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Grassroots/Duck-Rabbit RyeUnion Porter

Grassroots/Duck-Rabbit RyeUnion Porter
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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
A collaboration beer made with Paul Philippon of The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery, Farmville NC.
Made with 15% rye and hopped with Simcoe and Nugget.

ante's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, - FEB 20, 2011
Draught at Bishops Arms Folkungagatan, Stockholm. Pours out in a black appearance with a low thick tan-coloured head. Rich but a bit sterile aroma of roasted malts, cold coffeeryebread and salty licorice with hints of pine-needles. Medium-bodied with rather chwey notes of burnt malts, salty licorice, spicy rye, bitter black chocolate, wet grass and grapefruit-rind. Long bitter finish of black bitter chocolate and grapefruit-rind. Tasty stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (10455) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2013
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar. Pours black with a light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, rye, milk chocolate. Flavor is malts, rye, coffee, nuts, chocolate. Thin to medium body, soft carbonation. 070313

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kryon (2749) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2013
Pours dark with low off white head Aromas coffee, chocolate, vanillla Taste the same Nice bitter finish. Medium sweet

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pentaz (1264) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2013
Pours black with a creamy mediuml tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, sweet licorice, rye, grass, spicy, is oxidized a la sherry, fortified wine, soy, citric. Taste is medium sweet and medium+ bitter. Body is medium, texture is creamy and smooth, carbonation is medium+. Finish is very long and dry with malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (2907) - DENMARK - FEB 5, 2013
Tap. Black with a lasting tan head that leaves lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, dark chocolate, lemon, licorice, grainy rye. Taste is medium+ sweet, medium bitter, full body, creamy texture, average carbonation. A hint of alcohol towards the finish. Finish is roasted and medium+ hoppy bitter and dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VsXsV (3969) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2012
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Opaque black liquid with small to medium tan head. Aroma of fresh coffee, cocoa, ash, tobacco, raw sugar and a bit biscuit. Taste is light to medium sweet and light to medium bitter with notes of chocolate, coffee and ash. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (4228) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2012
12-OCT-2012, draft @Mikkeller, Mortens fødselsdag. Black with brown head. Roasted and very fruity with dark berries. Long hoppy and coffee roasted finish. Low carbonation, very smooth, very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phredrik (1024) - Copenhagen (formerly Aalborg), DENMARK - OCT 12, 2012
Tap @ Mikkeller. Pours ink black with a nice light brown head. Aroma has lots of roasted malts - lush chocolate, sweet liquorice, caramel, black malt, a bit of breadiness - and quite hoppy. The taste resembles the aroma - but is more roasted and bitter. Even at two years of age, this is very hoppy - high bitterness, some citrus notes to blend in with all the roast. Not catching the rye here, cause it’s so roasted and hoppy. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (7560) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 23, 2012
10oz pour at Mikkeller Bar is an opaque black with some creamy, foamy off white head. Nose is malty, toast, licorice, some rubber, Mexican chocolate. Flavor is sweet, malty, licorice, molasses, dark but not quite burnt toast, cherry, a little tire rubber at the end, some plum, dark bread. Full bodied, fairly dry finish. Missed the rye because the dark roast really overpowers any subtlety.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marsiblursi (3076) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 9, 2012
(Draught) Pours black with a beige/pale brown head. The aroma holds rye, roast and hops up front. Undertones of burned dark bread, smoked meat, mild grass and light tart/asphalt. Dry and grainy on the nose. The flavour is light sweet, slightly over medium bitter and light acidic. Notes of dark bread, crisp bread, burned grain, grapefruit, resin, dried meat and coffee beans. The mouthfeel is clean with medium carbonation. Burned, sourish and bitter finish. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stefannilssons (1580) - SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2011
Det här var en ytterst trevlig porter med relativt lite kaffe och relativt mycket humle i smaken. Men maltigheten är välbalanserad gentemot humlen och kombinationen blir väldigt lyckad. Slutsats: god, väldigt god.

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