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Mikkeller / Grassroots Wheat Is The New Hops - Mikkeller ApS

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88
very good

284 Ratings
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Ratings: 284
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.89%
Wants: 6
Gots: 14 | FT: 1
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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4/5  rDev +1.3%

CoolEthan, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

bobv, Jul 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

DrBier, Jul 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

geoperez, Jul 01, 2014
Photo of vfgccp
3.9/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Light haze on a light gold and wheat body. Rustic, foamy white head has nice retention and great lace.

S - Surprisingly deep. Earthy barn yard funk, sage, black pepper, lemon zest, hay, and fresh wheat.

T - Smooth bready wheat opening, funky hay center, dried grass and lemon zest finish. The bitterness is slightly waxy on the backend.

M - Medium body with par carbonation.

O - Interesting concept. The funk, waxy bitter, and lemon highlights are refreshing, but not necessarily sessionable.

vfgccp, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

andresaconatto, Jun 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -24.1%

Nichols33, Jun 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

bpfrush, Jun 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

AnitaBrewski, Jun 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

tykechandler, Jun 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

roostor07, Jun 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

yesno1011, Jun 15, 2014
Photo of babaracas
3.59/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear light amber with one finger thick soapy white head, settles to a thin ring with a few blobs of lace on the glass. Smell: sweet-smelling flowers in bloom, grapefruit peel, whole melon, drying cut grass. Taste: dilute nectarine, lots of citric acidity without much definition, green banana, especially in the finish. Really nice fluffy feel, but then finishes a lot like green banana...chalky, sticky. Interesting and refreshing, but not among my favorite brett'd hoppy beers.

babaracas, Jun 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served from a 11.2oz bottle into a LA Teku glass.

Appearance- Beautiful gold with one finger of soft white head that left nice lacing.

Smell- Tons of funky lemon, light vinager, green grapes, green apple, light citric hops.

Taste- Bitter lemon and hops, loads of bretty funk, light wheaty malt. Bitter finish. Dry.

Mouthfeel- Crisp, bitter, refreshing, dry.

Overall- I like this version better than the Hill Farmstead 500ml bottle version. This one has fuller hops, more citrus, and more brett funk.

Seanniek91, Jun 09, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a Cigar City pint glass.

A: Pours a nice hazy gold, lots of visible carbonation, and a white head that fades quickly.

S: Pilsner and husky wheat, Brett funk, some lemony barnyard, and citrus and grassy hops.

T: Follows the nose primarily - citrus rind hops, Brett barnyard funk with a pinch of horseblanket, wheat malts with some pilsner flavor as well. Finishes with hop bitterness and lingering funk.

M: Light body, low alcohol presence. Well-carbonated but less so than the appearance suggested.

O: I do enjoy hoppy Bretted beers, and this one was enjoyable and easy to drink. Very glad I tried it, though not as good as a few of the others out there.

macrosmatic, Jun 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

cjgator3, May 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

waddellc2, May 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

More_betterness, May 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

rogerdandy, May 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

dbrese, May 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

JGLittle, May 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

hopkrid, May 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

JSBILK, May 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

StlHopHead77, May 13, 2014
Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.01/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

The Mikkeller version, two year old bottle, shared by Bob at our tasting last night.

Pours a golden, slightly hazy yellow, with a one inch head, and some lacing down the glass.

Smells like lemon, hay, some citrus hops, and wheat.

The taste is similar- the years on this bottle have allowed the Brett to completely take over- it tastes more like a wild saison or something like that than an IPA at this point. There's a little bit of an acidic twang, with lots of barnyard like funk, some wheat/hop bitterness, some citrus, mostly lemon.

Light bodied, medium carbonation, crisp, dry, mouthfeel.

A good one to start the tasting off with, this bottle has held up pretty well.

GreesyFizeek, May 11, 2014
Mikkeller / Grassroots Wheat Is The New Hops from Mikkeller ApS
88 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.