Simcoe Single Hop IPA

11.2 oz bottle (that cunningly looks exactly like a 12 oz bottle) with 22/10/10 printed on the cap.
Poured this one into the 22 oz Terrapin snifter. Large, two finger head that is retained OK and leaves some lace. Orange and significantly carbonated body with a lot of floaties.
Light citrus note in the nose that is not really aggressive. In fact, quite sweet, tangerine like smells collect in the bowl of the glass.
Pretty astringent hops in the taste and it finishes dry. There is not much to report here since it is largely in line withe style and the hops that are present. Metallic bitterness lingers in the finish a little too long for my liking.
It’s a little prickly in the mouth for the style.
No very subtle, and essentially it is what it is and no more. Looks good but not the best Mikkeller effort by a long way. Ultimately rather one-dimensional.

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

03/30/2009
Brewery:
Mikkeller
Format:
bottle
ABV: 6.9 %
Appearance: 3.5
Taste: 3.5
Mouthfeel: 3
Smell: 4
Overall: 3
Total: 3.45
Series Name:
Year:

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.