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Beer Geek Vanilla Shake (Bourbon Edition) - Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

158 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 158
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 7.42%
Wants: 222
Gots: 27 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
In the beer geek breakfast series – the beer that really put Mikkeller on the map, we decided to shake things up by adding a truck load of vanilla to the french press coffee trick, creating a whole new dimension to the beer that are loved by freaks and geeks worldwide. Not only that, we then placed it in bourbon barrels for 8 months for a truly unique beer experience. It’s dark, dangerous, sweet and incredibly tasty as you would expect, but most of all; it’s ready to conquer your breakfast table routines. Please note: The label is the same as the regular version. This one comes with a limited edition yellow wax.

Brewed at Lervig in Norway.

(Beer added by: johnsonni on 02-16-2014)
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4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

johnwkraft, Yesterday at 03:55 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

thick viscous stout imbued with chocolate and vanilla flavors... very tastey. Bourbon flavors a little muted compared to bourbon county brews...

Ready4aHeady, Yesterday at 01:57 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

DoubleSimcoe, Wednesday at 02:11 AM
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5/5  rDev +9.2%

whitenads, Monday at 07:14 PM
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4/5  rDev -12.7%

tom10101, Nov 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

olradetbalder, Nov 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.2%

Matagal, Nov 12, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.2%

Mersh, Nov 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

Phillyz, Nov 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.2%

Braden, Nov 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

Hopsiam14, Nov 06, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

JimGlonke, Nov 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

HumanParaquat, Nov 02, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.2%

Tgmckinn, Nov 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Lunch, Oct 30, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

The best vanilla beer in a 12oz bottle, that money can buy.

A: Dark, dark, dark, dark brown, almost black

T: It was so smooth, rich, creamy, and boozy. This beer set the bar for vanilla use and paved the way for beer and liquor being put together. God Bless Mikkeller

floridadrift, Oct 30, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

dnb128, Oct 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

IndyDad, Oct 29, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.2%

Bottle from the Mikkeller Webshop.

Black with brown head. Could tell it was viscous from the pour.

Milk Chocolate and vanilla dominate the smell and taste along with coffee and some of the heaven hills bourbon barrel on the back end. Incredible! I didn't really get any hint of alcohol from this brew.

This is the most viscous beer I've ever had.

I had Mikkeller George Vs. Brian Cherry wine BA the same session as this beer and it blew my mind but the BA Vanilla Shake is the best beer I've ever had. Substantially better than the non BA version. If they have any left in stock when I make my next order I plan on picking up a few. Expensive, but worth it.

Tim460, Oct 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -23.6%

Jpepe08, Oct 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

williamjbauer, Oct 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

halo3one, Oct 28, 2014
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GatorLCA, Oct 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

jaken0ss, Oct 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.2%

Darth_Ryan, Oct 22, 2014
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Beer Geek Vanilla Shake (Bourbon Edition) from Mikkeller ApS
100 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.