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Fanø/Tired Hands Tuff Ghost

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

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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (8551) - 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 (14715) - 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 (6239) - 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 (6312) - 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 (5394) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Enjoyit (3520) - Vadum, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2013
Clear brown of color with a light brown head. An aroma of red berries, weak horse back, sour, cherries and leather. A flavor of red berries, cherries, caramel, sweets, sour and a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2943) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2013 Bottled. Pours a hazy amber with a small off-white to beige head, fair lacing. Aroma of redwine, berries, brett, caramel and wood notes. Slightly sour flavor that ends up more tart. Medium bodied, watery to oily texture and soft CO2. A nice, very drinkable and quite special sour. ★★★★

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjs (4976) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 12, 2013
(Bottle, 0.33 l, at Pikkulintu, 20130112) The beer poured reddish brown and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had sourness, grapefruit, tartness and fruitiness. Palate was medium bodied and dry with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, wood, sourness, tartness, sweetness, vineousness, malts and low bitterness. Aftertaste was woody, sour and mildly bitter. An interesting and good brew.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (4281) - Espoo, FINLAND - JAN 12, 2013
330ml bottle @ Pikkulintu, Helsinki

Pours dark reddish with a small head. Aroma of tart fruits, sour notes, hints of berries and malts. Taste has notes of berries, hints of red wine, wood, slightly tart notes and sweet vanilla. Finish is smooth, mildly tart with some berries. Nice, surprisingly well balanced and tasty sour ale. Reminds me of Russian River Supplication.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2012
Bottle. Pours a really dark amber/ruby red color with a beige head. Aroma is of brett, red wine, oak, spicy notes, red apple skin, balsamic vinegar notes, dark fruits, candied sugar and some musty old funk. The flavor follows the nose with lots of brett and funk again old cellar and barnyard along with lots of vinous red wine notes, oak, red apple skin, balsamic vinegar, suagry notes and spice. The body is medium with a dry mouth feel. Overall a really nice vinous Wild Ale!


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