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Brewed by Hornbeer
Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Kirke Hyllinge, Denmark
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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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Danish: De mørke øl passer rigtigt godt til den mørke årstid. Hornbeer Winterporter er ingen undtagelse. Øllet er brygget på paleale-, münchen-, karamel-, chokolade- og ristet malt og der er brugt rigeligt med dansk bihonning. Vi har humlet moderat. Hornbeer Winterporter bør serveres ikke alt for kold – 12-15 grader er passende. Den passer rigtigt godt til desserter, til ostebord og helt alene


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ripley93 (26) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle. Fragrant and slightly spicy aroma, crap loads of roasted and caramel malts. Notes of chocolate and licorice. Smooth mouthfeel with a dry finish. The malt character of this beer is truly wonderful. Honey and well integrated alcohol rounds it off. Excellent.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gorm (1574) - Sandnes, NORWAY - DEC 19, 2013
Sort farve med beige skum. Lukt av malt, bek, lakris og kaffe. Smak av malt, sjokolade og kaffe. Melkebaren.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nilsas (1947) - Bryne, NORWAY - DEC 19, 2013
Duft av lakris, bek og sjokolade. Nesten sort av farge. Dekkende skum. Smak av lakris, vanilje og sjokolade.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (5150) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 11, 2013
Appearance: Deep black color with a small beige head that leaves some lacing.
Aroma: Mild chocolate, roasted malt and coffee.
Palate: Medium + body. Tad sweet and a mild bitterness. Average to soft carbonation. Dry texture.
Taste: Roasted malt, coffee and mild chocolate. Well hidden alcohol.
Overall impression: Lovely tasty strong porter.
Personal stats: Bottle from Vinmonopolet Oslo Vika, Norway
Jostein 13

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernest (6512) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle from Kihoskh, Copenhagen (BB July 2014). Head is initially small, frothy, brown, mostly lasting. Body is black (almost opaque, flashlight tested). Aroma is moderately malty (chocolate, caramel, roasted grain), lightly hoppy (flowers), with notes of vanilla, alcohol. Flavor is heavily sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter. Medium to full body, syrupy/velvety texture, lively carbonation, moderately alcoholic. Good impy stout/porter...somewhat simple but very attractive nose (just the right amounts of the basics, with some flowery hop note for brightness), rich but drinkable, etc. Just a touch too sweet to drink a lot of, but very clean and tasty. Would buy this repeatedly if it were available back home.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PapaVillum (576) - Valby, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2013
50 cl, flaske, ukendt ABV, nydt på Christiania's Julemarked, 8. december 2013. Sort klar olie med minimalt flygtigt moccafarvet skum. Duft af kaffe, engelsk lakrids, brændt malt. Også svage noter af chokolade. Smagen er elskelig porter-bitter. Sød, bitter og tør-tør på én gang. Et afdæmpet kulsyreindhold, som en porter skal have. Hornbeer's høje niveau fornægter sig ikke, ej heller i denne øl. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Longmorn (5) - SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2013 does not count
What do you drink at a winternight? This porter will do the trick. Smooth as a falling snowflake. There is something odd with this beer thats satisfying in the palate...probable danish black winegums...yumyum

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerlieber (2) - - NOV 21, 2013 does not count
Plummy goodness for the nose. Dark as a nordic winters night. Head is not bad. Not really as much chocolate and honey in the taste as you’d expect. though, Instead, the roasted malt really comes through and licorice is also a dominant feature. Warm and sweet it is not a bad nightcap wrapped in a blanket reading ancient tomes in front of the stove, this time of year.

3.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DroolYeast (371) - Aalborg, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2013
From tap @ Cockney Pub Aroma of fruit. Not much aroma. Pours black with brown head. Small lasting head. Burnt taste. Dark chocolate. Dark sugar. Round feeling in the mouth. Bitter aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
uckelman (342) - Durham, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2013
Strong honey aroma. Opaque dark brown. Velvety mouthfeel. Slightly sticky finish. Yum.


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