Mikkeller / 3 Floyds Hvedegoop | Mikkeller ApS

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Mikkeller / 3 Floyds HvedegoopMikkeller / 3 Floyds Hvedegoop

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS

Style: Wheatwine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed at De Proef. Available on-tap and in 750ml bottles.

Added by MasterSki on 10-19-2012

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Photo of igl
5/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Very very nice, complex, smooth and tasty. Color, taste and aroma remind me 'Arrogant Bastard Ale', but this one is more delicate, not so thermonuclear :). Really enjoyed it.

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Photo of AlexAfonin
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Poupae
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

4.44/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap. ½ pt Pilsner glass. Enjoyed on agt´12. Reddish deep amber color & chill hazy appearance. Tan, creamy & lasting crown. Caramel toasted malt, ripe fig, sugar, alcohol aromas & bready hues. Toasted malts & resiny hops at first sip with brandy notes. Sharp & rough hoppiness. Full body. Soft carbonation. Oily texture. Dry bitter finish with fruity touch. Long woody aftertaste. No harsh but warming ABV.

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Photo of dcmchew
4.41/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
4.39/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BlurryVisi0n
4.37/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served in a smal pint glass from a 750ml bottle.

Appearance: Hazy Amber cool with deep bubbles coming off pretty heavy, initial pour created a know off-white head rising to maybe a full finger's length..sticky lacing after a few sips. Looks beautiful.

Smell: malts and barley, notes of sweet hops.

Taste: The the brew warms up a bit notes of citrus, hops and malts with an accent of salt. Incredible smooth.

Mouth: Extra bubbly with smooth carbonation. Sticky, and might come off like bread...nutty feel at the end has your palates all over the place.

Overall: Prerry damn good beer, not sure who I give credit to...Mikeller or Three Floyds, at this point doesn't matter..lucky enough to grab it at the airport in Reykavic, Iceland. Enjoy and don't drink too fast!

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Photo of Dzu
4.34/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mcthfg
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RDHunter
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of VAcrossr
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of leitmotif
4.14/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of AngEo
4.11/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StJamesGate
4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Creamy honey-combed French Vanilla over hazy cherry-amber. 4.25
Greasy orange, red grapefruit and lots of red candy/maraschino. 4.5
Red Hots, dark cherry, tangerine rind, some nectarine juice and resin hops. 4
Dried apricot finish and a fair hit of IBUs.
Creamy, medium, hot. 4

Gorgeous amber nose - like Lucky 13! So the lightest is a let down; OK, it doesn’t cloy, but it that at the expense of flavor? Some fruit, some hops, and smooth-whipped wheaty mouthfeel. But without, somehow… 3.75

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Photo of olradetbalder
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of GRG1313
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of safaricook
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Everydayoff
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap served in a stemmed glass at Mikkeller Bangkok.

Hazy deep ruddy amber color, it tops with one finger of foamy off-white head that holds itself for a while before collapsing to long-lasting bubble sheet atop and leaving lots of sticky lacing patch on the glass-side.

Sweet aroma of toffee, bready, sugary, and caramel malt. Fruitiness as apricot, zesty lemon, and suggestion of dried-fruit. Hint of some spice, twang of wheat, and earthiness too. Alcohol slightly reveals when the beer starts to warm.

Sweetness covers through the taste buds. It reminds me of candy sugar, toffee, sweet caramel, together with some fruitiness of apricot and dried fruit in the parallel. Some toasted character too with suggestion of peppery spice and dry bitterness at the end.

Rather full body but has some crisp and moderate carbonation to carry well the palate under the smooth mouthfeel, finish is dry.

This is good sipping beer. Complex and enjoyable sip, alcohol is well concealed underneath its complexity. Let's the beer sit for a while to let it more open and enjoy.

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Photo of pixieskid
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of JamFuel
3.99/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of NT99
3.92/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of biboergosum
3.9/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz chalice, at the Underground Bar and Grill, apparently the only place in Alberta with this on-tap right now. Served on an Evil Twin coaster, how ironically appropriate as this is apparently a collaboration between Mikkeller and the venerable Three Floyds brewery in Indiana.

This beer appears a very cloudy, dark browned apricot hue, with one thick finger of foamy, bubbly beige head, which leaves a nice randomly dense wall of honeycombed lace around the glass as it evenly peels away.

It smells of sweet, sugary caramel/toffee malt, a touch of grainy astringency, simmering ripe drupe fruit, earthy, leafy hops, and a soft perfumed alcohol twinge. The taste is musty, grainy, and sweet wheat malt, strong subsidiary caramel notes, apple and pear peel, a burgeoning fleshy citrus fruitiness, a bit of black tea tannin, and leafy, weedy hops. A low-key, circling booziness seems poised to strike at any moment.

The bubbles are actually a tad frothy, and well structured, the body a sturdy medium weight, tending to full at times, and a bit too edgy from hop and alcohol alike to be deemed all that smooth. It finishes well off-dry, the grainy, almost dank wheat malt pulling away from most things sweet, a bit of apple mush fruitiness lingering, and the heat does well to only lurk and prick, as opposed to coming out in force.

A decent wheatwine, the caveat being that I have relatively few comparisons to draw for it, especially in Alberta. Not too sweet, and complex enough, with a well-tempered elevated booziness. Nice to have the opportunity to try, though I would prefer the next time be free of 'entry' tickets.

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Photo of bark
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.65/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Hazy dark orange color with beige head. Aroma has sweet malts, caramel and also some earthy hops. Taste follows with the same notes. Slightly sweet at first but gets bitter on the aftertaste. Body is quite heavy with smooth carbonation. Not bad but not really my favorite style of beer.

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