Mikkeller Hop Terroir Amarillo Germany

Brewery: Mikkeller ApS
Country: Denmark
ABV: 6.8%
Style: American IPA
Other Notes: Series Hop Terroir. Brewed by Mikkeller at De Proef Brouwerij, Belgium

Brewer Description: (from can) New England Style India Pale Ale. A Mikkeller hop project with De Proef Brouwerij

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.83
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.6

Intro: A 500ml can, with a best before date of 25th April 2019. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy golden straw yellow orange colour with a big three finger white head that had great retention and left lots of nice lacing.
Aroma: Lemon tea, lemon peel, floral, perfume-y, rosewater with hints of pine.
Taste: Lightly bitter, lemon peel, grapefruit, citrus rind, lemon tea, floral.
Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with moderate to low carbonation.
Overall: Not bad, perhaps a bit too floral for me, and yet, also not easy to describe, as its not really bitter like an IPA, nor is it really juicy like a NEIPA. Also body was too heavy for my liking as an IPA.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.