SpontanCherryFrederiksdal | Mikkeller ApS

SpontanCherryFrederiksdalSpontanCherryFrederiksdal
BA SCORE
4.06/5
188 Ratings
SpontanCherryFrederiksdalSpontanCherryFrederiksdal
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
Ranking:
#3,508
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
188
pDev:
10.1%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
29
Trade:
2
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Photo of YalovaIA
4.28/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of groleau
3.71/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlexAfonin
4.75/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rolltide8425
4.07/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of heysuz
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of kiki3drt292
3.08/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Stevedore
4.06/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

375ml C&C bottle, best by 17/12/2022. Served in a Cantillon tumbler glass.

Pours a very dark purple with a two finger thick purple head, moderate collar, nice retention, very bubbly with short-lived lacing. Smells of red grape skin, cherry skin, nice vinous character, oak, mild funk. Nothing too complicated; slight hints of grape juice that's thankfully mostly overcome by the cherry character. Flavour is similarly cherry-forward, kind of like black cherry skin, red vinous character, oak, just the slightest bit of funk but certainly lacking in that department. In a sense, it's AWA-like. Mild-moderate acetic presence, a bit like what I would imagine black cherry greek yogurt to taste like. Mouthfeel is medium-thinner bodied, good carbonation, not difficult to drink, on the slightly thin side, good tartness and cherry skin finish. Overall, solid cherry sour that isn't impressive in any one department, but solidly well-rounded.

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Photo of jaymo18
4.45/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Stinger80OH
4.06/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thezach
3.92/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This pours a deep purple. At first I thought how beautiful a red it was, but it's far too dark to be anything but midnight purple, the color of blueberries, dark cherries, acai. There's absolutely no head, I had to agitate it to get any at all, only for it to fade almost instantly. Damn tart. Tart cherries, sour, a bit of sweetness on the end. Almost a cherry juice quality, but the acidity does a mighty fine job of balancing it. A touch of bitterness, which could be tannins from the fruit skin or barrel aging. I'm really enjoying the puckering, cherry juice, fruity sour quality this beer has. Almost a shame I drank it alone.

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Photo of HopSavant
4.02/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Cramerican
4.44/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.67/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.66/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of my_knew_craft
3.58/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ShanePB
4.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MatthijsAlberigs
4.47/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DraftDaddy
4.41/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Pete_IV
4.45/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PatGreer
4.46/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nathanmiller
3.23/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KAF
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bnes09
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark purple and mostly opaque. Looks like grape, blueberry and black currant juice. No head to speak of.

Mildly tart aroma with lots of cherries.

Flavor follows the nose. Hint of oak. Sweetness is well balanced by the acid.

Medium to full bodied. Somewhat low carbonation. Dry finish yet sticky from the fruit sugars.

Overall, a very enjoyable sour fruit beer.

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Photo of sirsteve42
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

SpontanCherryFrederiksdal from Mikkeller ApS
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 188 ratings
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