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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.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
fugitive (1408) - Athens, GREECE - JUL 3, 2011
Sampled @ ACBF 2011. Color dark deep red with small head. Aroma spicy, vanilla, coffee. Taste coffee, cinnamon, vanilla, spicy, hop.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DutchDrebus (4308) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2011
Smell is pretty good, getting 8 points. Other than that the beer is decent but nothing shocking or original. Okay beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (6323) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 15, 2011
Small beige head. Nearly opaque black body goes dark red at bottom. Light chocolate and mealy spice aroma, very faint. Dry-sweet-acidic burnt licorice taste with perfumy spicy notes. Light body. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dry roasty vanilla and chocolate aftertaste with perfumy metallic notes. A bit artificial. Not their best. (0.1l draft at DBF’11.)

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (19963) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 13, 2011
Draught at Københavnske Øldage 2011. Very dark brown, small head. Aroma of molasses and caramel. Sweet with medium body and celan rounded mouthfeel. Some herbal spices, lots of molasses. Almost plastic tasting finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
abemorsten (2916) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JUN 2, 2011
Sampler at CBF 2011-05-26. Light brown head on a clear, deep mahogany body. Dried dark fruits, dark toffee, cardamum and other spices on the nose. Roasted, spicy, toasted, prune sweet and bitter mouth. Full body. Dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tkrjukoff (4101) - SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2011
@CBF. Pours brown black with small tanned head leaving some lace. Aroma is malty, sweet, dark bread, roasted and spicy. Flavor is acidy, malty, roasted, spicy, coffee and a bit sweet. Finishes very nice with a sweet bitter aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sigmund (5316) - Tau, NORWAY - MAY 29, 2011
At Copenhagen Beer Festival. ABV was listed as 7.5%. Dark brown colour. Aroma and flavour of coffee, vanilla and cinnamon, well balanced. Very enjoyable - a beer I’d be happy to drink at the Yuletide. Well, at any time of the year, actually.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mile (3127) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 26, 2011
Bottle. Dark brown, small to average and mostly diminishing light brown head. Moderate, malty and sweetish aroma, some caramel and spiciness (aniseed and coriander), faint coffee. Body is medium, malty and sweetish flavor, spiciness (aniseed and coriander), some fruitiness and roastiness. Finish is average, malty and sweetish, spiciness and some roastiness. Sweetish porter with aniseed spiciness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5759) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 22, 2011
50cl, at 7.5%Vol, as Fanø Julebryg, Danish brew, from Den Bierzolder Heule, complex Porter, spicy and roasted, yet not too heavy, balanced, hazy, good head, good X-Mas brew

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dEnk (4044) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2011
Bottle @ ACBF. Aroma is deep roasted malt, laurel, liquorice, tobacco, molasses and herbs. Flavour is creamy and milky coffee, roasted mocca. Nice and subtle.


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