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Green Gold | Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
3.84/5
Very Good
415 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
Ranking:
#11,921
Reviews:
145
Ratings:
415
pDev:
13.28%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
66
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 415 |  Reviews: 145
Photo of drmeto
4.05/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L:
-pours a hazy red-amber with a big,frothy,beige head and visible particle floaties
-low to medium carbonation visible
S:
-grapefruit,orange,pine,resin,strawberry,mango,passionfruit
T:
-medium to high carbonation
-medium body
O:
Just a really good IPA

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Photo of BeerBeast
3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 4ster
3.96/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ben_Bernstein
3.87/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of trxxpaxxs
3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Chico1985
3.71/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Had this a while ago not-so-fresh in the 375ml bottle, this is the brand spankin' new 500ml can format. Best by date of 5/20/17 printed on the bottom.

A - Pour to a pint glass is all foam at first, soon enough darkish amber-orange beer appears with the beige-ish head slowly settling down to a big puffy finger.
Decent lace.


S - Earthy grapefruit, herbal hop, kinda big malt presence of toasted bread and some caramel. Some more citrusy notes coming through with warmth but overall feels a bit tame.

T - Taste is much more potent and solid than the nose. Nice mix of citrus, herbal and piny hops with a toned down caramel/bread malt backbone that compliments rather than overpowers.

M - Solid. Satisfying full body, nice high-ish carbonation and good bitterness level, hop+malt flavor both contributing, flavors linger.

O - Good IPA. Kinda run-of-the-mill but solid enough that I'd be happy to drink it anytime. The scent is definitely a weak aspect, but the great mouthfeel, improved taste, and nice hop/malt balance+interplay make up for that.

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

Photo of aussiebeer
1/5  rDev -74%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Really tasted like cough medicine

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Photo of JMUduke
4.28/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ahommell
3.59/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sam-VW
4.26/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AgentMunky
3.57/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RJBUK
3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmdellafave
3.44/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jkhara12
3.96/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheDrunkenNerds
4.54/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

iPa that tastes like a stout! Smooth and full of malt taste!

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Photo of williamjbauer
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Schmoog
3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Norvelljeff
4.44/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of reyna311
3.94/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jimbok232
3.74/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Good beer, to me it tastes very similar to Dogfish Immort ale. This beer smells exactly like honey though.

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Photo of ZachDow7
2.65/5  rDev -31%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Think I got an old batch....hopefully

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Photo of grimey68
3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jjd315
3.18/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Zahmzwickler
3.03/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Acquisition: 02.25.2015 - Bottle Bar, Frankford Avenue - PHL 19125

(Appearance) OK. Deep amber / red color. Bottle conditioned, nice head retention with good lacing. Cloudy, chill haze, yeast? I was carefully pouring this beer and still caught a lot of yeast.

(Aroma) Below Average. I think this is an old sample. Their is very little hop aroma, and the malt that is breaking through isn't happy to be there? A little candy sugar, maybe Amarillo?

(Taste) OK. This beer taste better that it looks and smells due to the malt character. Round, candy, belgian fruitiness, sweet. Nice weight and with soft carbonation.

(Overall) OK. I wouldn't take too much from my review, I think this beer has waited a while to be drank? I bet it is fairly decent when its fresh. I do take issue with label representation. The beer is named GREEN GOLD, I taste a home-breweques belgian ale. I have no issue with breaking style but the beer seams confused. Maybe Mikkeller thought he needed to walk the belgian beer drinkers pallet slowly? Speculation, but It's neither a good American-Style India Pale Ale as stated, or a Belgian Ale.

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Green Gold from Mikkeller ApS
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 415 ratings
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