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Fanø Viola Sofia 2011 (Kunstner Øl No. 2)

 (RETIRED)
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91
style
Formerly brewed at Fanø Bryghus
Style: Imperial Stout
Nordby, Fanø, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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distribution
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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 309   ABV: 10.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Indhold: Vand, malt, krydderi, humle og gær.


4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Stefano (1874) - Esbjerg, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2012
Dark brown coloured beer with a creamy beige head. Aroma is vinous mixed with roasted malts. Flavor is roasted malts, liquorish, dark fruits, chocolate, coffee going into a slightly smoke bitter finish. Heavy palate and very long finish. One of my favorites.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steasy66 (877) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 20, 2012
12oz bottle purchase from Olkonsortient (sp?) Aalborg. Black with dense molasses head. Bit of chocolate in the nose but overall muted. Chocolate, whiskey, roasted flavors. Smooth and crisp carb. Nice beer, just not overwhelmingly interesting.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Miksu (4947) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JUL 17, 2012
0.33 l bottle. Black color. Sweet aroma with coffee, salty licorice, tar and wood. Sweet rich roasty flavor with smoke, coffee, salty licorice, wood, tar and bitter chocolate. Bitter, woody, smoky and roasty finish. Full body, fairly woody palate. Very complex and still in balance, very tasty.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dlinn (141) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Vey good! Dark, sweet and roasty flavors. Good aroma and palate. Definitely worth having more.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (9026) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Bottle @ Rene’s house, picked up at Fano. Black appearance with a brown head. Rich anise, dark chocolate, vanilla, roasty coffee aroma with a hint of booze. Rich cocoa, vanilla syrup, roasty dark chocolate malty, lightly smoky, mild espresso flavor. Nice brew!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Countbeer (4397) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - JUL 8, 2012
Bottle: Thanks Papsø: Pitch black pour, pitch black beer in glass with an almost pitch blackish brown medium sized vast amd slow disappearing (some dark brown islands) head. Guess together with Mikkellet George, theae twouat have been the best looking imperial stouts encountered! Get a watery mouth, let’s taste this one! Smell roasted barleys, toffee, caramel, flowers, chocolate, coffee, coffee roast, creamy and softly/gentle burn or smoke something... Very light but something burned is.  Taste is inmense, deep and complex. A briliant mix of roasted barleys, roasted malts, coffee, dark chxolate, roasted herbs, a light smooth and hentle hit if liquorice, lot of smooth roast, a hint of dark fruitS, Some Spices, light warmth but no alcohol (which the alcohol not there is good!) and some light smoke ashy somethingvut so well balanced. Smoked malts... Very nice bitter. Aftertaste is lovely dark chocolate,some creamy notes, light to medium bitter, fine coffee roast and some grass. Delicious. Low carbo, soft mouthfeel, full bodu abd a light creamy but more oily texture. This beer is truely amazing, suprenely balanced, smooth and deep! Damn this is good! Divine! So smoothly balanced, no irritating nasty bitterness no irritating oatmeal. Just a good roast with smooth chocolate and coffee.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (5636) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 30, 2012
33 cl bottle @ Gastropub Nordic, BBE 2015
Aroma is sweetish with lots of cocoa, some coffee and vanilla. Flavour is sweetish with licorice, cocoa and some coffee. Fruity hops in the finish. Oily palate that becomes a bit sticky towards the end of the glass. I find it hard to locate the smoke here.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (6459) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2012
Bottle at home. Pours jet black with a fast deminishing brown head. The aroma is tar, smoke, hard roasted malt and light chocolate. The flavour is loads of hard roasted malt, liquorice, chocolate, smoke and tar.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bax (1135) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2012
(bottle 09/06-2012) low brown head, black color, roasted aroma, soft co2, dry roasted taste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OleR (4801) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 6, 2012
Sampled from bottle @Ølbutikken. Body is black with dark brown edges. Low dense choco head. Ashy and well roasted dark malts to the nose. Full and complex with a big malt body. Smooth. Heavily roasted dark malts with a pretty nice smoke accent. Licorice notes and a just the right amount of bittering hops. Long roasty finish. Impressingly rounded and easy drinkable despite the bold flavors.


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