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


on tap


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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
A collaborative strong Winter Porter that highlights coffee and cinnamon with hints of star anise and vanilla.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (14562) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (18513) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (23659) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DJMonarch (9166) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (11018) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (9191) - 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.

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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2010
Pours brown with a beige head. Aroma is roaster malt, coffee and chocolate. Flavour is roasted malt, sweet caramel, pepper, nutty, cardemom and cinnamon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (13314) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 27, 2010
On tap at esbjerg beerfestival. Dark brown colour with a tan head. Aroma is roasted, smoked, coffee, caramel, bourbon. flavour is roasted, smoked, vanilla, coffee, caramel, cinnemon, bourbon. Full bodied nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (15759) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2010
On tap at Esbjerg Beerfestival. It pours a next to black body, only a reddish hue lightens it up. A tan head leaves curtains in the glass. Some bourbon-like (or some other booze) notes on the nose, heavily roasted and with good coffee aroma. The flavor has some coconut and vanilla, but only in the background. Sweet, heavily roasted with coffee. Full-bodied, smooth and warming in the mouth. Roasted, bourbon-ish finish. Quite lovely, maybe a bit one-dimensional, and not my idea of a Christmas beer, but I enjoyed it very much. 091023

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2010
Draught @ Danish Regional Beer Festival, Esbjerg, Denmark.
Clear dark black color with a average to large, creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, coffee, cinnamon, star anis, light caramel. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20091022]

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