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It's Alive - Chardonnay Barrel Aged With Mango - Mikkeller ApS

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17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 16.89%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: tbryan5 on 03-04-2014)
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Reviews by mrfrancis:
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4/5  rDev +9%

A: Pours a clear, ruddy amber with a fizzy white head that recedes quickly.

S: Aromas of oak, ripe mango, caramel, must, woody spices, unripened pineapple, papaya, and carambola hit the nose hard.

T: Notes of must, cider vinegar, oak, Chardonnay, mango, caramel, biscuit, minerals, unripened pineapple, papaya, and carambola fill the mouth. The finish is dry and woody with plenty of oak, must, and tropical fruit notes.

M: Medium-bodied and very dry. Carbonation is active and firm. Very crisp feeling in the mouth and extremely refreshing for an ale of this strength and complexity. The alcohol is very well concealed.

O: A very good barrel-aged ale and another strong entry from Mikkeller. Everything about this beer just works for me.

mrfrancis, Jul 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

Pour a hazy, amber color with a fizzy white head that fades quickly.

Smells of bright fruits, wood, and some funk.

Tastes of the bright fruits layered with funk and a tartness. Fruit notes lead off with mango, white grapes, and pears coupled with some tartness. Some wood comes towards the middle before a bit of bready malt adds in. This gives way to a bit of funk and a bit of spice. Finishes with a lingering funk and fruits.

Mouthfeel is medium with a slightly crisp amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is tasty and well worth a look if the price doesn't bother you ($15.63 for 500mL).

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It's Alive - Chardonnay Barrel Aged With Mango from Mikkeller ApS
83 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.