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Beer Geek Brunch Weasel - Mikkeller ApS

Beer Geek Brunch WeaselBeer Geek Brunch Weasel

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Ratings: 1741
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rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 9.72%


Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed at Nøgne Ø.

Imperial oatmeal stout brewed with coffee. Ingredients: Water, malts, hops, yeast and Vietnamese ca phe chon coffee.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 01-02-2009)
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oberon

North Carolina

4.4/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I had the "Weasel" for awhile and finally opened it tonight.Poured into a imperial nonic a jet black with not a trace of light showing thru,a mocha colored pillowey two finger head atop.an awesome mix of deep coffee roast and bitter chocolate in the nose,a hint of vanilla and roasted nut as well,just a great mix.Rich flavors and obviously highly roasted,bittersweet chocolate and French roast coffee dominate with a tinge of dar fruit and vanilla,a slightly earthy earthy finish rounds the beer out very well.Everything I thought it would be,just a great double stout from a killer brewery.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2009 22:59:52 | More by oberon
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Nick3

California

4.38/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Beer poured into my rochefort chalice. Liquid black in color, it forms a dark chocolate 2 finger head. Some lacing as well. Nose is cocoa, coffee, and some alcohol. Taste is complex with dominant chocolate notes and some toffee. Beer is sooo smooth and the alcohol is superbly masked. Full bodied and a bit sticky in the finish. A great beer to say the least.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2009 04:41:15 | More by Nick3
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

550ml bottle - $12.99 at Bullock's Wine & Spirits

Appearance: Pours out a jet black body with a frothy, tan-hued head of considerable size.

Smell: Darkened malts with face-aimed roundhouse kicks of roast and even mercilessly charred barley -- plus all the notes later mentioned in the taste. Pleasant coffee concentrate scent that's an absolute joy to smell.

Taste: Instantly, a strong, roasty coffee flavor hits the tongue without any remorse and even lasts well beyond the finish. Abundant, amply sweet tastes of melted dark chocolate morsels, blackstrap molasses, anise, scalded heavy cream, vanilla, and even a goodly-sized pinch of Mac Baren vintage Syrian tobacco join the fray. Flavors of dark fruits and stewed licorice deftly slide into the taste. Some warming, peppery alcohol hints. Bitterish blend of creosote and pine needles, along with all the roast provides more than enough balance to all the supple, chewy maltiness. Finishes rather roasty with a lingering bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium-full body. Medium carbonation. Fairly smooth mouthfeel.

Drinkability: Though pricey, it's still a beer I wholly recommend, provided you enjoy hefty stouts and coffee. In terms of stouts, Mikkeller is now 2 for 4 with me. I didn't really care for either Black or Black Hole, but Beer Geek Breakfast was a real treat. Beer Geek Brunch is a beer to thoughtfully sip and savor, maybe while watching an episode of "House", though it's hard not to just gulp it down with much aplomb. The 500ml emptied despairingly quickly.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2009 03:30:43 | More by ChainGangGuy
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pokesbeerdude

Colorado

4.3/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A beer brewed with coffee beans from weasel poop. Hmmm. Too good to not try. Thankfully I found one! 16.9 oz bottle. $15 at Wilbur's in Ft. Collins, CO!

A: Dark dark brown, on the verge of black, this is impressive, brown sugar colored head with excellent head retention. This is impressive for such a large beer. A few red highlights when held to the light.

S: Coffee, roasted malt, booze, and a fair amount of hops as well. Slight hints of chocolate as well. Hops are resinous and really nice. This smells really balanced. I was hoping for a little more of the coffee flavor though. Still a good smelling stout.

T: Huge coffee flavor, this is probably the most coffee flavored beer I've been around. Excellent. Chocolate flavors balance out the coffee nicely, and there is still a fair amount of hop resin as well. Alcohol is surprisingly hidden. Really a great flavorful beer!

M: Thick and smooth, very light carbonation, slight booze heat, excellent all the way around.

D: Really easy to drink, alcohol is well hidden and there are a lot of complex flavors going on. The coffee in the nose is a little light, but really makes up for it in taste. Highly recommended if you can find it. It is a little spendy, but definitely worth it. Great beer!

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2009 04:08:42 | More by pokesbeerdude
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Gavage

New Jersey

4.33/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: pours a black color with a huge 3"+ fluffy head that lasts forever. Nice lacing paints the glass.

