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Beer Review: Mikkeller, Open Windows Open Hills Tiger Baby

Ding Points: 61.50 Pour: 60.00, Nose: 70.00, Palate: 60.00, Mouth: 60.00, Global: 60.00 Tasting Notes: I ran into a cacophony of new Mikkeller offerings in the store last week, with all kinds of weird, strange and expensive beer on display. I don't rate Mikkeller much, and their general loud posturing and ferocious, indiscriminate output tends to put me off as well. Add in the fact that the majority of their beer represents crippling bad value, and you could call me a fairly serious skeptic of...

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Beer Review: Mikkeller, Rauch Geek Breakfast (AKA ‘Beer Geek Bacon’)

Ding Points = 60.50 Pour: 80, Nose: 70, Palate: 50, Feel: 60, Global: 60 Tasting Notes: Purchased at Hop City, Atlanta, GA, USA. 500 mL bottle. Jet black pour with a really dark, coffee colored head. Nose and tastes deliver a large amount of smoke, but the beer lacks the meaty, solid quality of many smoked beers and in that respect feels a little light. Tobacco features with some leathery components, but the beer lacks a sweet edge that really needs to accompany the smoked malts. Slightly too...

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