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Brewed by Midtfyns Bryghus
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Årslev, Denmark

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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: ”Rough Snuff” er en Mørk Stærk Belgisk Ale tilsat krydderier som vil fryde enhver gammel fiskeskipper. Både kandis og rosinsirup er med til at give øllen sin fylde og styrke. Og for at kunne modstå selv den værste kuling, er der tilsat både blæretang og snus, der begge styrker blodomløbet. En rigtig svedig sag der bør være en del af provianten når man står til søs. Øllen er en videreudvikling af den opskrift som håndbrygger Erik Nielsen fik kåret som ”Sydfyns bedste håndbryggede påskebryg”. Det første bryg af Fishermann’s ale blev forbudt af de danske fødevaremyndigheder fordi der var brugt snus i øllen. På årets festival er det muligt at smage version 2, hvor snus er ersattet med bl.a. lakrids. Ver. 1 kåret som Årets Ølnyhed 2010 af Danske Ølentusiaster.


Nightfall's rating

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nightfall (1306) - Hamburg, - DEC 15, 2011
Draught @ Olfestival 2011 Kobenhavn. Brown beer with small off-white head. Sweet malty aroma, lots of anis and licorice. Very strong licorice flavour, dry bitter finish. I geenrally don’t like licorice that much and here it is no exception as it is ery overpowering.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LasseVPedersen (370) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2016
Bottle, 50cl. Purs pitch opaque black with little beige head. Rich aroma. Roasted malt, dark sweet berries, coffee, tobacco, salty licorice, syrup, candy sugar, spices, bladderwrack. Lovely! Smoked, roasted malt in the flavour. Snuff, sweet ’n salty licoquice, raisins, and boozy alcohol. Balanced and delightful. Thick, oily texture and palate. Dark dried fruits with dry bitter, creamy aftertasy and mouthfeel with coffee notes near the end. Medium-full bodied with long alcoholic finish. This was great. Blend of porter, barley wine and belgian ale.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tognetta (669) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - MAR 10, 2016
Marrom escura, média turbidez, espuma marrom claro de pouca formação e média persistência. Aroma de chocolate, cacau, nozes, adocicado. Paladar de dulçor médio/forte, leve amargor da torrefação. Corpo licoroso, baixa carbonatação. Aftertaste prevalesce o chocolate, malte, médio café no início, torrado, com o aquecimento toffe. Desce bem, mas nada especial.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
rane (1004) - Nibe, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2016
Black with brown head. Aroma sweet roasted malt, licorice. Taste some smoked sweet malt and licorice. A bit cloying.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomat (3170) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2016
Bottle @ Haket Pub. Dark reddish brown with a small off white head. Malty and tobacco tones. Malt, coffee, tobacco and hops. Medium to full body with a bitter / sour finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
back (1801) - Holstebro, DENMARK - JAN 26, 2016
Sort skum brun lidt Lakrids Malt citrus tømmer salt Bitter modrate sød lidt Oile blød @døe

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DraftDodger (930) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2016
Copenhagen 17/1 2016. 50 cl bottle from Føtex. Some maritime gear on the label to signify that this beer should be part of your provisions when you are going sea faring. Pours hazy opaque dark brown with red tinge and small off-white head which dissipates quite quickly. Leaves only thin patches of foam. Aroma is overwhelmingly sweet with licorice, syrup, alcohol swollen raisins and some sharp notes of spices. Fizzy carbonation and thick oily palate. Taste follows the nose. Very sweet with sugary syrup, sweet berries, a little coffee bitterness, licorice, a little boozy alcohol and something spicy providing some balance against the Wall of sweetness. Aftertaste is syrup, cognac and alcohol. A nice one to speed up digestion on a sunday night.!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KoNrRiI (1093) - Århus, DENMARK - JAN 13, 2016
0.5 bottle. Hazy, very dark brown color and a small, off-white head disappearing almost instantly. Aroma of coffee, tobacco, and not much else. Taste is filled with coffee, tobacco, hints of alcohol warmth, and some spicy notes. A medium body, a creamy texture, and a soft carbonation. Finish is a tad too alcoholic for my taste. Overall, the beer is rough as the name would suggest, but beyond an apt moniker it holds neither much merit nor drinkability.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ken1 (1636) - DENMARK - OCT 25, 2015
Aroma: warm alcohol and dark sweet berries. Flavour: sweet berries with notes of caramel and a dry bitter aftertaste. Mouthfeel is creamy and alcoholic. Colour: dark reddish brown with a light brown head.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niller (1341) - Hammel, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2015
Bottle from Bilka. Pours very dark amber with a tan head. Aroma and taste is roasted malts, brown sugar, spices, dark dried fruits, coffee notes, Soft carbonation. Nice long finish.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
TorbenJensen (1439) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2015
Rough Snuff II is the legitimate version where the real snuff is replaced by a type of snuff which is produced from apple and corn. It does not have much flavor, but the taste is, however, very top. Lovely deep mouth feeling of dark roasted malts with a sharp spicy aftertaste, probably from snuff. How the added seaweed tastes I can not judge, but it has little smoked over themselves and little sense of the sea and salt water. It is not surprising that it won the award as Best Beer in Denmark 2010, it is a fantastic ale that I fell for immediately.


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