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Spontanrosehip - Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
84
good

40 Ratings
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 10.78%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mendvicdog on 08-13-2013)
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anhigdon

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

11-25-2013 22:03:56 | More by anhigdon
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DeanMoriarty

California

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

11-18-2013 05:12:06 | More by DeanMoriarty
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Tschnab

New York

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

05-22-2014 11:42:22 | More by Tschnab
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cornejo

California

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

02-10-2014 19:55:47 | More by cornejo
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BMMillsy

Florida

4.21/5  rDev +13.5%

Bottle from Tipples poured to a tulip glad. Pours murky orange colored with a bubbly half finger slightly off white head. Beautiful sweet rose aroma, sour cherries, some citrus fruit, sour vinegar notes, dry oak and vinous notes as well. The flavor is big sourness with the rose hips providing a big floral sweetness, some tropical fruit and cherry-like notes, dry oak finish. A bit of yeasty funky Brett influence. Really nice flavor. Pretty full medium plus mouthfeel, heavy for a sour brew, with prickly carbonation. Better than my overall score notes because it is pretty ugly. Recommended for sure. Not sure why everyone is so down on this. If the bottle said Cantillon it would probably be nearing the mid-4's for the rAvg. This is better than the score, which was brought down due to the ugly appearance.

05-18-2014 23:36:00 | More by BMMillsy
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.8%

07-28-2014 02:02:27 | More by DrBier
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Zaphog

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7.8%

04-26-2014 04:59:35 | More by Zaphog
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +7.8%

01-22-2014 23:43:44 | More by threedaggers
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.8%

04-20-2014 06:34:53 | More by kjkinsey
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Lare453

Florida

4/5  rDev +7.8%

02-24-2014 01:55:30 | More by Lare453
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yeaprolly

Washington

4/5  rDev +7.8%

03-09-2014 07:27:03 | More by yeaprolly
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JellyJacket

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.8%

08-19-2014 10:49:05 | More by JellyJacket
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jzlyo

Iowa

4/5  rDev +7.8%

08-04-2014 00:37:16 | More by jzlyo
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MasterSki

Ontario (Canada)

3.88/5  rDev +4.6%

Bottle from West Lakeview Liquors. Served in my Funky Buddha snifter.

A - White foam quickly settles to a thin collar and wisps, with minimal lace left behind. Murky orange peach juice body.

S - Smells like lambic, but with floral notes and a touch of raspberry that I take to be the rose hips. Lactic acidity, a bit of stone fruit in the periphery. Quite nice actually; I'd probably guess framboise in a blind tasting.

T - The taste isn't quite as strong, as it loses a lot of the 'fruit' flavor. Mostly lactic acidity, slight mineral, a bit of medicinal brett, and a touch of earthiness; fairly middle of the road in flavor balance and mildly evocative of Boon. Actually, wouldn't be surprised if that was the lambic used in the newer batch of these Spontan- variants.

M - Medium body, lower moderate carbonation, and super dry, with that lingering mouth-coating candy vibe. As usual, well-hidden alcohol on these beers; would guess it's 6% lambic more often than not. Some acidity builds, but it's not excessive.

D - The aroma is really unique and compelling, but the flavor is kind of generic for the style; that's not necessarily a bad thing, but it's not a very good value for the price tag. Easily put down a 375ml on my own, but probably won't pick this one up again with a number of better options out there.

12-04-2013 03:54:57 | More by MasterSki
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bark

Sweden

3.85/5  rDev +3.8%

The colour is red-brown, the liquid is cloudy. It looks like a diluted rosehip soup. The low head is white, it leaves some lacing.

The smell is sourish. Notes of dry apple cider, unsweetened rosehip powder. Iodine and iron. Floral notes of hibiscus twigs.

The taste starts lambic-sour. Iodine and minerals. Unsweetened rosehip soup. The flavours of the lambic and the fruit are well integrated. Hibiscus and apple acid in the aftertaste, as well as some sweetness. The tart flavours stick to the teeth. Rosehip infusion and iodine in the finish.

The carbonation is strong, the bubbles mid-sized. The liquid is a bit sticky and farinaceous.

I think that the spontan-series beers so far has been quite uneven, but this one is clearly one of the better as the tart rosehips enhances the flavours from the beer much more than the sweeter fruits (strawberries, mango...) does.

08-12-2014 14:43:28 | More by bark
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aztraz

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

04-25-2014 18:59:46 | More by aztraz
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GRG1313

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-20-2013 04:51:47 | More by GRG1313
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gillagorilla

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

03-26-2014 08:27:39 | More by gillagorilla
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kk73

Hawaii

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

06-11-2014 05:12:18 | More by kk73
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Eighty

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

12-05-2013 18:43:09 | More by Eighty
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MLEMMLEM393

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

07-11-2014 01:38:19 | More by MLEMMLEM393
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-14-2013 16:58:38 | More by Hanzo
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cuvtcuv

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

08-14-2014 04:21:36 | More by cuvtcuv
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mltobin

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-22-2013 08:21:25 | More by mltobin
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-26-2013 05:56:49 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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Spontanrosehip from Mikkeller ApS
84 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.