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1000 IBU | Mikkeller ApS

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Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS
Denmark | website

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij.

Added by Nickls on 03-16-2010

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Photo of janubio
4.46/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

500 ml. bottle.Opaque brown color with a good amount of foam that seems to stick forever to the glass. Smell of hops mostly, as one could expect, but there are also spices (pepper), fruits (including tropical and dark fruits) and there is mal too, in the form of caramel. Round body, very bitter and astringent palate. Taste is the same as smell, lots of hops, lots of fruits, very bitter but with some real good sweetness, chocolate... this is a hell of a beer.

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Photo of watsonmd
4.33/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

No bottle date.

A: Dark, golden color, thick head, sticky lacing.

S: Hops, hops, HOPS! cirtus and pine, mostly pine

T: Follows the nose. striking, bitter, and in your face.

M: dry, but sticky. lingering bitterness. I wonder what the actual IBU rating is on this one.

O: Interesting. Would buy again, and try it as fresh as possible. It was very hoppy, but I have had it on the shelf in the cellar for at least 4 months.

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Photo of mfnmbvp
3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12.7 fl oz. bottle, with no bottled on date present. I know this beer is already listed as retired, but I dgaf, I couldn't be more excited to have landed one of these beers as I have been eyeing this bottle for a long time now! Expecting good, bitter things!

Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass.

A - Pours a beautiful, clean dark rich bloody ruby color, with a wonderful thick three finger doughy tan head sitting on top with excellent retention. Looks very nice, indeed! Very nice looking rings of lacing coming down the sides of the glass.

S - Bitter sticky resinous pine needle hop smell wafts it's way past the head. Has a slight sweet smell to it also, so it's not all entirely bitter. Fruity and juicy in the vein of citrus fruits like pineapple and blood orange. Burnt brown sugar. Slightly bready.

T - Extreme blast of bitter hops. My palate is surely to be doomed after this experience. A truly bitter experience meant to please only the most extreme of hopheads, yet this beer isn't really the true monster you would expect. Hoppy, bitter, and tartly dry like all hell, but it really isn't much more intense than many other imperial IPA's to be had out there. Not for the IPA beginner though, that's for sure. Slightly spicy and peppery in the finish. A tasty beer, but fairly one dimensional in it's attack - a bitter hop assault on your palate.

M - Very bitter resinous mouthfeel follows the taste nicely. Sweet, sugary aftertaste is very pleasant. Nice thick medium bodied feel, and a nice level of carbonation. Very dry feel in the end.

Overall, not a beer for the unadventurous, but a beer for those who enjoy their IPA's at the most bitter level possible. A tasty brew that does not taste like it is packing a 9.6% abv at all. A very good beer, and definitely drinkable, but probably more of a novelty experience in my opinion. Would I pay $15 for another bottle of this? Probably not. However, I would probably pay another $15 to try the Mikkeller 1000 IBU Barrel Aged version, if I could ever locate one. Either way, if you see this beer I advise you to pick it up while you still can!

Mikkeller 1000 IBU ---4/5

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Photo of CHickman
3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a very cloudy dark orange brown/amber color with a ton of huge sediment chunks floating in it, a 2 finger foamy tan head that was full of bubbles that faded very slowly, leaving good spotty lacing and rings as it went down. This may been the winner of the coveted most crap floating in the beer poured from a bottle award.

Smells of juicy citrus and hops up front, with pineapple, mango, orange, guava, sweet malt, caramel, piney hops, brown sugar, dark fruit, light herbs, floral hops, syrup, biscuit, and more sweet hops like wet citra hops were dropped in the glass. Pungent hop nose that is powerful and inviting, but the graham cracker sweetness adds balance to the piney and citrus notes that come out aggressive but then settle down. The hop sweetness hides the ABV in the nose, allowing the caramel essence to shine as well. It was a shock that this did not just smell like a hop, and the malt presence was very nice.

Tastes just about like it smells, very sweet and hoppy up front, but with distinct booze kicking in unlike the aroma. The flavor is a blend of citrus hops, pine cone/piney hops, pineapple, mango, grapefruit, orange, guava, lemon, sweet malt, caramel, toffee, biscuit, brown sugar, dark fruit like plum and cherry, light herbs, floral hops, syrup, butter and more sweet hoppy notes that trail off with the bitterness to be expected; it is a very sweet beer, with strong piney and citrus hops, but the malt and booze (almost like rum) tamed the hops, adding more sweetness and some balance while driving down the bitterness. It is bitter, but not that bitter for a DIPA. The juicy hops and malty balance made this somewhat drinkable for such a heavy beer.

