Mikkeller IIPA Mosaic

Brewery: Mikkeller ApS
Country: Denmark
ABV: 8.9%
Style: American Double IPA
Other Notes: Brewed & canned by Mikkeller at De Proef Brouwerij

Brewer Description: (from can) Single hop IIPA – Mosaic

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.87
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.8

Intro: A 330ml can with a best before date of 15th November 2017. Poured into a Mikkeller tasting glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy dark golden orange colour with a two finger white head with good retention and left nice lacing.
Aroma: Nice pineapple, pine, citrusy orange, peach and hints of caramel.
Taste: Bittersweet candied pineapple, pine and lemon tea on top of sweet caramel malt.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Tasty and enjoyable. Easily the best out of Cascade, Citra and Simcoe.

Mikkeller IIPA Citra

Brewery: Mikkeller ApS
Country: Denmark
ABV: 8.9%
Style: American Double IPA
Other Notes: Brewed & canned by Mikkeller at De Proef Brouwerij

Brewer Description: (from can) Single hop IIPA – Citra

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.58
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.6

Intro: A 330ml can with a best before date of 15th November 2017. Poured into a Mikkeller tasting glass.
Appearance: A hazy dark golden orange colour with an almost two finger white head that had decent retention and left nice lacing.
Aroma: Orange juice, lemon, pine and caramel with hints of mango.
Taste: Bittersweet tangy citrus fruit, orange rind, biscuit malt, toffee and hints of honey.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: This was nice and enjoyable to drink. Second favourite to Mosaic, and much better than the Cascade and Simcoe versions.

Mikkeller IIPA Cascade

Brewery: Mikkeller ApS
Country: Denmark
ABV: 8.9%
Style: American Double IPA
Other Notes: Brewed & canned by Mikkeller at De Proef Brouwerij

Brewer Description: (from can) Single hop IIPA – Cascade.

My rating: 2
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.17
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.1

Intro: A 330ml can with a best before date of 15th November 2017. Poured into a Mikkeller tasting glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy golden orange colour with a two finger frothy white head that had good retention and left nice lacing.
Aroma: Orange juice, honey, pine and caramel with hints of grapefruit.
Taste: Bittersweet orange juice, grapefruit, pine and caramel while at the same time, quite boozy.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate to low carbonation.
Overall: This was one was not really for me. My least favourite of the four single hop IIPA’s that I tried. It was the clear booziness that took away from my fully appreciating this.

Pipeworks Mango Guppy

Brewery: Pipeworks Brewing Company
Country: USA
ABV: 4.6%
Style: American IPA

Brewer Description: (from can) Session IPA brewed with mango and honey.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.28
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.1

Intro: A 1 pint can, canned on 17th April 2017. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A slightly hazy golden orange colour with a two finger white head that had decent retention and left some lacing.
Aroma: Mango, honey and some nice citrus rind, pine and mandarin to balance.
Taste: Tropical mango sweetness with some bitter mandarin peel and rind, pine, plus maybe a hint of honey, but not much.
Mouthfeel: Light bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: It’s a very tasty and enjoyable Session IPA. Easy to drink and extremely crushable on a hot summer day.

Mikkeller Hallo Ich Bin Berliner Weisse Raspberry

Brewery: Mikkeller ApS
Country: Denmark
ABV: 3.7%
Style: German Berliner Weisse
Other Notes: Brewed & canned by Mikkeller at De Proef Brouwerij

Brewer Description: (from can) Berliner-style Weisse beer brewed with raspberries.

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

Intro: A 500ml can with a best before date of 1st March 2018. Poured into a stemmed Mikkeller tasting glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy light ruby cherry red colour with a just over one finger light pinkish colour head that had good retention and left lots of nice lacing.
Aroma: Wheaty, sweet candy raspberry with a hint of tartness.
Taste: Tart-ish, lightly sour lemon and sweet candy jammy raspberry.
Mouthfeel: Light bodied with moderate to high carbonation.
Overall: A very nice and refreshing beer especially for the summer. A good raspberry Berliner.

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