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Fanø Beer Geek Slumber Party

Formerly brewed at Fanø Bryghus
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Nordby, Fanø, Denmark


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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
English: This beer was a lovechild from start to finish. Born as a result of good times at Fanø Bryghus between a bunch of thirsty and ticking frenzy ratebeerians and the hospitable brewer family The Witter-Merrithews. The occasion was “Fanø Bryghus Slumber Party 2012” a really terrible excuse for a great barbecue, good beer, funny games, excellent company and….brewing a beer. The beer was developed as a joint venture with everybody allowed to join in. Then brewer FrumptyDumpty transformed the input into a functional recipe. Although brewed in the midst of the bright (well…) Danish summer we brewed a rich and potent beer for those darker days: a Belgian-style Quadrupel made with heather and rose hips. Contributors (one way or the other!): Brugmansia, Christian, Dedollewaitor, FrumptyDumpty, Papsoe, princesslala, Theis and thewolf.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
abemorsten (3378) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - AUG 2, 2013
0,5 l bottle from Kvadrat. Pours a deep dark mahogany body with a small light brown head. Overripe fruits, malts, booze and bubble gum on the nose and in the mouth. Band aid. Full bodied.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bullit (4285) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUL 30, 2013
Bottle @ WWT III. Very dark brown colour, thin head. Nose is slightly roasty, coffee and a bit spicy. Flavour is roasted malts, caramel, dark fruits, spices, some candy and a hint of bourbon. Excellent stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borresteijn (5644) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2013
50cl Bottle at WWT III, thanks Plovmand! Dark ruby-brown colour, off-white head. Aroma is very sweet, malty, raisins, dark fruits, alcohol, light spicy, rose water. Flavour is very sweet, malty, fruity, spicy, rosewater, alcohol, toast, light bitter finish. Medium to full-bodied. Well-crafted, but way too sweet for me to be thoroughly enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrHangover (3569) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle @ WWT III, courtesey of Borresteijn. Pours a very dark brown beer with a medium sized, slightly tanned head. Aroma of yeast, dark fruits, caramel malts and slightly alcoholic. Flavour is very sweet, malty and alcoholic. It’s hard to describe this, but it’s awesome in balance and greatly crafted. Awesome brew!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (6189) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle at WWT3. Poured a deep mahogany with a bubbly white head. The aroma is big dry malt with some resin. The flavour is medium to strong bitter with lots of alcohol inspired liqourice on the palate too. A nice beer to taste but not one for a "session".

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
smmadge (87) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2013
Tasting at WWT lll. Nice beer in its style! Nice smell and taste. Nice and round. Would like to drink again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dEnk (4199) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle @ wwt. Aroma is murky molasses, spices, yeast and liquorice. Flavour is big sweet molasses and caramel, liquorice, tobacco. Not my thing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (11312) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2013
Sampled from bottle @ WWT III. Dark red brown color, small off-white head. Smell malts, some sweetness, some alcohol. Taste malts, sweetness, alcohol, overripe fruits. Medium body and carbonation. Some warming alcohol in the finish. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vaiz (4049) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle @ WWT3. Hazy brown pour. Aroma is spicy, roasty, fruity, some sugars, alcohol and malty. Flavor is sweetish, warming, fruity, alcoholic and malty. Well balanced, smooth and warming. Nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (7173) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2013
50cl bottle sample at wwt3. Thin off white head. Clear deep burgundy pour. Sweet. Smooth aftertaste.

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