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Beer Geek Vanilla Shake (Bourbon Edition) | Mikkeller ApS

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Beer Geek Vanilla Shake (Bourbon Edition)Beer Geek Vanilla Shake (Bourbon Edition)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS
Denmark | website

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.00%

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.

Added by johnsonni on 02-16-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Drank this with Mikkel sitting 5 feet from me on the TG patio at their EPIC bottle share. Mikkel brought this as well as BA Brunch Weasel....both were out of this world!! Tons of Burbon but ultra smooth!!!

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4.22/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured dark with a nice thick consistency. Smell did not reveal a lot of vanilla to me. At first the taste of the beer resembled Dark Lord but followed with vanilla and minor barrel flavor. Will have again.

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A- Black with no head on a gentle pour. Beer looks viscous like a port wine
S - Chocolate, vanilla, carmel, oak
T- Dark coco & vanilla beans. A bit of roast malt comes through. No real heat from the barrel, but the oaky smoothness is still there and the mellow bourbon.
F- Viscous and port like
O- This beer is amazing. The barrel balances the bitterness of the base beer to make this one so well balanced. The body and mouth feel is like that of a fortified wine; coating the tongue.

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Beer Geek Vanilla Shake (Bourbon Edition) from Mikkeller ApS
98 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.