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1000 IBU | Mikkeller ApS

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS
Denmark
mikkeller.dk

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,343
Reviews:
290
Ratings:
780
pDev:
15.84%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
85
Gots:
75
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 780 |  Reviews: 290
Photo of bnes09
3.91/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Huge towering head appearing like the top of a root beer float. Retention is out of this world. Aroma is malty with plenty of spice from the hops. Flavor begins with a deep caramel, toasty malt backbone. Quickly after, hops lay down an impenetrable fortress on the tongue that is pungent and makes my face muscles tense up as the layers of hops hit flesh. This is a totally new hop experience. Flavor is mostly concentrated detergent, pinesol and grapefruit. Hop do not let up creating a pungent bitterness well into the aftertaste. Full bodied and very dry feel yet well carbonated. Not for the faint of heart and certainly not for those afraid of hops.

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Photo of rcjennings
4.09/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of sphmiel
3.81/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On draught at iTap CWE.
Dark cloudy orange, lingering sticky head.
Piney resin nose, carried into the flavor. Sticky viscous mouthfeel.
Long lingering bitter finish. Alcohol well hidden by the bitterness.
Good to finish the night, cause you won't taste much after this one.

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Photo of waddellc2
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JMUduke
2.04/5  rDev -47%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

I'm a hop lover, but I must say this brew is a tragedy. I paid 250 NT roughly 7 USD for one 12oz bottle, and I want my money back. Sure, it's nice to look at and the aroma is OK, but it tastes like a train wreck.

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Photo of Dentist666
4.15/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours hazy brown amber with creamy golden head, long retention. Smell without any revelations and extreme - smooth resiny, tropical fruits. Mouth puckering at first sip, radical hop bitterness. Than goes down smoother. Nice malt medium body. Really bitter bomb brew.

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Photo of aratcliffe
3.35/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of samibr
4.3/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lucasj82
3.87/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AlexAfonin
4.08/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JackieKu
4.27/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Really hoppy and bitter as expected, yet isn't unpleasant for me. Very interesting, anyone must give it a try.

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Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
4.29/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dcmchew
4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamFuel
3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stephenlee
4.59/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of pmangold
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of iTunesUpdates
4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Very interesting. Never had anything like it. Super tart and a great lingering finish. Not many hops at all which was surprising.

Recommend grabbing this if you see it.

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Photo of StoutSnob40
3.74/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hops attacking your mouth. Like, viciously.. With a hatchet.. Covered in barbed-wire. Good, but really over the top. It's dark, dank and sticky. It was tough to finish the whole glass.

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Photo of Sixpoint
3.44/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Valentno7
4.2/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bp123
3.63/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wobbly
3.6/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Yet another example of how Mikkeller is an overrated brewery. I admit some of their barley wines are very good, but most of their beers do not deserve the hype or the price.

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Photo of Billydieli
4.38/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of joaopmgoncalves
3.97/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a tumbler glass.

A: The body is composed out of a very thick copper and brown color with some gold tones. Pouring created a beautiful beige head with both awesome retention and lacing
S: Hops. The smell is a big entity here. It's solid. Prominent. Cohesive. Basically, it's tremendously hoppy, and nothing else can get along with this.
T: Hops. There's a slight appearance of a piney taste but most of it is hops. I like it because of my own preferences but I was expecting some a bit more complex here.
M: Hops. This is what I came here for. The unknown but high amount of IBUs make this beer fashionable, mouthfeel-wise speaking.
O: I wish I had another.

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Photo of indianabeerman
3.59/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

1000 IBU from Mikkeller ApS
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 780 ratings
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