Mikkeller SpontanPassionfruit

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Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JStax (5910) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - DEC 31, 2016
Bottle pour. The beer is a cleqr gold with a white head of foam. Aroma has strong fruity and musty. Not sure what passionfruit tastes like, bit this beer is nice. Medium body and medium to high carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mjp12 (1655) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2016
From a cellar temp bottle, this has a brilliantly well balanced sour and sweet flavour. The aroma is not as sharp as some lambics , but this is a great tasting beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (19101) - Kln (Cologne), GERMANY - OCT 26, 2016
Spritzig suerlicher Beginn, exotisch fruchtig, die Passionsfrucht kommt gut hervor. Die Sure steigt noch leicht, wirkt insgesamt weich, das Bier dadurch sffig. Etwas trocken, spt brennt die Sure leicht. Gut! 10/11/12/12/12/11

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (5226) - Michigan, USA - OCT 18, 2016
375 ml bottle into tulip glass, best before 8/20/2025. Pours fairly crystal clear golden orange color with a 1-2 finger dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big sour lemon, lime, green apple, passion fruit, mango, peach, pineapple, white grape, hay, straw, musty funk, light leather, wheat, cracker, and yeast/oak earthiness. Fantastic aromas with great balance and complexity of fruity/funky/acidic yeast, passion fruit, and light-moderate pale malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big sour lemon, lime, green apple, passion fruit, mango, peach, pineapple, white grape, hay, straw, musty funk, light leather, wheat, cracker, and yeast/oak earthiness. Good amount of fruity/acidic sourness and light yeast/tannic oak spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of sour lemon, lime, green apple, passion fruit, mango, peach, pineapple, white grape, hay, straw, musty funk, and yeast/oak earthiness on the finish for a while. Incredible complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/funky/acidic yeast, passion fruit, and light-moderate pale malt flavors; with a nice malt/sourness balance, and no astringent flavors after the finish. Moderate dryness from acidity/sourness; minimally puckering. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, acidic, fairly creamy/grainy, and lightly tannic balanced mouthfeel that is awesome. Minimal warming alcohol for 7.7%. Overall this is an incredible fruit Lambic style! All around fantastic complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/funky/acidic yeast, passion fruit, and light-moderate pale malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink, despite the strong sourness/acidity. A really amazing offering.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (4850) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2016
375ml bottle. Turners, Sheffield. Clear, pale copper. No head. Nose has toasted malts. Some peach stone. Sweet tropical fruit. Some cooking apple sourness. Some red wine vinegar. Taste is vinegary, cider apple sour. Acidic, tart, cleansing mouthfeel. Fruity, tangy sour finish. Overly acidic. The passion fruit is pretty much buried.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drjoeng (1057) - SINGAPORE - SEP 14, 2016
7.7%ABV. Lambic. Tapped out deep gold. 10SRM. Nose is solid "spontan" with tart acetic aromas laced with pronounced barnyard type aromas of dirty wet straw, mud and manure. This iteration is a little more tart on the nose likely owing to the passionfruit. The nose also has some mildly savory aromas suggesting honey roasted pork or char siew, I get this impression from animal, light sweet and light toast aromas. Mouthfeel is lemon juicy. Palate has the same malty foundation with bread and biscuit flavors. Tartness of the juice comes on strong on the front of the palate, then fades to the bread dough malt, then a mild fruitiness suggesting passionfruit. Finish is a little sour on the back of the throat.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (3851) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2016
September 25, 2015. Bottle at SBWF.
Hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma is very fruity with lots of passionfruit, some lemon juice, grapes, light funky barnyard notes. Taste is sour and fruity, light funky. Finish is dry, sour and fruity with passionfruit, lemon juice, light grain notes and hints of barnyard. Light bodied, average carbonation.
Fruity and refreshing with lots of tangy passionfruit, might not be the most complex fruit lambic but very tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (5196) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUL 24, 2016
keg at mikkeller bcn
tart, refreshing, sharp, passion fruit, high carbonation, more lacto than typical spontaneous wild yeast flavours. Does what it suggests it will.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (4414) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2016
Pours cloudy orange amber with nearly flat white head. Aroma of apples, green grass, elderflower. Rich tart flavour with a fairly strong fermented fruit finish. Light and crisp body with average carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (23979) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2016
9th June 2016
Level 42 Bottle share. Thanks to Matteo. Hazy gold beer, tidy pale cream colour head. Palate is airy, fairly dry and has good fine carbonation. Pretty tart and sour, lemon and something resembling passion fruit. Little lemon acid. Light semi dry finish. A little acid for me, but a decent palate cleanser.


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