Mikkeller: Drink In The Sun: 2013 0.3% Version (Denmark: Low ABV Wheat Ale: 0.3% ABV)
Visual: Hazy apricot. Large white mounded froth that leaves lace.
Nose: Apricot. Pineapple. Custard crème biscuits and moderate hops. Mass market ice cream. Coriander.
Body: Apricot. Moderate bitterness. Fresh lemon. Tannins and tea. Pineapple. Orange juice. Custard sweetness. Passion fruit.
Finish: Tea, tannins and hops. Slight lemon and pineapple. Some bitterness. Passion fruit.
Conclusion: The quest for a great low abv beer continues, and in this hunt in the darkness I have found this from Mikkeller. This beer actually sits nicely between my prior two picks stylistically in addition to a distinct Mikkeller character of its own.
The hops are well used to compensate for the low abv, very fruity and fresh, I would say in a Nanny state style but these are much smoother and more rounded in flavour. From aroma to early body…
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