Mouthfeel is thick, smooth and buttery, with a chewy, heavy body, mild carbonation and a very sweet and slightly bitter finish. Not 1000 IBU bitter.

This was a roll of the dice and I knew this could have been a world class winner or a train wreck based on the title and high IBU expectations, but overall I found it much less bitter than expected, more malt balanced in every way and a little less hoppy than I hoped for and expected. It's not too bad, but it did not overly impress me either. There are plenty of other IPA’s and DIPA’s that I’d drink before I got this again, and the very expensive price locks this in as a one time beer for me. It was good, and I bought this because I really like this brewer but it was not the hop-bomb I thought that it would be.

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Photo of ngeunit1
4.26/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Dark amber-copper color with a finger of frothy off-white head. Fades fairly quickly.

S - Grapefruit, tropical, citrus, pine, grassy, floral hops, sweet caramel and bready malts, a bit of booze.

T - Grapefruit, pineapple, tropical, orange, citrus, pine, and grassy hops, lots of resiny bitterness, sweet caramel and bready malts, brown sugar, a bit of booze.

M - Medium-full bodied, moderate carbonation. Smooth with a dry, bitter, and resiny finish.

D - Big, bold, and hoppy. Great complex hop profile and bitterness throughout.

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Photo of GossageBrewery
4.6/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured this Imperial IPA from a 375ml bottle into a pint glass. This IPA poured a cloudy orangeish color, produced a thick tannish head, and it featured above average retention and off the charts lacing. The aroma of this IIPA is full of hops. Everything I would expect with the name 1000 IBU- Despite all of the hop citric and piney aroma there is a nice bit of caramel malt that comes through. Medium bodied, a baseline fresh baked bread gives way to Piney ( and I mean Piney), citrus flavor. This is a very bitter brew, and i will add that the bitterness just does not show up for a moment and abruptly leave- the bitter flavor sticks to your mouth and throat almost the same way as its lacing sticks to the pint glass. (A LONG TIME) This is the most "bitter" IPA i have sampled thus far.Finishes dry, warming alcohol effect as you swallow. Excellent session beer,for anyone who loves hops....I suggest that you must try this. Shot out to my boy the St. Charles Whisker Biscuit for picking this up for me.

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Photo of TheBeerCarl
3.53/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: This beer has a reddish-amber clear body. It pours with a yellow-brown head with good lace and decent retention.

S: The scent of sweet caramel, strong pine and heat are the major notes backed up with some subtle floral characters.

T: This IPA has an interesting flavor profile. It starts out tasting like a very subtle IPA with some hoppiness and sweetness but then slowly the bitterness builds like a spicy pepper with increasingly intense piney hop flavor which is then balanced by the caramel sweetness that lingers on the tongue.

M: The beer has a medium body with light carbonation.

Overall this is a good IIPA but it could use a more complex hop flavor and use a bit more carbonation to balance that flavor.

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Photo of pezfiend
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Poured into Captain Lawrence tulip glass, nice 1 inch head retains to a half inch all the way through. Light red/amber color and lacing around the top.

Smell: Pine resin, citrus, grapefruit.

Taste: Earthy pine neetles, toffee, caramel

Mouthfeel: Sticky, very chewy for an IPA.

Great beer in general, I've had this before but not for about a year. Grabbed the bottle on a whim since it's been so long. Solid beer and even burps up nice too! ... Excuse me....

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Photo of vandemonian
2.98/5  rDev -23%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Mikkeller 1000 IBU is a sweet bitter DIPA. It's a fun novelty beer but I would never choose to drink it again. Maybe it'd be different fresh... not sure.

A: Dark red colour and a 1 cm head that lasts very well. 4.5

S: Nice citrus hop aroma. Pretty strong but not complex. 4

T: Malty with immediate strong bitterness. It tastes like citrussy grass juice. It's not really that pleasant. Very sweet aftertaste. 2.5

M: A little flat for a DIPA. 2.5

O: 2.5

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Photo of StonedTrippin
4.52/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

this is an epic brew, easily the best ipa ive ever had, including heady, pliny, and all the rest of them. this is sensationally powerful and different, and is deserving of much more recognition. it pours a perplexingly dark copper color, more red than brown or orange, with some yeast floaters and a prominent off white head that leaves so sticky lacing on the glass. the nose major. it smells like ive put my face in liquid hops, its so oily and dank, bitter as hell, but also supported by some darker malts that give the beer a real mature and sophisticated aroma. the flavor is like nothing ive ever tasted. its high alpha for sure, just like fresh hops through a juicer, but somehow concentrated, its piney mostly, but theres some really bitter citrus in there as well, like the pith from a grapefruit. its got some malt backbone under all of the hops, but it plays only a supporting role here. the hop profile of this beer is so intense, its so fresh, and man oh man is it bitter. this is my fantasy playing out, i swear to god its so so so hoppy. the mouthfeel is perfect, the body is full, the carbonation is just enough, and the hop bitterness is almost caustic, almost burning the insides of my mouth. its not puckery like a sour, but it literally is contorting my face somehow. the alcohol is strong but it fits in nicely. i taste this even half an hour after my last sip. its impossible to describe how good this really is. easily the biggest, meanest ipa out there right now. incredible!

