It's Alive - White Wine Barrel Aged | Mikkeller ApS

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3.96/5
Very Good
116 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS
Denmark
mikkeller.dk

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by wordemupg on 04-23-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,525
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
116
pDev:
10.86%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 116 |  Reviews: 31
Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SebastianMandeville
4.19/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dryndantheman
4.13/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Steban
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not worth the $ in my opinion.

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Photo of Brew33
3.35/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of ArkyVaughan
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Srkolodn
4.27/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of N1Nkasi
4.31/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brew_Betty
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

aroma - brett B, leather, oak, white grape, pear, bubblegum, amber malt

taste - tart and tangy. White grape, green apple, oak, brett, some malty sweetness.

overall - like most Mikkellers, this is quality beer, but seriously overpriced at $13/375ml. I got lucky and snagged two bottles for $10. It was worth that.

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Photo of williamjbauer
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of olradetbalder
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of Lutte100
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of CrusinforaBrewsin
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of HollyHops
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of BeastLU
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of mkirkland80
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of Ciocanelu
2.5/5  rDev -36.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Very disappointing beer. Pretty off-putting smell. Very funky with really weird notes. Taste was even worse. It wasn’t sour as expected and had some really gross rotten vegetable taste. Alcohol was also pretty evident. Maybe I had a bad bottle.

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Photo of leitmotif
3.64/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jonada
3.1/5  rDev -21.7%

375 ml bottle poured into a teku glass. 8% ABV

Appearance: Pours a rusty copper color with 2 fingers of a light tan head. Body is hazy with light visible carbonation.

Smell: White wine, oak, barnyard funk, pineapple, peppery Belgian yeast.

Taste: Apple, funk, raisin, slight lacto character.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a somewhat sticky mouthfeel and relatively high carbonation. Finishes tart.

Overall: Not bad, but not what I would call good. Flavors seem to clash and it produces a somewhat off putting funky medicinal character. Given the price, I would avoid this one.

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Photo of HoppyBastard1
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of Soto
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of zestar
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev +1%

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It's Alive - White Wine Barrel Aged from Mikkeller ApS
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 116 ratings