Mexas Ranger | Mikkeller ApS

Mexas RangerMexas Ranger
BA SCORE
71.4%
Liked This Beer
3.86 w/ 210 Ratings
Mexas RangerMexas Ranger
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS
Denmark
mikkeller.dk

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Ale brewed with spices, almond milk, cocoa, chili, black beans & avocado leaves.

Added by oline73 on 05-13-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,337
Reviews:
43
Ratings:
210
Liked:
150
Avg:
3.86/5
pDev:
12.44%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
28
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 210 |  Reviews: 43
Photo of Alieniloquium
4.06/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle. Black body with an enormous mocha head. Smells creamy, roasty, spicy. Nice. Tastes spicy and peppery, sweet chocolate, creamy and roasty in equal portions. Nicely bitter in the back end. Medium body and creamy. Clearly, I do not get the individual ingredients, because what the hell does avocado leaf taste like? But it works.

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Photo of dazedman
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of redfox405
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cuervo_PCB
3.8/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BobbyOlson
3.57/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of i4ourgot
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BrutisDestructus
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of JavierGC
4.53/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TruePerception
2.61/5  rDev -32.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Mikkeller's Mexas Ranger, ale brewed with spices, almond milk, cocoa, chilli, black beans, and avocado leaves. 6.6% ABV.

A: A bit over a finger of cocoa head; dark cream in the center. Black inside the glass; really dark brown in the dimple. Light sheeting; very little lacing; faint inkiness.

S: Roasty, very dark cocoa. Light coffee. Hint of waxy pepper. Dirt, faint grass/green leaf. Faintest hints of black bean skin and almond skin. Slight chilli powder.

T/MF: Bitter vegetal quality. Black bean, blackened plant matter. Nothing pleasant.

Poured from an 11.2 oz. bottle, into a Belgian tulip glass.

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Photo of orangesol
3.73/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Matt141
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Shafaegalo
4.33/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Oleg85
3.74/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kjkinsey
4.35/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hayley_86
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dentist666
3.94/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Stevedore
3.58/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Skuli Bar in Reykjavik, Iceland. Served in the house teku glass.

Pours a dark cola brown body, one finger offwhite head, fair retention, not muchlacing. Smells of char, smoke, milk chocolate, a bit of espresso. The smoke is pretty hefty in this one, and it kind of wears on you later on, but up front, it is a nice tobacco smoky complexity. Flavour is similar, with a fair bit of tobacco leaf, milk chocolate, a bit of campfire smoke. Its definitely interesting at first, but after a while, it starts to really wear on your palate. I couldn't finish the full pour, although I enjoyed what I drank. Mouthfeel is medium-lighter bodied, lower in carbonation, with a smoky finish. Overall, this is one best shared with a bunch of folks, as I thought the smoke and char got overwhelming after a while, especially as it warmed.

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Photo of justinp444
3.77/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a snifter it has a 2 and a half inch fluffy big bubbled head of slightly darker beige with a dark brown body (no lacing, just the occasional bubble cluster). Smell of fresh citrus hops, floral, grass, earth, lots of spice, slight chili, gas (probably the epazote), chocolate, and lots of roasted barley. Taste is chocolate, slight coffee, chili, tiny amount of heat, earth, grass, grapefruit, roasted barley, tobacco, licorice, oil, and a bit of nuttiness in the aftertaste. Mouth feel is full as well as body with a moderate to large amount of carbonation. A cool beer, but not for me, just too much going on and too earth-y, probably would go great with tamales.

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Photo of Whalesbro
2.29/5  rDev -40.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

"Taste like an ashtray... In a good way. Kind of like my grandparents house."

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Photo of DannyBaldoni
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AngEo
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beerpirates
3.92/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Saviour
3.82/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AdamSteve
3.86/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

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Mexas Ranger from Mikkeller ApS
Beer rating: 71.4% out of 100 with 210 ratings
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