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Photo of beer2day
4.13/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A big splurge from Bottle Rev in Raleigh.

Grainy, earthy orange-to-brown pour with a 1/2 finger of darker cream head. While there is not much head to start with, what is there lingers well into the glass. Thick lace all around the glass.

Nose is a little more subdued than I was expected. Tons of biscuit malt, a bit of caramel malt, and then lots of fruity hop esters. Plenty there, just expecting - perhaps unreasonably - more.

Whatever I missed in the nose was made up for and more in the taste. Crazy bitter. Biscuit malt with a touch of caramel start things off and then the craziness kicks in. Grapefruit and pine, lots of it. Bitter pepper, ripe yellow onion, resinous hops - and then the afterburn kicks it up. Intense alcohol and hop burn in the finish.

Feel is grainy and thick. Liquid bread comes to mind. Quite substantial for even a DIPA.

If the price point were lower, I'd get it again. Given that a 12.7oz bottle is more than I'd pay for most really good sixers, I'll be one and done on this one - unless Santa is nice to me this year. Definitely glad I tried it.

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Photo of Cyberkedi
3.91/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Strong, hoppy aroma has a firm overtone of sour citrus, equal parts Mandarin orange and grapefruit. It pours a clear, dark coppery brown with a thick, fluffy, copper-tan head that leaves some good lacing. Flavor is - HOLY GUACAMOLE, ATTACK OF THE HOPS! The bottle (and name) claim 1000 IBUs, and damn, I believe it. This is one fiercely hoppy and ferociously bitter beer. It’s like drinking liquid hops with a side of grapefruit juice. This is definitely not for the faint of heart - or taste buds! Firm body has plenty of fizz, and finish is woody and very hop-bitter. Nevertheless, a whisper or two of fruity sweetness sneaks through. One fierce IPA that only the bravest should challenge.

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Photo of WastingFreetime
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Reviewed from session notes.

Poured out a clouded coppery brown color with a stunty off-white foamy head that lasts for a minute or two, minimal lacing left behind on the glass surface.

Smells and tastes the same : Psuedo-Barleywine. By which I mean a rich caramel / toffee sweetness that plays with an intense herbal / floral / grapefruit peel and pine resin spectrum with a side dish of medium levels of dankness and onion / garlic hotness. Boozey alcohol does rear up somewhat but only in the finish for me, and only once the glass has warmed up. This booziness seems to be what helps the hops hammer the finish down into dryness.

Heavier side of medium thickness, lightly carbonated, somewhat sluggish on the tongue.

It's pretty damn good, but I've had just as good for a more reasonable pricepoint. So, once is enough for me.

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Photo of litheum94
3.97/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Whole foods.

Brushed bronze body. Presented with a very scant, light tan head.

Aromas of every hop aroma imaginable. Citrus, tropical fruit, spice, pine and everything in between. Onions and some caramel. If you wanted hop essence Ina jar, this is it.

Wow. I have never had a beer that went from biscuity, caramel malts to floral hops, to citrus, to pine, to onion, to bitter as hell in a single sip.

Wow, again. Super complex, as far as hops go. So many flavors. Definitely need to be a hop fan for this, but if you are, you won't be disappointed.

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Photo of jaasen64
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

375ml bottle wrapped in green paper. Picked up from local liquor store that just got it in this week. Poured into CCB snifter.

A- Pours a dark slightly reddish mahogany brown. About a quarter finger of white slightly foamy head that recedes fairly fast to leave a little bit of head, but not much. About average carbonation. Leaves very nice spidery lacing.

S- Caramel malts, citrus hops, grapefruit, a little bit of lemon, a tiny bit of booze, etc. A little bit sweet and citrusy. About average aroma strength.

T- Bitter/citrusy lemons, a little bit of grapefruit, caramel malts, a tiny bit of honey. Definitely very bitter but balances well with the lemon taste.

M- Medium bodied, average carbonation, well balanced, goes down easily especially for it's bitterness and high abv.