Smell: big roasted malt, soft pine, some woodiness, and coffee are pleasant on the nose.

Taste: follows the nose as a huge roasted malt base is paired with bold coffee flavors. Some prunes, hint of licorice, and some earthy tones round it out. Nice bitterness and alcohol is definitely noticable.

Mouthfeel: heavy on body. Smooth throughout. Long aftertaste as the flavors last in the mouth for a long time.

Drinkability: this is so smooth and flavorful it goes down very easy despite the biggness of this this beer. Everyone should give this one a try.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2009 17:46:58 | More by Gavage
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Gyle41386

South Carolina

4.13/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 16.9 oz bottle into a snifter.

I buy beer for all kinds of reasons. I buy beer because it's on the Best of BA lists. I buy beer because certain reviewers whose opinions mirror mine enjoy it. I buy beer if it's a special release, in limited quantities, or it just happens to hit the shelves as I walk by. I buy beer if my beer guy tells me to. I buy beer if I like the label. And sometimes, I buy beer because it's made out of weasel poop. This is that beer.

Pours jet black with four fingers of very rich chocolate colored foam. Tons of lacing left behind. Great looking beer.

Roasty nose...roasted barley and roasted coffee beans take center stage. There's also some dark chocolate, vanilla, and ripe dark fruit in the background.

The roasted barley and coffee beans take center stage once again in the flavor, although it's not an unpleasant burnt roast. It's a really smooth roast. I like it. Loads of sweet chocolate and a flavor that I almost want to call bourbon-like. Nice bitter finish, which appears to be equal parts roast and hops.

I love the texture of this beer. Rich imperial stouts have, by far, my favorite texture of any beer. This is a huge beer. Rich, thick, chewy mouthfeel. Would it be redundant to call it plush?

Definite sipper. Not only is this beer too big (both ABV and texture) to gulp, it's also too complex. I wouldn't want to miss out on a single drop of this beer's flavor. Good stuff. I might go so far as to say that this beer is the shit.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2009 05:00:12 | More by Gyle41386
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wagenvolks

Texas

4.33/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

500ml bottle into a Delirium Tremens tulip. Thanks to Mschae1107 for the trade!

Beer Geek Brunch Weasel pours an absolutely gorgeous, pitch-black body that lets no light escape its murky depths. The dusty, sparkling, custard-brown head builds to a full inch before slowly retreating to a thick cap of bubbles. Good aroma, but not quite as strong as I remember the regular Beer Geek. Notes of espresso, mocha, roasted coffee grounds, dark fruits, and vanilla oats.

Man oh man, this is an In-Your-Face beer! Huge notes of roasted black chocolate & coffee malts hit the front of the palate, quickly followed by boozy coffee liquor and rum-soaked raisin and plum. Earthy hops and toasted caramel malts linger on the back of the tongue. Mouthfeel is obviously quite rich and full-bodied, but the vigorous carbonation level really allows some of the more subtle fruit and booze notes to balance the chocolate-coffee onslaught. Complex, bold, roasted, delicious---Beer Geek Brunch Weasel is all of those. A little too pricey of a sipper to be anything more than a "special occasion" beer, but it's a must-try for any true "Beer Geek".

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2009 02:44:11 | More by wagenvolks
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DigitalHype

Arizona

4.47/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Saw this, for the first time, at my local Whole Foods. After reading the label, and discovering this was brewed with exotic coffee beans, plucked from cat dung; What self-respecting beer geek could resist?

Beautiful pour. Deep, dark brown (almost black) in color, with a thick fluffy multicolored tan head with darker brown flecks. Minimal lacing and retention.

Slight fragrant hop aroma mixed perfectly with heavy coffee and sweetness. The smell is unique and intriguing.

Nice up front coffee bitterness with rich roasted malts. Unexpected grassy and peppery character, reminiscent of arugula. Nicely balanced, if slightly heavy, alcoholic warmth.

It has a thick and slightly-sticky mouthful. This is some strong punch. I was a bit concerned about "gimmick factor". But, that is not the case here. This is deep, rich, and complex. Very well done!

