Category Archives: Mikkeller Brewing NYC

Mikkeller NYC Henry Hops

Brewery: Mikkeller Brewing NYC
Country: USA
ABV: 6.5%
Style: American IPA

Brewer Description: (from Mikkeller NYC menu) IPA.

(from beermenus.com (linked from Mikkeller NYC menu)) IPA brewed with Citra, Simcoe, and Mosaic hops.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.83
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.7

Intro: A one pint can, canned on 14th June 2018. Poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass.
Appearance: A hazy dark-ish orange colour with a big almost three finger white head that had good retention and left some nice lacing.
Aroma: Juicy, candied tropical fruit, mango, peach and apricot with hints of grapefruit pith and orange peel.
Taste: Light mango and peach, citrus bitterness, grapefruit pith and rind with a hint of pine and malt.
Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with moderate to soft carbonation.
Overall: A decent IPA, especially the aroma.

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Mikkeller NYC Chop Shop #2

Brewery: Mikkeller Brewing NYC
Country: USA
ABV: 8.3%
Style: American Double IPA
Other Notes: ₡hop Shop, our series of experimental imperial IPAs

Brewer Description: (from mikkeller.nyc, 17th June 2018 Instagram posting) ₡hop Shop #2 (8.3%) is double dry-hopped with Galaxy 🇦🇺, Wai-iti 🇳🇿, and Hallertau Blanc 🇩🇪 hops, atop a malt bill loaded with wheat and oats.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.01
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.8

Intro: A one pint can, canned on 15th June 2018, ‘chop shop-2’. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy murky dark orange colour with an almost two finger off-white head that had decent retention and left only some sparse spotty lacing.
Aroma: Tropical mango, papaya, citrusy orange, grapefruit rind and peel and pine.
Taste: Lightly sweet and bitter, mango, pineapple, orange rind, lightly dank, pine resin.
Mouthfeel: Thick, medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Slightly overly thick, but nice and juicy aroma and flavours making it quite easy to enjoy.

Mikkeller NYC Say Hey Sally

Brewery: Mikkeller Brewing NYC
Country: USA
ABV: 4.6%
Style: German Pilsner

Brewer Description: (from Mikkeller NYC menu) German-style Pilsner.

(from beermenus.com (linked from Mikkeller NYC)) Bursting with floral hops and a soft cracker-like malt structure, layers of sunflower and pineapple develop a delicate hop profile. With hints of earth and slate, a snappy finish awakens the palate with medium hop bitterness and a dry backbone.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.36
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.2

Intro: A one pint can, canned on 1st June 2018. Poured into a white wine glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy golden colour with a just over two finger white head that had good retention and left some nice soapy lacing.
Aroma: Grainy malt, grass, corn, citrusy rind and a light floral character.
Taste: Similar to the aroma with grainy malt, grass, corn, lightly floral in the background.
Mouthfeel: Crisp, light bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Clean and refreshing. Good for a hot day.

Mikkeller NYC Willets Wit

Brewery: Mikkeller Brewing NYC
Country: USA
ABV: 4.8%
Style: Belgian Witbier

Brewer Description: (from can) Belgian style wheat beer.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.38
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.3

Intro: A one pint can, with a canned on date of 26th April 2018. Poured into a white wine glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy golden colour with a big three finger white head that had great retention and left lots of nice lacing.
Aroma: Perfume-y, floral, coriander, banana and wheat.
Taste: What you’d expect from the aroma with coriander, wheat, floral and perfume-y with hints of banana.
Mouthfeel: Light bodied with moderate to low carbonation.
Overall: There was probably a bit too much perfume and floral characteristics than I’d normally like.