Beer Geek Breakfast | Mikkeller ApS

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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

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4.11
pDev:
10.22%
 
 
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Photo of OldeGolde
3.3/5  rDev -19.7%
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 +6.8%
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 +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lemmy187
3.96/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of JMScowcroft
4.39/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of amesetz
4.64/5  rDev +12.9%
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 +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of The_Beergery
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%
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 +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev -2.7%
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 +15.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of ThomasTheTank88
2.46/5  rDev -40.1%
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 +10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GuitarIPA
4.38/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LooseMoose1978
3.25/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fscottkey
3.78/5  rDev -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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Photo of Suds
3.97/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a 12 ounce can, this brew is utterly black. It has a tall, large-bubbled, stable brownish head. The aroma is intense...it has heavily roasted, almost burnt notes....burnt molasses, charcoal, and very dark chocolate. Coffee notes are underneath...espresso. There is a little alcohol and distant herbal hops as well. The taste is balanced, and the mouthfeel is intensely thick. Full and interesting.

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Photo of JamesLeung
4.33/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ltdsaint
4.21/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scottspencer
3.79/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wafers
4.17/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mntlover
4.04/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours pretty darn black no real light getting through this one with a nice thumb sized coco colored head that falls to ringed scum.

Aroma is nice big roasted malts loads of chocolate, coffee is lighter then I would think for coffee stout but its in there. Nice and sweet some caramel and touches of liquid smoke mingled with the coffee and chocolate.

Taste is roasted malts ok here is where the coffee is more so in the taste then the chocolate that my nose seemed to think was dominating. Finish is lingering coffee lightly dry some touches of coco powder, peat notes and hops. Not bad but to me the nose is better.

Mouthfeel is only medium maybe affected by the kind of peppy carbonation, looked thicker when pouring into my glass anyway.

Overall would say a descent beer, but for the price I would pass as many good stouts can be had for a third of the price.

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Photo of marknu1
4.31/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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