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1000 IBU - Mikkeller ApS

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1000 IBU1000 IBU

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BA SCORE
87
very good

658 Ratings
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Ratings: 658
Reviews: 266
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 16.36%
Wants: 63
Gots: 59 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Nickls on 03-16-2010

Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij.
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4.13/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Interestingly enough, a green bottle - except it's wrapped in opaque paper to prevent light penetration. Nice touch.

A: A very murky sort of amber/orange pour. Large off-white fluffy head. Retention is great. Lacing is decent.

S: I can smell it from the glass multiple feet away. Hop A-Bomb. Having said that, it's not the king of strong aromas. I think it's probably not 100% fresh. Fresh Hopsickle or Ruination or Devil Dancer is stronger.

Anyway, mostly pine resin with a strong grapefruit presence. Good pineapple too. Get some lemons too. Mango? Apricot? The whole family is here. Surprisingly strong caramel malt too - not that it's overpowering, it's just that I'm surprised I can smell it at all.

T: Wow, hop flavor is a lot stronger than the smell. It's pure oily, resinous hop juice. As mentioned above, lots of pineapple, mango, apricot and grapefruit. A bit of pine on the back end. Surprising sweetness bursts through and balances out very nicely. Hops are so strong, regardless, that it actually hurts my teeth. It's honestly delicious despite the strength.

M: Pretty heavy, quite drying.

O: I expected this to just be an unpalatable experiment in bitterness. But it's actually quite good! If you can get past the toothache it's a huge, juicy fruit bomb that is shockingly relatively balanced (if there were such a thing).

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4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A much appreciated New Year's gift from Steamhead. Even after a night in which I punished my taste with a pint of Dogfish Head 120 run through a Randall, this proved to be a nicely hoppy beer, well balanced against some malt sweetness. A citrus character that had a nice brightness at the finish. ETOH was well integrated in the flavor. I'm not buying 1000 IBU's, but a nice beer, nonetheless.

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4.24/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

No bottle date. Picked this up from a store that said they had just gotten it.... So possibly fresh. Pours a light brown color. Much darker than most DIPAs I've had. The smell is amazing. Piney, floral, and loaded full of bitter aroma. The taste is actually a bit too much; I can def tell why this is named 1000 Ibu. Over all this is a pretty good beer. The malt tends to even the brew out a bit more than what I feel most "American" IPAs have going for them. Good brew!

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured a dark non-translucent brown that had a good amount of sediment. It poured very little head, almost nothing. It definitely smells of hops but is also very malty as well as piney with a hint of green tea. It is very bitter. It is also quite syruppy and slightly boozy. The taste leaves a dry, bitter taste, reminiscint of chewing on an unused tea bag. I was reeled in by the name and although it's a decent beer, I probably will not be revisiting this one.

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1000 IBU from Mikkeller ApS
87 out of 100 based on 658 ratings.