Mikkeller Spontanblackberry

Brewery: Mikkeller ApS
Country: Denmark
ABV: 7.7%
Style: Belgian Lambic (Fruit)
Other Notes: Brewed by Mikkeller at De Proef Brouwerij, Belgium

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Sour ale brewed with blackberries & aged in oak barrels.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.68
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.6

Intro: A 375ml bottle with a best before date of 10th August 2027. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy reddish purple colour with a two finger pinkish head that dissipated quickly but left only sparse lacing.
Aroma: Blackberry, tart, vinous, funk and oak.
Taste: Funky, sour, tart, vinous and lemon with only a touch of berries.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate to low carbonation.
Overall: Nice blackberry aromas which didn’t quite come through as much in the taste as I would have preferred, as the funk and sour lemon were a little overpowering.


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