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Brewed by Midtfyns Bryghus
Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Årslev, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 271   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   IBU: 106   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Collaboration between Midtfyns Bryghus and De Molen, first brewed on the Sunday after the Copenhagen Beer Festival, May 2010.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rejtable (1266) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 27, 2013
This is nice! Pours jet black with an initial big frothy tan head that leaves a nice ring. Spotty lacing,’limited. Nose is espresso and roasted grain. Notes of espresso, bitter chocolate, a light sour hint in the background, some dark fruit and earthy bitterness. Taste is heavy sweet and medium bitter. Full body, somewhat creamy with medium carbonation. Very drinkable, alcohol is well integrated.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikkellund42 (540) - DENMARK - NOV 20, 2013
Bottle. Pours pitch black with large foamy brown head, which falls to small beige creamy head. Aroma is rye bread, coffee, licorice, ammonium chloride, prunes and hints of milk. Taste is initial very sweet then light bitter and faint umami. Body is milky with soft carbonation. Finish is long with notes of sweet licorice, rye bread, brunt sugar, caramel and whole milk.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bunget (535) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 17, 2013
500ml bottle. Dark brown body, medium chocolate head with excellent retention, but poor lacing. Aroma of dark chocolate lava cake, burned toast, molasses, licorice, cinnamon, and some alcohol in the backstage. Taste dominated by roasted malt: rye bread toast, chocolate syrup, molasses, burned caramel, smoked prunes. Oily but much lighter than expected. Fantastic brew!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rederic (2907) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 14, 2013
500ml bottle, deep pitch black color, with a thick bubbly tan-colored head, with a very nice chocolate praline, soft cocoa powder, brownie, chocolate cake nose, with some chocolate chip cookie dough, faint dark dried fruit accents, and with a roasted, black, chocolate, toasted malt, espresso note, with a hint of smoky burnt wood in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a nice sweet mild burnt fruitcake, earthy dark cocoa powder, giving a powder paste taste, chocolate praline, fudgy, brownie, chocolate icecream, mochaish character, with some dark bitter chocolate baking bar, black coffee, roasted, chocolate, toasted, black malty flavours, with a molasses, burnt dark dired fruit undertone, leading towards a dark bitter chocolate, roasted, black, chocolate maltiness, dark coffee, lingering chocolatey, roasty bitterness finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomthompson89 (1900) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 6, 2013
Dark pour . Beige head. Nose is a touch smokey with some nice sweeter notes. Mouthfeel is smooth . Flavour is beautiful beautiful dark malts ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6386) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - NOV 3, 2013
Bottle 500 ml
Aroma: bold and hefty. Dar molasses with deep vinous feel, slight peppery hints, barrel feel on alcohol warmth. Blend of dark chocolate with coffee. Hops on finish.7+
Apperance: this dark brown, clear brew with larger espresso thick creamy cap. Great lace with ring on glass. Handsome big porter with old school class.4+
Taste/Palate etc. this is as thick as can go. Oily, syrupy with soft mild carbonation. Ash, dry roasted coffee with dark bitter feel behind. This is heavy stuff. Front tad sweet but mellow dark bitterness soon takes over. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lukin (443) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 1, 2013
bottle. Dark black colour, brown thick head. Roast, port/raisins, cigar/smoke. Nice.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
robinvboyer (3067) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 30, 2013
Black pour, dark cocoa head. Aroma is touches of alcohol, some big roasted malts, sweet cocoa, and some light smoke. The body is crisp, and light, the mouth feel is creamy. The finish, isnt too thick, or over powering. Light to medium bitterness, some solid sweet cocoa, and the smoke really comes through. Very drinkable for 8%. Great stuff!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bendrixian (1094) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - OCT 27, 2013
Jet black colour with a brown head that lasts long enough. Huge aroma of roast, muffins and yeast with a hint of banana. On the palate it is rich, filled with flavour and doesn’t let up. Chocolate, pudding and some roast. Very good stuff!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (6018) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2013
[Bottle (500ml).] Pours a beautiful-looking black with a large frothy light-brown head and some lacing on the glass -- kind of looks like an ice cream float. Nice aroma of roasted malt, lots of green leafy hops, dark fruit and some chocolate. Flavour is surprisingly hoppy along with roasted malt, dark fruit, coffee and chocolate. Medium bodied, slightly creamy mouthfeel. This may be too hoppy for the style, either way it’s very good.


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