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


on tap


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RATINGS: 71   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11704) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2010
pitch dark small yellow head. faint roasted aroma, faint brown sugar. flavor is roasted stuff, toffee, dark caramel, bitter hops, booze. unbalanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (9191) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2010
At Copenhagen Beerfestival, on May 8, 2010
Black color, brown head. SWeet, malty, alcohol, roasted taste. Alcohol, sweet, roasted scent. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (11829) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 8, 2010
500ml bottle (Pikkulintu, Helsinki)
6 Quite grainy aroma
4 Black even in a narrow class. Tan fizzy head.
7 Very roasted and burnt taste, quite grainy at first, but more burnt later on. A little harsh and papery. Not getting much coffee or choc. Perhaps some very stale coffee.
3 Carbonation lively. Finish an bit acrid due to ashiness. Hops there too, but not enough to win.
13 Not one to drink in any quantity, as it’s a bit overpowering

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 14, 2010
From tap@Lord Nelson, København. Dense tan cream head. Ruby shaded, black body. Subtle aromas of sourish dark fruits, light ashy dark malts and a soft roastedness. Coffee-ish and roasted malt flavor. Some smoke notes and a gentle bitterness. Very smooth and creamy in the mouth, with a soft sparkling carbonation. Mid-bodied. Finishes dry and light bitter. Elegant and well-crafted.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjs (5616) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 30, 2010
(Bottle at Pikkulintu, Helsinki) Poured as black with quite large and light brown head. Aroma contained roastedness and liquorice. Palate was full bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were roastedness, liquorice, chocolate, ash, hops and bitterness. Aftertaste was roasty and bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sunevdj (3542) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2010
Pours black with a beige head. Dry and hoppy with aromas of toasted malts. Also hints of peat and tiny hints of band aid. Medium bodied. Dry, hoppy and toasted finish with dark chocolate and alco-warmness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (23682) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 14, 2009
Bottled (thanks Timo A.). Very deep brown, close to black, colour with small brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, nuts, some smoked wood and also mild liquorice and some alcohol. Flavour is smoked wood, some grains, ashes and liquorice, leather and some mild alcoholic sweetness as well. Pleasant brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maria (10190) - Thisted, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2009
It’s pitch black with a nougat colored, creamy head. The aroma has notes of licorice, light smoke and black coffee. The flavor has a light sweetness and notes of licorice, light smoke, bitter chocolate and the finish is roasted bitter – a really nice one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MPA (866) - Amager (form. Nørrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - NOV 14, 2009
Draught. Nice porter with all the basics covered. Roasted, toated and smoked with everything that’s expected with it. Solid and doesn’t let you down without being a standout porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (14916) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2009
Bottle @ Scheffel. Pours black with a creamy beige head and lacings. Nose and taste is roasted malts. Coffee and chocolate with vague ashy and smokey notes. Soft and full palate. Dry roasted end. Very nice and well made.

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