Mikkeller SpontanCherryFrederiksdal (Chardonnay Edition)

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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (3794) - SPAIN - FEB 26, 2017
37,5cl Bottle @ 2D2Dspuma Tienda, Barcelona, Spain. Dark ruby colour with a frothy pink head. Aroma is cherry, almond, sweet, coconut, slightly sour. Taste is cherry, sweet, sour, port wine, fruits. Medium body, moderate carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (7848) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - FEB 24, 2017
Consumed for Drink It Now day, hosted by GenDV138. Poured an opaque, dark cherry red color. Aroma is heavy on the cherry, red wine notes. Light woody vanilla. Touch of berries here. Light acidic notes, but mostly cherry. Not very sweet, but packs a heavy cherry character.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GenDV138 (6990) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 23, 2017
Bottle shared for Allagashs Drink It Now Day. Dark pinkish purple with light pink head. Aromas of berries, cherries, vanilla, wine. Tastes of berries, cherries, wine, tart acidic notes. Light body with a dry finish. Fantastic.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ciocanelu (2054) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - FEB 6, 2017
Really dark red color with pink head, looks gorgeous. Aroma is straight up cherry milk shake with vanilla notes, almonds and cherry pits. Taste starts slightly tart with intense cherries, cherry yogurt and almond flavor. Finish is slightly dry, bitter and dusty but the fruit flavor still dominates. Medium body, quite smooth on the palate even though its well carbonated. Overall its a really awesome fruit beer, really complex but well balanced.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
neongolden (1452) - Linkping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 16, 2017
(375ml bottle from VilleValla Pub, Linkping, Jan 16 2017) Pours a very dark red wine colour with a short lived dark pink head. Aroma of dark cherry jam, a rose or light red sort of wine note, oaky, marzipan, light funk, tart but not highly acidic, with a sweetness to the fruit. Flavour is more acidic than the nose, with cherry flesh and jam balanced by a sharp wine character and subtle vinegar, some outright grape notes, rather oaky, marzipan, a little vanilla, light leather and funk, finishing with a pretty high white wine acidity over top of lingering cherry flesh and a little tannic oak. Medium bodied with extremely low carbonation. This is all about the barrel marrying the fruit, with expressive bright acidity wine-heavy qualities that I do not remember from other versions. Nice, if not terribly deep.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (26430) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 25, 2016
Bottled. Deep ruby colour with a pinkish head. Aroma is some slight sourness, cherries, wood and mild acidic notes. Flavour is sour and quite tart cherries with quite white wine like notes as well as some slight wood and mild earthy notes. The alcohol gives a nice "sweetish" edge to it. Not the most brutal lambic effects, but the sourness/tartness is there as are the other elements.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Enno101 (100) - - DEC 2, 2016
Aroma: Big cherry, a lot of character form the barrel, dry white grapes. straight up chardonnay. Taste: Its crazy, the chardonnay wine is sitting right beside the cherries, Has a very familiar wine acidity to it & a very dry finish. Overall: I can only presume this was monitored very closely in the barrels to perfectly compliment the base beer (which it does) and it isnt a fluke beer. Fantastic offering from Mikkeller.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
haukur (1917) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - NOV 15, 2016
backlog. bottle. clear dark red, oaky vineous notes with some acidity hints. Very tart and complex. Sour finish

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pilsnertest (239) - SWEDEN - OCT 15, 2016
2016-10-07 Sample from bottle @ Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival. Rich taste and loads of juicy cherries, vanilla, horse saddle and red wine. Very fruity and well balanced tartness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zlotta (2928) - Hagen / Bonn, GERMANY - SEP 30, 2016
Sampled from 0.375 l bottle. Clear, deep ruby with a pinkish layer. Sourish-fruity, slightly funky aroma of lots of cherries, almond, oak and raspberries. Moderately sour, very fruity and slightly funky taste of cherries, almond, oak and some raspberries, followed by a medium long, moderately tart and dry finish. Medium body, moderately astringent and slightly effervescent mouthfeel, soft to average carbonation. Very nice!


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