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Fanø/Tired Hands Tuff Ghost

 (RETIRED)
overall
96
75
style
Formerly brewed at Fanø Bryghus
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Nordby, Fanø, Denmark
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 84   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.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bragesnak (5395) - 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 (3479) - 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 (2749) - 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 (4791) - 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 (4013) - 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!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
faroeviking (10288) - FAROE ISLANDS - NOV 15, 2012
Botella. Nice deep amber reddish colour, small white head. Pleasant tart fruity berry aroma. Good mouthfeel. So pleasant flavour: fruity tart vinious berry. Well balanced. Sooo nice indeed!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zita (4919) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2012
light suor malty aroma,amber, clear, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly sour, light body, oily feel, lively, sour finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hansen (6878) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2012
Dark amber and hazy. Has an off-white head, medium duration. Aroma of acid, barnyard, acidic wine. Flavor starts faint sweet, then lots of acid, moderate bitter finish. Dry, acidic texture and soft carbonation. Astringent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (14126) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2012
On tap at William IV. Dark brown. Lasting beige. Sour finish. Lots of brett and red wine. very bretty. Bit too much


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