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Ris A La M'ale - Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
81
good

173 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 173
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 16.01%
Wants: 3
Gots: 20 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kkipple on 11-05-2010)
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Patrick999

Florida

3.53/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Wow, look at that beer! Looks better than some lambics. Natural cherry-jam color, pinkish foam, great lacing.

What's up with this aroma? It smells like...an ordinary pilsner. I get noble hops and not a whole lot else....for all I know this could be a Spaten lager or something. A little more "fruity" as it warms, but still kinda disappointing to be honest.

Geez, it tastes mostly like a pilsner, too, albeit one with a little alcohol bite. OK...come on, there's got to be more to this. I'm getting some of the cherry and almonds...I don't know that I was prepared for this to be so subtle. I think the beer could be improved by dialing the noble hop back some. Hardly bad, though.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2011 22:57:13 | More by Patrick999
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Indiana

3.7/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into snifter

A- red with clean filtering and thin head
S- sour, cherries, Salt
T- front end is great, but falls of very quick. A bit of sour cherries, salt and sweet
M - a bit thin

O- smell is awesome, but taste falls very quickly. I need something more substantial

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07-26-2014 00:34:29 | More by PBRmeasap1980
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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rand

California

3.88/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

375 mL bottle to pint glass

A: Orange-apricot in color, opaque and effervescent. A big, fizzy head forms immediately but quickly recedes, leaving lacing everywhere.

S: Malt-forward bouquet with distinct notes of cherry. The sweet tones are offset by a backdrop of grassy hops and lingering cracker-y, pastry-like aspects. The added cherries are distinct and although there's a nutty undertone you can't parse the almonds.

T: Malt-forward again, with phenolic tones countering cherry sweetness. The almonds poke though more on the palate than the nose, making a nutty, almost oaky nuance. Grassy hops add a little bitterness and round the palate.

M: Chewy, stodgy body although ample carbonation keeps the palate cleansed.

Nothing breakthrough here but a solid fruit-added beer. A lot of brewers taking stab at this style end up with something more like juice than beer. The beer improved as I worked through the glass.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2013 08:51:32 | More by rand
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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Missouri

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Pennsylvania

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Appearance: Pours an unusual color, sort of a blend between cherry and orange, let's call it burnt orange with a reddish hue; the head is impressive, as is the lacing

Smell: Apparently, the name is a Danish play on words for Risalamande, a rice pudding made with cream and almonds and topped with cherry sauce - that is exactly what it smells like, a rice pudding with both sweet and funky cherry tones as well as an almond edge

Taste: Tastes very much like it smells, with the rice pudding flavors opening followed by the cherries, first sweet and then slightly tart and funky; after the swallow, the almond makes an appearance and builds into the finish

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with buoyant carbonation

Overall: I am going against the grain here but I loved this beer - really unusual, too, and that bumps the score for me

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Ris A La M'ale from Mikkeller ApS
81 out of 100 based on 173 ratings.