Hello beer lovers and welcome to another edition of the NorCal Beer Blog's brew review.
Tonight’s featured beer is Mikkeller Beer Geek Vanilla Shake - Oatmeal Stout Brewed With Coffee & Vanilla.
Commercial description: “In the beer geek breakfast series – the beer that really put Mikkeller on the map, we decided to shake things up by adding a truck load of vanilla to the french press coffee trick, creating a whole new dimension to the beer that are loved by freaks and geeks worldwide. It’s dark, dangerous, sweet and incredibly tasty as you would expect, but most of all; it’s ready to conquer your breakfast table routines.”
Let’s get started!
Appearance: Pours dark brown, nearly black with a thin mocha colored head leaving little lacing.
Aroma: Vanilla, roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and oats.
Taste: Vanilla, espresso, dark chocolate, slight char and boozy.
Overall: Thick and creamy, Mikkeller Beer Geek Vanilla Shake - Oatmeal Stout Brewed With Coffee & Vanilla is solid. This 13% ABV offering is a delicious stout.
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