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USAlive! (Alive) | Mikkeller ApS

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USAlive! (Alive)USAlive! (Alive)
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3.92/5
Very Good
205 Ratings
USAlive! (Alive)USAlive! (Alive)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS
Denmark
mikkeller.dk

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed at De Proef Brouwerij, Lochristi-Hijfte, Belgium.

Ingredients: Water, malt (pale and cara), light candy, hops (tomahawk, cascade and amarillo), yeast and brettanomyces.

Added by Nickls on 03-02-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,527
Reviews:
74
Ratings:
205
pDev:
10.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
26
Trade:
0
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Photo of stephenlee
4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of joaopmgoncalves
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured to a pokal glass.

A: The body is coppery to orange, medium to low haziness. The head is white, one finger thick, good retention and good lacing as well.
S: Lots of Belgian Candi and sweetness coming in. In the back, some hoppinness and malts.
T: The taste begins with a very sweet profile of Belgian Candi. Right after, there's some other profiles as if this beer had some oats or wheat in it. In the back, a medium hoppy profile is present.
M: Body is medium. Carbonation is too high. Bitterness is medium. Acidity is very low.
O: Too sweet for a Wild Ale in my opinion, and drinkability could be improved but it's doable.

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Photo of JavierGC
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mjgsilva
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of luizconejo
5/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Uma cerveja turva, opaca e de cor ambar, espuma de boa formacao e de cor beje.
Inicialmente o aroma remete uma old ale, com notas de madeira e alcool, porem em sua evolucao, os esteres sobrepoem isalando aromas frutais, malte tostado e caramelo. No paladar, existe uma inversao de planos, o doce assimilado pelo aroma nao esta tao presente, predominando o amargo persistente no after taste. Final seco e marcante.
Uma cerveja muito complexa e surpreendente.

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Photo of Ciocanelu
3.8/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy dark amber color with beige head. Aroma has caramel malt, some sweet, overripe fruits and some floral yeast esters. Taste is more yeasty, it even has some light brett notes. Also the sweetness from the aroma does not translate to the taste, it's quite bitter and earthy, but it's still fruity overall. Medium body with medium to high effervescence. Overall it's a quite interesting beer.

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Photo of AlvinLin
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AlexAfonin
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dcmchew
3.92/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of khargro2
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LarryMyers
4.35/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lukass
3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of beerinabottle
5/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of jorgerod99
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jpd026
4.36/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WastingFreetime
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JackieKu
3.94/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle. Best before 2020-05-11.

A: Clear cropper. Poured 4 fingers high of head and retained medium long.
S: Plum. Tangerine. Slightly toasty.
T: Plum. Raisin. Toasted malty. Slightly sourness. Hints of balsamic. Moderate bitterness. Dry.
M: Medium low body. High carbonation.
O: Nice malty and fruity beer, very pricey though.

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Photo of stevoj
3.66/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from Brewers haven. very GOOD BUT PEDESTRIAN Belgian ale (not necessarily a bad thing). Darkish amber, wit light smoky nose and malty taste with a hint of spiciness.

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Photo of Walbert_Neto
4.17/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dzu
3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ZEB89
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of epyon396
3.67/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Marius
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of innominat
3.43/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Loveyourbeer
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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USAlive! (Alive) from Mikkeller ApS
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 205 ratings
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