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1000 IBU - Mikkeller ApS

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very good

580 Ratings
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Ratings: 580
Reviews: 255
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 15.72%
Wants: 54
Gots: 47 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS visit their website

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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2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

10-29-2012 01:14:53 | More by t0rin0
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

10-24-2012 22:43:02 | More by mattdbh
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New York

3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Poured into Captain Lawrence tulip glass, nice 1 inch head retains to a half inch all the way through. Light red/amber color and lacing around the top.

Smell: Pine resin, citrus, grapefruit.

Taste: Earthy pine neetles, toffee, caramel

Mouthfeel: Sticky, very chewy for an IPA.

Great beer in general, I've had this before but not for about a year. Grabbed the bottle on a whim since it's been so long. Solid beer and even burps up nice too! ... Excuse me....

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2012 00:02:22 | More by pezfiend
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

10-21-2012 18:58:04 | More by jhillwastaken
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

10-16-2012 16:40:40 | More by RblWthACoz
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2.9/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Mikkeller 1000 IBU is a sweet bitter DIPA. It's a fun novelty beer but I would never choose to drink it again. Maybe it'd be different fresh... not sure.

A: Dark red colour and a 1 cm head that lasts very well. 4.5

S: Nice citrus hop aroma. Pretty strong but not complex. 4

T: Malty with immediate strong bitterness. It tastes like citrussy grass juice. It's not really that pleasant. Very sweet aftertaste. 2.5

M: A little flat for a DIPA. 2.5

O: 2.5

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2012 03:53:50 | More by vandemonian
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District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

10-06-2012 02:14:56 | More by nmann08
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4.53/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

this is an epic brew, easily the best ipa ive ever had, including heady, pliny, and all the rest of them. this is sensationally powerful and different, and is deserving of much more recognition. it pours a perplexingly dark copper color, more red than brown or orange, with some yeast floaters and a prominent off white head that leaves so sticky lacing on the glass. the nose major. it smells like ive put my face in liquid hops, its so oily and dank, bitter as hell, but also supported by some darker malts that give the beer a real mature and sophisticated aroma. the flavor is like nothing ive ever tasted. its high alpha for sure, just like fresh hops through a juicer, but somehow concentrated, its piney mostly, but theres some really bitter citrus in there as well, like the pith from a grapefruit. its got some malt backbone under all of the hops, but it plays only a supporting role here. the hop profile of this beer is so intense, its so fresh, and man oh man is it bitter. this is my fantasy playing out, i swear to god its so so so hoppy. the mouthfeel is perfect, the body is full, the carbonation is just enough, and the hop bitterness is almost caustic, almost burning the insides of my mouth. its not puckery like a sour, but it literally is contorting my face somehow. the alcohol is strong but it fits in nicely. i taste this even half an hour after my last sip. its impossible to describe how good this really is. easily the biggest, meanest ipa out there right now. incredible!

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2012 21:20:16 | More by StonedTrippin
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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

10-04-2012 01:27:35 | More by MarcusHalberstram
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North Carolina

4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A big splurge from Bottle Rev in Raleigh.

Grainy, earthy orange-to-brown pour with a 1/2 finger of darker cream head. While there is not much head to start with, what is there lingers well into the glass. Thick lace all around the glass.

Nose is a little more subdued than I was expected. Tons of biscuit malt, a bit of caramel malt, and then lots of fruity hop esters. Plenty there, just expecting - perhaps unreasonably - more.

Whatever I missed in the nose was made up for and more in the taste. Crazy bitter. Biscuit malt with a touch of caramel start things off and then the craziness kicks in. Grapefruit and pine, lots of it. Bitter pepper, ripe yellow onion, resinous hops - and then the afterburn kicks it up. Intense alcohol and hop burn in the finish.

Feel is grainy and thick. Liquid bread comes to mind. Quite substantial for even a DIPA.

If the price point were lower, I'd get it again. Given that a 12.7oz bottle is more than I'd pay for most really good sixers, I'll be one and done on this one - unless Santa is nice to me this year. Definitely glad I tried it.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2012 01:57:41 | More by beer2day
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

10-02-2012 17:21:28 | More by lilnicky068
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

09-28-2012 18:52:48 | More by Beeradelphia
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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

09-26-2012 01:32:55 | More by outdoor7or24
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

09-23-2012 00:50:47 | More by liquorpig
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

09-22-2012 22:02:26 | More by durlta
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

09-22-2012 02:53:13 | More by tizride
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

09-20-2012 18:06:38 | More by jessicapreuss
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

09-14-2012 02:54:35 | More by ComRock12
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

09-13-2012 01:30:38 | More by ObiWanKushnobi
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

09-11-2012 02:15:47 | More by RyanGoodman
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

09-10-2012 13:29:30 | More by DarthGuitarHero
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

09-08-2012 22:47:10 | More by rolltide8425
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3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Strong, hoppy aroma has a firm overtone of sour citrus, equal parts Mandarin orange and grapefruit. It pours a clear, dark coppery brown with a thick, fluffy, copper-tan head that leaves some good lacing. Flavor is - HOLY GUACAMOLE, ATTACK OF THE HOPS! The bottle (and name) claim 1000 IBUs, and damn, I believe it. This is one fiercely hoppy and ferociously bitter beer. It’s like drinking liquid hops with a side of grapefruit juice. This is definitely not for the faint of heart - or taste buds! Firm body has plenty of fizz, and finish is woody and very hop-bitter. Nevertheless, a whisper or two of fruity sweetness sneaks through. One fierce IPA that only the bravest should challenge.

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2012 21:43:09 | More by Cyberkedi
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

08-26-2012 05:11:49 | More by allhaildracula
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

08-26-2012 00:41:15 | More by Hanzo
1000 IBU from Mikkeller ApS
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