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10 - Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
87
very good

216 Ratings
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Ratings: 216
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 5
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS visit their website
Denmark

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 05-21-2010)
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Bonko_the_sane

North Carolina

1/5  rDev -74.2%

04-05-2012 03:33:28 | More by Bonko_the_sane
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thampel09

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -48.3%

05-18-2013 01:09:02 | More by thampel09
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MarkFy

Illinois

2.42/5  rDev -37.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Poured from bottle into pint glass

A: slightly cloudy golden orange

S: Not much there, some piny citrus but unless I'm stuffed up, not picking up much

T: kind of a let down. Was picking up a dry bread like malt, sharper, bitter finish that just kind of leaves you. Not impressed at all. As I continue to drink it, it's almost like I;m drinking a Bud.

M: Dry, not much too it.

D: not that great. I'm halfway through and already looking forward to my next beer. Not a drain pour, but man am I disappointed, especially for the price!

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2010 20:51:56 | More by MarkFy
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kojevergas

Texas

2.63/5  rDev -32%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

33cl brown glass bottle with standard pressure cap served into a generic hefeweissbier glass in Los Angeles, California. Reviewed live.

A: Pours a four finger head of decent cream, pretty good thickness, and good retention. Colour is a semitransparent gold.

Sm: Slight floral bittering hops is all me broken nose picks up. All apologies, lads. The aroma is mild in strength.

T: Floral bittering hops are deep and flavourful, if simple. The balance disregards the final 20% of the body, but what is there is pleasant. It's nicely built, but lacks significant quality.

Mf: Smooth and wet, suiting the flavour slightly.

Dr: Very drinkable, but limited in quality. A high price for a mediocre beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2011 03:44:23 | More by kojevergas
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mikey711

New Jersey

2.78/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

A: Somewhat murky orange color, over carbonated, slightly cloudy. I would have like the head to be a little more tightly packed as well. Decent lacing though

S: Very earthy smelling with notes of fresh cut grass to start. Some soapiness as well rhat is a bit flowery

T: Again very grassy tasting with some bitter pine notes at the end. It is also quite soapy as well. Its not bad but just a bit too flowery

M: Pretty accurate for the style, not to heavy, but not too light. there is a bit of a watery quality however there is a nice lingering bitter note.

D: I was quite disappointed this one. its not hard to drink but its also not exactly what i look for in an IPA. this was way to perfumy and soapy tasting.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2010 22:09:54 | More by mikey711
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crnipeter

Slovenia

2.83/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours slightly hazed, copper/amber body with orangeish tint, topped by compact off-white head that clings to the walls and slowly recedes to form a stable veil over the entire surface.
Aroma is very fruity (either from esters or hops), with heavy, sugary sweet caramel and toast malts dominating over the subdued hops with prevalent citrusy character and some woodsy, spicy notes. Sweet malty body that is milder than the aroma suggested embraces woodsy and somewhat muted citrusy hop flavor with accompanying bitterness. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation and medium dry finish with lingering bitterness. A sugary-fruity-malty mess with none of the 10 advertised hops standing out from the crowd. Besides, considering the 10 various hops input there's not much flavor-variety in here. Numerous participants at the party do not necessarily provide good entertainment. (330 ml, freshness date 24. March 2012, into tulip).

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2011 00:35:25 | More by crnipeter
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pavyaz19

California

2.88/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I didn't hate this beer but I won't seek it out in the future. It has a light amber color and is a little cloudy. Appearance never bothers me, nor do I get excited for the most part.

My biggest problem with this beer is the high carbonation. I really don't care for that.

It tastes fine but reminds me a lot of a Homebrew we just made. I get a little turned off by that since it's not something special so I really don't want to pay for it again.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2010 00:34:00 | More by pavyaz19
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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.5%

06-13-2013 00:09:00 | More by mportnoy
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.5%

12-25-2012 22:56:48 | More by ejimhof
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BikemanDave

Texas

3/5  rDev -22.5%

10-01-2013 13:24:20 | More by BikemanDave
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -22.5%

11-28-2011 04:16:21 | More by jenray
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3/5  rDev -22.5%

05-12-2013 17:07:56 | More by Whiskeydeez
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JaBes

Texas

3/5  rDev -22.5%

10-05-2013 03:51:29 | More by JaBes
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danieelol

Australia

3/5  rDev -22.5%

11-28-2011 14:24:06 | More by danieelol
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OneDropSoup

Pennsylvania

3.08/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Had this on tap at House of 1000 Beers in New Kensington, PA. I'll preface this by saying that it was listed as a Belgian IPA on their draft list, so some of my comments reflect that premise, but I stand by the scores I gave it.

