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Cascade Single Hop IPA - Mikkeller ApS

Cascade Single Hop IPACascade Single Hop IPA

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83
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225 Ratings
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Ratings: 225
Reviews: 161
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.39%


Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed at De Proef Brouwerij, Lochristi-Hijfte, Belgium. 1st batch 7.00%, 2nd batch 6.90% ABV.

Ingredients: Water, malts (pilsner, cara-crystal and munich), hops (cascade) and yeast.

(Beer added by: weeare138 on 04-07-2006)
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

3.63/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

330ml bottle poured into tulip 20/5/13

A murky brownish amber with lots of streams of bubbles feeding a two finger tan foam that's dense and retains very well leaving a few pencil thin rings followed by loads of random lace

S lots of caramel, a little orange peel with some herbal tea and bread, smells like an aged IPA even though this just landed, I suppose it could've taken a while to get here, I think I could pick De Proef yeast out of a line up at this point

T more of the same really, some pine and more rind but still loads of caramel and grains, almost as if the malt has more going on then the hops

M medium-full and creams up from the bubbles, a little left behind on the gums and rind lingers on the finish

O not my favorite from this series and from such a popular hop I was expecting more, the look was the highlight

I'm not sure I like the malt and yeast profile they use for all these single hops, I'm also uncertain of the age of this "new release" with the printing on the cap being smudged and it tasting a little old. Still decent but I've had far better from Mikkellers single hops lineup

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2013 05:44:07 | More by wordemupg
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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CalgaryFMC

Alberta (Canada)

4.08/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

It is fascinating how such a ubiquitous hop can taste so different across beers as a function of the other parameters of brewing (malts, yeast, mash schedule, temperature, etc). This was not what I was expecting on the basis of many classic American pale ales and even other IPAs that feature Cascade prominently. 2nd batch bottle poured into an English pub glass. Pours a dark reddish honey/amber hue with ample beige head. The malt backbone on these Mikkeller single hop ales is quite hefty, with some dark Munich in there to add a lightly roasted sweetness. The malts come through to varying degrees across the beers (which is itself rather fascinating, unless maybe age is the main factor), and this exemplar is rather malty. Rich toffee and almost smoky molasses come across on both the nose and the palate, along with robust tangerine and grapefruit flesh/rind. If you ever have someone ask you how the heck one can taste tangerine in beer, direct them here. There is a decent dose of pine as well, faint chocolate and brown spice tea bag, and a rather chewy body coupled with fairly tame carbonation. I don't know. I dig the malts in these Mikkeller single hops, although they may yield pretty unique rather than "classic" hop flavor profiles, in combination with the yeast used. Cascade is rarely this much of a tangerine bomb and on this occasion the malts do not overshadow the star of the show (cf. Bravo). Sorry if this review reads like a brewing textbook. I will say that its a hoot to track down and compare these brews.

Serving type: bottle

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Cascade Single Hop IPA from Mikkeller ApS
83 out of 100 based on 225 ratings.