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Mikkeller Beer Geek BreAKfast (Alaskan Edition)

Brewed at Anchorage Brewing Company

Style: Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Criz (96) - - SEP 27, 2014
Had to knock overall score down due to bottle carbonation because it would not stop foaming and would not pour well. Poured from a bomber, deep black in color with a non stop foaming head. Aroma is huge dark fruits made up of cherries and figs, slight Oak. Flavor of green coffee, with a sour fruit finish. Not a horrible beer, but the beer Gypsy has brewed better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
M82 (292) - Kansas, USA - SEP 27, 2014
A mostly smooth, tight khaki head fades to a thin ring with a few dots of lace over a black body flashing thin dark amber highlights

Lively dark notes of wonderfully smooth, assertive medium and dark roast coffee full of juicy red berry characteristics and woody earth with dark chocolate, light toffee, and accents of molasses and smoke with oaky finesse on a silky medium body offering rounded, medium carbonation, and an oily residual full of medium and dark roast with bursts of woody berry components, as smooth and delicious as the original on what seems to be a slightly lighter body, and possibly a bit more focus on the medium roast nuances

750ml cork and cage served at 55° and warming into 13.375oz Riedel Swirl white wine

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nisse666 (4216) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2014
Big boy from SB cons 2014-09-19 Göteborg AR: heavy roasted, fat thick chocolate, dark coffey AP: dark brown, frothy dark brown head, great curtains F: heavy roasted malt, dry, bitter chocolate nibbles, rough coffey, low carbonation, - why to bitter, flat and one dimensoned

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Idiosynkrasie (3853) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - SEP 18, 2014
750ml bottle. Jet black colour with huge, thick, frothy to creamy, long lasting, moderately lacing, brown head. Chocolately dark malty aroma, notes of coffee, cappuccino, mocha, white coffee, a cautious touch of oak, an evaporating floral and "Hubba Bubba" bubblegum-like bretty touch. Taste is initially dry, roasty dark malty, later with additional notes of coffee, mocha, very subtle sweetness, bitter, minimally herbal hoppy overtones; hints of oak in the finish. Not as overwhelming as the regular version.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (1391) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 18, 2014
August 15, 2014. Bottle, best before june 30, 2016. Pours brown, almost black with a small tan head. Aroma is coffee, licorice, soy, chocolate, wood. Taste is light sweet molasses, medium roasted with coffee and chocolate. Finish is medium roasted bitter, light sweet. Medium bodied, oily texture, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (2799) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle bought @ Systembolaget. Pours blackish reddish dark brown with a dark mocha head that leaves a small trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is malty with roasted malts, burnt caramel, espresso coffee, salty liquorice hard candy, moist resinous wood, vanilla fudge and hints of chocolate. Taste is bitter and malty with roasted malts, burnt caramel, burnt coffee, burnt wood, coffee hard candy, liquorice hard candy and hints of resin and vanillin. Mouthfeel is soft, round, heavy roasted astringent and medium bodied. Finish is bitter and slightly malty with roasted malts, burnt caramel, burnt wood, espresso coffee, moist soil, resin and liquorice. Tastes alot like poorly made burnt espresso on a burnt caramel maltbase. Disappointment…

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsniclas (5621) - Billdal, SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2014
Bottled com Systembolaget. Gusher. Black with a beige, bubbly head. Cold coffee, dark chocolate and salt biscuits in the aroma. Surprisingly light body. Medium to high bitterness. Coffee grounds in the flavour along with chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (10710) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 8, 2014
Trockener malziger Antrunk, intensive Kaffeenoten. Würzig, durch den Kaffee zu trocken, etwas Süße hätte gut getan. Herber Kaffeeabgang, nicht ganz rund. 11/9/7/10/12/11

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmoreau (2445) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Shared 750 ml. bottle. Started with a "shot gun" cork extraction, then poured to snifters with a black/brown hue, overly active & frothy, tan head foam that reduced slowly, and thick, wavy lacing. The nose was extremely roasted, with rich espresso, and hints of cocoa & toffee. Somewhat full bodied, with overly effervescent carbonation that interrupted the tasting a bit, but a pleasant creaminess to the mouthfeel, and bitterness that was quite lingering, earthy, & dry, with some hints of smoke & wood. A few hiccups(& burps) but otherwise impressive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (4842) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle: The aroma consists of moderate-heavy roasted malt, coffee, lighter chocolate, molasses, light pine, oak, faint vanilla, and smoke. It pours a dark brown with no transparency and a one finger creamy tan head that eventually fades to a thin foam. There is a good amount of thin webbing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with a quick dose of chocolate and a touch of molasses. The finish has moderate roasted coffee, roasted malt, lighter pine, oak, and a touch of vanilla. It’s medium bodied with mild carbonation and a somewhat soft mouthfeel. Overall, it’s been awhile since I’ve had the regular Beer Geek Breakfast. This is really good, but I believe I liked the regular version better.

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