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Mexas Ranger - Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
86
very good

103 Ratings
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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.99%
Wants: 6
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ale brewed with spices, almond milk, cocoa, chili, black beans & avocado leaves.

(Beer added by: oline73 on 05-13-2012)
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mdaschaf

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

06-27-2013 19:42:33 | More by mdaschaf
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ccozzi

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.1%

06-26-2013 00:03:54 | More by ccozzi
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

06-24-2013 14:03:37 | More by AdamP
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stealth

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

06-23-2013 21:04:20 | More by stealth
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Rickythejeweler

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

06-23-2013 15:20:49 | More by Rickythejeweler
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chippo33

Vermont

2/5  rDev -48.1%

06-23-2013 07:37:46 | More by chippo33
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pinnser

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-21-2013 17:59:29 | More by pinnser
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Hellpop65

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-09-2013 01:55:08 | More by Hellpop65
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cbutova

Massachusetts

3.79/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed from notes.

A- Pitch black beer poured from the 750ml bottle into a goblet. Very dark brown, close to black head about two fingers high. Good cap retention with a nice pillow leaving webs of lace.

S- Big cocoa and burnt roast malts up front. Leafy basil-like avocado leaves and big coconut as well.

T- Big deep roast malts up front with a great cocoa flavor overall. Coconut is prevalent as well as some spicy vegetal chili, slight almond and a nice herbal leafy avocado leaf flavor, reminds me of basil in a way.

MF- Thick body with a creamy feel. Moderate and silky carbonation and a roast bitterness throughout.

Reminds me of both Hunapuh's and Indra Kunindra in certain ways. Lots going on but it goes together pretty nicely.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2013 04:07:43 | More by cbutova
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

06-07-2013 00:42:55 | More by Texasfan549
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Chico1985

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-03-2013 17:14:18 | More by Chico1985
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

06-02-2013 01:06:09 | More by acurtis
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-02-2013 01:04:05 | More by djrn2
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showie773

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-28-2013 04:18:54 | More by showie773
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GRUUMSH

Belgium

2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

05-25-2013 07:34:01 | More by GRUUMSH
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mc4z

California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-24-2013 04:44:54 | More by mc4z
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ste5venla

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-23-2013 17:55:44 | More by ste5venla
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smithj4

New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

05-22-2013 00:48:40 | More by smithj4
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valkyre65

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-21-2013 10:29:38 | More by valkyre65
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.51/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Local Option cervoise.

Leave it to Mikkel to make something like this... Anyway, it pours a dark black-brown topped by over a finger of sandstone foam. The nose comprises cocoa, black beans, dark greens, and spicy greens (akin to green chiles). It's an odd assortment, but it somehow works. The taste holds notes of strongly-bitter roasted malts, dark greens, coffee, and a small mixture that I can only truly describe as "miscellaneous stuff" throughout the background. The body is a light-leaning medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, a somewhat surprisingly okay beer. I'll admit, I thought the ingredients list was a bit too odd to work properly, but things turned out better than expected. Still, it's just good, not great; definitely something worth trying, though.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2013 21:53:02 | More by TMoney2591
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sendbeer

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

05-20-2013 17:44:40 | More by sendbeer
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Misanthropy_Sipping

Nebraska

4.95/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Had this a few nights ago when I was visiting some friends. Doing this off memory, but this was a big intrigue and a great beer from Mikkeller.

Appearance was really nice, deep brown almost black. Thin khaki head as I remember. Looked really nice in the glasses. Just what I expected of the beer in appearance. Cool label as well.

Smelled awesome. You could get some of that almonds, sweet creamy scent, with roast and black beans. There was a smooth chocolatey scent that mingled with a bit of vanilla and tequila. It was all there and put it all out.

Taste was great too, another person who was there said it was like a sweet little mexican meal in a glass. Pretty much said it all. Sweetness was balanced, there was spice, the black beans came through and made it slightly creamy with the almond milkiness. It was just nuts. Had a slight vegetable thing to it, guessing from the avocado leaves? I don't know. There was a clear barrel age taste with just a hint of tequila... I mean... dang. I'm salivating just thinking of it.

My only downer was that I felt it could have been a bit more creamy and a bit more dense. The alcohol content was on the low side but this was okay... the beer would have been really damaged by going further. I just wanted a bit more creaminess to it though, a bit more body... but not heavy like black hole or anything.

Overall, great! I really want to have this beer again and would buy it without much thought.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2013 02:39:35 | More by Misanthropy_Sipping
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-15-2013 15:43:18 | More by twenty5
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bluesplit63

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +29.9%

05-12-2013 11:07:53 | More by bluesplit63
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C2H5

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-07-2013 13:32:53 | More by C2H5
Mexas Ranger from Mikkeller ApS
86 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.