Beer Geek Brunch Weasel | Mikkeller ApS

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Beer Geek Brunch WeaselBeer Geek Brunch Weasel

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed at Nøgne Ø.

Imperial oatmeal stout brewed with coffee. Ingredients: Water, malts, hops, yeast and Vietnamese ca phe chon coffee.

Added by ClockworkOrange on 01-02-2009

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Photo of mattycasey
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of rkarimi
4.56/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JoEBoBpr
4.42/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a tulip glass from a 12 oz bottle.

Pours a thick oily viscous liquid with a thin tan head. The head recedes quickly to a very thing ring around the glass.

Aroma is delicious with notes of fresh roasted coffee notes and some yummy bitter dark cocoa notes. Mild notes of dark oats mixed in with some nice dark fruit notes. The aroma is yummy. Very complex with notes of rich fudgey chocolate that are enveloped by the awesome bitter, roasted and acidic coffee notes.

Flavor starts off with the strong acidic and robust espresso coffee notes. Notes of coffee grounds and fresh coffee beans. There is a nice chocolatey and bitter fudgey undertone to the brew mixed in with mild dark fruit notes. Some nice raisin notes are also perceived. The middle of the brew has some great roasted notes along with some mild vanilla bean notes. Quite delicious and with a nice sticky sweet finish along with a dry roasted note. Mouthfeel is almost perfect; oily and creamy.

Overall this is a delicious brew. Nice notes of coffee mixed in with great cocoa and fudgey notes. Well done stout.

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Photo of LeftHanded666
4.4/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of FreshZ
4.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of crossovert
4.57/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle. This is an amped up version of the original it appears.

It pours a pitch black, not quite motor oil thickness looking on the pour but pretty close. The head is big, crystalline and tan. It looks awesome. This beer has a simple but electrifying look to it, mainly thanks to the alluring head.

The smell is a bit of a curve ball, there are a lot more hops here than I would have expected. The coffee is there too, but a bit more subdued than I expected. It smells extremely fruity, I haven't personally had the weasel poop coffee on its own so maybe the fruitiness is coming form that along with the hops, but I;m not sure. There is also some chocolate and toffee scents.

The flavor is super rich and the mouthfeel is THICK. It is sweet but not quite overpoweringly so. The coffee flavor is a lot more prevalent in the taste, it also has a lot of hops. There is a certain spiciness to this brew that is also intriguing. It is very cinnamony. This is a very bitter one for a stout, both the roasted notes and the hops bring the bitterness in full force. it mellows out eventually and the sweetness dies down after a few sips and it becomes a roasty chocolatey beast. edit, maybe it was too cold when i first started (20 min in the freezer) but it jsut keeps getting better, the fruitiness is really starting to open up.

It is an interesting beer, this is one solid American-inspired Imperial stout.

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Photo of facesnorth
4/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of wtkphoto
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of bonbini26
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
3.5/5  rDev -19%

Photo of MakeMineADoubleJack
4.61/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HopStoopid120
5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of Bartos
4.38/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gambyt20
3.36/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of OKCNittany
4.36/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of deltatauhobbit
4.26/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a black sludge with a small light brown head, fades at a decent rate, no light gets through this pour, .

Smell is full of roasted malt, getting notes of coffee but likely sitting on this bottle for the past year or so has had a dwindling effect on the coffee presence, slight hint of dark bitter chocolate.

Taste is strong on the burnt roasted malt, coffee is also a heavy factor, more so than the aroma, but it also lends more of that burnt bitter aftertaste that is already overwhelming, dark chocolate that lays another foundation of bitterness, very thick and creamy mouthfeel, carbonation is active yet remains soft enough so as not to disturb the creaminess, the heat is well hidden until you realize the back of your tongue is starting to lose sensation and your tummy is warming up.

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Photo of HumanParaquat
3.73/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DinoBlueShoes
4.69/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ryan011235
4.4/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter on 7/14/10

Even while pouring into the glass, the color is very dark; a robust shade of scorched crimson brown. Once settles it's jet black. The slow pour was able to produce one finger of fairly dark brown foam. Said foam holds for a few moments, eventually thinning to a decent skim, leaving a little bit of lace. Swirling helps.

The nose is rather no-frills. Bold aromas more than make recompense for what it lacks in subtle complexity. Coffee isn't quite as assertive as I might like but it's accentuated by smooth chocolate notes, roasted dark malts, hints of oatmeal & a touch of earthy hops. Burnt overtones. Nice balance between sweet & dry. Wisps of alcohol avoid a boozy perception.

The intensity of the nose speaks nothing to how this beer tastes; no lie, it's loaded for bear. Sweet chocolate creeps in around the edges, supporting a quick kick of citric hops. Coffee notes are mellow in general, imparting a modest roast note. Sugary, dark malts are notable as well. However, burnt flavors outshine the roasted ones. Some folks might find these burnt tones off-putting; I, on the other hand, like them. They also act to counteract the sweetness of the beer. Oatmeal notes become more apparent the warmer it gets.

