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19 - Mikkeller ApS

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88
very good

159 Ratings
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Ratings: 159
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 13.38%
Wants: 6
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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crbnfbr

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

08-09-2013 09:07:03 | More by crbnfbr
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MaxT

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1%

07-28-2013 04:30:14 | More by MaxT
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schwemjw

Ohio

3.81/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: A dark orange amber with a huge foamy head. three fingers atleast.

S: Right up front i get a big hit of dank hops. Some subtle spice. Sweet caramel and bread are surrounded by waves of orange, lemon, bitter lemon zest and a little pine. Very floral, the best way i can describe it is a wet forest.

T: What a crazy mix of flavor! Bitter pine right off the bat with some citrus. Then comes very sweet oranges, a floral burst and then biscuits. Caramel then slides in to be replaced by dank hops. More citrus and a grassy, piney long lingering bitter finish. Lots of resin and a little bit of a funky yeast.

M: This one sticks around. Medium bodied but that pine resin just sticks to your tongue.

O: This is a pleasant surprise. Very floral and pine forward with a wet hop mouth feel. Definitely unbalanced. A hop head beer. Pretty unique, at least for me, in the way it starts with pine and finishes with pine but has a completely different middle. I would definitely enjoy again. /86

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2013 16:56:13 | More by schwemjw
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

07-14-2013 06:43:27 | More by Phillyz
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EastBay_Nick

California

5/5  rDev +26.3%

07-13-2013 19:24:38 | More by EastBay_Nick
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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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illidurit

California

2.75/5  rDev -30.6%

06-25-2013 03:01:24 | More by illidurit
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fionn13

Ireland

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

06-23-2013 19:23:20 | More by fionn13
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +1%

06-22-2013 19:17:09 | More by Kirk
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djre4orm

Virginia

3/5  rDev -24.2%

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

Denmark

4/5  rDev +1%

05-27-2013 07:58:55 | More by jspruit
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hoptitsbrews

Oregon

4/5  rDev +1%

05-22-2013 20:20:23 | More by hoptitsbrews
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1%

05-22-2013 18:48:16 | More by ncstateplaya
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kguard

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

05-17-2013 03:31:00 | More by kguard
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BuddyE

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

05-14-2013 14:57:36 | More by BuddyE
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beertardis

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +1%

05-02-2013 18:47:44 | More by beertardis
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4.21/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Good Spirit Co, Glasgow (330ml, £4):
Orange amber with a two fingers tall, bubbly head that is a slightly off-white colour and holds very well and leaves a great lacing too.

A balanced citrus and grapefruit aroma with light pine hops and floral notes. There is a light grassy hops aroma along with some tropical fruits and caramel.

Floral and pine hops with a light amount of bitterness, some good citrus and tropical fruit flavours such as peach, grapefruit and some passion fruit. Again a very nice blend that goes down great.

Smooth with a light citrus tang and a touch of bitterness, there is light medium carbonation and a mild bitter mouthfeel to this one. The beer is quite refreshing and goes down great with good balance.

An excellent and perfectly balanced beer with all the flavours working well together and complimenting each other perfectly. A very refreshing with a nice, fruity and light bitter taste that goes down incredibly easily.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2013 09:05:48 | More by flyingpig
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TallSaint

New York

3.99/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

April 16th, 2013.

It pours a rusty orange with two fingers of white head.

The nose is an interesting mix of sweet biscuity malt and flowery hops with a touch of grass and citrus.

On the palate it's citrus-y, flowery, and a bit piney upfront. In the mid-palate the hops fly around and its hard to place a finger on any one flavor; pine, hop resins, grass, citrus, lychees and spice are some of the hop flavors that are present. There's a lot going on but it's so well directed. It's sort of predictable upfront with citrus, pine and some floral elements but then a huge mix of hop flavors come in behind. It finishes bitter (but not overly so) with a sweet malt presence and spicy yeast.

The mouthfeel is medium with a healthy carbonation.

Overall this is an interesting IPA. A great effort by Mikkel; the blend of the single hopped IPAs is excellent and it makes for a truly unique brew. Definitely worth the price of admission and if you can find it buy it!

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2013 23:37:41 | More by TallSaint
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logicerror

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

04-13-2013 20:06:20 | More by logicerror
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rdoggg

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

04-06-2013 13:44:07 | More by rdoggg
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

4.15/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

11.2 fl oz bottle, although the label has neglected to specify. No bottling information present, except for the list of 19 different hops used to brew this beer. The cap says 9081211. I haven't tried any of the Mikkeller single hop series beers, so I guess to start with the entire amalgamation is as good a place as any.

Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass.

A - Pours three fingers of luscious beige colored head with excellent retention, on top of a dark orange ruby colored body. Thick rings of lacing on the way down.

S - Hard to get much behind this giant lingering head, but what I do smell is very light citrus grapefruit hops, and a bready biscuit / caramelized malt scent. Does not smell like the hop bomb you would imagine.

T - Surprisingly smooth and subtle, with a lot of little complexities to it. Biscuity and malty, yeasty and bretty tasting even. There are a few hops on this list that I've never even heard of before. Nothing is over-done. This beer is not extremely bitter or spicy. Tastes very well balanced, which must be a feat considering the 19 different hop varieties used.

M - Feel is of hop resins. Sticky green apple skin sweetness lingers.

Overall, it is light to medium bodied, easy on the carbonation, and highly palatable / drinkable at a decent 6.80% abv, you could down several of these easily and be feeling pretty good. If Mikkeller ever did consider doing a year round 6 pack style beer, *this* is the one it should be, in my opinion. In all, I think they nailed this creation pretty well. If it wasn't so damn expensive I would definitely considering buying more. Lots more.

Mikkeller 19 ---4.5/5

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2013 00:26:39 | More by mfnmbvp
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.16/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

you've just got to hand it to mikkeller for going above and beyond on so many of their beers. not only in terms of creativity, but also execution, and this one is just exceptional. its a blend of all or most of the single hop series in different proportions, and the end result is magic. hazy light amber pour with two inches of lasting foam. the nose is super complex, all the oily bitterness of the different singles, but with a certain fruity vibe from all of them in combination. the flavor also has a lot happening, I can pick out the centennial for sure, and some citrusy notes from some of the others. the yeast that's been such a contributor to this series is also here again, dutifully performing its usual task. really bitter aftertaste, more so than any of the others that I can remember. crazy carbonation, really powerful, and the same fuller medium body that has typified this series. being a big mikkeller fan, and a lover of the single hop series, this beer has been a holy grail for me, one of my most wanted to try beers out there, and thanks to a close friend traveling through the Midwest, I was able to acquire one. not sure how fresh it was, not sure what he paid for it, but I have no complaints. this is special stuff. sort of a fitting exclamation mark on the whole single hop series, of which I still need to source a few more...

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2013 18:48:20 | More by StonedTrippin
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vthippie

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

03-24-2013 13:49:16 | More by vthippie
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Jamison85

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

03-24-2013 01:52:13 | More by Jamison85
19 from Mikkeller ApS
88 out of 100 based on 159 ratings.