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Fanø/Tired Hands Tuff Ghost

 (RETIRED)
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96
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Formerly brewed at Fanø Bryghus
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Nordby, Fanø, Denmark
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stouby (3728) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (14044) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6213) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 7, 2013
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.)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (6488) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2013
Pours hazy amber with a creamy off white head. The aroma has great vinous notes combined with a sweet acidic touch. The flavor is tart and vinous with sweet berry notes. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 29, 2013
Shared 0.33 L bottle. Foamy fingerthick beige head. Red-shaded golden brown body. Fresh and funky red fruits and faint vinegar to the nose. Mild and soft in the mouth. Well-bodied. Taste is light vinous and fruity. Subtle barrel notes. Hint of lactic acids, dark fruits and berries, and a touch of vanilla. A rounded and easy drinkeble sour. [09.03.13]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (7611) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 9, 2013
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear dark amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes malt, tart, vinegar, red wine and wood. Taste is medium sweet and light sour with a sour, dry and fruity finish. Body is medium, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13568) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 9, 2013
Bottle. A glowing brown beer, clear, topped by a small, dark beige head. The aroma has dark dried fruits and vinegar, some notes of spices too. Vanilla. Dry, soft on the palate, medium body. Vinegar hints, fruityness, some dried fruits and vanilla hints in the flavor. Lasting finish with fresh and dried fruits and some vinegar. A pleasant one, that’s for sure, but I think it lacks a bit on complexity. 130309

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (5750) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 9, 2013
Bottle.Pours brown with an off-white head, Aroma of cheese, red wine, malt and brett. Flavor is sweet and sour with some red wine, funk and vinegar. Medium body, average carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KnutAlbert (6100) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 6, 2013
Bottle shared by OleR. Glowing brown. Lambic nose with fruit. Lovely red wine character. Well balanced, modest sourness.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bragesnak (5387) - Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 19, 2013
From Aakjærs, Esbjerg, DK. Bottled, 150213. Amber with small head. Aroma of sourness and fruit. Flavour with some spices and wood notes.


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