Mikkeller / Three Floyds Hvedegoop - Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
87
very good

13 Ratings
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4
pDev: 9%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  10.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 10-19-2012

Brewed at De Proef. Available on-tap and in 750ml bottles.
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Ratings: 13 | Reviews: 2
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4.44/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap. ½ pt Pilsner glass. Enjoyed on agt´12. Reddish deep amber color & chill hazy appearance. Tan, creamy & lasting crown. Caramel toasted malt, ripe fig, sugar, alcohol aromas & bready hues. Toasted malts & resiny hops at first sip with brandy notes. Sharp & rough hoppiness. Full body. Soft carbonation. Oily texture. Dry bitter finish with fruity touch. Long woody aftertaste. No harsh but warming ABV.

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3.9/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz chalice, at the Underground Bar and Grill, apparently the only place in Alberta with this on-tap right now. Served on an Evil Twin coaster, how ironically appropriate as this is apparently a collaboration between Mikkeller and the venerable Three Floyds brewery in Indiana.

This beer appears a very cloudy, dark browned apricot hue, with one thick finger of foamy, bubbly beige head, which leaves a nice randomly dense wall of honeycombed lace around the glass as it evenly peels away.

It smells of sweet, sugary caramel/toffee malt, a touch of grainy astringency, simmering ripe drupe fruit, earthy, leafy hops, and a soft perfumed alcohol twinge. The taste is musty, grainy, and sweet wheat malt, strong subsidiary caramel notes, apple and pear peel, a burgeoning fleshy citrus fruitiness, a bit of black tea tannin, and leafy, weedy hops. A low-key, circling booziness seems poised to strike at any moment.

The bubbles are actually a tad frothy, and well structured, the body a sturdy medium weight, tending to full at times, and a bit too edgy from hop and alcohol alike to be deemed all that smooth. It finishes well off-dry, the grainy, almost dank wheat malt pulling away from most things sweet, a bit of apple mush fruitiness lingering, and the heat does well to only lurk and prick, as opposed to coming out in force.

A decent wheatwine, the caveat being that I have relatively few comparisons to draw for it, especially in Alberta. Not too sweet, and complex enough, with a well-tempered elevated booziness. Nice to have the opportunity to try, though I would prefer the next time be free of 'entry' tickets.

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Mikkeller / Three Floyds Hvedegoop from Mikkeller ApS
87 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.