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2009 01:10:03 | More by DigitalHype
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hwwty4

Missouri

3.63/5  rDev -16%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured a 16.9oz bottle into my Boulevard Smokestack chalice. This beer pours a India Ink black, allowing no light to show through. Coupled with a light, 2 inch flat head really makes for a bit of an imposing beer. The head quickly disappears and leaves no lacing as the beer leaves my glass and enters my belly. The aroma is darkly roasted grains, a slight bit of cream and just some faint wisps of coffee. While the coffee is noticeable, its not nearly as strong as I expected it to be. In my opinion, Beer Geek Breakfast has more coffee in the nose. The flavor is much the same. Dark roasted grains dominated the flavor profile, giving it a mild bitter chocolate flavor, mild roasted coffee, and a big alcohol burn that is hidden pretty well with all those big flavors. The mouthfeel, while full, still finishes pretty dry. This is a good beer but for its price tag, I would rather just have a normal Beer Geek Breakfast. They can save the cat poop and I can save some some cash.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2009 03:00:22 | More by hwwty4
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ejquin

Illinois

4.33/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: As good as it gets for a stout to me. Dark as night and a nice thick fluffy brown head that fades to a half finger.

S: Coffee, of course, with a nice milky vanilla tone to it, some chocolate as well and hops

T/M: Nice and thick and really smooth. Very very "deep" flavor. Espresso strong coffee notes with really dark chocolate. Fades to nice fruit elements and ends on roasted malt and slightly bitter espresso. Alcohol comes through on finish but not overwhelming.

Ovr: To be honest, I haven't loved Mikkeller's beers in the past, and wasn't in love with beer geek breakfast, but this...this is a really good one.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2009 01:45:11 | More by ejquin
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ClockworkOrange

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to psycohops for sharing this bottle. Purchased at Abe's in Bethlehem for $11. Poured into my Victory shaker glass. Appears a nearly opaque ultra dark brown color with a finger of dense, creamy, lingering, dark ecru foam. Smells of fruity hops, dark berries, milk chocolate, and sweet mocha. Tastes of rich, sweet mochaccino, bittersweet chocolate, cocoa powder, slightly sour, mild bitterness, bitter dark chocolate towards the finish, roasted coffee beans, fruity berries, and molasses. Rather rich and close to full bodied with medium carbonation. Alcohol is noticeable, but not over the top. A tasty, sip able coffee stout that paired nicely with a few squares of Endangered Species 72% cocoa dark chocolate.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2009 04:50:51 | More by ClockworkOrange
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stonequarrywest

Ohio

4.83/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pitch black Pour with thich deep mahagony head that had a beautiful look to it.
Aroma of bitter chocolate..cinnamon like in french toast and coffee...And then I tasted...Holy coffee and deep roasted flavors. Wonderful!!massive lacing and it just coated my dogfish head snifter..
Creamy and lucious mouthfeel...could drink this one everyday.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2009 01:16:30 | More by stonequarrywest
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.93/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Very expensive 500 ml at Beerbistro, recent batch left by the Denmark merchant fleet, and tested by our local large government at 9.4%. This is a top beer for coffee lovers. It pour black with great white head that becomes increasingly brown and much lace is left as it sinks in the glass. A sipper, with a sharp and overwhelming coffee presence. Taste is chocolately. A profound bitterness, with malt behind it. Just don't gulp it too soon. Full mouthfeel, well roasted though not burnt. Perhaps a quarter cup of the actual strong coffee. Not the best coffee I have tasted, and not the best imperial stout of so many good ones I have enjoyed of late.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2009 03:36:06 | More by Sammy
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Bananaman

Sweden

4.7/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Thanks goes out to Ljunkan for ordering the box o' 12 bottles of this one and sharing 4 with me!

Brunch Weasel pours a delicate black/red almost coffee-ish colour with a huge light-brown foam. Looks delicious!

Smells is full of coffee (of course!) and some nice fruity notes. There are a lot of hops and malts in this one as well. One thing is a bit funny though, you can almost smell that it's brewed at Nøgne Ø.

The taste is even better than the smell! Lots of bitter coffee, some sweetness, almost like brown sugar. But there are also a lot of hops, but not in that extremely bitter way, more aromatic.

What can I say, this one goes straight onto my top 20 list of all time.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2009 08:12:26 | More by Bananaman
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jkendrick

Colorado

4.28/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Yup, looks like a stout. Very black with a thick, creamy one finger head. It doesn't recede TOO fat for a beer of this abv. No real lace, however.

S: You can smell the coffee, but the alcohol is there too. Malty with some dark fruit barely present.

