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Tettnanger Single Hop IPA - Mikkeller ApS

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Tettnanger Single Hop IPATettnanger Single Hop IPA

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BA SCORE
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49 Ratings
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: gford217 on 06-16-2011)
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jk3

New York

3/5  rDev -18.3%

01-01-2013 19:16:48 | More by jk3
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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oberon

North Carolina

3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottled on 6/31/13 so it's got some age on it but that's Total wine for ya.Pours into a standard pint glass a somewhat murky amber color with a half finger off white head that settled pretty slowly.Aromas of the leafy Tettnanger hops and some light sweet bread dough.The mouthfeel is a little prickly and about medium.Flavors of caramel and dough upfront with leafy somewhat herbal hop notes in the finish.Not bad but nothing that blows you away,again this had some age on it so it might have been better if more fresh.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2014 21:15:38 | More by oberon
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-29-2013 04:15:01 | More by OKCNittany
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Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.3%

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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

11-27-2013 03:23:40 | More by vermilcj
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev +9%

09-01-2013 15:56:56 | More by jaydoc
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Hong Kong

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

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Netherlands

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

08-18-2013 17:28:13 | More by safaricook
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United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-08-2013 19:24:00 | More by ranaldbaird
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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.3%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9%

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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

04-20-2013 13:23:31 | More by jreindl
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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.08/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

quite possibly my favorite of the single hop series, now that ive tried all but a few of them. this one has a lot more interesting qualities than I expected from this variety. its got the same familiar orangey hazy pour with the usual yeasty off white head that sticks around. the nose though is a lot different. the hops power right through the yeast where others did not. there is a nice fruity trail mix sort of nutty aroma to this, very outdoorsy in some way. the flavor has a ton of fruit from the hops, like melon and grapefruit, I really like it. I didn't expect so much of that fruit to come from the tettnanger hop, but it really does. the malts and yeast play a nice supporting role here, its beefy like all of the beers in this series. this is one I wish was made all the time and came in cheap 6ers, because id be all over it. super easy drinking, that fruit really seems to lighten up the feel, and the carbonation is robust to say the least. overall im glad I worked my way through this series for this beer alone, its a real discovery, and has inspired me to get going with this variety in my next homebrew. lovely stuff.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 19:52:45 | More by StonedTrippin
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lupercmda

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

01-18-2013 04:26:33 | More by lupercmda
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Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

10-19-2012 00:27:28 | More by Kunstman
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.53/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

We hear brewers tell us that this beer is "this" because of "so-and-so" hops, but rarely do we have a chance to gain appreciation for those hops because there's a lot of stuff going on with the beer; whether it be additional hop varieties, esters, spices, or malt complexities. This Tettnanger version sells what's best about the noble hops of Germany.

With a very un-IPA-like dark amber hue, the beer takes on redish brown coloration of heavy rust. A firm haze, tremendous head formation of eggshell white foam, sturdy retention, and lacy rings all certainly sings the praises of well-made IPAs though.

Spicy-sweet aromas spring from the glass with aromas of dried wood, stems, leaf, bark, and earth- a nearly minty sassafras note comes through and reminds me a bit of gin or white wine. It carries a scent of pumpernickel bread. Backed by the toasted malty sweetness of toffee and shortbread, the base malts nearly cover up the tettnanger scent.

Flavors strike the palate in reverse. First, the malty rich taste of toffee sweetness with toast and starch brings a rich base from which the hops spring. But then up with broad bitterness of dried woods, tea leaves, and rye, the beer begins to balance out very well. Finishing with a spicier peppercorn note, the minty elements weave into alcohol taste for a very refreshing closure to its taste.

Where the tettnanger hop variety delivers high flavor and aroma character with a smooth and broad bitterness, similar to English noble hops, I can see where and why this variety is often paired with other hop species like saaz and hallertau for roundness, complexity, and fuller taste. It would greatly help if Mikkeller could back off of the malt richness, making the beer drier and allowing the hops to showcase all of their special attributes in fuller glory. I feel that the rich base beer covers up the more delicate features of many of the hops being celebrated.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2012 04:27:30 | More by BEERchitect
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metter98

New York

3.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is very hazy amber in color and has some small yeast particles visible floating in suspension along with a moderate amount of carbonation. It poured with a finger and a half high dense off white head that has excellent retention properties, consistently leaving a head covering the surface and lots of bubbles coating the sides of the glass.
S: There are aromas of caramel malts in the nose along with some hints of floral hops.
T: Like the smell, the taste has flavors of caramel malts along with notes of floral hops and hints of herbs towards the finish. The hops also contribute a light to moderate amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer seems to be one of the most malt-forward beers of Mikkeller’s single hop series. The Tettnanger hops aren’t that well suited for an IPA, but it is interesting to see how they compare to those used in the other IPAs in the series.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2012 01:28:25 | More by metter98
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Tettnanger Single Hop IPA from Mikkeller ApS
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