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Formerly brewed at Bryggeriet Ølfabrikken (Gourmetbryggeriet - Harboe)
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Roskilde, Denmark

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Once a year the the Danish Beer Enthusiasts celebrates "Øllets Dag" - Day of the beer. This year they wanted something special. Together with the founders of the organization, we made a recipe based on a classic Belgian Dark Ale. Ølfabrikken AA is, of course, unpasteurized, unfiltered and bottle conditioned like all of our beers.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Miksu (4948) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2011
Bottle (vintage 2006) at Chris O’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011. Hazy brown color. The aromas of Chocolate, licorice, toffee and raisins. Sweet flavor with nice vinous raisiny notes. This is also very worty, too worty in fact. Full bodied but fairly drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15120) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 27, 2011 30th July 2011
ChrisOs ’Donkey Dork Lord’ Pre-GBBF Tasting. Cloudy dark brown beer. Small pale tan head. Chocolately dark malt nose. Light smooth palate. Sweet chocolatey malt with a trace of coffee and a trace of toffee. Does feel is age slightly but a very very nice beer nontheless.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
FatPhil (9362) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 14, 2011
Big bottle (ChrisO Pre-GBBF2011 "Donkey Dork Lord" Shindig)
Amazing old ale or barleywine aroma. Raisins and sugar cover the 8% well. Stunning rich and balanced barley wine. So much raisin. Brilliantly aged to perfection.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (6498) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 9, 2011
Magnum bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig, 2011. Aroma of chocolate, caramel, wine, dried figs, cherries. Cloudy dark color. Flavor of grapes, chocolate-covered cherries, caramel. Roasty, rich, and minerally. Body somewhat light. Nice stuff indeed.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20389) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2011
Bottled@The Chriso Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011 "Donkey Dork Lord Edition". Brown colour, brown small head. Aroma is raisins, wood, yeast and some caramel with some nice spicyness as well. Flavour is being rather much the same. This beer has aged very well in a Magnum bottle.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2011
old amateur rating: Dark brown colour with a ok lasting tan head. Hoppy aroma. Flavor is good bitter and very malty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (6909) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2011
Magnum bottle at chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig ’11. It pours very dark brown, with a thin beige head. The nose is caramel, toffee, toasted brown bread, burnt malt, raisin and currant. The taste is sweet caramel, toffee, brown sugar, treacle, nut, leather, light spice, date, raisin, currant, fig and alcohol warmth, with a long, sweet finish. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a sticky mouth-feel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2112) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2011
Bottle at Chris O’s pre GBBF shindig. Dark brown pour with a beige head. Toffee, dark fruit, some licorice and chocolate aroma. Toffee and caramel flavour. Very sweet. Brown sugar infusion. Long alcohol burn. Sweet, light burn in the finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (11110) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2011
Bottle at ChrisO’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011. Pours cloudy brown with a foamy, tan head. Aged malts in the aroma, ripe dark fruit, cake. Very sweet flavor, big notes of brown sugar and toffee. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Sweet, sticky finish. I thought this was awesome.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2011
At chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig ’11. Hazy dark brown. Rich yeasty malt aroma. Sweet caramel taste with a trace of coffee. Slight bitterness.


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