Poured into a Leffe stem: Cloudy, orange-pink with just a ring of head & a thin dusting across the surface.

Very little aroma, but I get a small amount of grapefruit, passion fruit, melon - sort of dull, low acidity fruits.

Fruity characteristics carry through into the taste, with more grapefruit & something like Juicy Fruit. A bracing, pithy bitterness finishes up & lasts into the aftertaste. Again, sort of dull flavors, & then bitter. Pretty unremarkable.

Medium-full-bodied, firms with a good swish, a little heat.

Eh, nothing especially good or bad about it, just seems like everything was blunted. This may not have been the freshest by the time I got it. Given my preface, I think I was probably giving it the benefit of the doubt by reviewing it as a Belgian IPA - if I'd thought I was getting an American IPA & received this, I probably would've been a bit harsher.

Serving type: on-tap

09-25-2011 12:01:59 | More by OneDropSoup
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SFLpunk

Vermont

3.08/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to freud for this one! 12oz brown glass pry-top bottle. Cap dated 24/03012.

Appearance is hazy amber brown with some creamy off-white head. Nose is somewhat muted and bready, maybe a little biscuit malt and some faint earthy hops. Palate is a bit of a mess. Lots of aggressive hops all fighting over center stage. Malt gets bashed around by the astringent bitterness.

Not my favorite Mikk IPA. Worth a go though to see what 10 hops battling it out would taste like.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2010 05:34:20 | More by SFLpunk
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -16%

05-09-2013 02:43:50 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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Halluxone

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -16%

10-12-2013 21:30:27 | More by Halluxone
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bbadger

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -16%

07-13-2012 23:35:17 | More by bbadger
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de1m0nte

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16%

11-08-2013 02:06:35 | More by de1m0nte
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16%

03-30-2013 16:35:35 | More by rolltide8425
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t0rin0

California

3.25/5  rDev -16%

10-29-2012 01:14:40 | More by t0rin0
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barczar

Kentucky

3.28/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy copper brown with a beige quarter inch head that leaves a rim of foam.

Grapefruit, resin, pine, and caramel malt comprise the aroma, which is fairly bready.

Toasted, bready caramel malt forms the backbone of the flavor, with notes of citrus pith, skunk, and a hint of grapefruit, and a slightly bitter finish. Hop character seems a bit muddled and dirty, on the earthy side.

Body is on the heavy side of moderate, with moderate carbonation. There's a bit of warmth at the finish.

Overall, a disappointing example of the style. Malt almost tastes burnt, likely due to the addition of brown malt. Hops are not as clean and bright as I hoped.

Serving type: on-tap

08-13-2012 22:29:44 | More by barczar
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alpineclimber

Alberta (Canada)

3.3/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 33cl bottle. The brew pours a copper color with a big fluffy white head.

Nose is sweet, with some grapefruit.

Taste is of pine and grapefruit, the sweetness from the smell does not come through in the taste. This brew finishes fairly sour and that sour aftertaste lingers on the back of the tongue.

Mouthfeel is what I would expect from a typical IPA.

It's an okay drink, not my first pick for an IPA.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2010 23:59:04 | More by alpineclimber
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FeDUBBELFIST

Pennsylvania

3.35/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

11.2 oz bottle to pint glass with a best before date of 24/10/12. Love the label design. The technicolor vertical striping is simple and eye-catching.

A: Pours with an enormous head that fills up most of the glass, rises over the edge, leaving maybe 4 oz of liquid on the bottom...and I haven't even poured the entire bottle yet. The head is fluffy first and rocky later, ivory white in color and incredibly long lasting. Huge peaks and craters cover the surface. As it eventually fades, chunky sea foam lace coats the glass. The body is rustic orange with medium saturation and very clear. Very few interior bubbles.

S: Light malt contribution of sweet bread and grains with caramel and hay more prominent as it warms. Harshly hopped with dominant pine notes, backed by dried orange peel and grass. A slight mustiness from the yeast. Stunning and promising.

T: A let down given the performance of the nose. Simply put, the flavor lacks finesse. Heavily bitter (no problem there), but papery and dusty flavors are off-putting.

M: Medium-full body with a creamy yet minerally texture. Very lively carbonation up front turns to fine and fizzy on the back end. Extra dry finish.

D: Above average brew with below average drinkability. Truly great IPAs, above all else, should be very drinkable. This one is not. High front end scores save the Mikkeller 10 from mediocre ratings.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2010 15:00:27 | More by FeDUBBELFIST
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10 from Mikkeller ApS
87 out of 100 based on 216 ratings.