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Fanø/Tired Hands Tuff Ghost

 (RETIRED)
overall
96
73
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: 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.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theis (13355) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2012
Draught at CBC 2012. Clear brown - offwhite head. Wooden, nice sourish, fruity, nutty, nice wine notes, grapes, light acid, oakey, light citric, lovely but light bretty. Smooth.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Defreni (2603) - Husum, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2012
Fad: Ravfarvet klar øl med et lille skumhoved. Duften er let balsamico. Vinen kan kun anes, men det kan være et pus. Smagen sidder lige i skabet. Passende sur og super kompleks. Meget amerikansk i sit udtryk hvilket er lækkert. Super øl.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
thewolf (11149) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2012
Bottle, bought @ Fanø.
Pours clear amber with a lovely, staying, creamy, off-white to yellowish head. Aroma has red wine, grapes, caramel, light doughy, clear strawberry jam, funk and mild tartness. Medium carbonation, lively yet creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is pleasantly tart, funky, blue grapes, strawberries, horse blanket, plums. Dry and mildly oaky with just a slight metallic edge (that disappears after a short while). Really lovely.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blutt59 (6004) - 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

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SlackerMads (1513) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle. Hazy hazelnut brown with a medium sized diminishing off white head. Pretty heavy nose with lots of leathery brett and barrel. The flavour has some lactic notes, sour berries, fruit stack, light citrus, oak, lots of leathery brett and horse. Medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation. Medium sweet with little bitterness but has a nice level of acidity to challenge the sweetness. Long lasting finish, dry and very light astringent with barrel notes and brett. Damn.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KnutAlbert (6067) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 6, 2013
Bottle shared by OleR. Glowing brown. Lambic nose with fruit. Lovely red wine character. Well balanced, modest sourness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beertobealive (227) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JAN 28, 2014
Very Thin beige head which comes with a short fruity and lambic flavor. Very pleasant. Bordeaux/brown body. Taste of "duchesse de Bourgogne" with less bitterness. Excellent balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tomer (1647) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - APR 27, 2014
At a tasting, thanks Eurosanta, smallish cramy head, , very hazy dark orange colour, aroma of wood, with lemon and vinegar, aroma of wood with wine notes, red wine vinegar and plums, suprisingly strong bitterness, mellow medium sourness. Very nicely balanced, highly enjoyable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (30902) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madmitch76 (14711) - , 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!


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