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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Smokey, Chocolatey,...Orangey??? That’s right a smoked brown porter with orange zest. We start out with Maris Otter base malt and add cherry smoked malt, chocolate and honey malt giving a sweet smokey and chocolatey beer. Then the zest of many oranges is added after the boil to complement this beer’s smooth and complex flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2012
From tap at MikkellerBar. Pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is chocolate and toasted caramelish. Chocolate, malty and caramelish to toffee. Toffee and caamelish finish. Vague smoked.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2013
Poured a murky dark brown/black with a small off-white head. Aroma of roast malt. Medium body, doesn’t really taste smokey to any great extent. Flavour is more sweet dark fruit and some bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Growler. Hardwood smoke, tobacco, and chocolate aroma. Deep mahogany with a minimal head. Sweet leathery smoke, roasty, chocolate flavor. Medium body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (10670) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 20, 2012
Draft. Smoky, earthy chocolate malt aroma. Brown with small head. Smoky sweet ashy chocolate malt flavor. Mild orange zest finish. Nicely blended. An interesting combination that works well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (11965) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 11, 2013
draught@Erzbierschof - dark brown beer with a poor head retention; roasted nutty coffee-ish nose; medium-bodied, dry and very bitter; roasted chocolatey and hazelnutty finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10294) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 17, 2013
Chopp. Hazy brown colour, small beige like head. Aroma of well toasted malt, caramel and smoke with some chocolate. Good mouthfeel. Pleasant toasty malty caramel/bit toffee, smoky flavour. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (16771) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 19, 2013
Tap @ Mikkeller, Stefansgade. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are smoke, little bbq, chocolate, roast malr and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (15150) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2012
Draught at MikkellerBAR. Black - brown head. Coffee. Milkey. Lactose. Ok smokey. Dry body. Light sweetness. Ok burned malts. Nice fresh coffee. Light zesty. Light soapy notes. Herbal hoppy notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 23, 2012
On tap. Pours brown with a warm reddish hue and a creamy beige head. Brown sugar and nuts in the nose. Medium body, very subtle roast, brown sugar and chocolate. Very subdued bitterness. Pleasant. 121212

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (5032) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2013
Draught @ Christian Firtal, Odense. Pours hazy very dark brown with small light tan head. Sweet, dark aroma of fruit, malt, sherry barrel, and alcohol. Clear, vinous aroma, with notes of fruit and sherry barrel. Warming alcohol presence. Tastes more than its official ABV. Vinous finish. OK

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