Spontancassis | Mikkeller ApS

SpontancassisSpontancassis
BA SCORE
85.3%
Liked This Beer
4.03 w/ 156 ratings
SpontancassisSpontancassis
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS
Denmark
mikkeller.dk

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ChrisPro on 09-22-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,276
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
156
Liked:
133
Avg:
4.03/5
pDev:
10.42%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
27
Trade:
2
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4.05/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.94/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.41/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nicolaiw
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours deep red / ruby with pink head.
Aroma has black currant, lemon, sour cherries, funky, cold cellar .
Taste is black currant bomb, so much flavour. Lemon, sour cherries, grapefruit, little funk

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4.12/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.37/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.27/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Largely opaque, burgundy color combining red and purple highlights, with a white head tinted pink, and lots of lacing.

S - Sour berry notes, a bit of wood, lots of acidity.

T - Follows the nose, with a big front of berry, hinting raspberry and cranberry, a middle where wood notes come out, and a moderate acidic bite closing with a slow fade.

M - Moderate sourness, tart, but not puckering.

O - A well-crafted lambic with great fruit notes. A carefully balanced and bright lambic.

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4.43/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.76/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.85/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.36/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4.14/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.52/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of craftbeersweden
4.17/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The beer has a beatiful, dark purple color. Clear to a little hazy with a thin, pink head.

Nose: Tart, sour, black currant, vanilla, oak an a lot of sweetness.
Taste: Funk, tart, red berries, black currant, dry wood, fruity. Reminds me of POPPELS Projekt 007 - I got to do a parallell tasting!
Mouthfeel: Medium body. Medium to high carbonation. Dry ending.

A great fruit lambic. I'm glad I got back to #Systembolaget and bought a few more bottles yesterday :)

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4.17/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.28/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

one of my favorites in the spontan lineup, the black currant. its got a great chalky purple color to it, true to the fruit and like i have never seen in a beer before. frothy head on it, more cloudiness than many of the others, but more carbonation too. smells jammy sweet, like a cross between blackberry and cranberry, its sweet and dark but also tangy. i think the pucker in the nose is largely brought on by the wild yeasts, which are as established and mature in this one as they are in any of the beers. a great mix of bretty funk in here, lots of wood and must coming out, very farmy and interesting, with somewhat tempered acidity, probably offset by the sweetness of the fruit. this had the potential to be the sweetest of them all, but its fermented back down quite a bit, while retaining the flavor of the currants. deep earthy sweet on the fruit, concentrated and preserved it seems, but authentic for sure. blackberry and blueberry notes as well. the mouthfeel of this one is near the top of the class too. less acidity for sure, but also this real round soft bigness to it, full and flush, great carbonation, but a lingering presence too. seems bigger than the others, but so smooth. a really odd and interesting feel for a lambic. top notch!

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4.22/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A 200ml pour on draft at Mikkeller Bangkok into a mini stemmed wine glass.

Appearance: A deep dark-ish purple colour with a reddish hue and a thin half centimetre purplish pink head with minimal lacing.

Aroma: Light funk with leathery brett. Dark fruit, blackcurrant, sour berry, grape and vinegary tartness.

Taste: Tart, sour berries, blackcurrant and grape with barnyard funk. Hints of oak and sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Dry, light to medium bodied with medium to high carbonation.

Overall: A solid fruit lambic that I would revisit again if I can find a bottle version. Very easy to drink.

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Spontancassis from Mikkeller ApS
Beer rating: 85.3% out of 100 with 156 ratings
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