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Invasion IPA - Mikkeller ApS

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Invasion IPAInvasion IPA

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88
very good

114 Ratings
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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 9.92%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Batches have been brewed at both Drake's in CA and Mercury in MA.

(Beer added by: bark on 09-28-2011)
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Reviews by OneBeertoRTA:
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OneBeertoRTA

California

3.63/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Smell is mostly pine. I don't see a born on date but it tastes pretty fresh.

About an inch of head on the pour and high citrus flavoring throughout. The price of Mikkeler's is right there with 3F's.

It's a good IPA, nothing really stands out. I would drink it more if it was $3 less a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2012 03:15:45 | More by OneBeertoRTA
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4.45/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Hazy orange with an off white head.

S: Tangerine, pineapple in the nose. Smells delicious.

T: Tastes more like a pale ale, than an IPA, but that makes it all the more refreshing on a hot summer day, with pineapple and orange notes.

M: Medium bodied and smoothish.

O: A damn good IPA. Far better than the farmhouse version. Delicious!

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Alberta (Canada)

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Indiana

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Indiana

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Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

09-01-2013 16:05:31 | More by jaydoc
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Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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Wisconsin

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New York

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New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

06-26-2013 13:19:40 | More by jealmanzar
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Greywulfken

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: into a tulip, perfect amber body, few fingers of off-white head left messy sheets of lace

S: lots of bold hops, floral and herbal over the sweet pale malts - suggestions of dry fields and tart yeasts amid the bright hops and fresh malts

T: malt body was a bitter/butterscotchy sweet, some caramel, maybe even peachiness; lots of bittering and toasty hops, seemed like a pretty good mix of citric and pine suggestions, as well as having an earthy, almost dank character

M: has a slight chew to it, nicely bittering and drying, medium-light body but initially full on the tongue, crisp and effervescent

O: an IPA I would have never bought if not for the Invasion Farmhouse IPA I loved (from Mikkeller). Outstanding IPA with a slight musky edge. Fans of the style, Belgian and American versions, should definitely give it a try.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2013 20:38:30 | More by Greywulfken
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Alberta (Canada)

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vfgccp

New York

4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
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A - Light haze. Nice, deep peach orange-brown. Fine white head settles low but has great retention once it gets there.

S - Sweet honey, thick malt, tangerine, white raisins, earthy wood, bitter florals.

T - Great woody hop flavor with a solid bitter backbone. Honey, mellon, and sweet tangerine keep things in balance. Bitters linger through a long, malty-sweet finish.

M - Sharp bitters cut through a thick and creamy mouthfeel.

O - Exceptionally bitter-forward flavor profile, even for the style.

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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GiantCogs

Massachusetts

3.56/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Not bad at all. More malt coming through then most of the IPA I usually prefer, but I welcome change

A: Copper color, with a little head.

S: Not much to report here. The right smells were there.

T: Bitterness, hops, malt. Again, more malt then I normally expect. More yeast too, but I've come to expect that from European IPAs. Caramel, sweet bread, dried fruit type of flavors.

M: I would of liked it to have had cleaner feel. Thicker then most ales, but not syrupy /sticky like a doppelbocks.

O: My second brew from Mikkeller. I liked it. Will not buy this particular ale again, but will definitely continue to try more from the brewer.

If this beer was a metal band it would be Frightmare. Classic in style, but just enough unique. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PXQA77tEt8

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Invasion IPA from Mikkeller ApS
88 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.