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Beer Geek Vanilla Shake | Mikkeller ApS

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4.33/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS
Denmark
mikkeller.dk

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Vanilla Shake it is newest member of the great Beer Geek family. Oatmeal stout with coffee, and lots of vanilla.

Added by Rollzroyce21 on 08-15-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#464
Reviews:
178
Ratings:
1,017
pDev:
8.08%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of rsquared59
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fireman_RK
4.56/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MusicBeer_1961
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is definitely a well blended brew that comes around every once and awhile throughout the year. I picked up a few bottles recently and I’m glad I did. Smells of vanilla and coffee roast up front. And as you drink, you’re hit with a sweetened vanilla backed by a nice coffee roast on the finish.. Even better as this warms to room temperature. If you like vanilla, you’ll LOVE this beer. I’d like to try the barrel aged variant of this.

Excellent beer!...

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Photo of tlema1
3.73/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: deep brown, thick, tan bubbly head, that fades quickly
S: sweet, vanilla, coffee
T: boozy, vanilla, coffee
F: thick, sticky, boozy
O: good sipper for a chilly night

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Photo of JLK7299
4.65/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Brought to me by a friend who went on vacation to San Diego because he knows I love me some vanilla. And this stout is a vanilla bomb! Very tasty. Very rich. Wish I could have every night!

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.33/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.33/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beersmith90
4.09/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.33/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.18/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
4.52/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.49/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter.
The appearance was a pure black color with an eggshell foamy white cap of a little head. Subtle quick sliding lace.
The aroma seemed to pull a nice semi-sweet to bitter grasping cocoa nib-like quality flowing on into the roastiness and then the vanilla bean sweetness comes flowing in just as I hoped it would that nice "stealthily sweet" with a mild "bean-like" quality.
The flavor mildly brings in a nice sweetness from the vanilla to present to the cocoa nib sweet to roastiness in the exact same manner that shows an absolutely fantastic realistic and wonderful aftertaste.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a fair sipping quality about it. Carbonation felt good, somewhat low, with the ABV showing it's due favor. Mild sweet to roasty yet creamy sort of vanilla to milk chocolate finish.
Overall, an absolutely wonderful imperial oatmeal stout that shows an absolute eloquence of aromas and flavors fully supporting it's body in it's entirety.

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Photo of Dzu
4.46/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RickyBfromCT
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fehrminator
4.09/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
4.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of xyz_entropy
4.17/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mltobin
4.22/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hophazzard
4.19/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DrinkThemAll
4.18/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of glennchapin
4.89/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a rich ebony color, with half-finger of beautiful mocha head. Hints of vanilla in the nose quickly overpowered by dark chocolate and maple. Taste and mouthfeel are heavenly - creamy smooth with an overlay of oats and coffee finish. A vanilla bomb and oh so sublime!

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4.4/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bbtkd
4.24/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Mikkeller Beer Geek Vanilla Shake, 13% ABV. Pours thick and black,with a short brown head. Nose is huge vanilla, chocolate, and lactose. Taste follows, slight sweetness, moderate bitterness. Excellent mouthfeel, overall outstanding. Man what a vanilla bomb.

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Photo of Jonnydrinker
4.23/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Beer Geek Vanilla Shake from Mikkeller ApS
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 1,017 ratings
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