Green Gold | Mikkeller ApS

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398 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS
Denmark
mikkeller.dk

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
First batches Brewed at Gourmetbryggeriet, Roskilde, Denmark.

Now brewed at De Proefbrouwerij, Belgium

Ingredients: Water, malt (pilsner, munich and caramunich), flaked oats, hops (simcoe, cascade and amarillo) and ale yeast.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-22-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
398
Reviews:
140
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
13.44%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
59
For Trade:
0
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Photo of monkist
4.43/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of puck1225
4.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is interesting. Poured from a can into a tulip cup. Cloudy orange color with a thick fluffy head and great lacing. The smell was great, citrusy with berries and a bit of pepper. The taste was grapefruit with some earthy funkiness. Over all it was a fun beer to drink and I would get it again.

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Photo of mtbdonn
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of migleskun
4.06/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of igl
4.62/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of batt6343
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JBenGuinn
4.2/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I really dig this beer. With all the West Coast vs East Coast IPAs, this finds its own space to shine. Good bitterness, decent floral hop taste with a good amount of piney resin on the tongue. I'll go back to this again and again.

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Photo of jonj
3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sd123
3.86/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of varian7
3.74/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The_Committee
3.42/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TX-Badger
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a mostly clear medium golden color with white head. Pine, citrus fruits, grass, resinous tones, and a little cereal on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with pine and citrus fruits.

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Photo of rex_4539
4.24/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Peach-like color, one finger slightly off white head, superb lacing, loads of carbonation.

S: Hops.

T: Hoppy, malty, bitter.

F: Smooth, refreshing, highly drinkable.

O: A classic IPA.

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Photo of akward
3.8/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ArtZan
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Best_Enjoyed_In_Texas
3.4/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BdM
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SirDirtJoe
4.2/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of stephenlee
4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jaisell
3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerWithMike
3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dabeerbuddha
2.8/5  rDev -27.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

First run in with Mikkeller. Bottle not dated. That may be part of the problem here.
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij, Belgium
Swamp water appearance. Sea foam head. Nose was the best thing going for it. One dimensional bitter sludge sipping. Working my way through this mess. Resinous pine and chlorophyll taste. Sweet malt. I'm thinking it was past its freshness date but without a hint to when it was brewed or when it should be drank by I would say a renegade brewer with their own artistic views and no consideration for the end consumer has made a mediocre brew. Check freshness if you are going to try this beer.

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Photo of Martine
3.91/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dirtyhands
3.8/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I'm embarrassed for myself. I paid 9 bones for this. Either mikkellar has the worst hop contracts in the world or Shelton brothers just hates me. It's alright, lot of green taste and not in the most pleasant resiny way one might expect. I suspect I'm tasting a hop profile I'm not interested in, but at the same time the dry hopping technique leaves something to be desired. Body and carbonation are on point.

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Green Gold from Mikkeller ApS
3.87 out of 5 based on 398 ratings.
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