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Fanø/Tired Hands Tuff Ghost

Formerly brewed at Fanø Bryghus
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Nordby, Fanø, Denmark
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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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American Farmhouse wild ghost ale. 100% Barrel Fermented and then aged for 10 months in Brunello barrels. Made with 3 different Brettanomyces strains from Crooked Stave.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (6356) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 18, 2013
Bottle from Vinmonopolet, Kvadrat. Pours dark ruby with a big frothy off-white head.Aroma is funky & fruity, light sour taste, nice and dry, some wood, dry end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (12315) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 26, 2013
Bottle. Amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is sourness, brett, wine, yeast. Flavour is dry, sourness, brett, wine, yeast, berries. Nice/OK beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kavu (2827) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 17, 2013
0,33l bottle @ Harry’s. Pours cloudy copper with a low head. Aroma is malts with some sour apples. Flavor is malts, sour apples and a slight finish of vomit. Despite that it’s pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhammaren (1312) - FINLAND - MAY 17, 2013
.33l bottle @ Harry’s Pours cloudy reddish copper with low head. Aroma is vinegar, berries, wine and yeast. Flavor is malts, vinegar, red wine, red berries and fruity hops. Swell!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12150) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 15, 2013
(330ml bottle) Pours a deep amber body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of vinous, wood, barnyard, leather, and caramel. Flavor of herbs, brett, florals, berries, vinous, caramel, and oak.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blutt59 (6231) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 10, 2013
bottled, red amber pour with frothy tan head, nice bodied red wine, sweet black cherries, flavors, smooth sourness, well balanced and very drinkable sour

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 1, 2013
33cl, new exclusive Danish collab. brew Anno 2012, with Brettanomyces, thx to thewolf!, complex sour brew, malty/vinous and slightly fruity/woody, balanced, hazy, good head, good brew, yet expensive!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stouby (4041) - Holbæk, DENMARK - APR 25, 2013
Bottle st DØE tasting. Clear reddish with a beige head. Aroma fruity, acidic. Flavor heavy acidic, notes of wood, meium hoppy, dry. Medium body. Very exciting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (14705) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 13, 2013
Bottle from Fanø Bryghus. Nice creamy head with excellent duration. Color is dark amber. Aroma and taste are nice brett, wood, red wine, fruits, malt and hops. Nice and well balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6676) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 7, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 7, 2015

First rating: Medium beige head. Hazy reddish amber body. Vinous fruity wooden aroma with vinegar notes. Dry-sweet, and slightly acidic, dirty earthy taste with vinous fruity notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dry-sweet rhubarb, wood, and barnyard aftertaste with sugary notes. Nice. Well balanced and harmonic. (0.33l bottle shared by Ole_R.) 6,4,7,3,13=3.3

Second rating: Medium beige head. Clear deep dark red body with light carbonation. Earthy funky wild berries and fruit aroma with spicy notes. Acidic earthy funky fruit taste with wooden notes. Mid-bodied. Sharp, almost burning mouthfeel. Dry-acidic wooden vinuous salty funky aftertaste with earthy notes. It’s interesting, and in some ways very good, in other ways not good at all. (0.33l bottle, I forget where from.) 6,4,6,3,13=3.2

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