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Beer Hop Breakfast - Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
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519 Ratings
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Ratings: 519
Reviews: 182
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 46
Gots: 72 | FT: 4
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Oatmeal stout brewed with coffee

A hopped-up version of Beer Geek with strong notes of pine and resin.

Brewed at Amager Bryghus.

(Beer added by: Nickls on 03-16-2010)
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kjkinsey

Texas

5/5  rDev +22.9%

12-01-2011 19:19:30 | More by kjkinsey
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Rickythejeweler

Maryland

3.7/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Jet black, 2 and a half finger light brown fluffy head, thick lacing ring and spotty lacing down the glass.

S - Piney, bitter hops, oatmeal, peanuts, maple, chocolate, citrus, roasty, light smoke.

T - Bitter, pungent hops, sharp coffee beans, roasty notes.

M - Rather thin for a Mikkeller.

O - Hop head and coffee fans might love it, I feel its lacking in body and complexity. I expect more from Mikkeller, but Mikkel is still my favorite brewer. Lastly, I could smell this all day!

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2011 18:37:17 | More by Rickythejeweler
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +22.9%

11-28-2011 18:17:23 | More by FreshmanPour77
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happy5930

New York

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-27-2011 18:04:18 | More by happy5930
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-26-2011 13:30:27 | More by deapokid
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-25-2011 19:33:40 | More by Exiled
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-21-2011 18:24:16 | More by JAHMUR
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shadynasty

Alberta (Canada)

5/5  rDev +22.9%

11-18-2011 16:58:03 | More by shadynasty
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-18-2011 03:11:04 | More by nmann08
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LSUPT

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-17-2011 06:35:44 | More by LSUPT
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ChrisPro

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -14%

11-17-2011 04:06:21 | More by ChrisPro
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virinow

New York

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-16-2011 05:32:34 | More by virinow
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HopStoopid120

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-16-2011 04:52:27 | More by HopStoopid120
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sbricker

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-14-2011 18:28:01 | More by sbricker
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seanwhite

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +22.9%

11-14-2011 17:08:09 | More by seanwhite
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VncentLIFE

North Carolina

4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured very carbonated. Pitch black with a very thick mocha head.

Smell is reminiscent of Old Rasputin. Hints of coffee, toasted malts can be found, but all are fighting with a bitter alpha acid smell.

Initial taste is really just Beer Geek Breakfast. The hops come in later, adding just another layer of bitterness and notes of pine, almost a prickly bite. What it really adds is bitterness on the back end more than anything.

The mouthfeel is slightly oily, probably from the alpha acids.

Gotta say, I like Beer Geek Breakfast more, but this one isnt bad by any means.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2011 20:26:06 | More by VncentLIFE
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fugitive

Greece

4.35/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle 500 ml. Color back with small brown head. Aroma hop and only hop at first after some time you can smell some espresso. Taste coffee but so much coffee that dominates everything else, some hop, light chocolate. Strange beer a little unbalanced but i like it.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2011 18:36:55 | More by fugitive
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

4.35/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This is an excellent beer.
It poured deep deep brown with a tall, tan and firm head. Plenty of lacing,too. Aroma seemed a bit restrained here but plenty of rich roasted malts coffee and chocolate with a good dose of piney hop resin.
A good oatmeal stoudt here: loads of rich complex malts and anice and bright hoppiness of pine and oranges. A rich black coffee at the backend with a bitter dryer finish. On the pallette the beer is silky smooth and thick of body.
Starts sweet followed by a roasted malt bill followed by a dose of black coffee followed by a bright hoppy finish deep into the aftertaste.
This is my first Mikkeller and it was simply fantastic in all aspects.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2011 11:34:53 | More by micromaniac129
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comfortablynumb1

California

3.78/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Reviewed from notes...

A - Pours a deep brown with a two finger head. Head retention is excellent, and there is plenty of sticky lacing that clings to the glass. This one is sexy...

S - Roasted malts, a good dose of coffee, and some citrus hops...

T - Lots of roast, and coffee throughout. Citrus fruits don't make much of an appearance, but there is plenty of hop bitterness to be had in the finish...

