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Mikkeller Beer Geek BreAKfast (Alaskan Edition)

Brewed at Anchorage Brewing Company

Style: Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Editor’s Note: This is the blue label, cork and caged 750mL bottles brewed at Anchorage.

Oatmeal stout brewed with coffee & fermented in oak tanks.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Savage_Night (244) - California, USA - NOV 3, 2015
Pours black with a small light brown head. Head retention is poor. AROMA: dark roasted malt, coffee, bitter chocolate, molasses, brown sugar, slight herbs, dark stone fruit tartness, smoke, herbal hops, black coriander, slight vanilla and leaves. TASTE: dark roasted malt, chard coffee, cocoa oil, hops spice, herbs, burned brown sugar, coriander, slight soy sauce, dark stone fruit, molasses and earthy. AFTER TASTE: chard coffee, dark malt, spices and earthy with an oily slightly thick finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
angel77 (1725) - oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 23, 2015
Botella 75 cl de cervezalandia tomada en el momento en Oviedo 23..10..2015 (r151). Color negro intenso con bastante espuma y varbonico al sercor y al descorchar (el tapón de corcho sale como un cohete al quitar precinto) aromas maltosos tostados con toques ligeros de café, cacao y ligeras especias y maderas, sobretodo al calentar. Sabores también maltosos con ligeros cacaos cafés y vainillas bastante enmascarado por el carbónico y que afloran algo más al final, al calentar. Cuerpo medio de 7.5 vol fácil de beber, bastante gas que sólo desaparece en gran parte al final. Así con todo, bastante buena, lo mejor de la mitad en adelante. Para repetir.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dfonorow (1749) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2015
Bottle @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Pour is jet black with a huge brown head (bottle gushed when opened). Aroma and flavor of bitter coffee, roasted malt, earth, and slight sourness. Finish is sweet and bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (6659) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 26, 2015
[Backlog Sampled at THE FESTIVAL 2014 in LA with Linh and Scarlett. Pours a deep black body with reddish tint and huge tan head. Aroma is rich dark chocolate, fudge, dessert, strong vanilla and faint smoke. Mouthfeel is thin to medium bodied with notes of rich melted fudge, vanilla, spice/cinnamon and coffee roast. Nice stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RickFifty (799) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - AUG 19, 2015
Jet black color, light brown head. Coffee nose, chocolate, caramel, nuts, licorice, burnt sugar. Coffee taste, chocolate, roasted malt, anise, moderate bitterness. Medium body, soft carbonation, oily texture.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SeniorZozo (354) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 30, 2015
This is similar to the original Beer Geek Breakfast. However this version is fermented entirely in oak tanks. The oak imparts a different flavour profile than the original. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, many say, and if you are a beer geek there is no better way to start the day than with a powerful, complex morning stout. The unique mix of oats and coffee gives this beer large body and power, while the coffee, at the same time, creates a nice balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tsekouratos (560) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - JUN 28, 2015
Black body with a huge brown head. Aromas of roasted malts, coffee and chocolate. Taste is bittersweet with chocolate and coffee up front, followed by roasted malts and some oak notes. Medium body with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aniela (4198) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 4, 2015
Bottle at home. Black beer with an beige head. Roasted leather, caramell, coffee, tar, barnyard notes, smokey vanilla, a bit woody aroma. Roasted hoppy, coffee caramell dark chocolate flavour. A really nice beer :-)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (8006) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 24, 2015
750 ml bottle from Dutch’s. Pours a deep opaque brown with a big frothy tan head that settles rocky and craters, with some big bubbles, eventually settling into an uneven film with some lace ropes. Notes of roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, tobacco, cola, dark fruits, earth, and a hint of dusty funk. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a roasty, earthy mouthfeel that lingers. Nice stout.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
furthur (546) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Finally getting around to this, after freezing and breaking my first one on accident, and then finding another unexpectedly much after I thought they were gone. Bottle, black beer, little walnut colored head dissapeared. Aroma is coffee,some metal, wet dog, molasses. Taste is black coffee, metal, burnt sugar, black currant, and coffee bitter finish. Palate is a tad bit thin, but not bad, carbonation nicely subdued. This almost has a sour funkiness, I don’t know if that’s oxidized coffee or the oak or a slight infection? The coffee is still there, and I think this is a few years old now. I would have rated this higher, but that’s where the numbers landed.

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