruce. An orange lightly cloudy hue with large creamy off white head. Very sweet with a long lasting bitterness. Interesting but not something I would drink regularly.


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