M - On the higher end of medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation. Finishes dry...

O - Not great, but not bad either. If this wasn't so expensive, I could see myself purchasing this again; however, with the price at what it is, I will probably stay away...

Cheers...

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2011 23:28:07 | More by comfortablynumb1
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kojevergas

Texas

4.15/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

1 pint 9 fl oz brown glass bottle with standard pressure cap served into De Molen stemware in low altitude Los Angeles, California. Reviewed live. Mikkeller is me favourite brewery; I'm very excited to try this. Paired with a breakfast burrito.

A: Pours a two finger tan colour head of lovely heavy cream lacing, amazing thickness, and brilliant retention, especially for the high ABV. Colour is a nontransparent solid black. Its very appealing.

Sm: Rich chocolate, moderate oats, light roast, and light coffee. A fairly strong aroma, and an extremely appealing one. I can't wait to try it.

T: Delicate rich wonderful chocolate tones, with light oats more towards the finish than the front. Hops enter at about the midpoint. Some light coffee in the third act is a nice touch. There's flavour everywhere, and it's nicely complex yet brilliantly balanced. A touch of caramel on the climax. Yet another beautifully built beer from Mikkeller. Bravo.

Mf: Smooth for the first half, coarse for the second. The same effect is present to a lesser extent for wetness and coarseness, respectively. The result is a mouthfeel that coaxes out the next sip. It's tailored very well to the flavours.

Dr: Very drinkable for the high ABV and for the style. The price is high but it's well worth it for the quality.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2011 23:49:03 | More by kojevergas
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

4.43/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

pour was a nice dark brown, nearly black in color with a nice head of off white, tan color on top that really just showed how nicely this one was put together. a wonderful aroma of thick coffee and crisp piney hops then came up and cleared the air, really making its presence known. huge aroma with warming bringing caramel and brown sugar to the front and smooth lightly bitter coffee balancing it out. nice smooth hop presence with a rich malty back bone that was beyond smooth. really just wonderfully done.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2011 01:37:40 | More by mikesgroove
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Paonz

Hawaii

5/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from a bottle purchased at Beertopia in Omaha.

A: Pitch black with a tan head.

S: Dark roasted coffee beans, the slightest amount of citrus and pine.

T: Perfect. Starts off with a creamy, mild coffee flavor that transitions into the most incredible hop finish. Absolutely brilliant.

M: Coats the mouth...carbonation is just right. Medium body.

O: Probably my favorite beer that I have experienced so far. Everything about this was wonderful from start to finish and it is such a disappointment to see that beautiful tan residue on the glass where an outstanding beer once was. If you see this beer anywhere for any price BUY IT! You will not be let down!

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2011 07:39:36 | More by Paonz
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4.38/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured in to Founder's tulip glass.

A - Dark brown/black with one finger of thick, foamy espresso coloured head.

S - Bitter hops and roasted malts in a good overall balance. Some pine and citrus along with chocolate and toasted pine nuts.

T - Roasted malts, chocolate and a good bitterness. Some pine and citrus flavours come through form the hops as well along with some muted coffee notes.

M - Medium body, light carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2011 02:06:01 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to aapp for sending out this bottle. Served in a Mikasa tulip.

The is an American Black Ale.

Pours near black with a long-lasting deep tan head. Strong lacing and a heavy roast and chocolate character in the nose. Good dosing of pine and faint earth. Heavy pine, especially as it warms. Good balance between the pine and roast in the flavor. Medium body with a dry, resinous finish. Fairly bitter, mostly from the hops. Really quite tasty.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2011 10:14:54 | More by Thorpe429
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.47/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle shared by Thorpe429. Thanks Mike.

The beer is dark brown, with a thin beige cap. The appearance bears an uncanny resemblance to the other Beer Geek stouts. Surprisingly good aroma, exceeding my expectations. Terrific blend of hops and dark roast. This taste much more like an American black ale (black IPA) than a stout. Really well balanced and full of flavor. A wonderful marriage of roast and hops. I highly recommend this beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2011 01:47:56 | More by Huhzubendah
Beer Hop Breakfast from Mikkeller ApS
91 out of 100 based on 519 ratings.