SpontanCherryFrederiksdal | Mikkeller ApS

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS
Denmark
mikkeller.dk

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by MasterSki on 05-08-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
181
Reviews:
33
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
10.19%
 
 
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1
Gots:
31
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3
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Photo of leitmotif
4.16/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TWStandley
4.28/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of epyon396
4.04/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of CharlesK
4.07/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of larryarms847
4.09/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an absolutely brilliant bright purple-red with a half finger of reddish foam and a decent viscosity. Looks very much like wine.

Big ripe sour cherry note, noticeable vinous aroma, oak, and a touch of light musty funk.

Sour cherries, grapes, wine, oak, and a nice prickly acidity.

Light-medium bodied, medium-high carbonation, prickly, tart acidity.

Overall, although I truly enjoyed this beer, I thought there to be much more cherry aroma than flavor and the barrel character really gave it a more vinous/wine-like flavor along with heavy oak.

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Photo of HardyA
4.42/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of yankeepride
4.07/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Fcolle2
4.36/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pour ruby Red in color with a bright pink head. Aromas of vinegar sweet red ripe cherries and some hints of mineral in the end. Flavor has way more sweet candy like cherry flavor. Super juicy ripe fruit with some mild spice and tartness in the finish. Refreshing, crisp and a lift balance of sour and apple cider vinegar.

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Photo of Zonian1
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IrishColonial
4.28/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of paresis
4.29/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stephens101
4.24/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From notes:

Bright red and smells pungently pleasant with plenty of barnyard goodness and a cherry or two to top it off. Tastes all damp and subterranean but not too dark and dangerous as these things go. Various fruit skins and ripe cherry are noticed. Has a lasting dryness.

Maybe they should've named this one Spotoncherry.

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Photo of innominat
3.45/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerOps
3.37/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of leginsh
4.02/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jonj
3.88/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jzlyo
3.62/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Aroma is cherries, fruit and slightly off-putting/rank. The flavor is cherries, fruit, malts, mild sweetness, slight funk and big sour/tart in the finish.

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Photo of brittanylicious
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of YalovaIA
4.28/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of groleau
3.71/5  rDev -10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlexAfonin
4.75/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rolltide8425
4.07/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of heysuz
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SStein
3.9/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kiki3drt292
3.08/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

SpontanCherryFrederiksdal from Mikkeller ApS
4.12 out of 5 based on 181 ratings.
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