Brewed by Halsnæs Bryghus
Style: Imperial Porter
Hundested, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
Danish: En engelsk inspireret porter. Porteren er en kulsort øl med chokoladefarver skum. Kraftig duft og smagsnoter af mørk chokolade og hårdt ristet kaffe. Porteren er tilsat røget malt og god mængde humle, der giver en fin kompleksitet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (8071) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2012
Draught @ Fermentoren
Aroma is rather nice with lots of coffee, some chocolate and hints of peat. Flavour is dry with well roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate and hints of peat. Some sourish vomit aromas do occur at the end of the glass. Good porter, this one surprised me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
esox (1226) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 17, 2012
Bottled. Very dark brown beer with a creamy and lacy head. The aroma is rich in bready maltiness with soft and chocolatey roastedness and a hint of smoke. Starts sweetish but dries as the bitterness increases in the finish. Dark ripes, a hint of yeasty spiciness and some molasses in the finish. Medium to full bodied, silky texture. Very nice porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (11723) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2012
Bottle at Valhal, Frederikssund. Black with a medium beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, chocolate, fruit, licorice and coffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DonThomas (7) - - JAN 27, 2012 does not count
A fruity smelling, nice foam, dark beer of the porter type. The beer is like the fishermans goodlooking daughter. Sweet fruity and with a taste of licorice with a small peppermint overtone. Down to earth but too refined for working in a harbor. A nice beer for nice homes and relaxed company. Even for your own company, dvelling in introvert reflections.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hallinghansen (2869) - Odense SV, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2012
Bottle. Black body with a medium offwhite head. Aroma is toasted malt, liquorice, coffee and chocolate. Flavor is coffee, chocolate, roasted malt. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (12405) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2011
Bottle from Fonefan, thanks! Almost black and opague. Roast, cream and dark chocolate in the aroma. Medium to full bodied. Creamy roasty flavor with dried fruit and lots of dark chocolate. Well balanced porter, not too sweet and full of flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jesperhammer (4187) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2011
09-JUL-2011, bottle @Ulkløbben Summerparty. Served by the brewer. Black with brown head. Licorice and some smoke on the nose. Taste is roasted, again with some smoke but just enough to make it interesting. Sweet with low carbonation and full mouthfeel. Some hops ends it all and adds to the bitterness. Quite easy drinking for a strong porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Japalo (1833) - DENMARK - JUL 2, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 24, 2011 Bottle. Black with two finger foam. Roasted tar- like licorice aroma. Long bitter-fresh crisp taste. Pleasant harbourbrew. Second tasting just as well or better

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
humlelala (1307) - DENMARK - JUN 13, 2011
(50 cl bottle from Knud Bahr) Pours a deep black with rich, thick toffee head that laces the glass heavily. Pleasant, smooth aroma of toasted malt, licorice, coffee and chocolate. The texture is creamy with soft carbonation. Taste is full-bodied, medium bitter with a bitter finish. A very pleasant brew. (ed. note: The name for this beer is actually spelled "vodbinder" in Danish, not "vådbinder")

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (4134) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 9, 2011
Tap @ Ørstad Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a near black body with a small tanned head. Aroma is sweet and roasted with notes of coffee and some thin and sour oaky notes. Medium-bodied, has a creamy mouthfeeling and it’s softly carbonated. Taste quite nice with a nice amount of roasted malts, thin coffee, some licorice hints, chocolate and has a light hopy finish and a dry and almost smoky aftertaste with notes of alcohol.

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