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Fanø Imperial X-mas Porter (Kunstner Øl No. 1)

Formerly brewed at Fanø Bryghus
Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Nordby, Fanø, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (1508) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle @ the inaugural Midlands Bottle Share at Richie’s Hop Palace. Thanks to Tommann. Pours very dark brown with thin beige head. Aroma of chocolate, dark malts and faint coffee. Taste follows with some additional plump fruitiness coming through. Another great strong beer to end the night with.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (2742) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle at Midlands Tasting Group; dark brown pour with a thin dark tan head, chocolate and spice aroma, taste has dark chocolate, spice, dark fruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alengrin (1210) - BELGIUM - AUG 13, 2014
Winter porter with thick, light beige, quickly thinning head and near black colour. Woody and chocolatey aroma, ashes, soy sauce, brown sugar; candied fruits, deep maltiness, full mouthfeel, roasted bitterness and quite some hop bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (1760) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle at Cafe Local. APPEARANCE: pitch black beer, nice stable beige head. NOSE: bourbon? Mocha, vanilla, alcohol, some herbs. TASTE: rather sweet, alcohol, mocha, vanilla.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (2216) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 3, 2014
[Thanks to Plovmand]. Blak colour with a tan head with good duration and medium lacing. Aroma has notes of coffee beans, licorice, chocolate and roasted malts. Flavor s quiete similar as aroma with a medium bitterness, soma ashes as well. The final is mild bittery with coffee and licorice notes and dry mouthfeel. Dense and smooth on palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MPA (793) - Amager (form. Nørrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle. Deep dark/blackish with huge brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, notes of coffee, chocolate and prunes. Cocoa sweetness is replaced by a heavy dose of long lasting, dark, malty bitterness. Very nice and straight forward beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
biggirlpanties (181) - Carlsbad, California, USA - FEB 24, 2014
330mL shared with GT2 for my birthday. Black pour with smaller head. Nose of creme fraiche, bitter dark chocolate, spicy chili pepper, peppercorn, Taste is melted Mexican dark chocolate. Great balance of bitter and sweet. Downed this puppy fast. So well integrated, easy to enjoy. Loved it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
GT2 (8364) - San Diego County, California, USA - FEB 24, 2014
> The superlative imperial porter

[ Bottle ][ blomster ][ 33cl ][ Pizza Poy Snifter ][ Trade ][ 2/24/14 ]
>> Thank you Christer for this rarity. Was expecting this one to be good- it was beyond excellent. Soft carbonation generates a low, but tight reddish mocha head on inkier black ruby to ink. Nose generates the best aged Bells Expedition with cinnamon graham cracker, light vanilla, thicker Mexican chocolate disc, black cherry pie. Taste is dark chocolate with black cherry flambee, cinnamon graham cracker, 70% cacao Mexican chocolate disc, mild pepper spice. Palate is similar to drinking chocolate with crunchy cocoa nibs. Decadent but not sweet at all, rather perfectly balanced and has a transcendental quality that makes me not treat this like an Imperial Stout as hops and roast as not crucial elements here. Body isn’t too heavy either. For any im-porter lover out there, this is a rarity worth seeking out.

<!> too good to only have once

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Valgreen (646) - DENMARK - DEC 24, 2013
Bottle @ Christmas at Erik og Betinna. Pitch black, small tan head, good lacing and coating. Aroma, roasted malts, chocolate, dark fruits, alcohol, caramel, spices (nutmeg), honey, . Taste, roasted malts, sweet chocolate, coffee, dry licorice, spices, honey, . Oily, slightly dry, mouth feel. Soft carbonation. Roasted sweet spicy aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kryon (1355) - SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2013
Pours dark with low brown head Aromas of muscavado, dark malts, figs, dades, Lovely taste of tar, chocolate, coffee, figs, muscavado sugar Very nice creamy palate with long bitter finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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