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Brewed by Fanø Bryghus
Style: Porter
Nordby, Fanø, Denmark

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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A collaborative strong Winter Porter that highlights coffee and cinnamon with hints of star anise and vanilla.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jaksmart (447) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2010
Bottle. Black pour, small brown head. Aroma has lots of cofee, roast and chocolate along with sugar and dark fruits. The coffee and chocolate are particularily prominent and entirely enjoyable. Taste is alike with lots of coffee and chocolate. Also some lovely spices and a nice sweetness to balance the bitter coffee.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phredrik (1011) - Copenhagen (formerly Aalborg), DENMARK - NOV 7, 2010
Bottle at ØlKonsortiet Christmas tasting The aroma has coffee, cocoa, chocolate, a hint of smoke, a bit of hops, some spices and brown cookies. Taste has coffee, chocolate, cinnamon, malty sweetness, caramel. Very good. Simple but very pleasant.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17658) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 3, 2010
Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty caramel aroma with some hints of chocolate. Roasted malty caramel and chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapez (1529) - Hilleroed, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2010
Bottle. Aroma of malt, coffee and nuts. Dark brown colour with light brown head. Bittersweet flavour with malt, coffee, chocolate and spices, Soft mothfeel. Very intense.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13799) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2010
Bottle, 7.5%. Good roasted and slightly fruity aroma. Very dark brown colour, seems clear, red shine. Big unstable brown head. The flavour is roasted and slightly sweet. There is some vanilla and spicy, vinous notes, almost tastes barrelled.
Earlier Rating: 11/20/2009 Total Score: 4.1
Draught at EsBF09. Good cinnamon aroma, along with a mild and creamy roasted note. Black colour, seems a little cloudy. The flavour starts off with a distinct cinnamon note. Turns a bit creamy and quite roasted. Hard roasted malts. Has a subtle vanilla note which is very good in combination with the cinnamon.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (15177) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 8, 2010
bottle at Jens .... deep black ... soft oaty chocolate roast ... little vanilla ... little toffeee ... little chocolate ...littler coffee ... light spice ... mostly cinamon ... nice soft roast malt ... quite nice

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 5, 2010
Bottled. Deep ambery brown colour with small beigeish brown head. Aroma is raisins and some mild notes of spices, sweet malts and some slight hoppyness. Flavour is spicy, fruity, raisiny, plummy with also some slight notes of cookies.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DJMonarch (9160) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2010 1. On Tap at TAP 1, Copenhagen 08/05/2010 Fruit and some roast aromas. Small beige head. Black and rich on the palate with some alcohol present. Spicy and dry coffee roast finish. 2. From the Bottle at Chris O’s, Kensal Rise 05/08/2010 Fruity aroma. Dark coloured very smooth on the palate and strong in alcohol with a hint of dryness in a crisp and bitter coffee and chocolate roast finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (10459) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2010
Draught. Pitch black coloured. Light brown head. Roast, chocolate, sweetness and coffee in the aroma. Flavour as well has roast, chcolate and coffee. Some liqourice, spice and herbs notable. Meium to full bodied. Sweetish roasty and spiced bitterness in the end.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (7983) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2013 First rating
At Copenhagen Beerfestival, on May 8, 2010
Black color with red streaks, brown to yellow color, light brown head. Dry, smoke, chocolate scent, tad bit acidic. Oaky, vanilla, fudge ice-cream, caramel, dry taste. Caramel aftertaste. Medium to fizzy mouthfeel.
7/4/7/3/14=3.5

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50 cl bottle from EuroSpar Læsøgade Frederikshavn. Marked 7.5% ABV. BB date could possibly be 4.11.13? Was on sale for 30 DKR. Bought fairly recently. Sampled on December 29, 2013.
Black color, light brown medium sized head. Sweet, caramel, nutty, chocolate scent. Also a bit to the vinous or evident alcohol side, mixed with berries and some spice. Cocoa, red currants (slight bit), chocolate, grainy taste. Grainy, light bitter, cocoa aftertaste. Hints of some darker ripe fruits too. Warming alcohol. Sort of to the thin side mouthfeel, medium low bitterness. Decently aged, though perhaps should’ve been a tad fresher. Happy I picked up the bottle. Nice for the dark and cold season.
Scent is close to an 8 but mouthfeel is close to a 2, so leaving original scores.
7/4/7/3/14=3.5


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