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Beer Geek Vanilla Shake - Mikkeller ApS

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391 Ratings
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Ratings: 391
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 165
Gots: 76 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Vanilla Shake it is newest member of the great Beer Geek family. Oatmeal stout with coffee, and lots of vanilla.

(Beer added by: Rollzroyce21 on 08-15-2013)
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Reviews by rudzud:
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rudzud

Massachusetts

4.71/5  rDev +10%

Split with JLindros.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice almost black hue with s thin mocha blanket that left great legs and thin halo. Great appearance for a 13% beer!

S - Aromas of vanilla vanilla vanilla! A big time vanilla bomb with nice Fudgy vanilla notes, no alcohol at all, with nice faint roast malts with vanilla coffee, milky creamy vanilla milkshake.

T - Taste is just like the nose, vanilla bomb upon vanilla bomb. Vanilla chocolate, vanilla coffee, vanilla milkshake. This is incredible, alcohol is there but a warming note. Light bitter roast but a lingering vanilla finish. Wow, incredible. Just incredible, vanilla nougat here

M - Mouthfeel is outstanding for the style, creamy, rich, barely any alcohol at all. Costa the mouth in a velvet blanket of vanilla.

O - Overall I absolutely loved this beer. Rich vanilla upon vanilla here, with a stellar nose, phenomenal treasure here. Love this.

09-20-2013 22:18:09 | More by rudzud
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tbryan5

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-16-2014 03:58:30 | More by tbryan5
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BubalooBrewMaster

Nevada

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

08-15-2014 06:00:16 | More by BubalooBrewMaster
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sabitu

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

09-08-2013 01:42:13 | More by sabitu
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Jordandid

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-22-2014 01:01:33 | More by Jordandid
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mctizzz

California

4/5  rDev -6.5%

05-28-2014 21:20:33 | More by mctizzz
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

10-12-2013 01:02:36 | More by bpfrush
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sourdog

California

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-13-2014 05:30:14 | More by sourdog
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

10-21-2013 00:44:23 | More by Cynic-ale
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.44/5  rDev +3.7%

Served from bottle in a TG snifter

Pours deep dark brown with a thin half finger bubbly ecru head with min retention, moderate lacing.

Smells like a vanilla candle, pretty awesome, with a touch of booze and flaked oats on the nose. Taste starts with candi sweetness, strong vanilla notes, almost overpowering, with delightful oatmeal cleansing the palate and moderate warming booze that finishes the journey.

Very pleasant smooth, creamy, almost near watery body with moderate etoh.

Amazing strongly vanilla forward oatmeal stout with a great mouthfeel. Not worth $15 to buy another one at only 12oz but great to try once. You buy, and I will drink it....

09-18-2013 22:25:04 | More by williamjbauer
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kwkdmk

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-14-2014 00:26:11 | More by kwkdmk
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HopAttack3

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-29-2014 13:14:28 | More by HopAttack3
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kevwcamp

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-16-2014 00:56:03 | More by kevwcamp
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striker2160

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

11-06-2013 02:54:46 | More by striker2160
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.5%

05-31-2014 00:44:28 | More by acurtis
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Arherring

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +11%

01-28-2014 18:48:21 | More by Arherring
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weonfire

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

10-01-2013 02:51:55 | More by weonfire
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aarongia

Massachusetts

1.75/5  rDev -59.1%

07-13-2014 02:45:06 | More by aarongia
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blabaer

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

12-07-2013 21:29:20 | More by blabaer
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

10-12-2013 12:02:02 | More by Damian74Shensky
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RickS95

Indiana

4.38/5  rDev +2.3%

It doesn't appear to be much out of the ordinary. It's thick and black, and by thick and black, I mean really thick and really black. It's liquid coal. The head is a bit lacking, somewhat a given considering the strength, but it's brown bubbles with little retention and no lacing.

Everything in the nose is fairly subdued and non-aggressive. Vanilla, roasted malts, toffee and chocolate are present and accounted for, but again, they show restraint.

The taste is awfully good. With the vanilla and sweet chocolate, it resembles a strong milk stout. With your eyes closed, you can see the vanilla shake being portrayed.

Extremely smooth and creamy. A bit sweet. Some heat from the ABV. While creamy, still just a bit grainy due to the high malt bill. Only when it's too warm does the heat from the ABV work the throat a bit too much. Full bodied and then some. Goes down a little too easy.

Overall, it's pretty spectacular. It's really just what I'm looking for, being a fan of the dark, chewy stuff.

09-22-2013 03:08:52 | More by RickS95
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tclipse

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-30-2014 01:45:43 | More by tclipse
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dailyminefield

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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woodchip

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

09-23-2013 00:30:50 | More by woodchip
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huskermike12

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

08-19-2013 19:32:39 | More by huskermike12
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Beer Geek Vanilla Shake from Mikkeller ApS
95 out of 100 based on 391 ratings.