MF: Full-bodied and downright thick. THIS is what I think of when I hear people say a beer is "chewy" (though I'm still not totally clear on if I have that term right ;) ). The carbonation is light, but perfect for the style IMO. I'm knocking off half a point for the bite of the alcohol.

T: I drink my coffee every morning -- the darkest blend I can find -- black. So this is right up my alley. I wouldn't quite call it espresso as there is a chocolaty sweetness in the middle. The alcohol is definitely present, leaving a hotness in my mouth and warmth in my belly. The oatmeal does a great job of giving this one some meat on it bones and balancing the whole affair. It is pretty acidic, but I like that.

Overall: I really enjoyed this. Hard to imagine a better name for it and it was fun to inform my friends and family I was drinking a beer made from weasel droppings! It's definitely hot and a sipping beer for sure. Having also had the Beer Geek breakfast I can definitely say I prefer this one, hands down!

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2009 00:51:07 | More by jkendrick
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mazdarx

Ohio

4.43/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Cracked one of these beauties with a couple friends.
The beer pours into a frothy head similar to a float.
The aroma filled my nostrils with a wonderful mix of chocolate, coffee and a hint of caramel on top of a nice malty undertone.
The taste was unbelievable. Smooth but with a bit of bite to it that i liked a lot.
My taste buds danced to the thought of weasel pooped coffee beans...
I was happy to have shared this beer and could definitely enjoy the whole bottle to myself but don't think i could drink more than that.

This beer is the Teets!!

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2009 15:40:47 | More by mazdarx
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BretSikkink

Mexico

4.35/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Super tall puffy head is darkly tanned and tops a pitch black color. Opaque is the word of the day. Nose is roasted barley all the way, with notes of coffee and chocolate. After that monster cap recedes the aroma is really powerful, but not overbearing. Just..pleasant.

The flavor is similarly smooth and creamy. Full body, with enough carbonation to keep it this side of motor oil. Frontloaded with chocolate and cocoa notes, easing into the coffee in the middle. Here it's a lot like cupping a coffee: notes of berry, burnt but not astringent roasted barley, a hint of smoke.

Very chewy, alcohol is well hidden, flavor notes are all right. Everything is just great, full of flavor. At the tail end of the bottle I found the warmth of the beer and the heat of the alcohol to be quite high, but the flavor is still there. Keep sipping!

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2009 17:13:11 | More by BretSikkink
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bfields4

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Somewhat large mocha head. Fairly tight. Very deep black.

Espresso and sweet malty coffee tones. A little vanilla too.

Roasted malts are very present. Nice oatmeal, coffee, and dark chocolate notes too. Not as much coffee tones as I'd expected, but definitely there.

Nice smooth oatmeal mouthfeel with a little crispness from the alcohol. A very nice beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2009 20:53:19 | More by bfields4
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tpd975

Florida

4.35/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

One I have been wanting to try for awhile. A great big hell yeah to gford for sending it over to me via trade.

A: Pours a very deep dark black hue. The head is 1/4 finger in height, very fizzy and of a shade of mocha. It quickly dies to a cap with some areas thicker than others. No lace noted.

S: Fairly acidic aromas come from the glass. Over cooked coffee with notes of rich bitter chocolate rule here. Subtle notes of dark fruit peek through.

T: Another espresso lovers beer. Very bold over roasted espresso up front. Notes of rich dark chocolate in the middle. Very acidic this one bites at the tongue. A very light creamy note which does not stand up at all to the coffee. Subtle sour red berries in the finish. I really like this one.

M: Only medium in body, very acidic, this one bites at the mouth, tongue, and throat.

D: Glad I kept this one all to myself to savor. Very tasty, very big, very bold, but oh soooo good.

Coffee lovers may find this to be a bit much, espresso lovers will dig it though.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2009 17:38:55 | More by tpd975
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dukew456

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into my Duvel tulip

A - pours a viscous black, with a moderate tan head that quickly becomes a small film. Spotty lacing left by the head sticks to the glass.

S - Chocolate and juicy, nutty coffee. One of the better smelling (aside from Peche Mortel) coffee stouts I've had. Bitter roasted malts also come through.

T - This is not a coffee stout for a latte drinker. Bitter and acidic, this stout also has a great berry-like quality that I usually find in higher-end coffees. Dark fruit qualities also blend mix well with the dry qualities of the coffee flavor. Less sweet, more dry and acidic = deliciousness to me.

