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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Fear and Trembling was Hill Farmstead’s first collaboration – a Baltic Porter brewed with malt that was hand smoked over maple wood by our Danish friend, and former colleague, Anders Kissmeyer. This version was a rebrew of Batch #4 in our brewery...and was aged for many weeks in stainless steel. As a student of philosophy and former resident of Copenhagen, it is fitting that our brewer named our first collaboration after Denmark’s great thinker: Søren Kierkegaard. All three contemplated absurdity, faith, and salvation while wandering the shores of the Baltic Sea…

“continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling”

Note: This is stainless steel fermentation, no barrel treatment (released 2013 and late 2015)


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (25604) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2016
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Pitch black colored with a small beige head. Roasted aroma of caramel and chocolate with notes of licorice and dried fruits. Roasted flavor of caramel and dried fruits with notes of chocolate and licorice. Roasted finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (39608) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2016
From tap. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted, dark malty and liqourice. Smooth amoked, dark malty, yarish, liqourice. Lingering dark malty and roasted. Bitter, roasted and lingering dark malty finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (2736) - DENMARK - MAY 29, 2016
Keg. Black with a medium sized light brown head. Licorice, salt, charcoal, wood, light earthy, chocolate. Full body, warming alcohol, medium sweet, mild acidic, mild bitterness. Finishes with roasted malt and chocolate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (22307) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2016
Draft @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty licorice and caramel aroma with weak smoky hints. Roasted malty chocolate, licorice and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty licorice and chocolate finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Desverger (7350) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2016
Tap@Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen - black pour with tan head. Aroma and taste is medium roasted and sweet malty, solid notes of chocolate, caramel, some nice vanilla nuances, liquorice, some earthy burnt malty notes, roasted into the finish. Gorgeous. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (10775) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 26, 2016
Draught @ Hill Farmstead Day - Warpigs Brewpub, København
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and licorice. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long chocolate and coffee finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ciocanelu (997) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - MAY 18, 2016
On tap. Dark brown color with brownish head. Aroma has sweet coffee and roasted malts. Taste follows with the same flavors plus some earthy hops. Medium body and carbonation. Well made beer but it’s not a style I enjoy very much.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (1215) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2016
On tap at Warpigs, pre-CBC. Dark, with a beige head. Roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, cherries. Medium bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Guruhso (361) - Grindsted, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2016
Tap at warpigs. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, chocolate and smokey notes. The flavours starts sweet but finish bitter with a long duration. The body is full and the texture is creamy. Nice one.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (7716) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2016
From tap at Warpigs, Hill Farmstead Day. It pours jet black with a firm beige head. The aroma is quite roasted with chocolate and tar notes. Smoked roasted flavor with licorice and tar notes.


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