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Beer Hop Breakfast | Mikkeller ApS

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633 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS
Denmark
mikkeller.dk

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Oatmeal stout brewed with coffee

A hopped-up version of Beer Geek with strong notes of pine and resin.

Brewed at Amager Bryghus.

Added by Nickls on 03-16-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,934
Reviews:
201
Ratings:
633
pDev:
9.88%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
57
Gots:
76
Trade:
4
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Ratings: 633 |  Reviews: 201
Photo of kitch
4.41/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A 330ml bottle with surprisingly for Mikkeller, no best before date either on the bottle or cap. Poured into an oversized wine glass.

Appearance: The beer poured opaque black with a slightly less than two finger dark mocha brown head that dissipates quickly leaving spotty lacing.

Aroma: Mainly roast coffee bean and chocolate, hints of almond and brown sugar with a pine hop background.

Taste: Strong coffee bean mixed with pine hop and grapefruit bitterness. A hint of brown sugar sweetness lends a hand to a very nice lasting bittersweet finish.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with medium carbonation and slight creaminess.

Overall: I enjoyed this a lot. It is very well balanced and extremely tasty. I see debate on whether this is a black IPA or just a hoppy stout, but for me, mostly due to its lightness, it’s a black IPA.

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Photo of dorianmarley
3.84/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance is very rich black with a tan head that fades and nice lacing.

Nose is dusty with dark chocolate, dried goji berry, sweet cream, and light alcohol.

Taste is hop forward with heavy alcohol bite. Sweet malt below and toffee.

Mouthfeel has a lot of carbonation, clean except for some oil slickness and alcohol finish that lasts.

Overall: cool, different take on a black ipa.

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Photo of dandaugherty1221
3.99/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ALC82
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Skellbop
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of madelfonatree
4.34/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Purchased during MLB All Star Week 2015 at Root Cellar in Cincinnati, Ohio. Enjoyed August 18, 2016 in a Mad Tree tulip/snifter.

Look - Less than a finger tan head. Oily black. Head settles to nothing. Blotchy lacing. Medium bubbles.

Smell - Hop. Bubblegum. Coffee. Cigar. Burnt. Traditional black IPA.

Taste - Closer to hoppy porter. Coffee. Char. Malt. Not as hoppy as expected. Bubblegum.

Feel - Chewy. Medium to heavy. Carbonation not overpowering.

Overall - Not a Black IPA. It is a good hoppy porter/stout.

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Photo of neurobot01
4.16/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

33cl bottle (purchased for the low, low price of $5) with no visible date into a Teku at fridge temp.

Look: pours chunky for the last 4oz, very dark brown, luscious light brown head that dissipates to a ring in a minute.

Smell: stale coffee, grassy/piney hops, harsh metallic note.

Taste: strong chocolate up front, coffee, green pepper, lemongrass, pine, oak.

Feel: light-to-medium silky body, light carb, ends somewhat dry.

Overall: this is one of those rare beers with a taste that's much better than the nose. The taste has a lot of complexity and depth, and develops as it warms.

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Photo of drone
3.4/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of buschbeer
3.89/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

11.2 FL OZ bottle
Served in a snifter

It pours like used motor oil into my glass. It is jet black and topped with a little of an inch of mocha head that leaves little lacing.

Dark roasted aromas arise from my glass. Anise, dark fruit, dark chocolate, and coffee are in the mix.

The taste has elements of all the aforementioned smells. The anise is less is the taste. The coffee and chocolate along with some roasted malt are the primary flavors. There is more bitterness in this than a standard stout.

Thick, viscous, chewy mouthfeel

This beer drinks like a hoppy stout. The mouthfeel is amazing. The taste and smell have some anise which is not a favorite of mine. Other than that a pretty good beer.

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Photo of InfragilisBrew
4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nat1975
4.01/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of golf4collet
4.09/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wulfie85
3.56/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ShemRahBoo
3.94/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of trxxpaxxs
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of enelson
4.46/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Warren2621
4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Gaddabble
4.34/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of barflybastard
4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.18/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zekenyce
4.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of kkleu357
3.53/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From notes on 5/29. Didn’t really care for the smell. To me, it smelled like dirt. Really through my experience off. Had a nice thick black body. Awesome coffee taste. The smell though, I just couldn’t get past it.

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Photo of IpeeA
3.91/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sixpoint
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BigJim5021
4.12/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer Hop Breakfast from Mikkeller ApS
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 633 ratings
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