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Mikkeller / Grassroots Wheat Is The New Hops - Mikkeller ApS

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88
very good

270 Ratings
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Ratings: 270
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 5
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
India pale ale brewed with wheat and fermented with brettanomyces.

(Beer added by: jazzyjeff13 on 04-15-2012)
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Rhode Island

2.5/5  rDev -36.7%

02-12-2013 04:50:31 | More by Snarf103
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MaseFace

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +1.3%

02-08-2013 03:01:14 | More by MaseFace
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NHbeerfishing

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.3%

02-06-2013 14:57:07 | More by NHbeerfishing
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bahnfire

Vermont

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-26-2013 21:26:01 | More by bahnfire
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ngeunit1

California

4.16/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Hazy golden-yellow with a finger of frothy white head. Fades normal.

S - Orange and citrus hops, sweet wheat and grainy malts, lemon zest, tart and funky Brett.

T - Orange, grapefruit, citrus, and light floral hops, mild bitterness, sweet wheat and grainy malts, tart lemon zest, funky brett and other farmhouse flavors.

M - Medium bodied, moderate carbonation. Smooth with a dry, tart finish.

D - Nice funky IPA. Could use a bit more hop character, but the balance is nice.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2013 03:15:45 | More by ngeunit1
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cfrances33

Illinois

4.24/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle poured into a Hill Farmstead tulip.

Pour: Completely clear golden yellow, with a nice two finger white head. Head hangs around for most of the glass. Very nice sticky lacing.

Smell: Huge brett earthiness up front. Some very nice floral hops. Some light lemon zest. Clears out with a heavy dough and earth.

Taste: Follows the nose with a huge floral hoppiness up front, and then a very heavy floral hoppiness. Next, brett takes over with earth and transforms the floral hops into grass. More earthiness and a very nice dough sweetness finish.

Mouthfeel: Insanely drinkable. A perfect dinner drink to be honest.

Overall: This beer took me by surprise. A really nice earthy beer... like a cross between Gumballhead and Seizoen Bretta, while retaining the drinkability of Gumballhead. Great beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2013 03:06:23 | More by cfrances33
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dunix

Vermont

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-08-2013 14:57:34 | More by dunix
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bluesplit63

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-02-2013 14:43:59 | More by bluesplit63
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chippo33

Vermont

3/5  rDev -24.1%

12-21-2012 03:43:04 | More by chippo33
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Dat

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-15-2012 04:27:02 | More by Dat
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CB_Crowe

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

11-07-2012 20:16:16 | More by CB_Crowe
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mountdew1

New Hampshire

3.95/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into an imperial pint. Color was a pale golden color, with a thck bubbly head. Head quickly faded down to thin wispy bubbles with occasional spots stuck to the sides. Fair amount of carbonation rose from the bottom. Aroma was definitely hoppy with strong herbal scents as well. Can't place it exactly, but something like sage or rosemary. Nicely nuanced without being overpowering. Flavor was tangy hops, with a tad of weak orange in the back. A little too sticky in the mouth, not so much coated, but tacky. Nicely tingly on the tongue. Overall a nice twist. Good flavors and interesting.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2012 23:50:23 | More by mountdew1
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FoodiePilgrim

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-28-2012 16:26:20 | More by FoodiePilgrim
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brbrocc

New York

3/5  rDev -24.1%

10-26-2012 23:26:13 | More by brbrocc
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pixieskid

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

10-25-2012 12:21:18 | More by pixieskid
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JxExM

New York

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

10-21-2012 17:39:41 | More by JxExM
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-11-2012 00:02:32 | More by DaveHack
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LuisLinares

Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

09-25-2012 02:01:22 | More by LuisLinares
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

09-23-2012 15:30:34 | More by jbaker67
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a big pasty white fluffy 2 finger head that fades fairly slowly with nice pillowy lacing, semi clear bright golden yellow-orange color.

Nose brings a nice Brett funk, light lemon, grassy, little horsehair, lemongrass, hay, wheat, earthy, touch of fruity zest like hops,

Taste brings more Bretty funk right off, little horsehair and earthy bready doughy funk, light yeasty flavor from the funk as well. Then grassy flavors, some wheat and hay, grainy, bready and grainy. Then light grassy and lemony hops, little citrus like rind and fruity hops, nice bitterness, floral and bright. Finish is dry and funky, more bready malt flavors, lingering barnyard funk, decent bitterness and light floral grassy citrus hops.

Mouth is med bodied, lots of carb.

Overall very nice, very tasty, great Brett funk, hops blend nicely with it without overpowering adding nice floral, grassy, lemony and bit citrus hops, and the wheat adds subtlties to the underlying beer, without being too drowned out. mikkeller makes some great beers, just wish they weren't so expensive.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2012 00:53:18 | More by jlindros
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4thelvofbeer

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Wow, this beer brings back some memories from my teenage years, lol! I swear, there is a smell of some good high quality bud in the nose of this beer, and better yet, there is even a taste of a faint bud flavor! (I am not talking Budweiser...I'm talking grass, smoke, doobs, marajuwanna!!!) Nice! Grassy, big, big grassy flavors and smells...this beer has a super fresh smell and taste, nothing like I have had before. Pours nice light yellow with a very easily drinkable nice smooth flavor and taste. All around, this is a really nice beer, nice for a summer night, nice for a fall evening, all around, really, really good.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2012 23:35:56 | More by 4thelvofbeer
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BeerBucks

New York

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

09-07-2012 01:47:57 | More by BeerBucks
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danedelman

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

09-06-2012 19:33:12 | More by danedelman
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stakem

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a matching Mikkeller teku glass. The brew appears a pale golden yellow color with 2 fingers worth of fluffy white head. The cap fades leaving patches of webby lace sticking all over the glass. Constantly rising bubbles maintain about a finger of froth across the top.

The aromatics of this brew is quite tropical. Scents of pineapple, mango and citrus like lemon emit from the glass. A light amount of sulfur and grassy quality coupled with earth and wheat is also present. As the brew warms up, there is a mild barnyard character to the nose but overall it is quite tropical and rindy.

The taste is quite earthy from a combination of brett and some herbal to earthy hop bitterness. There is some citrus elements mixed with rinds and pulp somewhat reminiscent of grapefruit. The brew has some zest elements about it that focus on fruit but the earthiness is impossibly to avoid. The earth has mild hints towards wheat grain but this brew is really all about the hops and brett.

This is a light bodied brew with a modest to effervescent level of carbonation. It is an interesting arrangement of flavor that was quite enjoyable. I think if the bitterness could be tamed back a little this would make for a killer brew. The finish of this brew is so dry that it has some snap to it which increases the drinkability. About the only thing I can gripe about is the veggie flavoring that is present.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2012 00:45:14 | More by stakem
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ATLbeerDog

Georgia

4.05/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy bright yellow/orange with a super frothy 2 finger white head. Smells of zesty lemon and brett dominate the aroma with some nice pepper notes too. First sip is super refreshing with plenty of hops and brett upfront leading the charge with wheat and citrusy lemon just adding to what is a really fine beer. Mouthfeel is superb as this puppy is almost perfectly carbonated. I am blown away how balanced this beer is. Very nice indeed.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2012 05:41:40 | More by ATLbeerDog
Mikkeller / Grassroots Wheat Is The New Hops from Mikkeller ApS
88 out of 100 based on 270 ratings.