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Hop Burn High - Mikkeller ApS

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87
very good

105 Ratings
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Ratings: 105
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.28%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS visit their website
Denmark

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
The same malts and hops were also used for the imperial pilsner "Hop Burn Low".

(Beer added by: bark on 12-27-2011)
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yergermeister

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.9%

04-18-2012 13:33:30 | More by yergermeister
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stimulus

New Jersey

4.8/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Part of a six IPA tasting session. Listed as Double Imperial Pale Ale.
No freshness date, but I know this was released in February 2012.
Poured from a 330 mL bottle into a snifter.

A: Pours a slightly hazy golden with a 1/2 finger white head.
S: Lots of bright citrus, marmalade, and floral hops. Great aroma.
T: Taste follows the aroma pretty well, with a sweet malt backbone balancing out a high level of bitterness.
M: Crisp, light bodied, and well carbonated.
O: Definitely the best of the tasting. Balance is key here, as with the Hopzilla. Too bad it may only be a one time release, and since it is a single 11.2 oz bottle, it certainly is overpriced like most of Mikkeller's beers.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2012 14:54:21 | More by stimulus
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Poucher86

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

07-15-2012 20:49:11 | More by Poucher86
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

06-25-2012 02:17:28 | More by Whiskeydeez
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JustinMatthew

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

04-07-2012 02:23:00 | More by JustinMatthew
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skotster13

California

4.53/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle: Purchased at Perry's Liquors (Livermore, CA)
A: Beautiful orange, tangelo colour. Thin head, little lace.
S: Nose of mandarin orange, tart hop.
T: Wonderful soft citrus on the palate. Juicy hop flavor with gentle bitterness.
M: Oily citrus hops. Bright explosion of tart and bitterness. Well balanced and focused on the mid-palate.
O: Delicious effort from Mikkeller, as always!

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2012 19:59:24 | More by skotster13
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FadetoBock

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

01-16-2014 05:21:21 | More by FadetoBock
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MaseFace

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

04-21-2012 04:18:29 | More by MaseFace
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Rickythejeweler

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

02-06-2012 23:12:53 | More by Rickythejeweler
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

10-10-2012 23:56:37 | More by HoistinBrews
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quilty

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

03-01-2012 05:41:36 | More by quilty
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neckbracesub

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

05-24-2014 14:18:47 | More by neckbracesub
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PoppaSquat

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

07-07-2014 17:20:56 | More by PoppaSquat
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hoppitydooda


4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

03-08-2012 03:07:51 | More by hoppitydooda
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oberon

North Carolina

4.43/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a tulip glass a slightly hazed burnt orange tinged golden with a sticky one finger white head atop,great lacing and form to the head.Big grapefruit rind in the nose just really fresh and it jumps out at ya,light herb and sweetish alcohol round out the nose.Grapefruit-like hops and sharp bittering hops dominate the palate with sweet alcohol as well,it's sweet but not as in your face sweet as many of the style.It's sticky and sharp like an imperial ipa should be,it's not to sweet just a great beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2012 00:02:14 | More by oberon
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mattcrill

Ohio

4.33/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aroma: Sticky caramel orange caramel sweetness. Esters are prominent and give it a boozy note.

Appearance: Cloudy amber pour with floaties and golden edging. A thick sudsy white batter-like head.

Flavor: Orange juice-like pithy hop notes up front. Background caramel sweetness. Balance is decidedly bitter. Finish is clean and dry.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, oily, medium carbonation. Slight alcohol burn.

Overall impression: A sipper to be savored. Had a liqueur-like quality to be savored in a snifter.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2012 01:46:13 | More by mattcrill
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lonewolfcry

Minnesota

4.31/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Finally pulled the trigger on this spendy little 350 ml
Poured very slow , as not to disturb the chunks of floaters at the bottom of the bottle.

A ~ wonderful - this is how I like my beer to look - hazy muddled burnt orange.
Nice head that slowly regressed, leaving nice lacing
S ~ I could probably guess Mikeller, if blindfolded - just their signature aroma; sweet citrus, malty yeast, caramel & slight booze.
T ~ I don't know how they do it - this is another solid beer from Mikeller ( I just wish they could come down a little on $$$) Sweet orange hops with boozy malt back. Some resiny quality toward the finish.
M ~ Medium to MH mouth-feel, very nice actually.
O ~ This is a very nice beer. I know this must've been sitting around for a while - I wonder if a little age might've actually helped this one, because it's fantastic.

I'm really starting to love Mikeller - haven't found one that I didn't enjoy (a lot).

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2013 06:26:50 | More by lonewolfcry
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EastBay_Nick

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

07-13-2013 20:59:54 | More by EastBay_Nick
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

03-07-2013 03:17:31 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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OGkushington


4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

09-10-2012 06:15:13 | More by OGkushington
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bluesbrewsguys

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

10-24-2013 18:54:30 | More by bluesbrewsguys
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NathanFink

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

09-27-2012 01:54:11 | More by NathanFink
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sendbeer

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

12-03-2012 20:11:28 | More by sendbeer
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embeevlos86

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

04-09-2013 02:41:01 | More by embeevlos86
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

01-15-2013 02:40:15 | More by iL0VEbeer
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Hop Burn High from Mikkeller ApS
87 out of 100 based on 105 ratings.