Beer Geek Breakfast | Mikkeller ApS

Beer Geek BreakfastBeer Geek Breakfast
BA SCORE
4.1/5
2,556 Ratings
Beer Geek BreakfastBeer Geek Breakfast
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS
Denmark
mikkeller.dk

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by Goldorak on 03-10-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,971
Reviews:
1,005
Ratings:
2,556
pDev:
10.24%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of bbtkd
3.96/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Beer Geek Breakfast, 7.5% ABV. Pours black with a slight tan head. Nose is coffee, citrus, and chocolate. Taste is mostly strong coffee, with a slight bitter close. Excellent mouthfeel, overall excellent. I like this better than FBS since the bitterness doesn't overpower the coffee taste.

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Photo of Holderness
4.2/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tasted with a year of age on this one

L -- Pours a very dark black with a small capuccino-colored head produced with well-aerated pour. Minimal retention and spotty lacing
S -- Dark chocolate, candied orange peel, clementine, oats, barley, and a hint of vanilla and lactose. Perhaps the fruitiest aromas of any stout I've had
T -- Big difference between the aromas and the flavors. Smoke, charred coffee, bittersweet chocolate, herbal hoppiness, mild nuttiness, and a little booze on the backend
F -- Starts velvety and mouth-coating, finishes somewhat watery with a restrained, burnt bitterness. Medium+ mouthfeel, minimal carb
O -- My favorite breakfast stout to date. The intense smokiness in the flavors combined with the unique fruitiness in the aromas make for a very complex experience

84/100

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Photo of LampertLand
3.88/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Mikkeller 'Beer Geek Breakfast' @ 7.5% , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $13.50
A-pour is cola brown from the bottle to a large foam tan head in the glass , worst pouring beer ever , be warned
S-dark & roasted coffee
T-boozey , coffee bitterness lingers
MF-lots of carbonation , feels full bodied
Ov-the initial pour kinda ruined the enjoyment of this beer
prost LampertLand

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Photo of jngrizzaffi
4.44/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a pitch black color with a finger with brown foamy head. Head retention is very good as is lacing. Has a nice roasted malt and coffee aroma with some dark chocolate. Delicious taste. Roasted malts, coffee in the front and smoother chocolate at the end. Silky smooth. Heavy bodied with moderate carbonation.

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Photo of Jerk_Store
4.03/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of PBRmeasap1980
4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MaltyPythonsHopCircus
4.34/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Amazing flavour, especially as it warms. Chocolate and coffee with a building leathery noted and slickness. Carb was too high and foamed too much on the pour. Mouthfeel was a quite prickly but letting it warm also calmed down the carb. Excellent

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Photo of OldeGolde
3.3/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Way too foamy, terrible pour. Can't judge look accurately. Thick, syrupy, opaque. I'm eating all this foam with a spoon and it is marshmallowy goodness. Straight Edge friend refuses to smell or break his fast. Hints of nut: acorn and lug. Earth and loam. Mulch and peat. Coffee and muffins at the end.

On to the taste. Venti frappuccino- VERY frappuccino. Charcoal and triple digit brew. "Too dark for me man," says other friend. Malt and SWEETNESS but with a nice amount of water and thinness on the end. I would pair with breakfast sandwich, toast, pancakes? Bacon is questionable.

Drink too many of these you'll be geekin' all the way to work! You'll be loggin on to Friendster in 2.5 seconds. I would not recommend housing a sixer of these, but drink one of these when your significant makes breakfast for dinner. Perfect for when you break your non-denominational religious fast and start a big breakfast FEAST!

.......KNOCK IT BACK!!!!

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Photo of cbenson
4.39/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Look: Very dark brown/black with no head whatsoever and a dark tan rim. It has a motor oil reflectance.
Smell: Licorice, red velvet cupcakes and bourbon. What's not to like?
Taste: Notes of coffee, dark chocolate, brown sugar, and baileyes. Sweet but not too sweet.
Mouthfeel: Slick and extra creamy like vinegar on the entry with a dense body and a smooth finish. So good!
Overall: Really creamy and full but mild beer that you can drink endlessly.

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Photo of smogg
4.47/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lemmy187
3.96/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hendry
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JMScowcroft
4.39/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of amesetz
4.64/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Picked a can of it up and it was only 3.99. Will definitely be going back to grab a few more because they knocked this one out of the park. As the name implies, it would be the ideal beer to drink with breakfast. Next time I do a bit of day drinking this is the beer I have right after breakfast.

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Photo of Chackman151
4.23/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of The_Beergery
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 330 ml bottle into a tulip glass. Appearance is dark brown-black with almost no froth - the tan froth really only appears from vigorous swirling and not from pouring. Aromas is a mix of roasted malts and dark chocolates, surprisingly, coffee is not that prominent on the nose, but it could be subsumed by the roasted malts aromas. Taste again is dominated by roasted malts, and some dark chocolate flavours, overall bitter throughout. Coffee tastes are mild, and seems to appear in the somewhat acidic nature of the taste. Mouth feel is light to medium bodied, some watery sensation towards the end.

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Photo of John4all
4.28/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter, the appearance was a dark brown close to black color with a quickly dissipating head. No lacing. The aroma embraces a sharp acidic coffee bean over top of sweet cocoa bean. Slight vanilla bean but very dry. The flavor leans dryly sweet with a sharp roast. Delicate bitter bite and once again, acidity level is there. Dry roasty coffee bean aftertaste with finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a nice dry smooth sessionable feel to it. Carbonation feels fine. Overall, good imperial stout that I would have again, preferably before the coffee bean acidity slides in.

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Photo of Ickiwotog
4.76/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of ThomasTheTank88
2.46/5  rDev -40%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I didn't know where to put the beer st. I heard very good things about this beer and I'm still confused on it. Poured a 4 finger head real quick, took me forever to pour it. Pours a black color. Tastes very carbonated and very light. Not much flavor. It was an expensive beer so I'm very disappointed. Only reason I got it a 2 is because it smelled of a lot of flavors but hence, I didn't taste much.

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Photo of DaftCaskBC
4.53/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GuitarIPA
4.38/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LooseMoose1978
3.25/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fscottkey
3.78/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A: [5.00] The can lists the ABV (7.5%) and there is a best by date of (07/24/2017). Perfect. Black thick looking beer with 1 finger of tiny tan bubbles on top. The head looks really smooth.

S: [3.75] Plums, figs, a bit of alcohol heat some charred wood (I get no coffee at all)

T: [3.50] Much sweeter than I anticipated. Sugary marshmallow, charred wood, cocoa.

M: [4.25] Slick and thick with limited carbonation. This is full bodied.

O: [3.75] I get no coffee anywhere. This is a really nice stout with a hefty body and good smoked character - but the coffee thing is not there.

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