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1000 IBU - Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
87
very good

616 Ratings
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Ratings: 616
Reviews: 258
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 58
Gots: 55 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS visit their website
Denmark

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij.

(Beer added by: Nickls on 03-16-2010)
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

sammyg832, Jun 27, 2014
Photo of BEERchitect
4.14/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

So what would 1000 Ibu's taste like, feel like, or smell like? It turns out that the end result is the ultimate resin taste and sticky-dry texture but the grassy and woody character adds woodsy rustic and charm.

Darker than the common IPA, its garnet hues lead straight into the beer's toffee and biscuity start. But that's all overcome when the dominance of hops set in quickly. Citrus, pine and fresh-cut grass swirl about the olfactories while those supporting caramel and maple sweetensses struggle to contend.

White sharp grapefruit ribs, tea-like herb, dried bitter orange, shaven sassafras, sawdust, and pecan all begin to sculpt the bulk of taste while a deep drying sensation sets in. Despite its "imperial status, the reckless abundance of hops bullies its way toward bitter dominance and chases all sweet balances away; much like standard American IPA

Diving unapologetically into a resiny, earthy, and stemmish finish- the way the beer closes is uncomfortably dry and spicily heated, but still tantalizingly peppery and controlled. Its unique taste is balanced like IPA but at elevated alcohol which shouldn't happen with such harmony, but yet it does.

Though the taste bogs down with its own seeping dankness, and rootish quality; this ale rivals the most bitter beers that have ever been tasted.

BEERchitect, Jun 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Skinzoskeller, Jun 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

random846, Jun 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Ursch79, Jun 18, 2014
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4.33/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

500ml bottle into pint glass
A- Dark copper. You can't see through this beer. Head is about 1-2 fingers, tan. Lots of sediment.
S - Super hop bomb-pine. A bit like fresh Zombie Dust
T- You get what you smell- hop bomb! Tons of hops on hops. Pine and resin.
M- Smooth and drinkable
O- I know you should judge a beer on its own merits, but this reminded me of a mix of Zombie Dust and Daisy Cutter. Both amazing beers. The is a very good hop bomb.

PBRmeasap1980, Jun 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

pkalix, Jun 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

DCLAguy11, Jun 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Andy_Luft, Jun 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Kaizoku, Jun 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

Dduquette, Jun 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

YobroitsJoe, Jun 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

22Blue, Jun 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Anatole, Jun 02, 2014
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5/5  rDev +29.2%

mcdsports, May 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

vheissu15, May 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

ncelauro, May 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

derkfromwi, May 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

alexk307, May 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

justinm4bama, May 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

HRamz3, May 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

dipso123, May 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

PA-Michigander, May 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

SimonTja, May 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

whitenads, May 05, 2014
1000 IBU from Mikkeller ApS
87 out of 100 based on 616 ratings.