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Beer Geek Breakfast - Mikkeller ApS

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Ratings: 2,163
Reviews: 945
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 155
Gots: 326 | FT: 15
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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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Another letdown by Mikkeller. Why must you always disappoint? I had big hopes for you, but your dark rich appearance did not match your taste. You were thin, overly carbonated, and dominated by roasted malts. Coffee? I tasted none. Maybe it was the bitter back end that was to be coffee. I will never know. Thanks, but I'll stay with the local breakfast stouts.

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Poured into a Due South Brewing Co. snifter. Bottle cap says BF290118

A- Pours a fully opaque black color with a 3/4 inch brown head that retains well before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and sporadic clusters of surface foam. Thin, semi-resilient lacing streaks down the glass leaving a jagged ring behind on the glass.

S- Wonderful vanilla/chocolate/coffee medley plus some mild hazelnut and caramel.

T- Heavy dark roast with some vanilla and caramel but not as fantastic as the aroma. Moderate bitterness throughout and an alcohol flavor that's somewhat apparent.

M- I was hoping for a bit more creaminess. Mildly sharp from the hops and booze. Medium carbonation and a full body.

O- Super solid. Worth having for the aroma alone.

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Beer Geek Breakfast from Mikkeller ApS
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