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Struise / Mikkeller (Elliot Brew) - De Struise Brouwers

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88
very good

402 Ratings
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Ratings: 402
Reviews: 284
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.96%
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-29-2007

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.
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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.

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Struise / Mikkeller (Elliot Brew) from De Struise Brouwers
88 out of 100 based on 402 ratings.