Mikkeller / Grassroots Wheat Is The New Hops | Mikkeller ApS

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS
Denmark
mikkeller.dk

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
India pale ale brewed with wheat and fermented with brettanomyces.

Added by jazzyjeff13 on 04-15-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
454
Reviews:
112
Avg:
4
pDev:
10.5%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
45
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1
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Ratings: 454 |  Reviews: 112
Photo of edhizdeid
3.85/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Casey3236
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Emersonio
4.19/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pour: 16.9 oz can at the Churchkey in D.C. Poured into a nonic pint. Appearance: Very light straw and crystal clear. Thick white head with lots of lacing. Aroma: Big bold Brett notes. Hoppy and citrus elements come through...lemon? Sweet bready malts and some barnyard as well. Taste: Not much up front but WOW! on the back end. Complex and deep Brett and funk aftertaste. Heavy and still breathing it out of my nose. Aftertaste: See taste. Big, bold and deep funky Brett and hops. Lingers forever and gets deeper after swallowing. Overall: I really enjoyed this. Awesome on the back end! Very good: 4 out of 5.

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Photo of THSmusicman
3.72/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NickandToni
4.1/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Recommended by my local beer bro that has never steered me wrong. This can was a pleasant surprise. Almost mango color with a great wheat typical head. Spicy notes with a full taste close to a IIPA. Will have again for sure.

L: Great almost mango color
S: Musty sweet with some nice peppery nose
T: IIPAish with a great reminder why I love great wheat beers
F: Full, crisp with citrus toward lemon bitterness
O: On my grab list if in stock. Strong showing for a first try at Mikkeller. Ready to try more from this brewer.

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Photo of RPM3334
3.97/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BMart
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AGust82
4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lingenbrau
2.74/5  rDev -31.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

I think I had a bad bottle. I love Brett funk, but this tasted like foot and not much else.

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Photo of Wesley_Legg
4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mtomlins
4.18/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours crystal clear, hay color with a huge bubbly white head with great retention and curtains of lacing. The nose is grassy, Brett, white pepper, and some dry citrus. The taste leads with dry citrus but the wheat and Brett roll in immediately and dry out the palate and finishes with a nice hit of spicy bittering hops. The body is round but light and has lively carbonation. This is a really tasty IPA with a new take on an old style.

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Photo of crbnfbr
3.92/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hophead7117
4.12/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheCuriograph
3.73/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lic217
4.3/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look: Yellow, very slight haze, white fluffy head that lasts, and some lacing
Smell: Citrus/lemon hops, sweet bready malt
Taste: Starts sweet with citrus and fruit with a little pine as it warms and ends bitter with a touch of herb/grassiness
Feel: Prickly dry carbonation, mouth gets a dry stickiness after each sip
Overall: an interesting beer with some nice flavor, very drinkable and refreshing.

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Photo of Beers-es
4.21/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap, pours a bright straw yellow with a finger of white foam. Smell is unique--blueberries, citrus and the slightest bit of funk. Taste follows, with the addition of some tart wheat notes. Feel is on the lighter side with prickly carbonation that keeps things lively. Overall, a really good beer that's a little off the beaten path, but quite worthy.

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Photo of jweis
4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chivermac
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hdtrice
3.46/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.9/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gambyt20
2.5/5  rDev -37.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of leitmotif
4.19/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Just an awesome brew all the way. Golden, mango like look. Nice two finger head with soft lacing.
Smells refreshing with hints of mint, pepper and jasmine over some big citrus base.
No brett present.
Taste is surprinsingly refreshing. Nice notes of pineapple, fresh cut grass, pine, mint and citrus. Gorgeous.
Peppery after taste.
Niiice.

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Photo of wowthatbeerisgood
4.06/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Looks more like a wheat beer or hefeweizen than an IPA and was poured with little head. Smell is hoppy but not overly so. Taste is not too hoppy and only a hint of wheat. Overall a mild and pleasant IPA.

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Photo of kik
3.97/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

In a can. This beer was very carbonated and coarse, as wheat beers are to my palate, but had a nice light and citrus flavor. Reminds me of a more flavorful hefeweizen.

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Photo of mytu420
3.99/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mikkeller / Grassroots Wheat Is The New Hops from Mikkeller ApS
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