Mikkeller Spontancassis

Brewery: Mikkeller ApS
Country: Denmark
ABV: 7.7%
Style: Belgian Lambic (Fruit)
Other Notes: Barrel aged in oak barrels. Brewed and bottled by Mikkeller at De Proef Brouwerij.

Brewer Description: (from Mikkeller webshop) In the spontan series we present Spontancassis – this time, forming an alliance with cassis (black currant) that were generously added underway the brewing process, creating a truly unique and distinct, sour beer.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.22
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.1

Intro: A 200ml pour on draft at Mikkeller Bangkok into a mini stemmed wine glass.
Appearance: A deep dark-ish purple colour with a reddish hue and a thin half centimetre purplish pink head with minimal lacing.
Aroma: Light funk with leathery brett. Dark fruit, blackcurrant, sour berry, grape and vinegary tartness.
Taste: Tart, sour berries, blackcurrant and grape with barnyard funk. Hints of oak and sweetness.
Mouthfeel: Dry, light to medium bodied with medium to high carbonation.
Overall: A solid fruit lambic that I would revisit again if I can find a bottle version. Very easy to drink.



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