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Koppi Coffee IPA - Mikkeller ApS

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Koppi Coffee IPAKoppi Coffee IPA

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337 Ratings
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Ratings: 337
Reviews: 164
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.86%
Wants: 13
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A coffee-IPA.

Ingredients: Water, malt, barley flakes, Tomahawk hops, coffee and yeast.

The coffee comes from Swedish coffee roasting-house Koppi.

The first batch had Guji Natural organic coffee from Sidamo, Ethiopia.

The second batch had Odoo Shakiso Coffee from Ethiopia.

Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij, Belgium.

(Beer added by: bark on 01-27-2011)
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Ratings: 337 | Reviews: 164 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Kjanisch7, Jul 15, 2013
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5/5  rDev +31.2%

EastBay_Nick, Jul 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Zbeetleman, Jul 09, 2013
Photo of Noyt
3.1/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

From bottle at The Festival. Murky hazy gold pour with little head. Strong coffe aroma, very vegetal however, lots of green pepper smell, raw beans, very much like kopi luwak. Strong vegetal coffee flavor as well, some hoppiness, resinous, ultra vegetal.

Noyt, Jul 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.3%

pwoody11, Jul 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

uturn, Jul 01, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

BubbleBobble, Jun 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5%

BMart, Jun 07, 2013
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4.19/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Shared between friends and poured into Crown and Rose Pub nonics from 750ml capped bottle. Hazed dark bronze color topped with 3+ finger eggshell froth leaving behind a nice wall of lace marking each sip. Nose leads on to pine and grapefruit peel, but the coffee is right there with it. Not too sure of this. It's foreign territory as far as beer goes. Multiple hop characters - floral, earthy, and fruity. The coffee is not like I expected - it's very robust, but balances out nicely in this beer. I can't believe it's that good. It just works out somehow. There is also a buttery character that adds oil to the medium body making it on the velvety side. For such a strange blend, this beer is full of win. I won't hesitate to buy it again.

DelMontiac, Jun 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Chugs13, Jun 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

ryanpj, May 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

CwrwAmByth, May 20, 2013
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3.96/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Beer bottle (33 cl.) purchased from La Cervoiserie, and tasted in 2013.

Appearance : deep red color, with huge foamy head (but too big bubbles)
Smell : spicy and coffee aromas.
Taste & mouthfeel : coffee and chocolate flavors with spicy notes, leading to a dry and bitter finish.
Drinkability : a good beer in the style American IPA.

thierrynantes, May 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

mportnoy, May 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

VTHopddicted, May 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Caudalie, May 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5%

cnbrown313, Apr 30, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -40.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Really have looked forward to this one and was excited to find it at Argonaut liquors in Denver.

A: slightly hazy, orangish-gold, some light carbonation and light lacing.

S: Burnt, acrid coffee grounds and dirt. Lots of both. earthy, mushroom like hop smell is there too. The slightly musty, citrusy hops are barely there. I wonder what this would be like fresh, but it really isn't pleasant right now.

T: more earthy, burnt tasting, coal and ash. It tastes like chewing on old coffee grounds and some earthy weird hops. Not pleasant by any means. I didn't expect to struggle to drink a glass with my friends. There is some slight malt sweetness there, but that's the only redeeming quality.

M: slick, oily, slightly thin. light carbonation.

O: I really was let down by this. I figured at the worst, it would be weird and not meld well with the hops and coffee. Instead, the coffee character was disguisting, and the ipa character was nonexistent or barely there. What a mess. I know this is difficult to brew or nail, but this was a huge waste of excitement and money.

Ricelikesbeer, Apr 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

sneaks2210, Apr 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

MarkyMOD, Apr 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5%

st9647v3, Apr 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5%

JacobGumina, Apr 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

neckbracesub, Mar 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5%

JohnQVD, Mar 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

chubby2u, Mar 15, 2013
Koppi Coffee IPA from Mikkeller ApS
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