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Sleep Over Coffee IIPA - To Øl

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87
very good

95 Ratings
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Ratings: 95
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 16.97%
Wants: 5
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A collaboration with Mikkeller. Brewed and bottled at De Proef.

(Beer added by: PeterIngemi on 04-14-2012)
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ncelauro

New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%

06-02-2014 16:26:10 | More by ncelauro
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Boilerfood

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

09-14-2013 23:11:41 | More by Boilerfood
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mscudder

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-11-2013 01:55:03 | More by mscudder
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kevanb

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a To Øl Teku glass.

The beer pours a super murky brown caramel color, hues of burgundy and tan with a bone colored head, very billowy and soft, nearly 2 fingers high that has nice retention and leaves behind a massive web of lace. The aroma is heavy on fruit forward coffee, citrus hop with a touch of pine and sweet, rich caramel malt with just a touch of subtle roast. On the tongue, the coffee is integrated so nicely with the fruity hops, nice roast, pine, citrus and rich malt that is balanced well and transitions very nicely from coffee roast, to fruity hop to smooth malt. The body is nice, very lively, with crisp carbonation that dances on the tongue nicely with a nice dry finish.

Verdict: A very unusual beer, but quite successful in it's mission to blend coffee and hops. The beans used perfectly compliments the hop profile and aren't overly harsh or roasty, but rather smooth and highlight the fruit flavors in both the beans and the hops.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2013 02:07:46 | More by kevanb
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Travisnin

Idaho

3/5  rDev -22.9%

09-14-2012 05:45:31 | More by Travisnin
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DerrickW

Georgia

4/5  rDev +2.8%

02-22-2014 00:09:58 | More by DerrickW
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stephensinner

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

05-04-2014 15:05:45 | More by stephensinner
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Envelopes

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-26-2012 03:14:34 | More by Envelopes
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mverity

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Appearance is a nice orangey-deep tan body with full cream colored head that smells great and has decent retention. Aroma is of floral hoppiness and light sweet coffee, I also get some caramel type sweetness. The taste hides the 10.5% extremely well. I had to look at the bottle again to check the ABV. Again with the caramel/coffee sweetness alongside the great malt balance, and great earthy/floral hop character. Mouthfeel is creamier than most IPAs and it doesn't dance on the tongue like IPAs do. I was worried about this beer being out of date, and I almost cellared this for a year to push it towards a coffee barley wine. The bottle top had a date of 8-2-14, which is over a year away, so I doubt that's a best by date. Anywho, my first Mikkeller offering and I wasn't disappointed. Not a stellar as the Dayman coffee IPA, but still extremely enjoyable. I look forward to coffee IPAs being a standard.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2013 20:55:10 | More by mverity
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jpro

South Carolina

4.16/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On-tap at Mikkeller and Friends in Copenhagen. Served in a 20c Mikkeller glass...

A: Light amber; cream head; impressive lace.

S: Coffee bean; hints of grapefruit rind and pine; big (raw) coffee aroma, though.

T: Piney hops initially... quickly followed by deep coffee flavor - wow, it's pretty huge; maybe a touch of smoked malt, too.

M: Full-bodied; moderate carbonation; a touch viscous on the palate.

O: A doozy of a brew... Imperial IPA + Coffee + 10.5% = maybe a bit too much, but still interesting and glad I tried it!

*from notes 3-31-13

Serving type: on-tap

04-16-2013 15:58:32 | More by jpro
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In_Control_Mike

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

12-28-2013 04:30:02 | More by In_Control_Mike
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RandyKemka

New York

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

09-15-2012 14:02:52 | More by RandyKemka
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

01-15-2013 17:01:56 | More by rusty3335
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ComRock12

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

09-29-2012 23:20:12 | More by ComRock12
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lilnicky068

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +28.5%

11-02-2012 02:02:28 | More by lilnicky068
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PeterIngemi

Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is a new colab between tø ol/ mikkeller poured from an 11.2 oz bottle into a duvel glass.

A- pours a murky brownish amber with three fingers of a large bubbled, fluffy off white head, the head fdissapates nicley leaving a heavy amount of beautiful lacing.

S- nice citrusy hop notes over a earthy roasted coffe backbone... Deffinatley some tropical fruit aromas poking through here, pinnepple and light grapefruit. A bit of light pine in there as well mingling with the light coffe notes... A very nice smelling brew.

T- is a lot like the nose... It seems like the hops are deffinatley up front here bringing a very nice blend of tropical fruit and pine with the coffe stepping in on the finish... To blend beautifully with the hops... It is not overly present but clearly there. Lightly roasted, giving an almost nuttyness on the finish with an ever slow slight hint of chocolate.... I really love the way all the flavors work together in this beer, it is very well rounded.

M- medium bodied with low carbonation... I'd say this brew has an almost creamy mouth feel... With a bit of a bitter finish of blended hops and coffe, very nicley rounded... Citrus peel, coffe and pine all rolled into one on the finish....

O - a very awesome brew!!!! Very well balanced, very drinkable considering the abv.... It remind me of the mikkeller koppi ipa, except even better, and I really enjoyed that beer... I would highly recommend picking this up if you have the chance.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2012 03:48:42 | More by PeterIngemi
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KornWallace

New York

3.51/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Date: 4/15/14
Location: Eagle Provisions
Glassware: Tulip
Appearance: The beer pours the darkest amber I have ever seen from an IPA, clearly the adjuncts. The head is a half pinky width and white in color. Very interesting coloring for a beer.
Aromatics: Monstrously strong roasted whole bean coffee flavor. Toffee and caramel flavors. Strong wheats I really get little to no hops in the aroma.
Flavor: More of the coffee flavor in the beginning it's quite strong. Not to say it isn't drinkable, just one big flavor followed by other little ones. I still pick up some caramel flavors but a candied sugar is included in the taste. In the finish I finally pick up some of the hop flavor, I little floral and resinous.
Mouthfeel: The body is medium with a high carbonation. Little chew. The finish leaves a semi sweet, semi bitter semi roasted flavor that lingers for some time.
Notes: Bottled 9/24/13. Probably where all the hop flavor went the beer is nearly seven months old. I'd give it another try if it was fresh.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2014 21:40:54 | More by KornWallace
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craftbrew502

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

01-20-2013 17:28:28 | More by craftbrew502
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jlogan7

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +2.8%

02-15-2013 02:45:16 | More by jlogan7
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Rickythejeweler

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

06-23-2013 16:24:18 | More by Rickythejeweler
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asparkoflife

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -22.9%

12-27-2013 02:01:33 | More by asparkoflife
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DavidBart

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10%

02-23-2014 20:41:04 | More by DavidBart
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Flight317

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -10%

04-25-2014 03:36:43 | More by Flight317
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cornucopia

Puerto Rico

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

12-16-2013 00:50:42 | More by cornucopia
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EastBay_Nick

California

5/5  rDev +28.5%

07-14-2013 06:13:33 | More by EastBay_Nick
Sleep Over Coffee IIPA from To Øl
87 out of 100 based on 95 ratings.