Mikkeller Special Series Cherry Alive

 
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95
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style
Formerly brewed at Mikkeller
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: En Sour Ale brygget på: Vand, malt, sukker, humle og gær. Lagret på Cantillon fade med sure kirsebær.

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3.5
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2012
Pours reddish amber with no head. Aroma is malt, sour, acidic, cherries, acetone and almond. Flavour is malt, acetone, acidic, sour and cherries.

3.4
DalzAle (2037) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - MAR 17, 2012
Bottle. Creamy pink pour, little carbonation and a sugary fruit aroma. Flavor was more sugary sour cherry, cheap sugar and vinegar. Not bad, but was hoping for something more from this one.

3.6
portableparty (2350) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAR 17, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 18, 2012 Bottle. Pours hazy pink red color with little to no head. Aroma is sour candied cherries and funk with a leather and horsehair. Taste is all the above with a dry vinegar funk with cherries and raspberries. Palate is medium and very dry and acidic. Enjoyable!

2.2
Christian (13670) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2012
Hazy red amber with a tiny white head. Aroma of cherry and acetone, with a touch of vinegar. Dry and tart vinegar and acetone flavour with a bit of spice, oak and cherry

4.5
dimenhetfield (2486) - , Florida, USA - JAN 8, 2012
Massive Mikkeller pt.2. A great beer I thought I’d never be able to land, but I guess I got lucky. Great sour aroma with hints of cherries. Very tart and fruity flavor. All around amazing!

3.9
Gr0ve (2177) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 7, 2012
250 ml bottle. Reddish brown and hazy. No head to speak of. Acidic vinegary nose with hints of oak and cherries. Nail polish. Vinegary oak flavours once it enters the mouth. Prickling on the tongue. Surprisingly sweet, but there’s enough acidity to counterbalance this. Lots of vinegar in the aftertaste. Really nice in fact. Bottle is big enough as it’s a little challenging to drink, but it is quite complex and intriguing.

2.8
Marsiblursi (3076) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2011
(Bottle) Pours cloudy peach orange red with a small, big bubbly off-white head. The aroma holds aggressive notes of acid, poo, glue, sweat, rotten fruits, overripe, yet super acidic red berries, vinegar and light malt. The nose is hard and edgy without any finesse. The flavor is light sweet and medium to heavily acidic. Almost no bitterness. Like throwing up backwards. Cherries, acid, citrus, vinegar, lacto, light cheese, light malt and unripe green apples. YThe flavor is super tart and fairly slim with light carbonation. Super “throwing up-like” finish. Medium bodied.

3.5
RasmusOtt (2764) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2011
Bottle . Pours redish hay amber with no head. Aroma is very funky with stable notes, brett, slight barnyard, lactoacid, oak, tart, sour cherries, earth and some sweeter fruity notes behind. Taste has some sweeter cherry, tartness, stable, lactoacid, oak, brett, funkyness and earth here aswell.

3.6
lortsker (332) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2011
Bottle at Mikkeller Bar: Appearance: cloudy, murky reddish brown, no head, Aroma of tart cherries, marzipan, almonds, wood ,light vinegar, funky notes, very little carbonation, high acidity, taste of sweet vinegar, cherries, wood/oak, fruity, high lactoacid, dry aftertaste pretty, pretty, pretty good. First rating ever, yay 4 me!

3.6
thirdeye11 (6160) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 9, 2011
(25cl bottle best by 5/1/2020 thanks to bu11zeye) very cloudy ruby red with no real head. Nose of tart cherry, funky, wet wood, and a bit of vinegar. Taste is very vinegary, acidic, tart cherries, wet wood, very tart and delicious linger.


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