O- I was a little bit skeptical about this beer since I don't like beers that are overly bitter. This beer was definitely very bitter, however the bitterness was balanced very nicely with the lemon flavor. The 9.6% abv was also very well hidden. Overall not sure if I'd pay almost $15 to get a bottle again, but definitely a nice experience. I recommend trying it out.

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Photo of PeterIngemi
4.13/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 375ml bottle into a duvel glass.

A: pours a rusty brown ruby/amber, with a massive, slightly carameled puffy white head, that dissapates slowly and leavs an absurd amount of lacing... Wow...

S: deep resinous pine, tropical citrus, mango, grapefruit, and caramely malt backbone... Touch of sweetness.... Smells hoppy as nuts, especially as it warms they really come out.

T: as expected, a hop bomb! Sweet, slightly burnt caramel malt backbone, assaulted by chewy resinous pine, and loads of citrus hop notes, very bitter, very delicious, loads and loads of hop flavor, just what I was hoping for here.

M: bitter... Medium/heavy slightly slick body, lightly syrupy but not to much so, it reminds me if drinkin hop resin, that coats your mouth and goes to town on your palate. Long bitter aftertaste.

O: an awesome beer! Just be prepared for a very bitter, very hoppy experience, as should be obvious through the name of this beer. Loads and loads of deliciously bitter hop aggression!

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Photo of WillCarrera
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at the Local Option in Chicago. Served in a tulip glass.

A- Pours an orange/copper color with two fingers of fluffy white head, good retention, leaves good lacing.

S- Huge juicy citrus aroma, grapefruit and orange, also has a pretty big malt background, which is sweet and caramel-like. All this is beneath a huge crushing hop aroma of pine resin, some booziness in there as well.

T- Big caramel bready malt, which over a few seconds becomes submerged in increasingly bitter piney hops. It's very bitter, but the bitterness is somewhat blunted by the malt sweetness, they seem to clash a bit in my opinion. Boozy warmth in the finish.

M- Full-bodied, very sticky, viscous, almost oily, some alcohol warmth at the end, very good feel for such a huge mean beer.

O- An interesting beer, it's extremely bitter, but drinkability is a bit reduced by the huge malt and ABV, which probably could have been better with less.

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Photo of mrtripod
1.71/5  rDev -55.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours a cloudy, dark orange/amber color. I got some off white head that faded very quickly.

NOT much of a "hop bomb." But plenty of malt on the nose. There are some hops, but there are more bready malts - YEASTY.

Medium bodied and OK but definetly not a true american DIPA.

Money better spent elsewhere.

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

A: Pours a hazy, ruddy amber with a thick, lingering off-white head.

S: Aromas of caramel, brown sugar, pine, spruce, lemon, lime, grapefruit, mandarin orange, tangerine, and nectarine are present on the nose.

T: Notes of lemon, lime, tangerine, mandarin orange, nectarine, mango, grapefruit, caramel, biscuits, pine, spruce, and brown sugar overwhelm the palate. The finish is long, bitter, and extremely resinous with huge pine and citrus flavors underscored by prickly alcohol.

M: Relatively full in body and sticky. Carbonation is fairly firm. Alcohol is very noticeable. Nothing out of the ordinary for the style.

O: This is more approachable than I was expecting. To be honest, anything over 90-100 IBUs is a bit much, so I was expecting just a muddy wash of bitter hop flavor. Mikkeller, however, somehow manages to make the flavors separate long enough for each to be savored. Very nicely done.

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Photo of CrazyDavros
3.54/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours murky copper with a small fading head.
Nose shows piny, resinous hops in abundance with a similar amount of caramel and golden syrup underneath.
Crazily full-on flavours, a lengthy assault of tongue-coating, abrasive hops. Big piny and grapefruit notes again, with some caramel in the background thats almost completely hidden. The bitter seems to linger indefinitely...

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

Hefty, resinous, and while enjoyable maybe not that memorable a DIPA.

Presentation: 375 ml green capped bottle wrapped in paper. Paper and label with a green stripped background and Mikkel as a cartoon of a thief carrying a sack of hops. Shows IBUs: 1000, and 9.6% Alc. by Vol. Served in a tulip glass.

A - Somewhat hazy deep amber pour, frothy head, medium, retention, fair surface memory and some touches of lacing.

S - Resinous nose, some fruit, grapefruit under the pine, some malty/caramel hint and a bitter salute...

T - Rather resinous, plenty of pine, plenty of malt too, matching style, kinda… grassy notes, grapefruit, hefty malty structure holding the big hoppy bill.

