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Struise / Mikkeller (Elliot Brew) - De Struise Brouwers

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88
very good

394 Ratings
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Ratings: 394
Reviews: 283
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 16
Gots: 19 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
De Struise Brouwers visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed at Deca Services, Woesten-Vleteren, Belgium.

Ingredients: Water, malt, hops, candy sugar, ale yeast and spices.

According to the brewers, this is the hoppiest beer ever brewed in Belgium.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-29-2007)
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4.24/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

330ml bottle poured into a De Struise Cervoise.

Appearance: Golden dark yellow with a nice 2" head, that recedes to a nice cap and leaves excellent lacing.

Smell: Floral hops, bready malt, and Belgian candy sugar all equally noticeable.

Taste: Floral hop bitterness up-front with the bready malt and sweet candy sugar coming through in the middle and finish. The hops are more forward when cold the warmer the beer becomes the more caramel is noticeable form the malt and candy sugar.

Mouthfeel: Very creamy and very clean on the palate. The alcohol is completely masked,

Overall: Really nice take on the DIPA style only very Belgian and very De Struise, excellent beer.

BobZ, Sep 13, 2013
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4.45/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

appearance : opaque golden-redbrown with a solid 2 finger head and decent lacing.

smell - the candy notes def shine through most, also citrus notes and maybe a little malty

taste - a tad sweet and a tad bit spicy- just the right amount. despite how strongly hopped its supposed to be theres little bite to it but more a strong essense of the hop that comes through. candy def comes through in the flavor as well.

mouthfeel- very light and refreshhing. carbonation on the creamier side after it sits a bit.

overall - really pleasant both out of the fridge and after its warmed up. a post dinner treat. would recommend to all, a very unique ttake on the IIPA style.

BorisFromRussia, Jun 22, 2013
Struise / Mikkeller (Elliot Brew) from De Struise Brouwers
88 out of 100 based on 394 ratings.