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It's Alive! (Rhubarb Edition) - Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
84
good

30 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.97%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rudzud on 10-12-2013)
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Photo of elNopalero
4.53/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This poured a lightly pink –golden color.

From the first whiff you can smell the rhubarb on the beer. The taste has a more pronounced rhubarb character to it, matched with a touch of zest and a hint of funk. It’s delicate and light, with an underlying touch of strawberry rounding it out and a pleasingly tart finish.

elNopalero, Jul 24, 2014
Photo of GrindFatherBob
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

GrindFatherBob, Dec 01, 2013
Photo of chippo33
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

chippo33, Oct 23, 2013
Photo of rojapa
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

rojapa, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of cavemanlawyer1999
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

cavemanlawyer1999, Oct 16, 2014
Photo of StonedTrippin
4.1/5  rDev +10.8%

another underrated mikkeller beer here, maybe its just me, but i cant get enough of this guys beers, they all offer something just not available from other brewers. i think this score is way low, considering the series on the whole, and what the rhubarb clearly adds to this. its haze and thick and heady, but only a little pink. not as vibrantly colored as expected. the nose is really tart, thin almost acrid acidity in there, with the belgian side of the wild we love from the base beer. brett all over the shop too. the flavor has a good mix of the multiple rhubarb elements. i definitely get the leafy green almost spinach tasting tops, while the tart celery textured stems are there of course as well. its a nice addition to the brett, making it puckery without the bacteria normally present in sourer beers. carbonation is awesome, but the body seems almost thin compared to the others for whatever reason. it also gets just a little weird in the belly, like too much fresh raw juice, and a bottle to share was about the right dose. i cant help but admire and respect these beers, what a cool series, i hope more come out!

StonedTrippin, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of MarkJBurch
4/5  rDev +8.1%

MarkJBurch, Nov 30, 2013
Photo of jorgerod99
4/5  rDev +8.1%

jorgerod99, Nov 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Thishops4u, May 22, 2014
Photo of iL0VEbeer
4/5  rDev +8.1%

iL0VEbeer, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of Paccamacca
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Paccamacca, Jan 10, 2014
Photo of MRsojourner
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

MRsojourner, Nov 07, 2013
Photo of davegray
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

davegray, Nov 27, 2013
Photo of acc88
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

acc88, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of WarrenGofstein
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

WarrenGofstein, Jun 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

IndyDad, Jan 19, 2014
Photo of vonnegut21
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

vonnegut21, Jan 20, 2014
Photo of jlindros
3.73/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to rudzud for another share.

Very nice fluffy foamy head with tons lacing, soapy foamy lacing, nice retention too, slight hazy orange red color.

Nose is lots of funky Brett, nice funk horse blanket, light tart fruit generic fruit and little sour rhubarb like, an earthy almost mushroomy. Little sweet candy malt.

Taste brings lots more Brett, funky horse blanket but not super funky just lots of Brett, bready malt and yeast character, light tart rhubarb but not a lot, little sweet candy malt. Light stone fruit and juicy fruity. Finish is semi sweet, little sticky, flemmy, mild Brett and funk.

Mouth is med bod with decent carb, little sticky.

Overall nice Brett, but not much else, little on the sweet side, not a really super funky beer either just some Brett characters, and really lacking on the rhubarb unfortunately.

jlindros, Oct 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

adamdarcy, Jan 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

BGsWo22, Jan 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

scotv, Jan 19, 2014
Photo of jklecko2
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

jklecko2, Apr 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

stevec32, Feb 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

kylehay2004, Jan 08, 2014
Photo of GRG1313
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

GRG1313, Oct 26, 2013
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It's Alive! (Rhubarb Edition) from Mikkeller ApS
84 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.