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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 865   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The first in a new series of single hop IPAs from Mikkeller. Brewed with Simcoe, known from many great US micro-brews. An extremely fresh-hopped IPA.
Ingredients : Water, malts (pilsner, cara-crystal and munich), hops (simcoe) and yeast.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lamas (1655) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 21, 2010
11.2 oz. bottle. Date on the cap: 16/12/11. A deep copper pour with a thick and fluffy antique white head that leaves rings of lacing down the side of the glass. A maltier aroma than the other beers I’ve had in the single hop series thus far. Caramel, grapefruits, lemon zest, and faint cardboard scents in the mix. Solidly medium-bodied. Fuller, and much more well-balanced than the other beers in this series. More complex too. Smooth caramel upfront taste-wise. A bit of a grainy biscuitiness in the middle. Drying grapefruits and citrus rinds follow. A spicy finish with some pepper.


3.5
theprof (1239) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2017
Can. Pours orange gold, Lively off white foam head (if you pour it badly in a tulip glass. Aroma apricot grassy resinous and yeasty. Taste is medium sweet to full bitter taste. Palate is medium bodied, lively to average carbonation, sticky, feel, long bitter finish. Slightly befuddled by the Belgian brewery attribution for a Danish beer. But a pleasant pale.

4
Cristobal37 (1234) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 28, 2017
Can. Hazy orange bronze. Fruity resin pine hop aroma. Bomb. Taste is much more honey and resin. At first prickly but the finish is quick. After some chalky bready yeast and mild bitterness. A nice ipa, straight forward, O could go for more bitterness, but that aroma is bitchin!

3.8
melush (4737) - SPAIN - OCT 6, 2017
33cl Can @ LaBIRRAtorium, Madrid, Spain Hazy copper colour with a medium size white head. Aroma is hops, citrus, malt, pine, fruits. Taste is hops, citrus, grapefruit, malt, sweet, grass, herbs. Medium body, average carbonation.

3
rob19a (465) - - SEP 17, 2017
13/20 nothing amazing, but nice taste and easy to drink, lacks freshness but nice malty aftertaste

3.7
marcotetta (203) - - AUG 14, 2017
Drinked in a three weeks can. On the nose, papaya, mature mango and mature melon. In mouth is medium bodied, a bit harsh, tipical modern ipa. Nothing special but not bad.

3.7
brnandersen (4109) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2017
33 cl. can poured in to a Tulip. Hazy, amber-golden colour with a creamy, off-white head. Fruity aroma with citrus, spruce, resin and a lightly toasted note. Taste is bitter. Medium body with a creamy texture and a soft carbonation. Finishes dry and bitter with citrus fruits and caramel malts. This beer is brewed for the first time from early 2006. Even trough the recipe is 11 years old, and the IPA style has undergone a huge development this remains a well made IPA.

4.5
nosajhongkong (91) - North Point, HONG KONG - AUG 5, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 3, 2017 0,33 L can bought at HK Brewcraft. Appearance: Pours a hazy deep orange, copper colour. Thick soapy off-white head that leaves nice lacing. Aroma: Full of citrus, grapefruit, passion fruit and orange, with strong piney nose. These are very symbolic Simcoe hops character. There is also some subtle earthy notes with hints sweet caramel malt. Taste: Light to medium sweet caramel malt, medium hop bitterness of grapefruit, pine and some herbal, earthy notes.. Palate: Medium body with moderate carbonation. Finished bitter, with subtle pine and citrus. Overall: A very distinctive and classic IPA that allows Simcoe hops to stand out nicely. Good balance of sweet caramel malt and bitter citrus, grapefruit and pine, with a very elegant and long-lasting bitter finish. A solid, hoppy single hop IPA.

3.7
davidezdonz (589) - Hong Kong, HONG KONG - JUL 27, 2017
A 330ml can with a best before date of 7th November 2017. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass. It was a dark copper amber colour with a two finger off white head that had good retention and left nice lacing. Aromas of pineapple and candied orange sweetness with hints of caramel, berries, pine and grapefruit. Tastes of sweet malt, light caramel, pine, grass and herbal with hints of bitter citrus and mixed berries. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall this was pretty good, but the malts seemed to take charge when it was supposed to showcase a single hop, which was a bit disappointing. However I did feel that this was the best of the four Single Hop Series that I tried.

3.4
rayaron (1997) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - JUN 11, 2017
Can at Budapest. Hazy deep golden with frothy beige head. The aroma is soapy with notes of onion, citrus and herbal tea. Bitterish flavor with notes of onion, herbs, earthy, some citrus (rotten orange),light malty sweetness. Medium-bodied.

3.4
ogivlado (8108) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 7, 2017
Canned 330ml. -at Magic Beer Room Zagreb. Hazy orange/golden coloured, medium sized white head, candy like fruity sweetness in the nose. Moderate malty, light caramel, citrusy hoppy and notes of oranges in the finish. Dry finish also. Nothing thrilling here.


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