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Beer Geek Vanilla Shake - Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

428 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 428
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 166
Gots: 84 | 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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Photo of Huhzubendah
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Served alongside the bourbon version.

The beer is a deep, dark, inky black with a small beige head. Aromas of roast, coffee beans, vanilla. Mildly sweet with wonderful flavors emerging. 13% abv disguised gracefully. Rich and robust, with vanilla and chocolates balancing out the coffee character. Well done.

Huhzubendah, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of Travitten
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Travitten, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of dannyhead
4/5  rDev -6.8%

dannyhead, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of Mcwill51
4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Mcwill51, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of KG710
4/5  rDev -6.8%

KG710, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of etracy5505
5/5  rDev +16.6%

etracy5505, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of Rimbimhoot
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Rimbimhoot, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of brewskis
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

brewskis, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of treznor
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

treznor, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of ari32
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

ari32, Aug 01, 2014
Photo of dailyminefield
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

dailyminefield, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of dtomes
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

dtomes, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of Narthax
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Narthax, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of Tyecko
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Tyecko, Jul 25, 2014
Photo of NickRigs
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

NickRigs, Jul 24, 2014
Photo of Andy_Luft
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Andy_Luft, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of MattSweatshirt
4.23/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draft @ Mikkeller Bar

Black body with a light brown head. Leaves some lace and brown film when swirled.

Tons of coffee, vanilla, and chocolate on this thing. I get a little fruitiness in there as well on the taste. Man, so much coffee goodness in here. Def comes through better than in the BA version. The load of vanilla and chocolate balances out the coffee though.

Tastes excellent.

MattSweatshirt, Jul 22, 2014
Photo of VelvetExtract
4.38/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A-Pours laughably thick. Pen ink. Zero light penetration. It sits like oil in the glass and leaves alcohol legs. It also spawns a dark brown, doughy head that settles down to a finger's width. It leaves brow freckles and scars along the glass.

S-Smells like fudge and cocoa powder and nibs. The vanilla is impressively potent. Genuine vanilla, nearly like vanilla extract. Burnt maltiness, black coffee and pure roast. Vanilla and fudge are impressive here.

T-The brownie and fudge melts over the tongue. Then comes the French vanilla ice cream flavor. Dark roast coffee with espresso as well. Bitter roast and burnt oats on the finish but much sweeter than bitter overall. A little bit nutty. Finish is vanilla, espresso and liquified chocolate.

M-Chewy, oily, decadent. Perfect amount of heat. Ultra creamy. Body is huge. Softer carbonation. Lingering flavors.

O-Rich, ooey-gooey. A full-force flavor delivery system in a bottle. Something that Mayan kings would get drunk off. I split the 12 oz. bottle and could see this being taken down alone could become a bit of a chore but one I would gladly participate in.

VelvetExtract, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of GRG1313
4/5  rDev -6.8%

GRG1313, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of jaeone
5/5  rDev +16.6%

jaeone, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of robgage
4/5  rDev -6.8%

robgage, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of twiggamortis420
2.71/5  rDev -36.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

12 oz bottle courtesy of fthomasl pours a very viscous black with a small cap of mocha head. Average retention and lace.

Nose is coffee, chocolate, black licorice, herbal hops and alcohol...kind of a strange brew of everything thrown together. Kind of a mess, really. And where the fuck is the vanilla?

Tastes like old Folger's coffee grounds mixed with vodka. Ugh, maybe this is a bad bottle? I dont know but whatever it is is not working right. The viscosity would be appreciated if there was some good flavors here, but this is just a complete mess.

twiggamortis420, Jul 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

drummermattie02, Jul 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

surlytwinsfan, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of _morandi_
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

_morandi_, Jul 14, 2014
Beer Geek Vanilla Shake from Mikkeller ApS
95 out of 100 based on 428 ratings.