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Ris A La M'ale - Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
81
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177 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 177
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 16.01%
Wants: 3
Gots: 20 | FT: 1
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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DrJoe82

Illinois

4/5  rDev +12.4%

01-24-2013 01:35:24 | More by DrJoe82
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fivetime

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

01-22-2013 00:41:24 | More by fivetime
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ucsbmullet

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

01-20-2013 22:50:56 | More by ucsbmullet
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bismarksays

Iowa

4/5  rDev +12.4%

01-15-2013 10:02:51 | More by bismarksays
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marct

Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

01-12-2013 05:16:29 | More by marct
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joshwalt

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

01-10-2013 22:59:29 | More by joshwalt
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AgentMunky

California

3.93/5  rDev +10.4%

Poured from a paper-wrapped 375mL bottle into an Allagash cervoise glass. Brewed at De Proef Bouwerj. Stamped 8891208.

A: A careless pour nets an overflux of lightly pinkish head which I'm compelled to siphon away. The beer is clear golden-brown, the color of unfiltered honey. Heavy, sticky lacing.

S: This smells like something, though what I could not say. No, wait, it actually smells like Heineken. Ugh.

T/M: The head taste great! Light yeast, tart cherries, and a subtle aftertaste of amaretto. The beer is similar, with a light tang and noticeable almond flavor. The beer is smooth and light, almost wine-like. The finish is moreish and smackworthy.

O: I really enjoyed this Mikkeller effort, and don't really understand the low ratings. I would have another, recommend, and generally approve. Well-made and interesting!

01-04-2013 06:40:09 | More by AgentMunky
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Sooch222

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12.4%

01-01-2013 00:46:47 | More by Sooch222
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rcjennings

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12.4%

12-31-2012 00:22:49 | More by rcjennings
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.7%

12-26-2012 01:29:30 | More by ejimhof
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

12-25-2012 20:45:25 | More by ShemRahBoo
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aminobutyricacid

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

12-22-2012 20:43:22 | More by aminobutyricacid
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

12-22-2012 08:39:12 | More by schnarr84
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stairwell2811bre

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

12-12-2012 12:58:05 | More by stairwell2811bre
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Bubbles

California

4/5  rDev +12.4%

12-08-2012 21:07:28 | More by Bubbles
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.45/5  rDev -3.1%

Note: This bottle is about 1 year old, kept in cold fridge

Pours a dark pink with pinkish white head. Foamed up to about 2 fingers, laced a bit as it drank.

Aroma of black cherries, Bing cherries, soft biscuit and some nuttiness.

Flavors are just as the nose. Cherries and nuts. The fruit isn't all up in yo face, and the sweetness is subtle. The almonds tame this down a bit and give a smoothness. Quite the contrast to those fruit beers that use syrups.

Feels a tad flat. A bit more bubble would help liven up that smoothness on the end.

12-06-2012 21:12:26 | More by Mebuzzard
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

12-04-2012 22:41:15 | More by kaelingirl
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sendbeer

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

12-03-2012 20:12:55 | More by sendbeer
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shelby415

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

12-01-2012 07:46:15 | More by shelby415
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DoktorZee

Alberta (Canada)

3.58/5  rDev +0.6%

Poured from a 375ml bottle into a tulip. Best before date is 31/08/14 on the back of the bottle.

A - red-amber hued beer, slightly cloudy, with a fluffy tan head that erupts fairly large, and then dissipates quickly leaving some head around the edge of the glass and some thin contiguous lacing

S - sweet fruit on the nose; hard to place as it's intermingled with some cakey malt, perhaps sour cherry

T - definitely some sour cherry notes in the initial attack, and less of a sweet malt finish than I would have expected. It's slightly tart in the finish with cherry and gooseberry without a significant malt breakthrough. More subtle and sour than I had expected. This does change slightly as it warms and it becomes a bit richer and sweeter in the finish.

M - light medium body with medium carbonation. No hint of alcohol at all, which is impressive given it's an 8% beer.

Not quite what I expected, as I was thinking this would be a "sweet pudding" beer, with a hint of almonds, but I couldn't find them, and instead the overall flavor was powered large by sour cherry notes. Not a bad beer by any stretch, but somewhat less complex than I had expected. It did improve with some warming, so don't be shy about letting it sit for a while. A decent Christmas beer, but not one that will keep you warm at night.

11-21-2012 04:42:18 | More by DoktorZee
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Infamous7100

Ohio

3.48/5  rDev -2.2%

A:Pours a beautiful deep ruby with huge off white head. Great lacing. Hazy body.
S: Spot on what the label says. Notes of sliced almonds and cherries are easily detected. Seems to get a tad nuttier as it warms. Kinds reminds me of cherrie pie.
T: very complex. The tart cherries are evident throughout and plays nicely with the almond overtones. Slightly bittersweet finish. Interesting to say the least.
M: Kudos! Thick and creamy. Very smooth. Fair amount of cabonation. It's got an above average body.
O: interesting brew. I dig the cherry/almond nose a lot, but can't quite decide on the taste. Seems to get more sour/tart as it warms, but I feels it need a little more sweetness. Worth a try, but not sure I will keep coming back to it.

11-17-2012 03:22:15 | More by Infamous7100
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jsurfs82

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

11-11-2012 13:37:19 | More by jsurfs82
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andthevolcano

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

11-06-2012 00:52:54 | More by andthevolcano
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t0rin0

California

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

10-29-2012 01:44:30 | More by t0rin0
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AApparel

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

09-28-2012 19:03:52 | More by AApparel
Ris A La M'ale from Mikkeller ApS
81 out of 100 based on 177 ratings.