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Beer Geek Breakfast - Mikkeller ApS

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2,158 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,158
Reviews: 945
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 154
Gots: 323 | FT: 16
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Denmark

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Goldorak on 03-10-2006

Brewed at Nøgne Ø.

Ingredients : Water, malt (pils, oat, smoked, caramunich, brown, pale chocolate and chocolate), roasted barley, flaked oats, hops (centennial and cascade), ale yeast and gourmet coffee.
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Ratings: 2,158 | Reviews: 945
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3.93/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bongobeer
3.79/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Dark red brown color with 1" of tan head that disappears into thin lacing and smells like COFFEE. Taste like big roasted coffee that finishes with a heavy bitterness, like drinking cold espresso...pretty good stout!

Photo of OneEye78
4.07/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of semogolf1
4.2/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hseldon15
4.11/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of djtomain
4.09/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Corson
3.99/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of far333
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.25

Dark brown and opaque with a half inch of thick dimpled foam that lingers long leaves a thin sheet of lace on the insides of the glass. Aroma of espresso and dark chocolate, notes of raisin.

Flavor has less character than I expected given the average score and popularity of this beer. Notes of espresso and darkly roasted malt, firm bitterness, but that's about all that I get.

Rich and full and creamy mouthfeel.

Photo of notchucknorris
3.92/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mtvolkens
4.09/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kevroe
4.28/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of dmgeng
4.13/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I really wanted Beer Geek Brunch but had to substitute this instead and I thought it would be pretty good.

A - Beautiful black color. Khaki head with great lacing.

S - Strong roasted smell with complimentary chocolate, coffee, and some caramel and malt mingling afterwards. Mostly the dark roastedness of a stout is predominant.

T - Good flavor dominated by roast, chocolate, coffee, and that distinct oats character that I really enjoy. Solid coffee flavor with some saltiness and a complimenting roasty bitterness to go with the malt sweetness overall. Not as sweet or as chocolaty as some stouts but is mostly balanced.

M - Medium mouth-feel with moderate to low carbonation. Silkier feel and a lightly lingering bitterness that makes this a really good stout. Almost perfect for an oatmeal stout.

Overall, a very good oatmeal stout. It isn't as heavy as some RIS's or as flavorful as some stouts but is a very solid beer. It has everything for the dark beer drinker. I think I like this more than Samuel Smith's Oatmeal stout but I think that Sam's is a better representation of the standard style. And this beer is no Founder's Breakfast Stout but is very delicious even so.

Glass- Snifter

Photo of BeerZombies1
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheMaineBeerGuy
4.02/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Coffdaddy
4.52/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of breadwinner
3.62/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of changdulla
3.89/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dracook
3.25/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

slightly bitter. good mouthfeel. not too gassy

Photo of Jho3325
3.63/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of walterk
4.27/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.74/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Mikkeller Beer Geek Breakfast has a thin, cream-colored head, a black appearance, and a few splotchy lacing specks left behind on the glass. The aroma is of dark, slightly turned fruit, spinach, coffee, and dark-roasted barley malt. Taste is of powdery coffee, sweet black bread, char, and mellow bitterness. Mouthfeel is heavy and slightly oily. Mikkeller Beer Geek Breakfast finishes powdery and medium bitter.

RJT

Photo of aleigator
4.24/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Creamy tar black color, with a decent beige-brown head.

Strong aromatic smell of coffee, espresso, a little aggressive but wrapped up well in roasted malt sweetness with hazelnut.

Coffee is defining my first impression of tasting this beer. I find it very interesting, that the coffee flavor is troughout evolving and changing on my palate from the beginning to the end, which gives the beer a decent complexity with a medium-body. Coffee goes very well along with chocolate, perfect mingling together, to one creamy opening, which developes more bitter and malty to the end.

The aftertaste is enormous, lasts for minutes and even longer as the beer warms up. Carbonation is higher than expected, but supports this style of stout easily, not too present a decent freshness. Coffee flavor is really great in this beer, sugar and malts are in perfect balance and support it, without making the beer too sweet or distract from the coffee, the main attraction.

The development through different stages on the palate without loosing focus on the coffee impresses me, and it stays for such long time. Even the late uprising bitterness seems to go well along with a remarcable smoothness, which gives this beer a soft, oily, appreciable mouthfeel. Chocolate becomes very present at the end, and adds a yummy sweet note to the overall bitterness. This beer tastes great!

Photo of twofacedmonster
4.03/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RayReed522
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Beer Geek Breakfast from Mikkeller ApS
92 out of 100 based on 2,158 ratings.