Green Gold | Mikkeller ApS

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Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS

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

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Ratings: 408 |  Reviews: 144
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very interesting beer taste. Long aftertaste with a pleasant bitterness. The color and odor as a good standard! Such thirsty beer every day and not one bottle!

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.24/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Golden orange pour with a two finger white head. Pine, orange, grapefruit and bitterness on the nose, with perhaps a touch of banana. Pine resin and bitterness up-front on the tongue, developing into grapefruit, orange peel and touches of peach. Slightly dank, dry earthy aftertaste. Slight carbonation but smooth as well... Very easy drinking for a 7% ABV beer.

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Photo of rex_4539
4.24/5  rDev +10.4%
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 peabody
4.23/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours out a really tan to dark amber color with lots of off-white creamy suds.. Some lacing and nice head retention.
Smell is very piney. More pine than citrus. No alcohol detected in the nose.
Taste is grapefruit rind and sugar malts. The sugar comes in heavy then the black bitterness wipes it out quickly.
Mouthfeel is just a tad sticky but the bitterness eventually cleans the palate leaving just a slight alcohol and bitter hop in the back of the throat.
Overall this is a really nice IPA. The only drawback is the price.

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4.23/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.23/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Cloudy golden-copper, 2 finger thick off white head, good lacing rims and spots along the glass.

S - Fresh hops, grassy, slight pungent, hints of sweet caramel malts.

T - Muted citrus hops, some earthy hops, orange rind, clean bitterness, caramel malts in the finish, a lingering bitterness on the aftertaste.

M - Medium body, moderate-high carbonation.

O - Very solid session beer!

6811103, $6.49 at Stateline Liquors in Elkton, MD

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Photo of Gobzilla
4.23/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: poured an amber brown with orange highlights with a 2 finger head that had great rentention and great sticky lacing left on the glass.

S: lovely floral piney hop aromas with a good amount of malts seeping thru and citrus fruit zest. There is also bready boozy notes as well.

T: actually has a good piney hop bite with citrus grapefruit that helps intensify the bitterness. The malts do help out the balance and also adds slight sweetness with hints of caramel and booze at the end.

M: medium body with a good amount of carbonation that had a sweet citrus piney hop bitter finish and lingers on the palate.

D: by far one of the best IPA offerings from mikkeller. Really good drinkable beer with good characteristics all across the board. I'm glad I can still get some more of this stuff.

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Photo of jbowers56
4.22/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A good cooper colour. Relatively large beige/creamish head.

Plenty of citrus, pine, fruity hop notes. Some caramel malt sweetness is very present too.

Cleansing pine qualities are certainly there, along with the citrus and fruity notes in the nose, though I agree with the previous review that the pine certainly dominates. Some sweet malts are there to back it up. Not a very long finish.

Feels good in the mouth. Moderate carbonation, smooth mouthfeel.

Not sure why, but I find this really drinkable. Keep wanting another sip.

Like the other Mikkeller IPA I had last night, its almost dipaish in its mouthfeel/malt presence.

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Photo of Brad007
4.22/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy amber color. You can't even see through the glass. I'm not sure this is the color of an IPA.

Whoa! A sucker punch of grapefruit goes across my nose, shattering it and leaving only an inkling of malt underneath.

A blast of hops to greet the mouth. Mint and grapefruit seem to dominate the most. Very little malt, which is certainly buttery.

Lingering mint and grapefruit notes. Alcohol heat as well. Overall, an interesting mix of flavors that stick around.

Wow. I like this. It's just a straightforward hop missile. Nothing out of place.

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4.21/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Murky amber appeareance. Good head.

Smell is floral, citrus, herbal hops. Piney as well. Good strong aroma.

The taste is very "green". Fresh hoppiness as if it was made yesterday. Don't know when this was canned (500ml can). Very nice hoppy but somewhat balanced beer similar to Sierra Nevada Torpedo but rather more aromatic and fresh smelling and tasting.

Overall this beer delivers as a hop bomb with complexity and deliciousness in abundance. Love the 500ml can. A decent serving size!!!


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Photo of puck1225
4.21/5  rDev +9.6%
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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Green Gold from Mikkeller ApS
Beer rating: 72.5% out of 100 with 408 ratings
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