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Walk On Water - To Øl

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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 16.76%
Wants: 3
Gots: 7 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  14.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is a collab between To Øl and Mikkeller, the overall objective was to make the "lightest beer in the world".

(Beer added by: PeterIngemi on 09-06-2012)
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Reviews by lacqueredmouse:
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4.15/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Bottle purchased from Slowbeer in Melbourne. Collaboration between To Øl and Mikkeller. Shared with my bro Sam.

Pours a cloudy golden hue with flecks of orange. Head is pretty fluffy, but relatively minor. Some speckled lace forms when the beer is swirled, as does a decent amount of carbonation. Body is indeed quite light, but it has a residual weight to it which cause the carbonation to be very languid. Overall, it looks pretty good.

Nose is pleasantly sharp with hops, and some booze, but really only a suggestion. Lots of orange peel, marmalade, a hint of tonic water and a little hay like grassiness. It's actually rather pleasant, and remarkably subdued.

Taste is also similar. Sweet marmalade character mingled with some fruity, citric hops, a little tea, some white pepper and some sweet sugar characters. There's some booze, but it's quite muted: indeed, it's more of a feeling than an actual flavour. In many other respects it seems extremely approachable and really quite easy drinking.

Feel is smooth and light, but with that tingle of booze.

Drinkability-wise this is quite extraordinary. I think it's a really nice, supple and drinkable brew. And yet it's 14% alcohol? That's insane. I could believe maybe 8%, but this is really shockingly light and refreshing for how big it is. And that's some masterful work.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2013 06:00:22 | More by lacqueredmouse
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

06-30-2014 19:01:19 | More by Walkerjgt
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

06-27-2014 20:23:26 | More by sammyg832
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3.88/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a wine glass. Great carbonation, some yeast. I get aroma of pineapple, booze, like being in a brewery. Taste is great, like a barelywine. Citrus, orange and lemon rinds. I shared this one, and even then it is a sipper at 14%. As it warms up, the booze really comes out. Very interesting beer. I would get this again and consider aging to see what a couple years would do.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 02:30:14 | More by arlo19
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-05-2014 00:03:49 | More by kguard
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

04-28-2014 23:26:02 | More by Rhody1
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

04-20-2014 17:41:49 | More by Jslay013
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3.58/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

11.2oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Hazy light-orange/light-brown with a one-finger head
S: Orange, a bit of bubblegum, spice, booze and lemon
T: Booze first and foremost, some orange cleaner, lemon zest, honey and herbs
M: Full-bodied with a light carbonation and a bit of alcohol heat
O: While I wouldn't get it again it's a unique beer and for that reason I'm glad I tried it

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2014 20:04:05 | More by ONUMello
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

04-13-2014 11:01:50 | More by Jah_Json
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-07-2014 22:20:57 | More by Tyrus
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

02-16-2014 10:34:16 | More by Poupae
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1.25/5  rDev -65.7%

01-22-2014 21:29:50 | More by mwar
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

01-12-2014 04:36:02 | More by tbryan5
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

12-30-2013 13:48:13 | More by BuckTuckian
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Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

10oz glass at the Underground. Good god, but I've been waiting all year for this nascent beer pub to finally, and verily release this particular offering to we plebian sorts.

This beer appears a clear, pale golden yellow colour, with one finger of loosely foamy, and actually rather creamy eggshell white head, which leaves some nice sheer painted lace around the glass as it slowly ebbs away.

It smells of pungent orange liqueur, pine resin, lemon floor cleanser, sweetly floral perfume, and some further independent fruity alcohol. The taste is more citrus cream doctored with vodka, grapefruit and lime rind, lemon drops, wet bready pale malt, and more earthy floral, and well perfumed hops.

The carbonation is quite light, but supportive enough, the body an adequate medium weight, and rather sugary in its smoothness, the alcohol informing here as well. It finishes on the sweet side, the fruitiness, malt, and booze all large and in charge.

A big (if not in gravity, I don't know how that works) strong ale, the perfumed essence going a long way in masking the ABV. Glad I sipped this slowly while enjoying the Monday night steak special, for once.

Serving type: on-tap

12-24-2013 05:27:26 | More by biboergosum
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2.91/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Light straw yellow complexion gives the appearance of an American Adjunct or Malt Liqour with a huge billowing cloud of loosely knit bubbles for a head.

The scent is diverse but unfortunately some of these scents went to off putting. The aroma opens with an aromatic hair spray, the off putting, sweet grainy malt, alcohol and then ends with a fruity lemon and citrus.

The flavor is sharp with alcohol but settles into a rice flavor. The mix gives one the taste of sake as it ends with a fruity peach flavor. The end really saves this from being below okay.

The feel was sharp with alcohol as was the taste but then ended relatively easy.

In some respects this should be viewed as a novelty and not a beer to be judged in a contest but that said I failed to find this worthy of a second try.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2013 22:42:19 | More by KYGunner
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

12-19-2013 04:25:22 | More by jkball01
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

12-18-2013 02:26:11 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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2.74/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Incredibly ballsy, the collaborative efforts of Mikkeller and ToOl has lead me to be convinced that both have lost their damn minds. The "lightest beer in the world" at fourteen percent alcohol is both an incredible and ridiculous notion- like craft-brewed malt liquor or "impeiral" light beer. But what they have accomplishes is the lightest beer at this strength that I have come across.

Pale straw in color, the beer is partly fizzy, partly frothy as its foam structures build on top like champagne and collapses just the same. With no real attempt at head retention or lacing- the ale is actually succeeding at its attempt, as its lack of substance has sorely impeded its foam character.

Spicy aromas of grain sweetness and alcohol are highly Saki-like. A whole lotta nothin' causes its scent to be thinly of "Karo-type" corn syrup, spicy vodka and chardonnay- equipped with sulfury white grape and green apple character. Peppercorn, hay and husk aromas shine a light on balance but in the most rustic and raw attempts.

Flavors definately shift from any malt character to all graininess. Its a quite empty taste as if adjunct cereal grains take command of the taste buds with a light anorexic sweetness of candy sugar. Its champagne-like finish is fruity, spicy and again, saki-like.

Just as ugly in mouthfeel as it is in taste, the beer does coat the mouth with residual sweetness and vodka-like alcohol. Its heated prickle and numbing texture has little balance outside of a peppery hop dryness.

There's simply not enough beer-like characteristics to assess one way or another- its simply a malt liquor that's hiding in craft beer clothing.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2013 19:36:53 | More by BEERchitect
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

12-13-2013 07:29:13 | More by humulusphile
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

12-12-2013 16:15:33 | More by jklecko2
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Walk On Water from To Øl
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