Review: When Hazy Met Sally by Mikkeller SD

When Hazy Met Sally by Mikkeller SD

Brewery: Mikkeller San Diego
Style: NEIPA
ABV: 10%
IBUs: 80

Beer God’s Notes

Original Tasting Notes: One of the most creative names of a beer I’ve seen in a while. When Hazy Met Sally by @mikkellersd – excellent and a surprising 10%.

Well, I did NOT know this was a 10%er when buying OR drinking it. And it didn’t taste that way either.  At a nice 80 IBUs it wasn’t overly bitter by any means and they definitely hid the 10% in the smoothness of this beer.

I was definitely getting a combination of papaya and orange with this – a little orange and the slightest bit of lemon zest too.  The body was pillowy and smooth like you wouldn’t believe. Easily one of the best beers I’ve had in 2018.


“N.E. style TIPA with a cloudy, deep straw appearance. Dired apricot, mandarin orange, and papaya on the nose. It has a very big body with glances of melon including cantaloupe, that lead into a tickle of guava on the end. The finish has a rounding bite from the higher abv…”