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Funky E Star - Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
83
good

206 Ratings
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Ratings: 206
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 15.8%
Wants: 7
Gots: 16 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.39% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Water, malts, light candy, hops, yeast and brettanomyces.

(Beer added by: koopa on 06-15-2009)
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Photo of Stinkypuss
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%

Pours a dirty golden color with a white head. The aroma is very floral, some Brett, a bit of fruit and spice. The taste has that Brett farmhouse thing going on, once again floral and spicy, not so much sour though there is a slight underlying tartness. Alcohol is noticed but it's pretty well hidden. Full bodied, crisp and plenty dry. Overall, this was an interesting brew and worth the try.

Stinkypuss, Sunday at 09:52 PM
Photo of rostencrantz
2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

rostencrantz, Thursday at 07:33 PM
Photo of personpitch
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

personpitch, Nov 16, 2014
Photo of R_Kole
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

R_Kole, Nov 04, 2014
Photo of Eddiehop
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Eddiehop, Oct 25, 2014
Photo of kylehay2004
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

kylehay2004, Oct 22, 2014
Photo of suckaj
3/5  rDev -18.3%

suckaj, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of jplopez21
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

jplopez21, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

zestar, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of impending
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

impending, Jul 29, 2014
Photo of KAF
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

KAF, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of DrBier
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

DrBier, Jul 04, 2014
Photo of JackOGreen
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

JackOGreen, Jun 30, 2014
Photo of Troublebar
4/5  rDev +9%

Troublebar, Jun 30, 2014
Photo of Rutager
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Rutager, Jun 22, 2014
Photo of Rogorama
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Rogorama, Jun 20, 2014
Photo of Flaherbear
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Flaherbear, Jun 18, 2014
Photo of jman005
4/5  rDev +9%

jman005, Jun 07, 2014
Photo of sudsy2drunk
5/5  rDev +36.2%

sudsy2drunk, May 27, 2014
Photo of VelvetExtract
3.56/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Pours a hazy copper color. A thin but dense head that randomly serves up lacing. The lacing is chunky.

S-It smells sweet and Belgiany with some decent funkiness. Hints of Belgian spice and noticeable Belgian yeast.

T-The nose was pretty funky, maybe even tart but the flavor is less inspiring. The sweetness takes over and the funkiness really dies off. Belgian yeast tang, spices, and a generic sweetness that is equate to something like rock candy.

M-Medium bodied with some heat on the finish. A little bit sticky. Higher carbonation.

O-I was intrigued by the nose then it really fell off after first taste. Too sweet and not funky enough for me. If the flavor was closer to the nose I would have enjoyed it more.

VelvetExtract, May 19, 2014
Photo of MV_CHI-NS
5/5  rDev +36.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: Carmine/rosewood body with a beige/isabelline head.

Aroma: Earthy, sweet, spicy - notes of blackcurrants, cherries, raspberries, and hint of caramel.

Taste: Much like the aroma, only with the inclusion of raisins, apples, and cinnamon.

Mouthfeel: Tart with a fair amount of carbonation.

Overall: I've not had many wild ales, but this one - for want of a better phrase - is awesome, particularly for spring/summer.

MV_CHI-NS, May 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

Erik-P, May 03, 2014
Photo of jzlyo
4/5  rDev +9%

jzlyo, May 01, 2014
Photo of Poupae
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Poupae, Apr 20, 2014
Photo of Beervana
4/5  rDev +9%

Beervana, Apr 15, 2014
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Funky E Star from Mikkeller ApS
83 out of 100 based on 206 ratings.