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19 - Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
88
very good

166 Ratings
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Ratings: 166
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 13.38%
Wants: 6
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS visit their website
Denmark

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A blend of those single hop IPAs:

Simcoe 17,14%, Citra 15,72%, Amarillo 14,29%, Sorachi Ace 10,71%, Bravo 6,79%, Columbus 6,79%, Cluster 4,64%, Warrior 4,64%, Cascade 3,57%, Centennial 3,57%, Palisade 2,86%, Challenger 1,43%, Galena 1,43%, Magnum 1,43%, Mt Hood 1,43%, Tettnanger 1,43%, Nugget 0,71%, Super Galena 0,71%, Williamette 0,71%.

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

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -74.7%

08-06-2012 04:00:09 | More by janizzle
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Bonko_the_sane

North Carolina

1/5  rDev -74.7%

04-05-2012 03:33:56 | More by Bonko_the_sane
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kojevergas

Texas

2.28/5  rDev -42.4%

Brown glass bottle appears to be 330ml. The top is a standard pressure cap. Acquired at Ramirez Liquor in Los Angeles, California. I don't recall the cost. Served into a conical Guinness pint glass at me gaff in low altitude Los Angeles, California. Reviewed live.

Expectations are quite high as Mikkeller is me favourite brewery, but Mikkel tends not to brew bright beers as well as he does dark beers.

Served a bit warmer than refrigerator cold. Poured without any extra vigor as I didn't anticipate any carbonation issues.

A: Pours a four finger head, quite thin, without any real trace of cream. No lacing on the head. Retention is average, but the ABV is above average. Beer colour is a semitransparent copper.

Sm: All manner of hop aroma, some bittering, others not so much. Not skunky. Very diverse. Some caramel. Estery. A moderate strength aroma.

T: Hops of all kinds, without too much bitterness. Not at all full bodied. Tastes very much like an experimental beer. All the flavour is on the midpoint; there's just emptiness in the first and third acts. Very structurally brief. Horrendously balanced. Fails as an IPA. Built poorly. At least the malts are clean. Where's the flavour? No alcohol or yeast comes through.

Mf: Extremely thin. Smooth and wet. Undercarbonated. This beer's main issue is its lack of a full body, and the mouthfeel is as much to blame as the flavour profile. Damned flat.

Dr: Easy to drink because it's basically hopped barley water. A major disappointment from Mikkeller, maybe his worst beer I've tried other than Drink n the sun. If I tried this again, it would have to be on draught. Avoid unless you'd murder your grandma for the style.

D+

02-26-2012 07:21:48 | More by kojevergas
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crosenkrantz

Switzerland

2.5/5  rDev -36.9%

06-11-2013 22:09:52 | More by crosenkrantz
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illidurit

California

2.75/5  rDev -30.6%

06-25-2013 03:01:24 | More by illidurit
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Rojada1988

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.2%

05-29-2012 16:44:29 | More by Rojada1988
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cuvtcuv

Florida

3/5  rDev -24.2%

07-18-2014 20:29:16 | More by cuvtcuv
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quilty

Illinois

3/5  rDev -24.2%

03-01-2012 05:38:15 | More by quilty
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djre4orm

Virginia

3/5  rDev -24.2%

06-13-2013 20:16:48 | More by djre4orm
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Dawkins

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

09-23-2013 01:29:54 | More by Dawkins
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GRG1313

California

3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

10-26-2013 01:58:17 | More by GRG1313
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vfgccp

New York

3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

07-05-2012 01:36:20 | More by vfgccp
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marvin213

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

07-15-2012 21:52:11 | More by marvin213
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Britton

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

01-26-2012 18:09:14 | More by Britton
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manutdfan

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

07-02-2013 17:41:55 | More by manutdfan
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

02-05-2012 01:54:57 | More by bigfnjoe
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BDeibs

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

04-06-2012 23:34:54 | More by BDeibs
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drmarcusmobley

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

02-17-2012 02:11:30 | More by drmarcusmobley
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

04-30-2014 23:26:10 | More by jzlyo
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

02-17-2012 23:11:34 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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KYBrewgrass

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

02-27-2012 18:24:03 | More by KYBrewgrass
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cwguy5

North Carolina

3.55/5  rDev -10.4%

reviewed from notes taken on 2.16.12. poured into a Brooklyn Brewery tulip. thanks to Brawley's Beverage for the nice Mikkeller selection.

A - deep orange/rust color with slight haze; frothy one-finger has an almost yellow tint; good retention and LOTS of lacing

S - all hops ranging from citrus to floral to slightly herbal; there is a particular herbal? smell that is not familiar to me that i would describe as being close to new plastic smell(not bad per se but different)

T - mostly citrusy hops at first with some bittering and peppery hops coming through after; taste fades pretty quickly with little aftertaste

M - thin body; light carbonation; light on palette overall

O - seems a bit "noisy" and it is surprisingly easy to taste that there are many different hops here; the flavors cycle around quickly and fade just as quickly; more of a concept beer than a real ipa; not bad but would not seek out again; cool label!

02-26-2012 05:40:10 | More by cwguy5
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.65/5  rDev -7.8%

"Hey, which hop should we use?"
"Ummm...."
"Ah, screw it. Just dump 'em all in"

Love this idea. May as well go for it, see what happens.

What emerges is a nice IPA that isn't shy nor shouting. Looks great. Amber/gold, bright. Huge white fluffy head that rocks up and settles to a cone in the middle. Great lacing.

Aroma is hops. Green pine and light caramel. Some citrus. Some tropical. Some grass. The hops are all over without being all up yo face.

Flavor is the same. It's hoppy, but not overly so. The malt does stand up well and gives a nice foundation of sweet bread/caramel. Still, the flavors are not intense nor lasting. It's a quick burst with some bubblegum on the end...very quick too.

nice bite, a bit metallic. A good beer

03-29-2012 05:34:15 | More by Mebuzzard
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brewskis

Indiana

3.7/5  rDev -6.6%

Pours a rustic, darker orange color with a finger length of an off white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a semi blanket of lacing on the top. Smells of resinous grass, almost cat piss-like, pine, grapefruit, orange, sweet pineapple and mango. Nice hop qualities but seem subdued due to age. A hint of breadiness and carmel show through as well. Taste is hard to describe with so much going on from the different hops. It starts with more of the bitter qualities of the hops like pine, resin, and a slight grapefruit that then leads into a creamy and sweet, bready malt backbone. Then the hops come back stronger with more complex flavors of pine, grass, tropical fruits, orange, grapefruit, resin, carmel, bready notes. High medium body with a creamy mouthfeel. Pretty clean, yet bitter finish. Even being an older bottle, the hops still hold some complexity to them. I think they blend pretty well with one another. Decent offering from Mikkeller.

03-24-2013 01:37:31 | More by brewskis
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev -5.8%

Bottle from yesterday's trip to Premiere. With all the hops listed, one would imagine a double IPA. It is a single and that's consistent with the understated IBU. Peachy coloured body with carb bubbles. Fresh smell. Some pickle flavour, more orange citrus flavour as it warms. Good drinkability.

09-04-2012 12:29:25 | More by Sammy
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