This is one seriously full-bodied stout; dense, incredibly viscous & darn near chewy. It has some slickness & it has some grit; actually a rather good balance between the two. Considering the abv, it's impressive the lack of appreciable alcohol heat. Lots of burnt residuals linger on the finish.

Beer Geek Brunch is a really great beer, as far as I'm concerned. Some accounts indicate this batch isn't nearly as good as previous ones. As this is my first bottle I can't compare; if this beer has indeed been better, it really must have been something special. Like I mentioned above, I really enjoy burnt flavors in stouts so this beer doesn't bother me in the least. Recommended.

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Photo of orbitalr0x
4.32/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep dark black pour with a 1/2" of creamy tan head that quickly falls. Spotty lacing. Aromas of robust dark malts along with some smokiness. Oatmeal is there along with big coffee and some chocolate as well. The aroma is somewhat earthy.

First sip brings sweet rich dark malts upfront with oatmeal smoothness in tow. Acrid coffee moves in with earthy undertones. Chocolate flavors are present. Flows down with a kick of alcohol heat and lingering roasted coffee flavors. Somewhat smoky as well. Never thought I'd be drinking a coffee beer made from civet cat droppings, but it's pretty darn tasty!

Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy with mellow carbonation. Oats add nice body and makes it go down smooth. It does have a bit of an ABV kick to it. Glad I got to try it, but it's a little bit too expensive for a repeat purchase.

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Photo of goblue3509
3.91/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark black color with no light visible with an one finger dark khaki colored head. The beer leaves a slick alcohol lace all over the glass with every move. The aroma is of coffee, but not a bitter coffee, there is also hints of roast and a slight smell of alcohol. The smell is very inviting. The taste has a roasty backbone and then a nice coffee taste. Again the taste isn't bitter. There is a milk chocolate taste and then a bit of roast. A slight alcohol burn finishes out. The mouthfeel is thick and sticky. Overall it is a very solid beer. The taste is well balanced with nothing over power. The balance of the aroma and taste leave you wanting more.

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Photo of Chris-1911
4.31/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bruno74200
4.61/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

L - pitch black with a thin brown lacing

S - Coffee coffee and coffee, Nothing overwhelming

T - Light earthy hops, coffee all long, really nice coffee by the way. Light oatmeal with not too much acidity, just good balance. Nuts

F - Smooth with a gentle carbonation

O - Great beer, nice balance. Not boozy at all. Certainly the best oatmeal stout I've had to date

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Photo of alleykatking
4.1/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks Mark for pulling this out when I went to HopCat! Pulled from my notes from that day.

A- Poured a nice dark as night black color. Little 1/8 inch brownish tan head that seemed to hold for a little bit. The lacing on the glass stuck a little but seemed to also run down the sides of the glass.

S- Big coffee smell here. Large roasted malts smell along with some faint chocolate notes put in there. This smells wonderful and I have not smelled a big coffee stout like this in a long time.

T- Well this tastes like coffee. I think my buddy said it was like drinking cold coffee. There is a sweetness to it though...the chocolate notes coming into play with the roasted malts. The alcohol is apparent at the end but I think the coffee comes through and kills a lot of the flavors in this...alcohol included.

M- This is a heavy beer to me. Not as heavy as the Nightstalker I had before it but still a big beer on its own. Good carbonation to it. Coats the tounge in a coffee flavor that sticks around and slowwly goes away till you have another drink.

D- I could drink this again and again. By far one of the better coffee stouts I have had. I want to keep a couple in the cellar and let them put some age on before I break out to share with friends.

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Photo of Tilley4
4.03/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm having this one for breakfast this morning...

Poured into my CCB snifter....

Typical big stout appearance here.. Black as night with a creamy mocha head... Lots of nice lacing...

Deep dark roasted malts dominate with a bitter dark chocolate and burnt coffee finish... There's also an earthiness to this that is quite unusual and adds a unique character to it..

Lots of chocolate and coffee, of course, present in the taste of this beer but I think I might taste a touch of hop bitterness and I can say that there's an aspect to the finish that I find a touch unpleasant.. Its a chalky earthy burnt finish that just seems a touch off... Still really delicious but the finish isn't as creamy and pleasant as I'd hoped. That's sort of nitpicking this one as its still a great beer... The booze isn't first... As this warms, it develops a healthy kick that, at times, comes through a little too strong...

This is a terrific beer and I liked it quite a bit.. But due to the apparent ABV and the chalky burnt finish, I didn't find it to be an elite stout... Again, just little things but those add up when compared with other brews in the class... Glad I tried this one but I liked the Beer Geek Breakfast a bit better...

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Beer Geek Brunch Weasel from Mikkeller ApS
Beer rating: 4.32 out of 5 with 2,916 ratings