M&D - Moderate to low carbonation helps to keep the mouthfeel a little heavy, kind of like a nice cafe americano. I'm telling you, this is a coffe drinker's beer, and I like it.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2009 03:49:32 | More by dukew456
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orbitalr0x

Illinois

4.33/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep dark black pour with a 1/2" of creamy tan head that quickly falls. Spotty lacing. Aromas of robust dark malts along with some smokiness. Oatmeal is there along with big coffee and some chocolate as well. The aroma is somewhat earthy.

First sip brings sweet rich dark malts upfront with oatmeal smoothness in tow. Acrid coffee moves in with earthy undertones. Chocolate flavors are present. Flows down with a kick of alcohol heat and lingering roasted coffee flavors. Somewhat smoky as well. Never thought I'd be drinking a coffee beer made from civet cat droppings, but it's pretty darn tasty!

Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy with mellow carbonation. Oats add nice body and makes it go down smooth. It does have a bit of an ABV kick to it. Glad I got to try it, but it's a little bit too expensive for a repeat purchase.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2009 19:55:51 | More by orbitalr0x
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CMW

Missouri

3.6/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Pours a very dark brown, almost black. Large tan head with good retention and lacing. While it is almost completely opaque, heavy carbonation can still be seen.

S - Roasted malt was the first thing that shot up at me. This was followed by subtle coffee and chocolate flavors. Also, the alcohol is noticeable.

T - Sweetness from the chocolate is the first thing I notice. This gives way to the roasted, chewy malt. Coffee flavors are there but somewhat masked by the high alcohol.

M - High carbonation but somwhat watery.

D - While this is a good beer, the alcohol and the price make it a one-time only purchase.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2009 17:05:33 | More by CMW
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Martin2D

New Jersey

3.8/5  rDev -12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Classic stout coloration with a large dark tan head with retention and lacing

S - Roasted coffee

T - Not much on the forefront, but strong/odd coffee flavor aftertaste

M - Slightly thin on the mouthfeel for my tastes, but carbonation was adequate

D - I could drink a lot of this, but this was more of an impulse/shock value beer that I probably wouldn't buy again. It was good, just not good enough to justify the price tag.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2009 14:57:23 | More by Martin2D
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tjthresh

Indiana

3.83/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle. Pours opaque black with a thick brown head. I don't get how this one is different than any other coffee type stout. The nose it quite roasty and full of coffee. Sure, its tasty. Lots of coffee and chocolate with a smooth bitterness. Leave a licorice or anise after taste. That's a bit different. Not special though. Chewy body an silky mouthfeel. I look at the score that I'm giving this beer and it doesn't really fit with my comments. When is said and done this is on par with Founders Breakfast Stout, Peche Mortel, and Speedway.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2009 01:44:34 | More by tjthresh
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nlmartin

Ohio

4.58/5  rDev +6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

The beer was lightly chilled and served in a snifter.

Appearance: The beers body pours a straight black. No ruby opaqueness noted to this inky black beer. The head is the color of lightly creamed coffee. The head starts out about 2 fingers high and resolves to a light pillow on the top of my glass. Thick lacing remains behind on my glass marking the beers passage from my glass.

Smell: I really dig the smokeyness of the beers intial smell. Roasted and toasted grain breadyness greats my nose. The coffee aroma is very smooth and doesnt seem to be overly roasted. Brown sugar, molasses, vanilla and chocolate suport the coffee aromas. No char aromas noted in the aroma. A suporting fruityness of berries, raisins, a pleasing citrus jolt of grapefruit raises its head up. A very nice smelling beer.

Taste: Holy smokes! The beer leads with and ends with smoked flavor. The beers roasted coffee flavors are well incorporated in the beer. Its not a coffee gob smack but man is it well done. In addition to coffee the beer delivers the flavors of caramel, vanilla, molasses, bitter sweat cocoa, anise, mixed berries. Very nice!

Mouthfeel / Drinkability: The mouthfeel of the beer is super smooth. The beers body is medium low carbonation. The flavors are long lasting. This beer is a fabulous drinker. I could have easily finished two bottles. The alcohol wasnt present in flavor or in the mouthfeel. Well played!

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2009 06:25:57 | More by nlmartin
Beer Geek Brunch Weasel from Mikkeller ApS
96 out of 100 based on 1,741 ratings.