M - Medium/full… OK, full body with medium carbonation carbonation and a syrupy flow compromised by the sticky sense of it all. Yet that caramel and bitter flow finish pretty well.

O - Hefty and compact, but rather quaffable, if you like hops and/or your palate has been burnt out by them… It may seem to flow too easily?

Notes: At what point it is usually said that we humans stop discerning IBUs? Above 90 IBUs or something like that? If that is the case, well, all else is a nice attempt at a provocation at best… Moreover, the way that the palate gets used to this, the way it is scrapped by hops, and that sense that as you break that tongue it never goes back… This felt easy. Intense, nice, long, and very drinkable, but not that extreme or unremarkable. Not a complaint, really, I would repeat it for what it is. But at this point I guess I need something else from a DIPA. This actually lingers more so as a hoppy barleywine, memories of Mikkel's DIPA and Big Worse/Worst etc.

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

Thanks to Kevin for hooking this up! Poured to pint glass the beer arrives a murky amber brown color with a hint of orange in the light, 2 finger light brown head with good retention and some lacing. The nose is citrus with strong caramel malt and bread. Very strong. You can almost taste the resin through the nose. The beer starts with an assault of bitter hops on the tongue. However, it develops into a very drinkable beer as the malty sweetness helps balance the beer. Citrus in flavor with a strong toasted malt. Resin. The alcohol is present but not a deterrent. Full bodied. Well carbonated. Finishes with a bitter citrus toast. Overall, this was more balanced and sweeter than anticipated, not quite the assault on the palette I expected given the name. Glad to have tried it, thanks again Kevin!

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Photo of tripledbrew
4.05/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Wino's in Bowling Green Ky.
Thanks to Blake for scrounging this gem.

Color is dark orange, maybe even a little brownish.
Hop bomb! Oh yes. Citrus, pine and grapefruit wrapped in a juicy,succulent decadent package.
This is a sipping beer that you must take your time with to fully enjoy. This thing was sweet, thats right, I said sweet. This beers flavor lingered for at least 20 minutes after I polished off two snifters. I think I may have experienced a little numbing of the mouth while drinking this concoction.
Do yourself a favor and try this beer.

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Photo of tdm168
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to jtd1969 for splitting this bomber with me.

Pours a cloudy, brownish amber with some orange hue. There is a foamy, brownish head that sits atop this brew that has good retention. The nose has notes of baked apples, citrus, bread, caramel, and it's a bit musty. The flavor is complex; orange, grapefruit, caramel, pine, herbal, bread, sweet, hints of dark fruit, pineapple, alcohol. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied, smooth, and well carbonated.

This is a nice beer, but not nearly as bitter as the name may lead you to believe. It has great flavor though a bit unbalanced at times. It's also a bit sweet, but it does showcase every aspect that hops can provide. If you're a hop head, you should check it out.

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Photo of TwelveOunces
4.17/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12.7 Oz bottle

No date whatsoever
Poured into a tulip glass

A- Pours hazy as hell brown, or dark orange. Beautiful carbonation and lacing, a 1.5 finger of a frothy off white/tan head. An odd looking beer and a very odd looking IPA. Definitely bottle condition, there is also some sediment sitting at the bottom of my bottle.

S- A Smooth caramel maltiness and A slightly bitter dark fruit tone. Some citrus tones from the american part of this IPA but a lot of dark funky fruits and overly ripened grapefruit. A sugary sweet heap of funky fruit. Strange, but pretty nice.

T- A lot of carbonation up front livens the tongue as a wave of bitterness sweeps over. 1000 IBU's? Probably not because that may burn a hole in your tongue but a lot of hop bitterness reminiscent of biggest american DIPA's. The hop profile is funky old american hops, A lot of over ripened grapefruit. Some citrus and pine but I think my bottle is a bit older and some of the fresher qualities have faded and I got a lot of strange fruits, dark fruits like and a little bit of pine. This beer is complimented by a light caramel backbone. No alcohol whatsoever and this brew is silky smooth as long as your used to bitter.

M- Very bitter, but hopefully you knew that going in. Very smooth and I cant taste any alcohol, a well made IPA. Fairly easy to drink if your ok with the bitterness. A good drinking beer for your IPA special occasion.

O- This is a really nice beer, its strange and unique but definitely a nice drinker for all you IPA fans. It has a funky hop profile and brutal bitterness. This beer is quite pricey but the cool packaging and reputation of this brew makes me glad I tried it and It will look nice in my collection.

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1000 IBU from Mikkeller ApS
87 out of 100 based on 282 ratings.
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