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Fanø/Tired Hands Tuff Ghost

 (RETIRED)
overall
96
76
style
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: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2012

Draught @ [ Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012 ] @ Spartas Lokaler, Faelledparken in Osterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Clear medium to dark amber colour with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, tart, berries, leather - brett, wood, wine - grape. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate acidic with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120511]

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2012
From tap. Pours clear and golden amber with a small white head. Fruity, citric and light wineous. Smooth and citric. Crisp fruity finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29081) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2012
Draft. A dark amber beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma has notes of vinegar, grapes, and brettanomyces. The flavor is sour with notes of malt, grapes, caramel, and brettanomyces, leading to a tart finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2012
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a hazy amber with a small off-white head. Tart funky nose, quite some red wine up there. Medium body, a caramel base but then tons of interesting funk, tart and Bretty, quite some sulphur and wood. Very interesting. 030812

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20493) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2012
Draught at CBC 2012 Clear orange-red coloured with a small off-white head. Fruity and light acidic aroma of berries and oak. Fruity and light acidic flavour of berries and oak. Tart finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2012
Bottled@chriso pre-gbbf shindig 2012. Amber colour, mediumsized brown head. Aroma is fruity, floral, caramelly and mild alcohol as well. Flavour is fruity, caramelly, floral, spicy and also has some mild sour/tart wooden notes.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2012
Draft @ CBC 2012. Pours a dark golden amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty bretty sour woody aroma with vinous hins. Fruity sour tart citric woody flavor. Has a fruity sour tart yeasty woody finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madmitch76 (14304) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 22, 2012 11th May 2012
On tap at CBC, Copenhagen. Clear brown beer, pale tan head. Light crisp palate. Minerally crisp. Light sourness, like a Duchesse but not quite as sour as that beer. Pleasantly tart. Light Worcester sauce. Crisp minerally finish. Original rating 3.5

4th August 2012
ChrisOs Marvellous Pre GBBF Mega Tasting. Very hazy amber beer, little pale tan head. Smooth palate. Nice tangy dried fruits come red wine and red berries. Smooth mild vanilla wood. Smooth finish with a nice winey tang in the aftertaste. Like this!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13933) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 4, 2012
Bottle atchriso ... light amber ... zezty bretty nose ... swweetfruits ... zezty fruis .. more brett ... refreshing ...light zezt ..

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (13796) - 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.


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