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HaandBryggeriet Farewell Ale

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Formerly brewed at HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Traditional Ale
Drammen, Norway

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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2010

Bottle 500ml. @ home.

Clear dark black red brow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, wood, ash, dark berries. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, tobacco, ash, wood, berries, light peppery. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20101012]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (32344) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2010
50 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark amber to brown with a small, tan and creamy head. Aroma is wineous, fruity and phenolic. Dark malty, fruity, wineous and slight yeasty phenolic. Creamy palate. Sweet. Smooth fruity finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29851) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2010
Bottled. A black beer with an off-white head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, soy sauce, and herbs, as well as lighter notes of licorice and alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, herbs, and soy sauce, as well as lighter notes of licorice, wood, and star anise, leading to a dry roasted finish. The body is light.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of joergen. Pours a cloudy orangey brown. with a beige head. Hard roasted malt in the nose. Solid body, hard roasted malt, some ashes and a whiff of smoke. There’s some dark fruit and vanilla in there too. Discreet bitterness in the finish, but quite some alcohol. A very solid and well-crafted brew. 200710

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (21533) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2010
Bottle at Papsø. Dark brown coloured with a small beige head. Roasted aroma of dark chocolate with notes of hops. Roasted flavour of fruits, hops and pine needles with notes of dark chocolate and liquorice. Roasted and hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 13, 2011
Bottled. Very deep brown colour with a mediumsized beigeish brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, some chocolate, mild coffee, dark berries and yeast. Flavour is roasted malts, some nuttyness, mild spices, some alcohol as well as mild yeasty notes.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19985) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2010
Bottled, thanks Rune! Hazy near black, lively head. Coffee and caramel up front. Mid sweet with full body and clean mouthfeel. There’s fudge and salt with some medicinal notes of lingonberry. Fairly low bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17658) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty caramel finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16117) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2013
17th August 2011
Opaque black beer, tidy pale tan head. Fresh and crispy palate. Minerally dark malt, mild. Not bitterness or roast. Mild mild coffee with a brief flash of bubblegum underneath. Finishes fresh with a carbonated bite. Not bad.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (15177) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2013
Bottle at home... Deep dark brown... Thin tan lacing... Soft chocolate roast nose... Dark chocolate malts... Big berryfruits... Quite a lot of alcohol.. But rich and intense... Little licorice


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